EasyTier Trumps FAST

EasyTier Trumps FAST

So, it has been a while but I wanted to start sharing a lot of the great things going on in IBM storage. And now, with the recent promotion of Ed Walsh, former CEO of Storwize, acquired by IBM in August of 2010, to VP of Marketing and Strategy for Storage in STG at IBM, we will be sharing more and more of these great things.

I have to say after two years of being… Read more »

Storage Efficiency Panel - SNW 2011 Fall

Yesterday I was on a panel at SNW in Orlando Florida. The panel was hosted by Dave Vellente, Founder of Wikibon and always a great host for these kinds of things. On the panel was Larry Freeman of NetApp, Craig Nunes of HP (formally 3Par), Jarred Floyed CTO / Founder at Permabit and myself, IBM (formally Storwize).

Some interesting data came out of this panel. There were probably over 150 people in the audience. It… Read more »

Storage Tiers - Take 3

I find myself in a true quandary. First, I have true admiration for my good friend and fellow blogger 3Par Farley and never feel comfortable being on the other side of the coin from him. Second, I find myself agreeing, to a degree, with Jon Toigo (who still uses crazy permalinks and considers Novell a serious storage player. What is up with that?).

I’m sure by now most of you all have read… Read more »