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HP Discover 2011 – Day 4 – The Road to Convergence

Day 4 of any conference is pretty much one of reflection and consolidation; 4 days of early starts and late nights (especially when tied with serious jet lag) start to take their toll.  However all the hard work is worth it when you have one of those “light bulb” moments and the signs of a strategy start coming together.  So ... Read More »

HP Discover 2011 – Day 2 – Chat With Devang Panchigar and Enrico Signoretti

In this second podcast from HP Discover 2011, I chat to Devang Panchigar, blogger at storagenerve.com and Enrico Signoretti, blogger at juku.it.  We discuss HP’s Converged Infrastructure offerings and how they match up to others in the marketplace.   Podcast Powered By Podbean Disclaimer:  As a blogger/attendee, HP paid for my flights, hotel and most meals.  I have not been ... Read More »

HP Discover 2011 – Day 1 Summary

It’s tempting to use hackneyed phrases like “drinking from a firehose” but without a doubt the first day at HP Discover 2011 was loaded with information and news.  For bloggers and press, the day started off with a presentation by many of HP’s senior staff, including Dave Donatelli and David Scott.  We learned that EVA is not dead (well, not ... Read More »

HP Discover 2011 – Day 1

I’m now in Las Vegas, ready for the start of HP Discover 2011, the annual forum showcasing HP’s products and service offerings.  Compared to previous HP events I’ve attended, this one is larger and more structured from a blogger perspective. There are 24 blogger attendees (listed below) including myself.  Some of these people are old friends; some will become new ... Read More »

EMC Plans To Take Flash Forward

It will hardly have escaped anyone’s attention that EMC World is taking place this week in Las Vegas.  Although I’m not attending this year I have been following the press releases.  Probably the most interesting so far has been that around flash technology, something EMC announced at EMC World 2009 would have huge adoption in the industry.  As we now ... Read More »

Hitachi Bloggers Day 2011 – Part II

During the recent HDS Bloggers’ Day we were lucky enough to have a presentation from Dave Merrill, who covered the subject of Storage Economics.  You can find more of Dave’s work on his blog; The Storage Economist. Within HDS Dave runs the Storage Economics practice; an area of the business focused on helping customers both understand their storage costs and ... Read More »