Author Archive for Nigel Poulton

All-flash and Garbage

So a ton of buzz in the industry around flash storage and in particular all-flash arrays.  Warranted buzz in my opinion, as I think a lot of all-flash are about to start chomping their way through the infrastructure lunch that’s traditionally only…

Software Defined Madness

Quick shout out to Rick Vanover at Veeam and his short and snappy 30-minute Veeam Community Podcasts. Yesterday I recorded a quick podcast with Rick on Software Defined Stuff, including Software Defined Storage, Software Defined Networking, Software Defined Data Centers….…

HUS VM: Tier 1.5 from HDS

HUS VM: What is in the name? Ordinarily I wouldn’t spend much time on the name of a product, especially an HDS product where the incumbent Master Namer seems adamant on starting every product name with the word Hitachi.  But…

Benchmarks Shmenchmarks

I recently recorded a podcast with Ray Lucchesi, a guy with a shed load of storage experience that I respect a lot. Ray puts out a pretty decent monthly newsletter covering interesting things that have happened in the world of…