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HP Discover – All-Flash Podcast

HP Discover – All-Flash Podcast

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During last week’s HP Discover, I spent 15 minutes discussing all-flash arrays with Calvin Zito (HP’s Storage Guy) and Chris Wahl, from Wahl Network.  The conclusion of our discussion is that it’s all about requirements for the customer rather than placing products into contrived categories.  The idea of the “all-flash array” or AFA has been useful as a reference point until now, however as previously discussed, the market is maturing and rigidly defined product definitions don’t really make sense.

Listen to the podcast here: What’s in an (AFA) Name (Around the Storage Block Blog)

 

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About Chris M Evans

Chris M Evans has worked in the technology industry since 1987, starting as a systems programmer on the IBM mainframe platform, while retaining an interest in storage. After working abroad, he co-founded an Internet-based music distribution company during the .com era, returning to consultancy in the new millennium. In 2009 Chris co-founded Langton Blue Ltd (www.langtonblue.com), a boutique consultancy firm focused on delivering business benefit through efficient technology deployments. Chris writes a popular blog at http://blog.architecting.it, attends many conferences and invitation-only events and can be found providing regular industry contributions through Twitter (@chrismevans) and other social media outlets.
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