WebAssembly Startup Fermyon Releases Spin 1.0 For Serverless WASM
Spin version 1.0 provides added language support, a built in key-value store, support for OCI package registries and external SQL databases.
Folio Photonics Wants To Kill HDDs With Film
Folio Photonics has a fancy new storage media that it believes can kill off active archives that currently live on hard disks.
Backblaze Launches S3 Compatible API With Veeam, Quantum, and More
Consumer backup target and cheap storage company Backblaze has added an S3 compatible API to its B2 product.
Commvault Initiates Patent Infringement Litigation Against Cohesity and Rubrik
Commvault has filed paperwork with the Delaware District Court today alleging that competitors Cohesity and Rubrik have each infringed on six of Commvault’s patents.
Collaboration Software Startup Clubhouse Grows 233% In Six Months
In a field awash with alternatives like Asana, Jira, and Trello, collaboration software startup Clubhouse has decided to focus on building a fast tool that works well for product and engineering teams in high-growth companies.
HashiCorp Wants To Be The Next VMware
Infrastructure automation company HashiCorp wants to become the next VMware and is gearing up to expand its enterprise sales machine with new hire Brandon Sweeney as Chief Revenue Officer.
Dawn Of The New Commvault?
Commvault has had a tough few years but there are early signs that its attempt at a refresh may be starting to work.
GitHub Seeks Security Dominance With Developers
GitHub has decided to make a play for being a one-stop-shop for all things code security with a series of announcements made at its annual GitHub Universe conference.
Google Acquires CloudSimple To Bring VMware Customers To Its Cloud
CloudSimple is currently the main mechanism for running VMware on Azure and GCP, while VMware on AWS is jointly engineered between VMware and AWS.
Commvault Launches New SaaS Offering Called Metallic
Commvault has launched a new SaaS offering called Metallic.
Backups The New Malware Target
Arcserve and Sophos have joined forces to fight malware targeting backups.
Druva, Cohesity Crow About Independent Research Results
Forrester’s 2019 Wave™ for Data Resiliency Solutions is out, but it’s weird.
HyperConverged Infrastructure Is Now Just A Feature
HyperConverged Infrastructure (HCI) has finally faded into the background as just another form factor rather than a unique selling point.
Docker Not Doomed?
Docker may not be doomed, but it still needs to solve its Other People’s Money problem.
Commvault Buys Hedvig For $225 Million To Take On Secondary Startups
Commvault announced on Wednesday 4 September that it will purchase Hedvig for $225 million total consideration. $225 million represents a roughly 4.3x multiple on the $52 million raised by Hedvig so far (according to Crunchbase).
VMware Returns To Its Roots At VMworld 2019
This year’s VMworld was a return to form for VMware. By returning to its roots, VMware is building a strong foundation for future growth.
What Is Developer Relations?
There’s a hot new job role in cloud and enterprise vendors called Developer Relations, or DevRel for short, but what is it about?
Clumio Launches As Enterprise Backup-as-a-Service With $51 Million In Funding
Clumio launched its enterprise-focused backup-as-a-service offering with $51 million in funding from two funding rounds.
ClearSky Data Expands To Meet Demand At The Edge
Cloud storage-as-a-service company ClearSky Data is expanding its footprint to meet the demand for Edge Computing workloads.
Forcepoint Says Boards Are Unprepared For Human Centered Security
Boards have finally awoken to the challenge of IT and cyber-security risk. Unfortunately, many of them are are discovering that they don't have the governance structures in place to effectively deal with the issues, even as risks are being realised on a near daily basis throughout the world.
Highlights From MS Build
Microsoft Logo Now that the dust has settled on Microsoft's annual Build conference, let's take a look at what has survived the initial press release hype and is worth paying attention to.
Atlassian Gets Political With Renewable Energy Push
Atlassian has pledged to obtain 100% of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.
CTERA Partners With HPE For X Series Hyperconverged Infrastructure For Edge Computing
CTERA hopes to grow into the edge with its X Series appliance based on SimpliVity by HPE.
Cisco Waits For World To Catch Up To Its Strategy
Cisco didn’t change as quickly as people wanted, but that turned out to be the right choice all along.
Cohesity Says Bring Your Apps To The Data
Cohesity wants you to bring apps to your data as it launches an application marketplace for its secondary storage platform.
LightStep Adds Distributed Tracing For All
Distributing tracing company LightStep releases LightStep Tracing product for individual teams.
Monitoring Customer Data With Machine Learning
Companies looking to use AI and machine learning on customer data could learn a thing or two from storage vendors.
Kubernetes Culture Change
Moving to Kubernetes will require a big culture shift, and cloud shows most organisations aren’t ready.
Service Mesh Is Super Hot. Why?
Service mesh is a hot cloud native technology, but it’s complex and confusing right now. Justin Warren tries to explain some of the concepts.
ClearSky Data Raises $20 Million To Fuel Expansion
Storage-as-a-Service vendor ClearSky Data raises $20 million to fund its expansion across the USA.
GitHub Foreshadows Automated Security Fixes
GitHub is quietly assembling all the components for automatically fixing security flaws in open source code.
Scalyr Helps Periscope Data Scale Up
Periscope Data uses log management platform Scalyr to monitor its infrastructure and help it scale.
GitHub’s Actions Challenge Traditional CI Vendors
GitHub Actions brings event driven code pipelines to the masses, but what will happen to CI/CD vendors?
Spiceworks Ecosystem Shows The Power Of A Market Orientation
Spiceworld 2018 showcased vendors in the mid-market with more of a market orientation than what we usually see at big tech conferences.
Spiceworks Adds Machine Learning To Supercharge IT Marketplace
Spiceworks is adding machine-learning to its IT marketplace to supercharge its ability to match buyers and sellers.
Imanis Data Seeks To Automate NoSQL Backups
Imanis Data brings the power of machine learning to data protection of NoSQL databases.
GitHub Foreshadows Big Open Source Announcements at GitHub Universe
GitHub foreshadows major open source related announcements at upcoming GitHub Universe conference.
Amazon RDS on VMware Proves Enterprise Cloud Is A State Of Mind
Amazon RDS on VMware proves that enterprise cloud is a state of mind, not a location.
Cloud Maturity Brings Efficiency Focus
Success in cloud can be expensive and optimizing spend without compromising on performance is tricky. Densify hopes its software tools can help organizations to find the right answers.
HashiCorp Takes Security Up A Level With Consul Connect
HashiCorp adds security features to Consul in a bid to take security-at-scale to a higher level of abstraction.
Bloomberg Eschews Vendors For Direct Kubernetes Involvement
Bloomberg has chosen to invest in Kubernetes skills rather than rely on external vendors or managed Kubernetes services.
Forcepoint Puts Humans At The Center Of Security
Balancing privacy with user behaviour monitoring is a tricky problem, but it’s one that Forcepoint is tackling head-on.
Pure Accelerates Its Path To Profits
The growth of AI, machine learning, and all things analytics bode well for Pure Storage. Can it turn a profit soon?
Veeam Gears Up For Enterprise Growth
Veeam alters its pitch to enterprise customers and tries to sell the C-suite on its vision of the future.
Microsoft Builds On AI Development At The Edge
At Build 2018, Microsoft is trying woo developers to choose Azure everywhere because where developers go, customers follow.
NetApp Finds Its Cloud Feet
NetApp appears to have turned the corner and finally found a solid story to tell about its cloud plans.
Droplet Computing Makes The Browser The Computer
Droplet Computing have used WebAssembly to turn your browser into a computer that can run any old application.
Microsoft Makes Clear Play For Mission Critical Cloud
Microsoft open new Azure regions for Australian government data. Is this a new front in the cloud wars?
A Quick Look At Pivotal’s S-1
Justin takes a quick look at Pivotal’s S-1 filing, and likes what he sees!
Liquidware Bets On Cloud-Based Virtual Desktops
Liquidware is partnering up with the major cloud vendors to manage virtual desktops in the cloud.
Ex-Yahoo Cloud VP Preeti Somal Joins HashiCorp
Ex-Yahoo VP of Cloud Services, Preeti Somal, has joined HashiCorp as VP of Engineering.
Cadence Chooses Platform9 For High Performance Computing Infrastructure Management
Semi-conductor tools company Cadence chooses Platform9 for private cloud management.
Kasten Launches With K10 and Kanister For Kubernetes
Kasten launches at KubeCon US 2017 with its K10 container data management platform and open source Kanister framework.
Stratoscale Launches Chorus As On-Site AWS
Ahead of AWS re:Invent, Stratoscale launches Chorus to give you a suite of AWS compatible services on your own site.
LightStep Launches With [x]PM For Complex Application Performance Monitoring
Ex-Googlers launch performance monitoring startup LightStep with $29 million in funding from Redpoint, Sequoia, and others.
Schneider Electric Wants To Power The Digital Future
Schneider Electric wants to be a powerhouse in the world of IoT.
Commvault Says Game On With New Hyperscale Appliance
Commvault’s new HyperScale product embraces the scale-out approach of Rubrik and Cohesity. How long will the others take to catch up?
Scale Computing Gets Cloudy With Google
Scale Computing has partnered with Google to launch Cloud Unity, connecting on-site HCI clusters with ones in the cloud.
Manifold Launches With Developer Services Marketplace
Manifold launches from stealth with a $15 million series A to tackle the third party application services management problem.
X-IO Brings The Cloud To The Edge With Portable Axellio
X-IO bring the cloud to the edge with a Portable Axellio appliance that fits in two suitcases.
BMC Says Enterprises Need Tools To Manage Multi-Cloud
BMC Software adds multi-cloud features to Discover product for IT supply-chain management.
VMworld 2017: All Things HCI
Justin summarises his HCI findings from VMworld US 2017.
Tech of VMworld 2017: Data Protection
Justin looks at the secondary data companies dominating VMworld this year.
Tech of VMworld 2017: Monitoring
Justin recounts his VMworld 2017 highlights for monitoring and management software.
VMware Gets Its Mojo Back At VMworld 2017
VMware has stopped apologizing for existing and has gotten its mojo back.
Gigamon Remakes Itself For Cloud
Gigamon wants to become the Visibility Platform for cloud, but what does that look like?
Microsoft To Launch Secure Azure Regions For Australian Government
Microsoft has announced that it is going to open two new highly-secure Azure regions in Canberra, Australia.
NetApp Still Figuring Out How To Cloud
NetApp is working hard to figure out how to stay relevant in a world obsessed with the cloud.
Rubrik Releases Alta, Goes After $48 Billion TAM
Rubrik has added a whole bunch of functionality in its latest 4.0 release, codenamed Alta.
Pure Storage Charts A Course To The Future Of Big Data
Pure Storage has unveiled a massive set of new functionality for its FlashArray, FlashBlade, and cloud based Pure1 monitoring platform at its annual Accelerate conference.
Fast Failure Of Imagination
Failing fast should be about learning new lessons, not repeating the failures of the past.
Veeam’s co-CEO Structure Explained
Veeam’s co-CEO structure makes it more like a luxury brand than a technology company, and this structure should probably be more common than it is.
Veeam Goes Hard After The Enterprise
Veeam is aggressively going after the enterprise as it transitions from an SMB focused company. But it risks losing its soul in the process.
Animal Logic Chooses Its Own Datacenter Over Cloud
Animal Logic chose to stay with its own Schneider Electric supplied data center instead of going to cloud, and for good reasons.
Rubrik Partners With Pure Storage For Flashy Blade Backups
Data protection startup Rubrik announces integration with Pure Storage FlashBlade.
Pure Storage Shows Off R&D Spend On New DirectFlash
Pure Storage release new NVMe based FlashArray and posts solid financials.
The Human Point Of Cyber Security
How do we deal with the human element of cyber security without losing our souls?
SwiftStack Cosies Up To Google, Goes Multi-Cloud
SwiftStack collaborates with Google to promote its multi-cloud approach to object storage.
Jay Fry Leaves New Relic To Head HashiCorp Marketing
Jay Fry leaves New Relic to join HashiCorp as head of marketing.
Containers Are The New App Servers
Parallels between the new world of containers and the old worlds of VDI and hyper-converged infrastructure.
DigitalOcean Adds Load Balancers
Justin takes a look at DigitalOcean’s new Load Balancer feature.
Data Control In A Multi-Cloud World
Do you control who can access your data, where and when? To design modern IT systems, it’s a question you need to answer.
Australian Government Fails At IT Again
Centrelink’s data matching program is the latest in a run of IT related failures for the Australian government.
Physical Space In The Time Of Clouds
Clouds run on physical hardware, but where does it live?
Containers Are The Future But The Future Isn’t Finished
Containers are the future, but there is still a lot of work to be done to make them good.
Bimodal Considered Harmful
Gartner’s Bimodal approach is obviously flawed, so what should you use instead?
IoT Security Is A Mess That Will Take An Age To Fix
The IoT security nightmare will take an age to fix, and we may not have that long.
Integrated Dell EMC Hits The Ground Running
Dell EMC presented a surprisingly united front at Dell EMC World 2016 in Austin, TX.
The Point Of Docker Is More Than Containers
The value of Docker is in what it enables, not the technology itself.
DigitalOcean Hatches New Startup Incubator
DigitalOcean announce a new incubator called Hatch for its community of startups.
VMware Bets On Legacy Cloud
VMware bets that companies will want to embrace cloud using existing techniques, but will it work?
VMworld 2016: Is It Still A Thing?
Will we see a rejuvenated cloud strategy from VMware at VMworld 2016?
Nutanix Purchase Price For PernixData Revealed?
It looks like we now know how much Nutanix is paying for PernixData.
Actiance Gains Ex-Credit Suisse Techo As CTO
Anthony West joins Actiance as CTO from Credit Suisse.
Tech Companies Abuse NPS And Hope Customers Don’t Notice
Tech companies are using Net Promoter Score wrong because they don’t know what it is.
Cloud Hangs Over IBM After Australian Census Catastrophe
The IBM designed system for the Australian Census 2016 has failed in spectacular fashion.
David McJannet Joins HashiCorp As CEO
David McJannet joins HashiCorp from Greylock Partners as CEO.
Privacy Furore As Australians Prepare For Census
The ABS mishandling of the 2016 census may have damaged the trust Australians once had in the institution.
DigitalOcean Boasts 700,000 Users, Disses Other Clouds
DigitalOcean is on a mission to be the default choice for developers, and so far it seems to be working.
Gridstore Becomes HyperGrid as HCI Market Crunch Continues
Gridstore becomes HyperGrid as HCI market crunch continues.
Cisco Collaborates With SwiftStack For Object Storage
OpenStack lives! SwiftStack has partnered with Cisco in a collaboration that brings SwiftStack’s object storage into Cisco’s Metapod.
Nutanix Opens A War On Multiple Fronts With New Product Features
Nutanix releases the latest and greatest version of its software, but can it make the transition from startup to grownup?
Nutanix Financials And What Comes .NEXT
The Nutanix financials tell a good story, but why hasn’t the company gone public yet?
SolidFire Aims To Make CapEx Great Again
SolidFire want to make CapEx great again with its FlashForward Capacity Licensing model.
Nutanix On Collision Course With SMB HCI Vendors
Nutanix goes down-market to target SMB, but will the split in focus undermine profitability?
Hiding From The Hackers: The Complexity Of Keeping Your Data Safe
News broke in my homeland of Australia today that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) attempted to identify the sources of Guardian Australia journalist Paul Farrel by accessing his so-called metadata.
Micro-Sprawl: How To Manage the Coming Microservices Explosion?
Shippable believes the future is containers and micro-services, and that someone will need to manage the sprawl.
Pure Storage Goes After NetApp’s Lunch With New FlashBlade
Pure Storage launch a new product line, the FlashBlade, aimed at customers who want fast, dense, NFS addressable flash.
Diablo Technologies Makes Memory Cheap With Memory1
Diablo Technologies makes cheap and deep memory possible with Memory1.
Equinix Says Hybrid Cloud Is The Future
Equinix Global CIO Brian Lillie says hybrid cloud is the right choice for enterprises for the foreseeable future, and Equinix announces a Facebook collaboration.
Is Microsoft About To Bring PowerShell To Linux?
Could Microsoft be about to bring PowerShell to Linux as the One True Scripting Language?
Platform9 Makes Private Cloud Easy
Infrastructure startup Platform9 wants to make private cloud easy.
Pure Storage Posts Strong Q4 Numbers Post IPO
Pure Storage has posted strong financial numbers in its first reported fiscal quarter since IPO.
Everyone Is A Leader In Following The Herd
Every company is a leader in something these days. Which means none of them are.
Illumio Shines a Light On Enterprise Security
Illimio brings central policy control to host-based firewall. Why aren’t we already doing this?
Nutanix Gunning for VMware Customers With App Mobility Fabric
Nutanix is blatantly going after VMware’s customers with its latest AOS 6.2 software release.
SolidFire Now Officially Part Of NetApp
NetApp has completed its purchase of scale-out all-flash array vendor SolidFire.
Datical Raise $8 Million To Bring Agile to Databases
Datical raise $8 million to bring Agile continuous integration techniques to database land.
Walmart Makes It Easier To Switch Clouds With OneOps
The latest shot in the cloud wars is Walmart open sourcing OneOps, to help customers switch clouds whenever they like.
Dell Releases OS 10 for the Open Networking Era
Dell has released its latest networking operating system, OS10, designed to decouple the software from the hardware.
JFrog Raises $50 Million To Provide The App Store For The Internet Of Things
DevOps software maker JFrog has raised $50 million series C to fund growth.
Tinbapore Malware Targets APAC Banks, Customers
Security vendor F5 detect new Tinba banking trojan variant, dubbed Tinbapore.
Atlantis Goes ROBO With New CX-4 Hyper-Converged Product
Atlantis Computing target mid-market ROBO deployments with new CX-4 hyper-converged offering.
Veeam Hunts Enterprise Customers With Availability Suite v9
Veeam continues to aggressively target enterprise customers in its hunt for $1 billion in revenue by 2018.
NetApp Officially More Than ONTAP
NetApp’s SolidFire acquisition is CEO George Kurian’s clearest signal yet that the future of NetApp is about much more than DataONTAP.
Nutanix To Go Public In 2016, Files S-1 With SEC
Nutanix files S-1 in preparation for IPO early in 2016.
NetApp Acquires SolidFire For $870 Million
NetApp to acquire scale-out flash storage startup SolidFire for $870 million in cash.
Perishable Data From The Internet Of Things
Processing Internet of Things data at the edge, in real time, will show you a world you’ve never seen before.
Is Cloud The New Outsourcing?
Is moving to the cloud the new IT outsourcing? And are we making all the same mistakes?
Nutanix Partners With Ravello Systems To Bring Community Edition To All
Nutanix and RavelloSystems team up to making testing Nutanix software easy with Nutanix Community Edition on RavelloSystems cloud lab platform.
Netflix Releases Spinnaker, Goes Multi-Cloud With Google, Microsoft
Netflix goes multi-cloud, partners with Google, Microsoft, and Pivotal to release Spinnaker, an open source multi-cloud Continuous Delivery platform.
Nutanix Hedge Their Bets With Lenovo Deal
Nutanix, the hard-charging hyper-converged infrastructure company, has announced a strategic partnership with PC and server maker Lenovo. The partnership involves Lenovo and Nutanix jointly developing a new family of Lenovo appliances that will use Nutanix software, which will be sold by a dedicated global sales team, Lenovo channel partners worldwide, and Lenovo’s enterprise sales team.
ClearSky Data Raise $27 Million For Cloud Storage Service
ClearSky Data want to turn data storage into a utility service you rent from the cloud, but which is nevertheless available everywhere you are. It’s an ambitious goal.
What Is Dell’s Cloud Strategy?
I spent a lot of time trying to figure out Dell’s cloud strategy at DellWorld over the past few days. I think I might have figured it out, but I’m not really sure.
Dell’s Chad Fenner Highlights The Changeable Life of Servers
Dell is moving their fleet of options to match customer demand. A few weeks ago I caught up with Chad Fenner, Director of Server Product Dell to talk about what customers are doing with servers in an era of cloud and hyper-converged options.
Dell Says The Future Of IoT Is At The Edge
DellWorld-2015-Logo At Dell Edge Gateway 5000 series. Designed to collect and process sensor data at the edge of the network, the Edge Gateway is essentially a server with extra I/O options such as RS-422 serial interfaces and 802.
Dell Announce High-End Storage and Compute for Sub-Hyper-Scale
Dell has announced a series of new products in the newly formed Datacenter Scalable Solution line of business at Dell’s annual tech fest, DellWorld, held in home town Austin, Texas.
Pure Storage IPO: A Look Back
Pure Storage had their IPO a couple of weeks ago, and I’d like to look at it now that most people have moved on to whatever shiny object will capture their attention for the next twelve seconds.
Analysis: Dell To Buy EMC For $67 Billion
The news is everywhere, and has been for days: VMware currently trades as. Background The implications and details of this deal are legion, and there is a wealth of detail out there, good and bad, so I’ll point you at the commentary I think is most worth bothering with rather than re-hash the same stuff here.
Dell Wants To Build The Network Hypervisor
Dell believes the future of networking will mirror that of compute: software defined, virtualized, and based on standards. A couple of weeks ago I spoke with Adnan Bhutta, Dell’s vision for the future of networking involves a de-coupling of physical hardware from software, and that cloud attitudes are driving much of the change.
Pure Storage IPO Date: 7 October 2015
Pure Storage have announced their IPO date as 7 October 2015, according to Chris Mellor over at The Register. I know and respect Chris, and you should take the time to read his article, which provides a good summary of the market in recent years, and how IPOs have performed.
Maxta Choose Customer Choice For Hyper-Converged
Hyper-converged purveyor Maxta have been listening carefully to what their customers of the past two years have been saying, and they want choice. A major appeal of hyper-converged offerings is simplicity: simple to buy, simple to use, at least when compared with build-your-own or reference architecture style systems.
HashiCorp Completes Portfolio of DevOps Tools with Otto and Nomad
HashiCorp today announced the availability of the final two parts of their suite of DevOps workflow tools, Otto and Nomad, completing a multi-year journey to provide a set of tools for developers and operators of the modern datacenter.
AWS Outage Doesn’t Change Anything
If the latest AWS outage changes anything in your approach to cloud adoption, then you’re doing it wrong. This is not the first AWS outage (I first wrote about one in 2011, back when I had hair), nor will it be the last.
Commvault Struggles With Brand Message
Commvault have struggled for some time with a consistent, simple marketing message for the company and its products. In conversation with various Commvault representatives over the past couple of years, I’ve understood that Commvault wants to be more than just a backup company, but when asked about what, exactly, that means, the conversation has drifted back to how great the company’s backup products are.
FalconStor Says Virtual Storage Is Coming
For all the hype about Software Defined Storage, and the many vendors purporting to offer it, the reality is that most organisations still have storage hardware.
HashiCorp Adds Support For VMware vCloud Air
If you’ve been watching the developer/enterprise overlap that is in full swing, you may well have heard of Vagrant, and its eponymous vagrant up command. What you may not know (as I did not until this week) is that the company behind Vagrant is called HashiCorp, and they have a lot of other tools they want you to use.
Storage Dominates VMworld Once Again
Storage companies once again dominated the show floor at VMware’s big annual conference, VMworld. Held for the last time in San Francisco before moving to Las Vegas next year, VMworld was full of storage startups vying for attention from the assembled enterprise technology crowd.
Velostrata Exits Stealth Mode With $14 million Series A
Velostrata emerged from stealth today, announcing a beta version of their product which brings WAN acceleration to the virtual machine. The company announced a $14 million series A funding round, with funding from Norwest Venture Partners and Greylock Partners.
The Rise Of The Small Independent Conference
VMworld, arguably the main attraction of the yearly conference season in enterprise technology, starts in just under a week in San Francisco. Attending the yearly event has become something of pilgrimage for enterprise technology people keen to meet up with like-minded folk.
Chuck Hollis Departs VMware For Oracle
Oracle on Monday, reporting to Executive Vice-President of converged infrastructure Dave Donatelli. Hollis announced the news on his blog, saying that after 21 years in the Oracle earlier this year from HP.
Experts Weigh In on Pure Storage IPO Prospects
The forthcoming IPO of Pure Storage is highly anticipated by those of us who follow the storage industry closely. The valuations assigned to companies prior to IPO are based on what a very few people, its early stage investors, believe the company is worth.
Flashy Startup Pure Storage Files for IPO
Pure Storage FlashArray//m Pure Storage, a Silicon Valley based startup that sells flash-based enterprise storage arrays, [announced that it has filed its S-1 with the SEC], firing the starter's pistol on its run to an IPO.
Intel and Micron 3D XPoint Memory Kicks Off A Revolution
Storage industry watchers, start your engines. Earlier today, Intel and Micron announced that they’ve cracked a way to make a new kind of storage. Partway between NAND Flash (the kind found in everything from your cellphone to expensive ‘all flash’ storage arrays) and RAM (the memory devices found in pretty much anything with a computer chip), this new type of storage is fundamentally and dramatically better than anything else we’ve seen in decades.
Dell Lowers Cost of Flash With Mainstream Read-Intensive SSDs
Dell are calling this variety of flash Mainstream Read-Intensive drives, and claim to be the first to support these drives in enterprise storage arrays. Dell plans to add other drive manufacturers as their drives are tested and validated.
Flash Not Reducing Data Center Footprints
Flash storage isn’t having much impact on data center footprints in the real world. In speaking to a lot of data center providers lately, I threw in a question about infrastructure densities.
Windows 2003 Deadline Highlights IT’s Maintenance Issues
Death to Projects! Dell released a poll report and white paper today, together with analyst firm Telsyte, which surveyed businesses in Australia and New Zealand on their approach to Windows Server version management.
The Container Revolution: Much Ado About Nothing?
The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Data Centre Containers are, broadly speaking, a codified way of ensuring that your IT people never get too attached to their servers.