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My VMworld Session – VSAN Monitoring & Troubleshooting – now available

Another of the break-out sessions that I presented at VMworld 2015 in San Francisco on Virtual SAN (VSAN) has been recorded and is now available on the VMworld site. I co-presented “STO6228 Monitoring and Troubleshooting Virtual SAN, Current and Future” with Christian Dickmann of VMware, who did the latter part of the session. I do […]

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My VMworld 2015 – Barcelona (#STO4572, #STO6228, #HOL1608)

I’m delighted to say that the two sessions that I co-presented at VMworld in San Francisco last month are also going to be delivered at VMworld in Barcelona next month.

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My VMworld Session – VSAN POC – now available

One of the break-out sessions that I presented at VMworld 2015 on Virtual SAN (VSAN) has been recorded and is now available on YouTube. I co-presented “STO4572 Conducting a Successful Virtual SAN Proof of Concept” with Julienne Pham of VMware, who did the initial part of the session. Julienne explains the planning phase, the kinds […]

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Nexenta promotion for VSAN customers

Just in time for VMworld 2015, the guys over at Nexenta have given me a heads up on a new promotion that they are doing for Virtual SAN (VSAN) customers. Nexenta are giving away complimentary licenses for their NexentaStor product, which will allow Virtual SAN customers to do file services on top of VSAN.

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NFS Storage VMworld

A first look at Cohesity

I mentioned in an earlier post that Cohesity were one of the vendors that I wanted to check out at VMworld 2015. These guys have only literally exited stealth. Just yesterday, I sat in on a webinar from Nick Howell, who I know extremely well from his days in technical marketing over at NetApp. Nick […]

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Storage VMworld

A first look at ClearSky Data

I had a heads-up recently on a new company, ClearSky Data, who only exited stealth today. I want to make it clear that I have not yet been briefed by the folks from ClearSky, but I am definitely hoping to chat with them at VMworld 2015 (they’ll be at booth 441). Therefore a lot of […]

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Rubrik 2.0 is out, with a new model and a new service

Rubrik, who exited stealth only a few months ago, and launched their r300 series of converged data management appliance, have just announced version 2.0. You can read up of the Rubrik launch here. The 2.0 version has a new service called “Unlimited Replication” and a new appliance to the r300 series, the r348 “Hybrid Cloud […]