Recenlty I was asked to join a panel conversation as a part of the HMG Strategy LLC, CIO Summit. The videos below are from the recent event in Palo Alto, CA. The panel session wass moderated by former Executive VP & CIO of Delta Dental of California, Patrick Steele and includes Patrick Harr, Vice President & General Manager of HP Cloud Sales, Asheem Chandna of Greylock … [Read more...] about CIO Discussions on Agility and Future Enterprise Trends
Experts Round Table: Flash Mythbusters
The Spiceworks 'Flash Mythbusters' experts round table is available and online for those who missed the live event. Flash technologiests from EMC, Nimble Storage, Pure Storage and SolidFire to set aside their competitive differencees in order to debunk some of the top myths surrounding flash storage. I find community events like this one compelling as the participants (mostly) … [Read more...] about Experts Round Table: Flash Mythbusters
Melbourne VMUG UserCon 2015: vSphere Storage Best Practices
Recently I had th fortune to join my good friend Chad Sakac in co-presenting a keynote session at the Sydney and Melbourne UserCons. We delivered a condensed version of the VMworld 2014 session, 'vSphere Storage Best Practices: Next-Gen Storage Technologies' (STO2496). This secheduled 50 minute session imfamously went on for nearly 90 minutes at the San Francisco event! This … [Read more...] about Melbourne VMUG UserCon 2015: vSphere Storage Best Practices
Storage Field Day 6 visits Pure Storage
Last week Stephen Foskett and a host of delegates visited the Bay Area for Storage Field Day 6. The crew stopped by Pure Storage to catch up on our vision and direction, whiteboard on the architecture of Purity OE and FlashArray, and our perspetive on asking the right quesitons when considering an all-flash array. Videos of the visit are online and available for anyone who … [Read more...] about Storage Field Day 6 visits Pure Storage
What the FUD?
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?