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Archive for March, 2010

Last week  the Register’s Chris Mellor covered EMC’s intention to propose  “unified storage/server systems  that span the globe and function as a single virtual resource pool, using YottaYotta technology” as announced by Pat Gelsinger, EMC’s president and COO of Information Infrastructure Products group.

One of the objectives of storage virtualization is to separate the management of the physical storage from the application, the server, and the network view of the storage, so they can continue to operate while the storage is refreshed, tuned, migrated, maintained, replicated, or replaced. It also creates a common pool of storage resources which [...]

A while back we did a storage assessment for a non HDS customer and showed him that his storage utilization was actually around 30% which is typical in most accounts. While that was not surprising to the operations people this was a surprise to the financial people who could not understand why 70% of their [...]

Paula Sequeira, posted This comment on my post on New Considerations for Tiered Storage.

Hitachi Data Systems has been very successful selling the benefits of Storage Virtualization and Dynamic Provisioning. An independent, third party research report indicates that Hitachi Data Systems customers have seen impressive returns on the use of storage virtualization of their storage assets. Seventy-eight percent of the customers surveyed reported seeing payback on their investment in [...]

This week we shared with our partners that Oracle and HDS will not renew the current distribution agreement for our Enterprise Storage platform that we had with Sun Microsystems prior to the Oracle acquisition.

EBC on the Road

I was out of pocket last week supporting the EBC on the Road in Sweden. Kenneth Chang, who managers our Executive Briefing Centers in Sefton Park, UK and Santa Clara, California, recruits our executives to spend a week doing briefings for companies in locations outside of our EBCs so that we can get closer to [...]

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