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Martin Glassborow posted a thought provoking piece on his blog a couple weeks back talking about how the intelligence native to infrastructure seems to be working it’s way up from the individual components.  Specifically he references the EMC acquisition of ScaleIO, and how storage seems to [...]

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I had never heard of “Rachel’s Challenge” before.  Maybe I should have.  Started by the parents of the first student killed in the Columbine shootings, it’s mission is to reach out to the students who are the victims of bullying and help create safer learning environments.  The organization came to my son’s [...]

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Finally.  Finally.  I’ve been waiting a while to put this post together.

Most of you have read about the dustup between Tesla founder Elon Musk and the NYT reporter who wrote a critical review of the car’s performance.  What was interesting to me was that the conversation was immediately [...]

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For the next three weeks VCE is starting off 2012, and celebrating a pretty impressive 2011, by holding a series of sales/technical kickoff meetings in Dallas, Boston and London.  These three day gatherings include a number of breakout sessions for the different teams, and include all new collateral, presentations and a first look at some [...]

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Day One is in the books, and man was it a crazy one.  After getting to sleep around 1am, everyone reported bright and early for the vLabs role-call at 6:30am.  The team did kick-ass work getting everything ready to go, and here’s a good pic of Chris Horn getting the troops fired up [...]

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For those of you who get the reference in the title, rock on. For those of you who don't, write me off as a total nerd who reads too much. It's cool.

Yesterday was supposed to be a PTO day, but one of my co-workers pointed out a response that had been made to my [...]

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Note: I've gotten a couple comments (thank you Greg Mulholland and Scott Lowe) and wanted to make one clarification.  To my knowledge, no one at NetApp has ever directly stated that a FlexPod is equivalent to a VCE Vblock.  There has been some misconception in the media, and there's certainly always an opportunity to educate [...]

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I saw this link come across Twitter today courtesy of Mike Laverick (@Mike_Laverick, http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk) and wanted to make a couple comments about it because it's a subject really gets me worked up…

HP to Launch Enterprise Cloud Service

This isn't academic for me, I WAS one of those SPs that counted [...]

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