HCI is bring sexy back to SATA SSDs

In just a few weeks, VxRail will be coming out with a new SATA based SSD options to go along with the new models built on Dell EMC’s new 14G PowerEdge servers. Now, some of you maybe saying, "Wait a minute Nathan. Isn't that a step back for SSDs?” Well, you aren't wrong but you’re not completely right, let me explain. With every update of VxRail, it [...]

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SAN vs VSAN

First off, let me just say i am a HUGE VMware fan. I am even a VCP myself. I think they are a great company with incredible product offerings. A few months ago VMware [...]

Freedom of movement in the cloud…

Cloud is a hot buzz word now-a-days. A lot of people are moving to the cloud for many reasons. From rapid elasticity of their environment, broad network access of their [...]

Better then Beethoven’s 9th SANsymphony

I have never heard of SANsymphony until it was brought up to me twice in 2 days. I thought this was odd because I have been in the SAN space for a few years and never heard of [...]

Magic of XtremIO in ~20mins

I was surfing the XtremIO YouTube channel today and found some cool videos on some of (what I feel) are the most impressive ingredients to XtremIO's "Secret Sauce". Each video [...]

EMC XtremIO 3.0 Update

So EMC announced their third major code release of XtremIO with a few key features it was lacking to be competitive in the All Flash Array market (namely in-line compression). [...]