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Tech Field Day Roundtables at VMworld (Simplivity and Commvault)

Yesterday I attended the second part of Tech Field Day roundtables at VMworld, this time I had the opportunity to meet Simplivity and CommVault. If the first day the room was crammed with bloggers, this time I counted even more people in the room. The discussion that came alongside the presentations was very interesting. Unfortunately there wasn’t a live streaming of the event but I will share the videos as soon as they will be available! Simplivity I’ve recently wrote a couple of blogs on Simplivity. There isn’t a lot more to add but there is a piece of...

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Back in town, readying for VMworld (and Tech Field Day!)

I’m back at work after three (well-deserved!?) weeks off. First things first, I want to share three pictures with you! Not bad for an “unsuccessful fisherman” like me, is it? ūüôā But holidays eventually end and it’s time to think about the next important appointments. VMworld and Tech Field Day roundtables Next week I will be attending Vmworld in SF. This is one of the most important events of the IT industry and I can’t miss the opportunity to meet friends and colleagues to talk about the latest news, VMware and the virtualization/cloud world in general! This year’s show...

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Nimble Storage: definitely not a flash in the pan

During the last¬†VMworld Europe¬†I had the chance to sit down with¬†Suresh Vasudevan, President and CEO of¬†Nimble Storage, one of the hottest Silicon Valley storage startups, to talk about their product in good detail. Nimble was founded in early 2008 when they started working on their product, in late 2010 (September) they officially launched the¬†CS-Series product line, both founders and the current CEO have a high profile pedigree from¬†NetApp¬†and¬†Datadomain. The widespread availability of flash drives catalyzed their interest in founding a new startup, while everybody else was focused on solving the high end performance problems using SSDs as “super disks”...

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