Erik Eyberg Talks IBM Storage Strategy (Repost with corrections)

June 14, 2015

This is a repost of a previously posted interview with Erik Eyeberg, made as a correction to the previous blog that mislabeled Erik as Erik and Eyberg as Eyeberg.  He noted the discrepancy in an email on Friday and was so darned kind about it, my sense of guilt about my oversight was raised to […]

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The Buzz: Caringo Gets a Patent on DarkiveTM (Repost)

June 1, 2015

Readers of this blog may recall that I have been getting concerned about how we deal with the flattening of the storage infrastructure (the consolidation of storage tiers to just flash and disk) and still pursue must-have capabilities like data archive.  Face it, without archive, we will not be able to bend the storage cost curve […]

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Working on a New IT-SENSE webinar

June 1, 2015

The theme of the upcoming issue of IT-SENSE.org is Infrastructure and Data Management, so we were delighted when SolarWinds joined the sponsors roll for the issue. SolarWinds is a premiere provider of infrastructure management software, combining a suite of tools — some home grown at the company, others acquired from industry leaders — to deliver […]

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Interview with DataCore’s Ziya Aral Part 2

June 1, 2015

In case you haven’t seen the notices or have not been poked in Twitter, Linked In or via email, I am doing a webinar with DataCore Software on 3 June at 2PM EDT on the subject of Data Availability. Registration is HERE if you want to attend.  I hope you will. This is the third of […]

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Eric Eyeberg Talks IBM Storage Strategy at IBM Edge

May 29, 2015

This was my fourth IBM Edge event, if memory serves, and my third opportunity to get together with Eric Eyeberg, who came over to IBM with the acquisition of his former employer, Texas Memory Systems, and who has in a comparatively short period of time been promoted through the ranks.  He has ditched the nerd […]

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Sharing Wikibon’s Interview with Moi at IBM Edge

May 29, 2015

One of my guilty pleasures at each IBM Edge event is to sit down with the Wikibon guys who run their own streaming video talk show called The Cube.  I don’t always agree with Wikibon’s Dave Vellante and Stu Miniman, but it is always fun to compare notes.  They just sent me a clip of […]

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IBM’s Eric Herzog Sounds Off On Software-Defined Storage

May 29, 2015

Continuing my reportage from the recently concluded IBM Edge 2015, I was given an opportunity to interview Eric Herzog, VP of Storage Marketing for Big Blue, which I recorded for all to enjoy. Eric and I have a bit of history.  He was an extremely valuable source for me when I wrote my first book […]

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21st Century Software at IBM Edge 2015

May 27, 2015

One thing I really enjoyed about the just concluded IBM Edge 2015 conference was that I got to catch up with a lot of folks in the industry and in private and public IT shops who I do not see too often.  I will shortly be posting an interview I conducted with Ed Walsh, an […]

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Speak of the Devil: Caringo Gets a Patent! (Repost)

May 27, 2015

Readers of this blog may recall that I have been getting concerned about how we deal with the flattening of the storage infrastructure (the consolidation of storage tiers to just flash and disk) and still pursue must-have capabilities like data archive.  Face it, without archive, we will not be able to bend the storage cost curve […]

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My Contribution to IBM Edge 2015

May 26, 2015

First off, and for the record, I was at IBM Edge 2015 for the entire week as a guest of IBM.  I doubt that they sprung for my room and board because of my pleasant personality, or for that matter in exchange for my skills as a fat-fingering live Tweeter.  Those things they could get from any number of […]

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