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Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Editor, 2/27/2015   Comment now   1 Comment
More than a decade ago, EMC tried to convince me that it was and should be called a software company. At the time I dismissed the idea, because even if EMC's secret sauce was its software, it still only sold that software embedded in big iron.
Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Editor, 2/26/2015   Comment now  
The phrase "software-defined" anything has become just about as useful -- read "useless" -- as the phrase "cloud-based" anything.
Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Storage Engineer, 2/25/2015   Comment now   11 comments
The term "whitebox" is talked about a lot these days, but it's not a reference to the color of the units! In fact most of them are either black or the gray of unpainted steel. These are boxes with no recognizable brand name manufactured for both the OEM market and the small-scale integrator.
Rodney Brown
Rodney Brown, Editor, 2/24/2015   Comment now   3 comments
The promise of 3D flash memory is big enough that every company making NAND memory is working on it or already producing product. But like many innovations, the challenge comes when trying to mass-produce it inexpensively. Now, one of the biggest chip-making equipment makers claims to have solved that problem.
Bill Kleyman
Bill Kleyman, Virtualization & Cloud Solutions Architect, 2/23/2015   Comment now   7 comments
I can't believe I'm having these conversations so much more frequently. Then again, maybe I shouldn't be surprised. More organizations across a number of industries are looking at different ways to control storage and their data. Traditional storage solutions still have their place, but new methods are allowing IT shops a lot more flexibility in how they ...
Jim O'Reilly
Jim O'Reilly, Storage Engineer, 2/20/2015   Comment now   7 comments
For years vendors have used essentially the same technologies for their disk drives. The result was a close match in features, capacities and prices across the board. Creating larger drives has now become a tougher proposition and there is a divergence of technologies between the two major hard drive manufacturers, Western Digital/HGST and Seagate.
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