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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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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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The Hellabyte & the Storage Efficiency Evangelist

What had started out as a joke to a bunch of Californians has turned into “The Official Petition to Establish […]

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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 […]

Marketing Gone Awry

Okay, so not many times will you see a blog post from me admitting that, perhaps the marketing and messaging […]

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 […]

The Storage Alchemist in Moscow

  The first city on my Eastern European trip was Moscow.  I think the traffic here is worse than the […]

Storage in Eastern Europe

                    Today I begin a 12 day trip to Easter Europe […]

Storage Efficiency Spotlight at VMworld

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Efficiency vs. Optimization

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

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Data Protection in the “New World”

Its time I get back to writing about more than just topics that surround what IBM are doing in the […]

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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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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 […]

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 […]

The Storage Alchemist in Sterdyn (Poland)

After landing in Warsaw, I got into a car with the local sales leader for Poland and we drove to […]

5 Most Interesting Things at VMworld 2011

Two solid days at VMworld 2011 and I got to do and see a lot.  Here is a breakdown 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 […]

Virtual Disk Storage

History truly does repeat itself.  We are talking about the history of data storage.  Every once and a while a […]

Data Protection, Retention and Archive Starts with Data Value

It feels good to open up the blogging again to new topics, especially ones I am intimately familiar with.  (But […]