Last week Pure Storage launched FlashStack CI – our Converged Infrastructure with Cisco and VMware. Based on the volume of coverage from the press and analysts it appears we hit the mark. With a market currently estimated in excess of $6B USD (per Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Systems), the Converged Infrastructure (CI) market is … [Read more...] about FlashStack CI: Why all-flash advances the converged infrastructure market
2013 is winding down which means many of you are working to flush your budget. For this in the midst of negotiating a year-end deal with a Big Storage (B.S.) vendor, Pure Storage would like to help you maximize your negotiating skills. Register for our B.S. Negotiation Kit and watch the price of your next spinning disk array melt away. … [Read more...] about Grab a Big Storage Negotiation Kit from Pure Storage. Free Swag!
With VMworld 2013 just over a week away, the NetApp team is putting the finishing touches on what we expect will be another fantastic IT industry conference. While there will be a slew of new and innovative technologies to discuss, I anticipate the bulk of the conversations will fall into three primary categories: Enabling hybrid cloud architectures Advancing end-user … [Read more...] about Software-Defined Storage in the Spotlight at VMworld 2013
During the day 2 general session at VMworld, VMware CTO Steve Herrod gave each of the VMworld Global Diamond Sponsor 4 minutes to do deliver a demo of their latest vSphere integrations and capabilities. These demos were presented to a massive room, packed with 10,000 VMworld attendees. Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP and NetApp all presented… The crowd voted for the demo they found to … [Read more...] about NetApp Wins the First Ever VMworld Challenge
On Monday I had the opportunity to sit down with Omar Sultan of Cisco and Fred Nix of EMC on the Cisco Blogger Tech Minute to discuss data center ecosystems and the role storage platforms play the adoption of agile, comprehensive infrastructure solutions. My thanks to the Cisco social media team and video production crew - it's always a privilege to participate. … [Read more...] about Discussing FlexPod and Infrastructure Solutions on the Cisco Blogger Tech Minute