Often we geeks will propound and pontificate on technical topics based on what I call ‘the vacuum of hypothetical merits’. Understanding and considering the potentials and shortcomings satisfy our intellectual curiosity and fuel our passion – however often these conversations are absent of business objectives and practical considerations (like features that are shipping versus … [Read more...] about Pure Storage 101: Scale-up or Scale-out?
Today Pure Storage announced the next generation of our leading all-flash software and hardware products with Purity 4.0 and the FlashArray FA-405 and FA-450. Our 4th generation of products demonstrates our ability to innovate and deliver on the promise of providing flash to replace tier-1 disk storage arrays. Together these new products open new market opportunities, expand … [Read more...] about Pure Storage Announces Purity 4.0 and the FlashArray FA-405 & FA-450
You can help shape the content catalog for VMworld 2014! Voting for VMworld 2014 breakout sessions is open. This is your opportunity to help shape the course catalog. Storage is front and center this year, and there’s a number of panel conversations and best practice sessions designed to share knowledge and experience of emerging storage technologies with VMware infrastructure … [Read more...] about Vote for Next-Gen Storage Sessions at VMworld 2014
Flash memory is disrupting the storage industry at a pace much faster than many expected or even believe. On May 15th you have the opportunity to join IT leaders and industry analysts as they share their experiences with deploying flash in their environments and discuss their predictions on how flash will shape the storage industry in just a few short years. The Flash … [Read more...] about Flash Visionaries Summit 2014: Analysts, Technologists & Futures
FUD: fear, uncertainty and doubt. I view storage industry FUD as often having a direct correlation with the inability of a platform or technology to deliver value. Where there's FUD, there's an opportunity to make a poor purchasing decision. Here's a short take on the most prominent FUD Pure Storage is seeing in the first half of 2014... … [Read more...] about What the FUD?