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Software Defined Storage Use Case – Block SAN Storage for Traditional Workloads

In my last post, IBM Spectrum Storage Suite – Revolutionizing How IT Managers License Software Defined Storage, I introduced a simple and predictable licensing model for most all the storage needs an IT manager might have. That’s a pretty big … Continue reading

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IBM Spectrum Accelerate – Enterprise Storage in Minutes

For years, enterprise datacenters have been dominated by traditional disk arrays, things IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Disk Storage Systems Tracker would categorize as High-end and Midrange disk. Now, I don’t have anything against this kind of storage, in fact my company … Continue reading

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IBM on Software Defined Storage

I routinely follow a number of blogs by storage industry thought leaders. Among them is a usually insightful blog by EMC’s Chuck Hollis. Last Friday I read his post titled Software-Defined Storage – Where Are We?  As Chuck described, the … Continue reading

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Edge 2013 Day 2 – “I could have cried!”

In my post yesterday I mentioned that we heard the first of over 75 client testimonials being shared at IBM Edge 2013. Today, the client stories came fast and furious. Several caught my attention. Sprint is a US telecommunications firm … Continue reading

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Edge 2013 Day 1 – Clouds and floods of Flash

After using Rainy days and sunshine to describe Day 0, Cloud and Flash seemed natural for Day 1. Not sure where there weather will lead tomorrow. Day 1 of IBM Edge was action packed. With 65 new and refreshed products … Continue reading

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