About Me

Thanks for dropping by.  My name is Nigel Poulton and I am a technical consultant specialising in enterprise storage and new technologies, with a keen interest in all things Data Center.  This blog is intended as a forum for top notch technical discussion, and as such requires people like yourself to join in with comments and keep the discussion lively and on track.  Opinions I express on this website are my own personal opinions and do not necessarily represent the opinions of any of my employers (past, present and future).

About Me

I’m a husband to my wonderful best of breed virtual dynamic green high performance low latency wife, and father to my two gorgeous daughters.  When I’m not working or blogging, I divide what precious little time is left between playing football (soccer), watching football (the mighty Sunderland AFC), lifting the odd weight and church (LDS/Mormon).

Technical Info

I have over 10 years experience in IT, predominantly in large enterprise environments.  During this time I have contracted for several vendors such as HDS, HP and IBM, as well as medium and large customers including large financial institutions and government agencies.  

I currently work in strategic and architectural roles.  I love all thigns enterprise tech, but am dont care for computer games and techy stuff at home – I guess you could say Im a professional technology junkie but do not spend my free time playing with computers.

12 thoughts on “About Me

  1. amirul

    about bl**dy time!…didn't we talk about your own blog site years ago…..?

  2. Rocco

    GReat website Bro!  I am the FOunder and CEO of COntour Data SOlutions and I have so say that I enjoy coming to your site and reading your content! 

  3. Si

    I was just doing a research on a new storage array I'm working on..And landed here al the way from S Africa….great blog I love it…very relevant…keep up the good work

  4. yohan

    thanks for the comaptia storage+ courses in pluralsight

    they look absolutely fantastic

  5. raza.zaide@gmail.com

    Being a networking professional I always found Storage a thing to discover and to learn more about. Nigel Poulton has done a wonderful work in making a comTIA Storage + cbt for trainsignal. This is a in-depth overview of what storage is all about. Thank you Nigel.

    Raza

  6. prtlyCloudy

    You should check out VMTurbo – super cool resource analytics, one of the fastest growing companies in virtualization management

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  8. Lance

    Just breaking ground on the 3PAR myself. In a word, impressive! We’re installing several 4 node and a couple of 2 node (OOBM) all FC. Have you ever seen a good write up for connecting up the 3PAR NSP to various hp switches (6000, 6500 and 8000) to take advantage of spreading the load across the switch ASICs? It would certainly be helpful if I could find some detail of the ASIC per FC port group for these damn switch. In any case, well done, I like what I’ve found in your blog. Regards from the Midwest USA

  9. Diego Castañeda

    Muy bueno el curso de docker. Excelente!!!. Gracias!

  10. Rich

    Thank you for the amazing CompTia+ SNIA training. Could not have done it without your Pluralsight course. Fast paced, incredibly well-explained, and who knew storage could be funny! You are a brilliant teacher Nigel. Thanks again!

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