Tag: "Capacity Optimization"

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Fixed Input vs. Variable Input Compression

As a number of you know, I have been blogging about the merits of Real-time Compression.  It may be of […]

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 […]

Top 10 Reasons to Use IBM for VM Deployments

  After a full first day at VMworld, I started to think more about IBM and their technology solutions that […]

Shopzilla – IBM Real-time Compression is Transparent

Shopzilla has been a customer of the IBM Real-time Compression technology for over 2 years.  Here they describe the benefits […]

Trident Micro Has Success with IBM Real-time Compression

As with any new technology there is a hurdle to get over before putting it into production, but once in, […]

Storage Alchemist Video Update

Hey, as most of you know, IBM purchased Storwize and changed the name.  I have updated all of my previous […]

runningDATA Goes Live

I have been following Wikibon and Dave Vellante (founder) for a long time.  It has always been a goal to […]

Disk Elasticity and Storage Efficiency

Storage is elastic.  How do I know you ask?  Yesterday I visited a customer who is using the Storwize product […]

Is Your Storage “Out of Control”?

The new IDC report that came out in May stated that the "...amount of information in the digital universe would […]

Marketing, FUD and Doing What You Do Best

Rather than leave a lengthy comment on Tom Cook’s blog post from Friday Compression and Dedupe: Business Value and Data […]

Dell/Ocarina – Too Little, Too Late

On October 11, 2011, at Dell World, Dell announced a component to their DX6000G object based storage called an “SCN” […]

The Storage Alchemist in Prague

Alright, landed safe in Prague and was picked up by one of my colleagues and whisked away to the IBM […]

Efficiency vs. Optimization

“Storage Efficiency” has become a big topic over the past 12 months.  There are a number of new technologies that […]

Real-time Compression “Meets Minimum”

IBM's Ed Walsh, Director of Storage Efficiency sits down with Steve Duplessie, Founder of ESG to talk about how IBM […]

Linked In Storage Discussion on Storage Efficiency

Great conversation on Linked In about deduplication and compression for storage efficiency in the Data Storage Professionals Group.  Help the […]

Top 10 Reasons Real-time Compression Provides Extraordinary Storage Efficiency

Over the past few weeks I have witnessed the proverbial mudslinging that takes place in the blogosphere when marketing feathers […]

Storwize – What is in a Name, Really?

Today IBM is making one of the most significant storage announcements in the last 10 years.  (Steve Duplessie is quoted […]

So Easy a CIO can Do It!

You have all seen the Geico commercial - "So Easy a Caveman can Do It!" now its time for high […]

A Bright New Day – Part Duo

I am not sure how many of you have seen the ABC show 'V' but it looks like they have […]

Gravity Applies to Everyone!

There was an interesting announcement today regarding Permabit who is now providing primary storage optimization through OEMs and having their […]