Category: IT

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#Snaponomics

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

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#CurrentStatus

Last week I had the extreme pleasure of being a guest on #CurrentStatus.  I have been following Petri (www.petri.com) and […]

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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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I Lost my Job to AWS

Okay, so maybe I didn’t quite “lose” my job to AWS, but after reading a few articles published in 2014, […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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DeDupe 3.0

At one point during my days at IBM I had the title, Storage Efficiency Evangelist.  My role was to help […]

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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 […]