Needham Next-Gen Storage / Networking Conference

Needham Next-Gen Storage / Networking Conference

So, I spent yesterday at the Needham Next-Gen Storage and Networking Conference. First, it was a great day. The Needham folks, especially Richard Kugele, created a fabulous opportunity to listen and speak about the storage market, technology and products. I spent all my time in the storage track, but can only imagine that the networking track was as insightful.

I wanted to point out some of my observations from the conference. I wont… Read more »

The Next Chapter

The Next Chapter

I have been in the storage business since 1997 when my good friend Steve Duplessie asked me to come work for him. At that time, I joined Invincible Technologies doing product management. Here we are almost 20 years later and what a ride it has been. I have watched this industry transform itself a number of times, met some pretty incredible people, and I am happy to call this industry my career.

As… Read more »

Who Knew, ‘Version’ and ‘Geography’ are Now Important

Who Knew, ‘Version’ and ‘Geography’ are Now Important

A few weeks ago I attended a presentation on data protection. The presentation talked about “5 things to think about when building out your data protection solution”. The presentation talked about the typical things:

Classify your dataRPORTO

and then they talked about two other things I had not heard of:

VRO (version recovery objective)GRO (geographic recovery objective)

My first reaction was, okay, here is another vendor trying to pain a picture of something only their… Read more »