Category: Business

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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 […]

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Flash: Accelerated Adoption

As any new technology comes to market, in IT we see the adoption of that technology, as long as it […]

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“Big Enough” Data

Say the word “infrastructure” at Strata conference and you hear people start talking mostly about software.  One of the biggest […]

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Storage Consolidation Keeps on Truckin’

So the storage sector starts off with a bang when it comes to M&A, driving more consolidation in the market […]

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Flape and Floud

Last week, in the midst of doing research on Flash/SSD I spent a good deal of time speaking to one […]

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The Eve of the Facebook IPO

 So yesterday I am flying back from Slovakia through London and I hear to girls behind me talking about Facebook.  […]

Storage Efficiency Panel – SNW 2011 Fall

Yesterday I was on a panel at SNW in Orlando Florida.  The panel was hosted by Dave Vellente, Founder of […]

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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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Desinging Storage Architectures

An interview about designing new storage architectures I did while at FedScoop this year in Washington, DC.    Send article […]

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Flash is Really about Economics

Kudos to IBM!  For the first time since I can remember, they have come out, loud and proud about storage […]

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Deduplication for Flash / SSD & Tiering

As a part of being a storage evangelist, I spend a lot of time educating sales as well as customers […]

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The Business End of Storage

Last week I presented at an event for Storage Magazine in the famous London Tower Bridge (shown here)  It was […]

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EasyTier Trumps FAST

So, it has been a while but I wanted to start sharing a lot of the great things going on […]

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Flood Affects Storage Industry

There was a great post a couple of weeks ago, with Tom Coughlin as a contributing editor, on Forbes’ news […]

The Storage Alchemist in Lubianijana, Slovenia and Umag, Croatia

Okay, so I rounded out my trip after leaving Prague to Slovenia and Croatia.  In both locations there was an […]