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Don’t Miss Our 2016 Cloud MegaCast – JULY 27th!

July 14, 2016 |


“The cloud” is a term that has been hijacked, twisted about, and regurgitated by many marketers with nary a thought to what it actually happening under the hood. Part of the … Read More

2016 Hyperconvergence MegaCast – April 27th!

April 7, 2016 |


Are you frustrated by the rising complexity in your data center? Does storage keep you up at night because it’s too slow, too small, or too expensive… or all of the … Read More

Watch Our 2016
Data Protection MegaCast

January 20, 2016 |

Data protection – backup, replication, business continuity, monitoring – is not always considered an IT pro’s most exciting work, but it is one of the most critical services provided by the IT organization.

There are a whole lot of vendors … Read More

Software-Defined Storage and Hyperconverged Infrastructure in 2016

January 5, 2016 |

Software defined storage and hyperconverged infrastructure are technologies taking the data center by storm. Both software defined storage (SDS) and hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) have emerged as solutions intended to solve a storage problem.  They have entered the market mainstream as … Read More

IT as a Change Agent: It’s Time to Look Inward, Starting with Storage

October 21, 2015 |

For decades, IT has been considered a change agent for the organization, but there is a dirty little secret that we in IT aren’t always willing to confess: we are sometimes terrible at taking our own advice. What I’m … Read More

Cohesity Data Platform: Secondary Storage gets Primary Tier Attention

June 21, 2015 |

As hyperconverged infrastructure dominates much of headlines around disruption in IT, relatively new startup Cohesity has come out of stealth with what is being called converged secondary storage. Cohesity is led by CEO Mohit Aron, former CTO and co-founder of … Read More

SDS Startup Hedvig Receives Series B

June 15, 2015 |

In March of 2015, software defied storage startup Hedvig emerged from stealth with 12.5 Million Dollars of funding from their Series A. Only a few short months later, Hedvig announced a Series B funding around of an additional 18 Million … Read More

HP Enhances of 3PAR StoreServ With Cost Effective Flash Storage

June 12, 2015 |

HP Recently announcements to their 3PAR StorServe Storage line, focusing on scalability and lowering the cost of flash storage. HP acquired 3PAR in 2010, in a 2.35 billion dollar deal, that paid 3PAR share holders 33 dollars per share. Since … Read More

My Thoughts On the Rise of KVM in Hyperconverged Infrastructure Solutions

June 12, 2015 | 2

This week at the company’s inaugural .NEXT conference, Nutanix extended its support for the KVM hypervisor with the introduction of their custom build of the open source hypervisor.  This custom hypervisor is one part of a three-pronged product that the … Read More

Pure Storage Introduces New Hardware and Sales Models

June 12, 2015 |

Pure Storage, founded in 2009 recently announced new hardware, as well as a new hardware sales model. The new hardware product, called FlashArray//m, aims to provide simplicity and scalability. It boasts state of the art components such as 12 GB/s … Read More