Boyan Ivanov is CEO of distributed storage software specialist StorPool. StorPool’s software-defined storage solution allows public and private cloud builders to run converged data storage, alongside applications, on standard x86 servers. Based on the belief that storing data should be simpler, cheaper and more efficient, StorPool’s software boosts performance and removes I/O bottlenecks. It has advanced fully-distributed architecture and delivers extraordinary performance, exceptional efficiency, scalability and simplicity. It can reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) several times.