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?
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
IT Storage Standoff
It is 4:45 in the afternoon on a Friday as John and Travis sit across from each other. A heavy oak table sits between them, but it may as well be granite wall. After a series of uncomfortable discussions, they are no closer to agreement than when they began reviewing the . . . → Read More: How to Put a Price on Storage: The Danger of Cost Per GB
This is the conclusion post of the Storage Virtualization Showdown series. For the full details of the commentary below, be sure to check out the rest of the series.
Storage virtualization can have a measureable impact in reducing both CAPEX and OPEX spend through giving customers more leverage when purchasing storage hardware and reducing . . . → Read More: Storage Virtualization Showdown: Conclusion
In this part of the Storage Virtualization Showdown series, I’ll be focusing on Storage Efficiency. A successful storage virtualization implementation will not only enable the management and simplified movement of storage between external arrays, but also provide a robust set of capabilities that actually maximize the utilization of the back-end equipment.
I’ll be breaking . . . → Read More: Storage Virtualization Showdown (Part 4): Storage Efficiency