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Secondary storage is the new primary

Most enterprises are finally realizing that secondary storage is not that secondary after all. We've been talking for years about the exponential growth of unstructured and secondary data, and now that everybody is experiencing it in first person, it looks like many...

First Stop, Storage Field Day 17!

As you probably know I've just rejoined the influencers community, and what better start than a Tech Field Day event? Tech Field Day Tech Field Days, and SFDs in particular for me, are among the most interesting industry events. You get a chance to meet with a lot of...

Au Revoir OpenIO and Welcome Back Juku!

Today was my last day at OpenIO. It's been a great gig from both a personal and professional standpoint. I was, however, missing something about my previous job and when the opportunity came along I decided to take it. OpenIO made a good impression on me from the very...

ESXi on ARM is the coolest news from VMworld

This year I didn't attend VMworld for the first time in many years, and I didn't really follow the news flow coming from the keynote. But this one is particularly interesting to me and is worth a comment. In fact, as you probably already know, I'm a fan of ARM...

First Stop, Storage Field Day 17!

As you probably know I've just rejoined the influencers community, and what better start than a Tech Field Day event? Tech Field Day Tech Field Days, and SFDs in particular for me, are among the most interesting industry events. You get a chance to meet with a lot of...

Au Revoir OpenIO and Welcome Back Juku!

Today was my last day at OpenIO. It's been a great gig from both a personal and professional standpoint. I was, however, missing something about my previous job and when the opportunity came along I decided to take it. OpenIO made a good impression on me from the very...

ESXi on ARM is the coolest news from VMworld

This year I didn't attend VMworld for the first time in many years, and I didn't really follow the news flow coming from the keynote. But this one is particularly interesting to me and is worth a comment. In fact, as you probably already know, I'm a fan of ARM...

It’s Time for Another Rollercoaster Ride

When I joined OpenIO in January of this year, I did so because I trusted the team and the technology. But, to be fair, it was a leap of faith. Even though the technology and team were both mature and robust, OpenIO, as a company, was still young. It had lots of ideas...

40TB Hard Drive in 2025? Too Much, Too Late

After their recently launched technology, WD claims it will be able to bring a 40TB drive to the market by 2025. I went through their announcement and a few articles pertaining to it, but it's still unclear to me if these drives will be able to handle a higher number...

Let’s Meet Up at AWS Re:Invent

I know it’s a bit early; two months before the event, you might wonder why I'm already writing about it. I consider Re:Invent the most important event of the year, not just for cloud computing but for IT in general. Amazon is expecting 45,000 people, who will be...

Back at work… and traveling!

This is my first work day back after a few weeks of vacation... fully recharged for what I'm expecting will be the most interesting period since I've joined OpenIO! In the next four months, between now and the end of the year, we'll be announcing a lot of new stuff:...

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