With all the changes to the analyst world these days, do these "magic" reports really mean all they used to?
Innovation and Some Unfair Statements
This past week I read an article in Owler that called out some statements made by Sun co-founder Vinod Khosla.
In the article Vinod discusses innovation as well as the EMC / Dell acquisition. Vinod said that he hasn't see Dell, EMC or IBM innovate in the last 30 years. I take a bit of exception to that. I have worked for both EMC and IBM and… Read more »
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
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 »
Is it Copy Data: Cortex or Vortex?
Today I listened to the podcast by one of my absolute favorite industry influencers Mark Twomey (@storagezilla). The title of the podcast was The Copy Data Cortex. It featured another industry insider with a great deal of knowledge Stephen Manley, CTO of Core Technologies at EMC, and they were talking about “Copy Data”, and as Mark put it “…it isn’t the wave of the future, it is a present thing…”.… Read more »