Later this month, I will be heading to New York for TechTarget's Storage Decisions conference. This show does a good job on the editorial side, suggesting timely topics and bringing in independent voices like Howard Marks. I will have two presentations on data reduction and storage virtualization in the main conference track. Registration is free for qualified end-users, and I … [Read more...] about Storage Decisions New York: Capacity Optimization
I stepped into a hornet nest this week when I posted a write-up about a new flash storage array from Pure Storage. The controversy had nothing to do with the underlying technology, which seems quite sound. Rather, it was all about pricing, with Pure's competitors calling foul on their price comparisons. You're Not Buying Gigabytes In a world of 3 TB drives, storage capacity … [Read more...] about When Pricing Gets Squishy Competition Heats Up
I've witnessed quite a few publicity stunts from IT industry companies, many of which include over-the-top videos. But it's rare to find one that's actually amusing and informative. That's why I was so pleased to discover a new video from Symantec on YouTube: It's silly and fun, well produced, and actually tells us something about data de-duplication! Take a look yourself, and … [Read more...] about How Many Social Media Marketing Campaigns Fit Into a Mini Cooper?
Next month, I will be heading to Chicago for TechTarget's Storage Decisions conference. This show does a good job on the editorial side, suggesting timely topics and bringing in independent voices like Howard Marks. I will have three presentations to give: Sessions on data reduction and storage virtualization in the main conference track, as well as a dinner discussion focusing … [Read more...] about Storage Decisions Chicago: All About Capacity Optimization