Flash from Who

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[…]

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Infrastructures are Evolving – Clustered Data ONTAP just makes sense!

There are many very significant features that we’ve built into Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT), these enable a fundamental change in the way companies build their storage infrastructures, but I’ve been trying to find my own way to describe just how significant it is. What does Seamless Scalability, Proven Efficiency and most importantly Non Disruptive Operations (NDO), which I feel is[…]

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A bit of Sanity for VSAN

I had a meeting a month or so back with an IT Director for one of the large banks in London, he’s always been a big fan of NetApp technology but is also very pragmatic about looking at all options when deciding on an Infrastructure. As with most companies I meet they are heavily invested into virtualisation, in this case[…]

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