Tag: "EMC"


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Flape and Floud

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


Needham Next-Gen Storage / Networking Conference

So, I spent yesterday at the Needham Next-Gen Storage and Networking Conference.  First, it was a great day.  The Needham […]

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Is it Copy Data: Cortex or Vortex?

Today I listened to the podcast by one of my absolute favorite industry influencers Mark Twomey (@storagezilla).  The title of […]


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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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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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 […]


Flash: Accelerated Adoption

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



It is that time of the year when predictions are big.  We have seen them all.  Now, I’m not going […]


EasyTier Trumps FAST

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