SaaSification of the Enterprise

As modern businesses are re-shaped by the forces of digital transformation, one of the most impactful trends is the adoption of software-as-a-service (SaaS).   Perhaps most interesting is how the rise of SaaS is impacting the operations of both small-medium businesses as well as large enterprise.  In The SaaSification of Enterprise IT, I discussed how enterprise…

Dell EMC – What EXACTLY are you guaranteeing?

Better late than never, that was my first reaction when I learnt about the new Dell EMC Storage Efficiency Guarantee program. Then, after reading that compression, deduplication, thin provisioning, and snapshots are the features they describe as the facilitators of this program, I changed my mind. Maybe never is better? With compression and deduplication I…

Mythbusters: When is deduplication fit for purpose?

We are promised three things in life; death, taxes and the continued growth of data. But in a world that is connected 24/7, how can you keep a handle on all of this data being generated? There are only three real options: Delete it Move it off the server and archive it Shrink it down…

Tomorrow-Ready Storage for the Modern Data Center

Kaminario’s technology philosophy is grounded in the principle that customers should be able to scale-out seamlessly with the newest generation technology – mixing and matching generations of K2. This is a vital component of our value proposition and important as K2 Gen6 enters the market this week. Legacy storage architectures are based on tightly integrated…

Do Your Job

This Sunday marks a tradition across the world where groups of people sit in front of their televisions to watch two teams go head to head in the greatest spectacle in sports. There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Some of us love to critique the intricate game plans as they unravel, others can’t get enough of…