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Facebook Storage Infrastructure w/o FB IT Costs

In 2012 I did a blog post on Facebook going public.  The premise of the piece wasn’t about the fad […]

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The Next Chapter

I have been in the storage business since 1997 when my good friend Steve Duplessie asked me to come work […]

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Test/Dev or DevOps – Making Flash More Valuable

Two weeks ago at EMCWorld, Josh Goldstein, Marketing and VP of Product Management for Extreme IO was on the Wikibon/SiliconAngle […]

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#Snaponomics

A while ago I was participating in a CrowdChat™ where John Furrier coined a term “Snaponomics” (#Snaponomics).  This is an […]

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Copy Data Management

Copy Data Management isn’t about deleting ALL copies of data that you have created from your primary storage. Nor is […]

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@Catalogic Crowd Chat – Cloud Focus

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Data Deduplicaiton – What?!

Let me get this straight, I am going to go back to my days of blogging about data deduplication? What? […]

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The Desired State of IT

Server virtualization has long promised unprecedented economic savings for IT; and, to be fair, there are some area where server […]

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Exit, Stage Left Even…

Okay, it has been about 30 days and I am now out of IBM.  It was a great run and […]

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Innovation and Some Unfair Statements

This past week I read an article in Owler that called out some statements made by Sun co-founder Vinod Khosla. […]

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Data Protection Innovation? – I Hardly Think So!

The other day I read yet another blog about the “old” ways vs. a “new” way to do data protection. […]

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Copy Data Management – A Data Protection Solution for the 10% Who “Get It”

I read a blog post the other day entitled “Is Copy Data Management a Replacement for Backup?” One of the […]

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Backup, Not Just an Insurance Policy any More

Times they are a chanin’. To quote Steve Duplessie, Fouder of ESG and Frank Slootman, ex-CEO of Data Domain, “A […]

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Businesses Could Learn from Formula 1 Racing

At the end of 2014 NetApp put out a great infographic entitled “Year in Data”. The infographic provided some great […]

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Catalogic CrowdChat Today – #3rdWave

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The Next Wave of Data Protection(?) Access!

So, it’s been a little bit of time since the last post. As you may have seen, I have taken […]

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7 Takeaways from EMC World 2014

So, I only spent two days there but what can you say? Lots of energy went into the making of […]

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Storage Alchemy LLC / VMTurbo

Okay, so it is official, Storage Alchemy LLC is off the ground and running.  Right now I am helping some […]

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2014, The Year of the Undead, the Year of Tape

I don’t know about you all, but I am really tired of hearing about tape being “dead”.  As the picture […]