In the high-stakes race to own part of the $60B flash market, manufacturers have cut corners to get their flash products out the door. They have all the features you are looking for, but you will be shocked at what they leave out. Failing to ask the right questions can result in some very . . . → Read More: All-Flash Madness: Shortcuts, Caveats and Disruptions
I’m excited to say that earlier this month I made the decision to join the Pure Storage team as a Systems Engineer. Since sharing my decision, I have been asked by friends, fellow architects and customers:
Before I get into why I decided to join Pure, you first need to understand my . . . → Read More: Why Pure Storage?
When most of us think of “Cloud” in the context of “Disasters”, we see opportunity. Cloud storage offers us a geo-redundant landing platform where we can place data to achieve far greater resiliency at a much lower price point than most organizations can achieve on their own. For most of us, “Cloud” means . . . → Read More: Cloud Chaos: Nirvanix Shuts Down
Although it may not seem like it in your datacenter, backup technologies are not immune to the advancing tides of data protection innovation. It is important to realize this as you develop your data protection strategy roadmap. For example, if you have been using tape as your primary backup medium and now feel like . . . → Read More: Virtual Tape is Dead, Dedup Appliances are Next
I recently met with a storage architect friend of mine who happens to be a NetApp competitor and had a good discussion about the future of NetApp. He made a case that the best days of NetApp are behind it, that they had a good run, but got bogged down in this “one platform . . . → Read More: Is NetApp Doomed?