Storage Alchemist Video Update

Hey, as most of you know, IBM purchased Storwize and changed the name. I have updated all of my previous videos that talked about the technology from saying "Storwize" to "Real-time Compression" - and added some more technical details. Also, with the help of Media Boss, I have updated the intro - pretty cool stuff! Have a look and tell me what you think!

Top 10 Reasons Real-time Compression Provides Extraordinary Storage Efficiency

Over the past few weeks I have witnessed the proverbial mudslinging that takes place in the blogosphere when marketing feathers are ruffled. Most recently I was reading Rich Anderson of The StorageSavvy Blog. The article was "Compression better than Dedup? NetApp Confirms!"

I have to agree with Rich on many fronts. First, "When all you have is a hammer, everything is a nail." Rich points out vendors have to sell "what's in the bag"… Read more »

Business Outcomes are what Matters

I spent last week in London meeting with IBM Real-time Compression customers and partners and supporting the launch of the new IBM Storwize V7000 (not to be confused with the company IBM purchased a month ago).

While on this trip I met with a great colleague Matthew Yeager. Matthew is one of the leading technologists working for ComputaCenter in the UK. We spent a couple of hours discussing how the IT business was changing… Read more »

runningDATA Goes Live

I have been following Wikibon and Dave Vellante (founder) for a long time. It has always been a goal to produce something like TechTV or ITTV (like HGTV). Live TV for the IT folks. Last week it happened. I am very proud of what Dave has done. Check it out!