I don’t normally record a blog for a NetApp Launch but I just couldn’t let this pass without one. Usual disclaimer, no apologies this is a NetApp post through and through, and why not, when Engineers deliver something like this it makes me proud to work for the company that I do. All the details are in the video…Read more
Category: NetApp Videos
Lessons learnt from Douglas Adams
I’ve just arrived back from my first trip to Australia. Of the many aspects of my job that I enjoy, the one that always intrigues me is the cultural differences between the people that I meet in the different countries that I travel to. When you think of different countries or cities then rightly or wrongly there are probably certain[…]Read more
You’re buying Flash from who?
News Flash: Flash fails! it also fails differently! I think it’s really important to have this in your mind as you consider your Flash strategy, I’ve spoken and blogged many times now about how it’s becoming very clear that the biggest disruption being caused by Flash is in the Tier 1 space, Tier 1 is dead, dead, dead. But there are so many[…]Read more
Doing one thing well is NOT enough!
I love trade shows! Now before you start thinking that’s an odd thing to say, let me explain why. I’ve been travelling a lot for the last couple of weeks which is why I haven’t spent much time updating my blog, I’ve been to a couple of trade shows and I have another to go to tomorrow, but why do[…]Read more
You keep us because we’re Unified? what does that mean?
I always enjoy the end of a year and the beginning of a new one, it’s one of the few opportunities where I get to take a little time to get all of the ‘stuff’ that’s in my head and try to assemble it into something that maybe people might find useful. In the first few weeks of this year[…]Read more
Always ask 3 questions…
I consider myself a lucky guy, I love to travel and I love to talk and I get to do both in my day job. This means I get to meet a lot of customers in a lot of countries around the world, I’m always briefed by the account teams but I’ve found that the best way for me to[…]Read more
I am “The Storage Guy”
I’ve had the privilege to deliver one of the Keynote talks at NetApp’s Insight event in EMEA for several years now, this year I was delighted to be asked to speak at the US event in Las Vegas too. I attended one of the first of these events when it was run back in 2003, I worked for a NetApp[…]Read more
My simple NetApp elevator pitch
I’m often asked for an ‘Elevator Pitch’ on what it is that NetApp do, usually the person asking knows that NetApp is a storage company, what they’re asking is more to try and establish what value it is that we offer over and above other storage companies. You’d think that something as short as an elevator pitch would be easy,[…]Read more