Tag Archives: Storage virtualization

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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Edge 2013 Day 4 – Poke in the eye

I’ve spent a good bit of time this week talking to clients, business partners, managed service providers and IBMers about their perspective on IBM Edge. One of the strengths they point out is the diversity of programming. My experience at … Continue reading

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EMC ViPR: Breathtaking, but not Breakthrough

Last Monday, EMC announced ViPR as its new Software-defined Storage platform. Almost simultaneously, Chuck Hollis described it as ‘Breathtaking’ in his usually excellent blog. I must admit, one thing I routinely find breathtaking about EMC is their approach to marketing. … Continue reading

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SNW Spring 2013 recap

(Originally posted April 4, 2013 on my domain blog at ibm.com. Reposted here for completeness as I move to WordPress.com)   I’m just returning from the SNW Spring conference in Orlando. It seemed sparsely attended but my 5-foot tall wife … Continue reading

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