Wow, it’s been a long time since I wrote anything here. Startup life, yo. I’ve written probably more than a blog post or media byline a week for the last two years, but all of them had a SolidFire logo on them, and none of that content ended up here. Cobbler’s shoes and […]
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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 elementary […]
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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 framed with […]
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Last week’s announcement that Cisco has acquired Cloupia is one that I was excited about on a number of levels. First, the Cloupia team, including Raju Penmetsa, their CTO and Raju Datla, their CEO have been great to work with and I’m excited to see their hard work pay off. It couldn’t happen […]
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Have you ever read the Calvin and Hobbes comic strips? I grew up with them, and am a huge fan. One of my favorite recurring things in the series was the concept of “Calvinball”, which was their way of rebelling against the rules they were surrounded by every day. The only rules were that […]
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In my day-to-day, I deal pretty specifically with the Service Provider group, and as such it's possible that I may not be up on what the "Next Big Thing" is on the Enterprise side, so bear with me here, I may have this completely wrong….
Mike Riley with NetApp put up a post on his […]
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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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