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Nexenta European User Conference – Interview with Evan Powell

Last week as part of my attendance at the Nexenta European User Conference I managed to catch CEO Evan Powell for a quick 5 minute interview talking about the event and Nexenta in general.  One of the most interesting scenarios for Nexenta is in Cloud Computing and Evan touches on their deployment with Korea Telecom; more details can be found ... Read More »

Nexenta Europe User Conference – Slides

Here are the slides from the Nexenta European User Conference from Friday. Read More »

Solving the VDI I/O Problem


In my post on last year’s HP tech day (Enterprise Computing HP Blades Tech Day) I raised my skepticism on the ROI of desktop virtualisation or VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) solutions.  One of the reasons for my concern was the excessive costs for deploying the storage needed to support I/O to hundreds or thousands of virtual desktops.  The issues aren’t ... Read More »

Keeping Mobile Market Share – With Music


Yesterday Google announced Google Music, their competitor platform to the recent Amazon Cloud Player.  Both are services that allow you to store and access your music from within the “cloud”; Amazon can transfer music purchases directly in for you, with the Google service you have to upload your music content first.  Unfortunately both of these services are US-only (I imagine ... 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 »

Follow The Storage Architect on Facebook!

You can now follow us on Facebook.  Just use the following link: http://tsa.io/thestgarch-fb I’ll be posting pictures and video (some going back for a while, some never previously posted) as well as other links and stuff.  Always interested in any feedback you have. Read More »