Technology Trends and What’s Next: Part II

  A couple weeks ago, I published the first of a three part series of blogs on technology trends and what the future holds in place. In the second part of the series, I share my thoughts on software defined data centers (SDDC) and more specifically on software defined storage (SDS)   Part II: Experimentation…

Beyond the Storage Box – Software Defined Storage

  In March we published the What’s Beyond the Storage Box blog. We talked about the move to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and the opportunity for MSPs to create customized solutions for their customers.  This blog introduces a whitepaper that dives into how MSPs need to architect storage resources with their datacenters in order to…

What’s Beyond the Storage Box?

  For years there has been one way of buying and implementing storage solutions to support tier 1, performance-centric, production workloads. The Storage Box – a bulky, inflexible and expensive purpose-built storage array consisting of tightly knit, pre-defined software and hardware. Customers bought it, used it for three or so years, and replaced it. It…