This post is part of the blog series related to Storage Field Day 11. Find out the entire SFD11 content, presentations, articles, presenting companies and delegates here. M&E – a specific use case? Last week I was in the Silicon Valley to attend Storage Field Day 11 as a delegate. One
Pure Storage Flashblade is now available!
If you recall, I had attended Storage Field Day 10 where we had a fantastic presentation about Pure Storage’s Flashblade. I had subsequently written a comprehensive post to present the Flashblade system and its architecture. Now, we were just informed – through Stephen Foskett and Pure Storage – that Flashblade is
Pure Storage’s FlashBlade – Against The Grain
This post is part of the blog series related to Storage Field Day 10. Find out the entire SFD10 content, presentations, articles, presenting companies and delegates here. In an age where the major storage pundits and influencers claim that « The Storage Industry is Doomed », where software-defined is the new cloud-like
Is Hedvig the solution to all our (storage) problems?
I thought a few months ago that it would be worth having a closer look at what Hedvig is doing in the storage space. My upcoming Storage Field Day 10 participation (where Hedvig will present their solution) gives me the opportunity to finally dig down further. This post is part
Cisco HyperFlex: Break-thru or Me-too?
Warning – this is an old HyperFlex review from March 2016 – my latest article on Cisco HyperFlex is covered here Yesterday Cisco announced with much fanfare their entrance into the select club of hyper-convergence purveyors. In a market dominated by Nutanix and SimpliVity, with VMware VSAN and now also
During Tech Field Day Extra in Berlin last week (at Cisco Live Europe) we had a fantastic and unique opportunity to meet with delegates who are working in various fields. We all know of some general concepts but well, we’re all so much into our specialization area that we do
Tech Field Day Extra at CLEUR – Day 3
We woke up very early today to attend a packed morning full of networking bonanza, especially Wi-Fi. Since this is not much my activity field, I will have only short entries for these sessions. However, I went around the exhibitor booths to visit SimpliVity, SolidFire, EMC and finally my good
TFD Extra – StorMagic SvSAN preliminary notes
Here are my notes as I did some background research on StorMagic and their SvSAN solution to prepare for the sessions at Tech Field Day Extra / Cisco Live Europe 2016. Company The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Bristol, UK. Intel from the experts at El Reg also