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#272 - Morpheus Data overview with Brad Parks

Nov 20, 2019


A long overdue podcast with @MorpheusDude and my former manager at HPE, Brad Parks. In this podcast, Brad gave an overview of Morpheus Data and talked about how HPE and Morpheus work together.

#271 HPE and Qumulo with CEO Bill Richter

Nov 5, 2019


I had the opportunity to talk to Bill Richter, CEO of Qumulo, about the joint solution between HPE and Qumulo. If modern, software-defined file storage running on the industry's best platform, this is a must-listen podcast!

#270 Announcing the new HPE XP8 Storage and some storage memories

Oct 8, 2019


In this podcast, I talk about the 8th generation of the XP Storage family that was announced on October 9th. But maybe more interesting is looking back on an interesting story from when we announced the very first XP in 1999 - it was called the HP SureStore E Disk Array MC256 for about 48 hours. Hear the story in this podcast.

#269 - Nth Symposium 2019, an inside look

Oct 2, 2019


Nth Generation is a great HPE partner in Southern California. I've attended their event, Nth Symposium, every year for the last 9 or 10 years. I caught up with Nth CTO Dan Molina to talk about the event taking place in Anaheim at Disney's Grand California on October 23-24. Dan also shared exciting news about a keynote on October 24.

#268 - HPE Storage and VMware update - Q&A with bloggers at VMworld

Sep 2, 2019


At VMworld, we held vExpert and blogger briefings covering the state of HPE and VMware. This is the section of that briefing where we talked about storage. Joining the briefing were Sandeep Singh, VP of Marketing for HPE Storage and Eric Siebert, one of the original vExperts and VMware for storage solution manager.

#267 - Announcing VMware Cloud Foundation as a Service with HPE GreenLake

Aug 28, 2019


HPE and VMware made a joint announcement at VMworld about VMware Cloud Foundation as a Service running on HPE Synergy and GreenLake. In this podcast I talked to Don Randall from the HPE GreenLake team about it.

#266 What is the status of the HPE and VMware relationship

Aug 27, 2019


At VMworld in San Francisco, I hosted a blogger coffee talk. One of the hot topics was the relationship between HPE and VMware. I had the two alliances managers from both companies join the bloggers for this very lively conversation. I hope Michael Dell listens to this!

#265 HPE Primera designed for simplicity

Aug 21, 2019


I grabbed HPE Primera product manager Phill Gilbert again to do a bit of a deep dive around what makes HPE Primera simple. In this podcast, we talked about the advances that have been built in to really change the notion of what is a mission-critical all-flash array.

#264 - AI, Big Data, and MapR

Aug 8, 2019


On August 5th, HPE announced the acquisition of MapR business assets. In this podcast, I talk to Patrick Osborne, VP and GM of Big Data and AI in HPE Storage about Big Data and AI and how MapR fits into what HPE is doing around AI and Big Data.

#263 - Benefits of HPE Education Services

Jul 22, 2019


In this podcast, I'm joined by Ed Burke from HPE Education Services. Ed helps me to understand what are the educational services HPE offers and how can customers benefit from them.

#262 - HPE Primera architecture for SCM, NVMe, and SSDs

Jul 4, 2019


In my first podcast looking at the new tier-0 mission critical storage array, HPE Primera, I am joined by Phill Gilbert from the product management team. Phill has been involved with HPE Primera from it's inception and in this podcast we talk about the architecture and how it will use Storage Class Memory (SCM), NVMe, and SSDs.

#261 - What is HPE Nimble Storage dHCI

Jul 1, 2019


In this podcast, I dive into a new product we announced at Discover, HPE Nimble Storage dHCI. What is it? It is disaggregated hyper-converged infrastructure and in this podcast we explore that - including what are the benefits and how is it like HCI through installation, adding compute or storage, and day-to-day management.

#260 - How iLand delivers secure cloud hosting and uses HPE Nimble Storage

May 23, 2019


Dante Orsini joined me to discuss iLand, a cloud hosting service that uses HPE Nimble Storage as their backbone. Dante discusses what iLand does, how they use global analytics, and how they utilize Nimble Storage.

#260 - How iLand delivers secure cloud hosting and uses HPE Nimble Storage

May 23, 2019


Dante Orsini joined me to discuss iLand, a cloud hosting service that uses HPE Nimble Storage as their backbone. Dante discusses what iLand does, how they use global analytics, and how they utilize Nimble Storage.

#259 - City of Hamilton dramatically reduces their backup window

May 22, 2019


The City of Hamilton was having issues with the backup window and moved to Cohesity running on HPE ProLiant and Nimble Storage. In this edition of the ATSB podcast, Calvin Zito talks to Jonathan Mancini, Supervisor of Data Center Operations from the city.

#258 What's the latest with HPE MSA Storage?

Apr 29, 2019


With the focus on HPE Nimble Storage and 3PAR, I haven't talked about the MSA in a while. And with a few updates to the MSA, seemed like a good time to talk about it with the MSA product management team. Britt Terry and Keith Schlacter joined me to talk about the latest enhancement to the MSA that include a new support tool called MSA Health Checker. We also talked about a new generation of SSDs, bigger and cheaper 14TB drives, and solutions with HPE Complete partners Arxscan and Zerto.

#257 DCIG Buyer's Guide for Enterprise Deduplication Backup Target

Apr 16, 2019


Jerome Wendt is the founder of DCIG. DCIG produces buyers guides for different product categories and in this podcast I talked to Jerome about the process for the DCIG buyer's guides and specifically about the Enterprise Deduplication Backup Target Appliance buyer's guide. HPE StoreOnce earned the recommended rating and Simon Watkins from the Data Protection team joined us to discuss it.

#256 Update on Veeam and HPE partnership with Dave Russell

Mar 29, 2019


Dave Russell is the VP of Enterprise Strategy at Veeam. With World Backup Day on March 31, I thought it would be a good time to get an update on what is going on with HPE and Veeam. In this podcast, Dave and I talk about customer challenges with data protection and what HPE and Veeam are doing to address that.

#255 Three (HPE) Storage Guys talking about industry trends

Mar 25, 2019


The Adventures of Mike and John is a video blog by John Bennett and Mike Meyer, a couple of HPE Storage guys out of Kentucky. They have a twitter account - @2StorageGuy - and we'd been talking about doing something together. Take two HPE storage guys and throw me in the mix and what do you get? No, not the three stooges. Three HPE storage guys! In this podcast version of their video blog we talked about how we each got started, what are some of the trends in storage, wild cows and a lot more. A fun discussion!

#254 Update with new marketing VP Sandeep Singh

Feb 18, 2019


Sandeep Singh has rejoined HPE Storage as the VP of Product Marketing. Sandeep had been part of the 3PAR team for 11 years and led product management and strategy. He took a detour and spent 4 years at Pure Storage where he headed up product and solutions marketing. In the podcast we talk about his impressions of HPE Storage and what his priorities will be.

#253 Big Data Analytics at HPE and the acquisition of Blue Data

Dec 19, 2018


In this podcast, we look at what HPE Storage is doing around Big Data Analytics and focus in on the acquisition of BlueData. I am joined by Patrick Osborne, the VP and GM of Big Data and Secondary Storage at HPE Storage. For the last couple of minutes, Patrick and I also discuss the day-after-Christmas bowl game between our two colleges, Boise State and Boston College. This is a 17 minute podcast.

#252 HPE and Cohesity: a newbie's guide

Dec 4, 2018


At HPE Discover in Madrid, HPE announced a deepening relationship with Cohesity. In this podcast, I talk with Sanjeev Desai, Sr Director of Solutions Marketing at Cohesity about the basics of Cohesity and the relationship that HPE has with them.

251 Blogger storage Q&A from Discover Madrid

Nov 27, 2018


At Discover Madrid, we always have "coffee talks" with our independent bloggers. This podcast is an audio recording of the storage coffee talk. With the storage news (see podcast #249), there were a lot of questions about it. Here's roughly what was discussed: 0-5:00 Intro and overview of announcement 5:00 - 8:45 InfoSight update 8:45 - 12:15 Cloud Volumes update 12:15 - 15:45 Storage Class Memory and 3PAR updates 15:45 - 17:30 SCM and Sync replication with HPE Nimble Storage 17:30 - 56:00 Q & A

#250 Introducing HPE 3PAR Performance Insights powered by InfoSight

Nov 26, 2018


HPE 3PAR Performance Insights is a new on-premises solution that prevents performance bottlenecks in real time. In the podcast I have 3PAR product manager Phill Gilbert diving into the details of this new solution.

#249 Storage News at Discover Madrid

Nov 26, 2018


Get an overview of the storage announcements from HPE Discover. Also read http://www.hpe.com/storage/bog to dive into more details.

#248 NVMe and SCM impact on storage

Nov 22, 2018


Are NVMe and SCM evolutionary or revolutionary technologies and what could the future of storage look like beyond that? Phill Gilbert from the 3PAR product management team talks about them and what else the future might hold for memory driven storage.

#248 NVMe and SCM impact on storage

Nov 22, 2018


Are NVMe and SCM evolutionary or revolutionary technologies and what could the future of storage look like beyond that? Phill Gilbert from the 3PAR product management team talks about them and what else the future might hold for memory driven storage.

#247 A technologist's view of intelligent storage

Nov 21, 2018


Omer Asad is the VP and GM of HPE Nimble Storage. He recently spoke to bloggers at our storage Tech Day. As I listened to this session again, I think this is loaded with a lot of directional statements about what we are doing about intelligent storage. A very informative and intriguing conversation.

#246 VMware VVols are simpler, smarter, and faster

Sep 7, 2018


In this edition of the ATSB podcast, Pete Flecha, Sr. Technical Marketing Architect from VMware talks about why VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols) are simpler, smarter, and faster. Pete gives an overview of VVols and compares them to the old approach of using LUNS and VMFS.

#245 HPE 3PAR update with VP & GM Ivan Iannaccone

Jul 23, 2018


Ivan Iannaccone has worked with the 3PAR team since 2009. He left HPE to work at a competitor in late 2016 and has now rejoined HPE as the VP and GM of the 3PAR business. In the podcast, I talked to Ivan about his journey with 3PAR and his vision for the future. This podcast is 27 minutes.

#244 - Strategy Trifecta from HPE Discover

Jul 2, 2018 00:00:00


At HPE Discover, I was able to talk to three VPs to get strategy updates. In this podcast, I have those three conversations that look at the over HPE focus, where are we going with InfoSight beyond storage, and what does HPE Storage want to be famous for. This is a great series of conversations in this episode.

#243 - BJ Miller, 2000 US Olympian (Swimming Gold)

Jun 17, 2018 21:25


BJ Miller was part the US Olympic team in 2000 and was part of the Gold Medal 4 x 100 women's medley relay. She spoke about her personal transformation and I thought this was worth sharing even though it's not a technical discussion.

#242 - What is HPE Cloud Volumes

Jun 13, 2018 19:44


HPE Cloud Volumes is a public block based cloud storage offering and in this podcast I get the details from Doug Ko. Doug joined me on podcast #237 to talk about Cloud Ready and this is a natural follow-on to that.

#241 - Protection from Ransomware

May 21, 2018 12:55


At VeeamON, I talked to Andrew Dickerson - who manages the Data Protection portfolio marketing team - about a very relevant topic, Ransomware. Andrew gives some tips on how to protection your data.

#240 - Catching up with Veeam's Rick Vanover

May 18, 2018 22:32


At VeeamON, I sat down for a discussion with Rick Vanover. At the event, Veeam focused on their strategy and vision but didn't share many product details. In the podcast, Rick discusses why and other changes at Veeam.

#239 - New HPE Nimble Storage announcement overview

May 9, 2018 08:27


On May 7th we had news that focused on new HPE Nimble Storage hardware. In this podcast, I talk you through a summary of the news which also included the HPE Store More Guarantee.

#238 - Choosing between all-flash arrays and hyperconverged

May 6, 2018 09:31


I often hear customers who need more storage or want to update old arrays asking this question: Should I continue to use an external storage array or should I invest in a hyperconverged offering? In this podcast, I want to give you some things to consider when making that choice.

#237 - What is cloud ready data orotection

Apr 17, 2018 21:16


In this podcast, I'm joined by longtime data protection expert Simon Watkins to talk about how customers are taking advantage of on-premises data protection solutions that integrate with public cloud.

#236 - What is Cloud Ready and why is it important

Mar 15, 2018 29:34


The HPE Storage POV is made up of three pillars: Predictive, Cloud Ready, and Timeless. I've covered Predictive in my last podcast; in this podcast I dive into what is (and is NOT) Cloud Ready and why it's important for customers.

#235 - Predictive analytics and HPE InfoSight

Feb 22, 2018 26:04


One of the pillars of the HPE Storage Point of View is "Predictive". In this episode I'm joined by Rod Bagg, VP of Analytics and Customer Support and David Wang, Director of Product Marketing to dive into why it's an important area of focus and how customers benefit.

#234 - Qumulo scale-out file storage

Jan 4, 2018 08:15


Six months ago I did a video at Discover Las Vegas with Qumulo (see https://youtu.be/27jZI3sZ63Y). Since then, Qumulo has added cloud functionality and I discuss that with Joel Groen, Product Management from Qumulo.

#233 - Dreamworks Animation Q&A

Jan 3, 2018 36:18


At HPE Discover in Madrid, Kate Swanborg gave an insiders view to feature film animation at Dreamworks Animation. She answered questions from Calvin and the audience of bloggers.

#232 - What's the Future of All-Flash

Oct 27, 2017 20:35


QLC, SLC, MLC, NAND Flash, 3D NAND, 3D XPoint, Optane - are you overwhelmed yet? What's coming for all-flash arrays? I get the details from 3PAR Flash Media product manager Edwardo Duarte.

#231 - Beginner's Guide to Object Storage with Scality and HPE

Oct 13, 2017 27:38


I'm joined by 3 guests who help me understand object storage, it's use cases, and a bit about Scality and HPE collaboration.

#230 - VMware vVols session from VMworld

Sep 5, 2017 59:38


My vExpert colleague at HPE (and my go to guy for my VMware questions) Eric Siebert hosted a session at VMworld diving deep into VMware vVols. This is the audio from Eric's session.

#229 - Preponed with Rick Vanover

Sep 1, 2017 17:03


I caught up with Rick Vanover from Veeam Software at VMworld and got an update on the latest as well as learned a new word, preponed.

#228 Containers with Nimble and HPE Storage

Jun 24, 2017 23:22


At Discover, at sat down with experts from HPE and Nimble Storage to talk about the storage requirements for containers and considerations for DevOps who need persistent storage for cloud native applications.

#227 - New iLO 5 Security features

Jun 7, 2017 07:22


In this podcast, companion to a YouTube demo video, I talk to Doug Hascall, the iLO 5 Firmware Engineering Manager about the security features in the new iLO 5 for ProLiant Gen10. Find the video demo on YouTube at https://youtu.be/_rRdEekFgVA.

#226 Big HPE and Nimble Storage News Ahead of Discover

May 24, 2017 06:30


On May 24, HPE announced new flash solutions including a new midrange 3PAR, new fifth generation of the MSA, and Nimble Storage for HPE. In this short podcast, I give an overview of the news.

#225 - Deep dive on the StoreVirtual 3200

Mar 31, 2017 25:24


The HPE StoreVirtual 3200 is a dual controller array that leverages the StoreVirtual OS that is also used as a VSA. In this podcast, I talked with tech marketing expert Chuck Roman to discusses what the StoreVirtual 3200 has in common with the VSA and what is different.

#225 - Deep dive on the StoreVirtual 3200

Mar 31, 2017 25:24


The HPE StoreVirtual 3200 is a dual controller array that leverages the StoreVirtual OS that is also used as a VSA. In this podcast, I talked with tech marketing expert Chuck Roman to discusses what the StoreVirtual 3200 has in common with the VSA and what is different.

#224 - New HPE 3PAR Adaptive Data Reduction

Feb 14, 2017 22:26


Phill Gilbert from the 3PAR product management team joins me to discuss 3PAR Adaptive Data Reduction, announced with the 3PAR OS 3.3.1. Adaptive Data Reduction includes Zero Detect, Deduplication, new Compression, and new Data Packing.

#223 - The Biggest HPE 3PAR Announcement in Years!

Feb 13, 2017 09:16


HPE has made the biggest 3PAR announcement since announcing the midrange 3PAR 7000 four years ago. In this Around the Storage Block podcast, HPEStorageGuy Calvin Zito gives an overview of the announcement and all the new software features now available with 3PAR.

#222 - HPE and Mesosphere

Feb 7, 2017 15:14


In this Around the Storage Block podcast, we talk about the joint technology from HPE and Mesosphere to power customer transformation to Hybrid IT.

#221 - Blogger Q&A about HPE Strategy

Jan 24, 2017 51:51


The first coffee talk we did with the bloggers at HPE Discover was to level set on the Hewlett Packard Enterprise strategy. There has been a lot of changes over the last year including the separation from HP Inc and announced "spin-merger" of Enterprise Services and Software. This session focused on the strategy going forward of HPE and had a very active Q&A with the blogger.

#220 - Blogger Q&A with Hewlett Packard Labs

Dec 17, 2016 55:27


At Discover London, one of the discussions the bloggers had was with Hewlett Packard Labs. This is that session where the bloggers got an update on the Machine and had a highly interactive discussion with Labs.

#219 DS Virgin Racing Formula E Blogger Q&A

Dec 13, 2016 37:21


At HPE Discover in London, the guest bloggers were treated to a Q&A session with the DS Virgin Racing Formula E team. Attending were driver Sam Bird, CTO Sylvian Filippi, CTO, and Cameron Maultby, CMO. They discussed the format and technology by Formula E Racing.

#218 Roll Your Own Hyper Converged Infrastructure

Dec 8, 2016 39:22


I co-presented a session at SpiceWorld in early November looking at what is hyperconverged infrastructure and the deployment options. This is audio of that session. I'll also have a video version of this with slides on YouTube but I think this really doesn't need the slides to follow along.

#217 HPE and Veeam expand relationship

Dec 6, 2016 06:55


At HPE Discover in London, HPE announced an expanded relationship with Veeam. In this podcast, I talk to Doug Hazelman from Veeam and Patrick Osborne from HPE Storage about the news.

#216 What is HPE Smart SAN

Nov 30, 2016 09:20


HPE Smart SAN is a solution for HPE 3PAR arrays that simplifies the SAN zoning process. I talked with Rupin Mohan about Smart SAN, what problem it solves, and the vision for the product.

#215 The new HPE StoreFabric Gen 6 32Gb FC SAN

Nov 29, 2016 13:40


HPE has refreshed our StoreFabric portfolio to the latest Gen 6 32Gb Fibre Channel SAN infrastructure. I talked with Brocade Solutioneer AJ Casamento about why it's a significant step forward.

#214 Dude, Where's My Data

Oct 20, 2016 36:32


At Nth Symposium, I hosted a panel discussion with colleagues from Nth Generation (our host), Brocade, Qlogic, and Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In the podcast we discussed the storage medium (SSD and HDD), storage networks (SAN, NAS, and DAS), and storage protection. There was over 150 years of IT experience between the 5 panelists and it's definitely worth a listen.

#213 Innovation at LayerX Group with CEO Bruce Trevarthen

Oct 18, 2016 20:30


Bruce Trevarthen is CEO of LayerX Group. One of companies is theCloud, a cloud services platform in New Zealand that relies on HPE 3PAR. In this podcast, I talk to Bruce about how and why they use 3PAR. Most of the podcast I talked to Bruce about innovation. Bruce talks about how he thinks about innovation and how innovation isn't out of reach and often come from change or adversity.

#212 Change, transformation and harnessing IT

Sep 21, 2016 25:22


In another keynote from the Storage Summit in APJ, Phil Davis the VP of HPE Storage gave a great keynote discussing change, transformation, and harnessing IT. The was a really good keynote and I can see why Phil was promoted to SVP of Enterprise Group (effective November 1).

#211 The history of Singapore and Storage

Sep 21, 2016 11:17


There are surprising linkages between Singapore and Storage. This is the keynote from the recent Storage Summit in Singapore given by the CTO of HPE Storage in APJ, Paul Haverfield.

#210 Storage at VMworld

Sep 4, 2016 21:09


At VMworld, I had a discussion with former 3PAR customer now turned consultant Frederic Van Haren. We talked about the state of object storage and CapEx vs OPex. Frederic has an interesting background and the discussion has a lot of good insights.

#209 Summer interns at HPE Storage

Aug 19, 2016 14:37


This summer, HPE hosted over 20 interns ranging from high school to seniors in college. I spoke to a few of them to hear what they worked on and their experiences working for HPE Storage.

#208 What is NVMe?

Aug 10, 2016 08:55


NVMe is a hot topic. What exactly is Non-Volatile Memory Express, what is the current state of it, and where is it going? In this podcast, I talk to FCIA T-11 committee member Rupin Mohan to get these questions answered.

#207 Relying on HPE 3PAR StoreServ to run a city

Aug 8, 2016 09:17


The City of Sparks, Nevada is a long time HP/HPE Storage customer. In this podcast I talk to Steve Davidek. Steve is the IT Manager for the city and talked with me on their reliance on 3PAR in their environment.

#206 - Is Composable Infrastructure Ready for Prime Time?

Jul 8, 2016 23:52


A vendor has posted a blog asking if Composable Infrastructure is ready for prime time. In this podcast, I talked with Gary Thome (Chief Technologist), Patrick Osborne (Director Product Management), and Jorge Maestre (Competitive Analyst) and answer the question.

#205 Talking to the Chief Architect: What is Composable Infrastructure

Jul 7, 2016 09:54


Gary Thome is the Chief Architect of Composable Infrastructure at HPE and joins me in this podcast discussing what is changing in the infrastructure landscape that lead HPE to Composable Infrastructure.

#204 - Docker and HPE Storage: What's the latest?

Jun 29, 2016 19:26


At HPE Discover, we announced integration with Docker. In this podcast I talk with two experts on Docker and the native integration for Docker persistent storage with HPE 3PAR and StoreVirtual.

#203 German University Uses HPE 3PAR for Research and Students

Jun 27, 2016 15:07


Dr. Heinz-Hermann Adam is the technical director for the Natural Sciences Department at the University of Münster in Germany. In this podcast, I talked to "H2" about how they use HPE 3PAR StoreServ for both researchers and students. We also discussed Connect, the independent HPE Users Group that H2 if very active in.

#202 Talking Docker with Bloggers at HPE Discover

Jun 22, 2016 14:17


At Discover, we had a Q&A with Chief Technologists from compute and storage. One of the discussions was around Docker. In this podcast, I pulled out the Docker-focused discussion. You'll hear what HPE is doing beyond including Docker with HPE ProLiant Servers.

#201 What is the future for pure play storage vendors

Jun 20, 2016 10:25


At HPE Discover, I had a conversation with storage industry veterans Chris Evans (https://blog.architecting.it) and Mark Peters (ESG) about pure play storage vendors and changes in the storage industry.

#200 Blogger Q&A with HPE infrastructure chiefs

Jun 14, 2016 53:19


At Discover, we had just over 25 bloggers. We give those bloggers briefings with executives and technology experts. This podcast is the Q&A with the SVPs and GMs of HPE Storage and Converged Datacenter Infrastructure. A "must listen" podcast!

#200 Q&A with heads of HPE Storage and Converged Datacenter Infrastructure

Jun 13, 2016 00:00:00


At Discover, we had just over 25 bloggers. We give those bloggers briefings with executives and technology experts. This podcast is the Q&A with the SVPs and GMs of HPE Storage and Converged Datacenter Infrastructure. A "must listen" podcast!

#199 HPE Recovery Manager Central - what is it and what's new

Jun 8, 2016 10:24


Recovery Manager Central takes the best of snapshots and data protection to create flat backups. HPE has announced RMC 3.0 and in this podcast, I talk to RMC expert Simon Watkins.

#198 What's new with 3PAR File Persona

Jun 8, 2016 14:16


In this podcast, learn about the latest enhancements to the HPE 3PAR File Persona. The enhancements are focused on improved security and scalability.

#197 Large SSDs and HPE 3PAR All-Flash Innovations

Jun 8, 2016 19:58


At Discover in Las Vegas, HPE Storage announced new 7.68 and 15.32TB SSDs. In this podcast, I talk with two members of the 3PAR team about the new drives and the innovations that enable 3PAR to use these drives.

#196 - Cool Flash Contest Winner

Jun 2, 2016 15:29


Riverside HealthCare is the grand prize winner of the Cool Flash Contest. In this podcast, they discuss their contest entry that focused on how 8TB of SSD changed infrastructure.

#195 Profile of Ajubeo CEO Steve Brothers

May 28, 2016 13:48


Steve Brothers is the CEO of Ajubeo, a service provider focused on Infrastructure as a Service. Steve has a very interesting career that led him to become a CEO and in this podcast, I talk to him about that.

#194 - Channel Chaos with Dell Acquisition of EMC

May 18, 2016 20:52


After EMC World, there were a few interesting articles talking about the channel and how the Dell acquisition of EMC would impact them. In this podcast, I talk to channel partners and an HPE channel exec about this topic. A very interesting podcast!

#193 - Storage and Transforming to Hybrid IT

Apr 28, 2016 05:45


In this podcast, HPEStorageGuy Calvin Zito talks with SVP of Marketing at HPE Storage Neeraj Gokhale about Hybrid IT - the challenges it helps solve and the importance of data storage.

#192 - Blogger discussion: Hyper Converged and Composable Infrastructure

Apr 25, 2016 30:55


HPE hosted 10 bloggers in Houston for a deep dive discussion around the future of infrastructure. This is audio from the overview session that focused on the strategy around Hyper Converged and Composable Infrastructure.

#191 - Diving into 3PAR All-Flash SPC-1 results

Mar 12, 2016 15:19


The HPE 3PAR 8450 All-Flash Array snagged the top spot in the SPC-1 price/performance for external arrays. I talk to Paul Haverfield, an expert in performance marks, about the results and the significance of them. We also discussed the recent DataCore SPC-1 results.

#190 Meet Neeraj Gohkale, VP HPE Storage Marketing

Mar 9, 2016 11:11


I used the first ever HPE quarterly earnings as a topic to introduce you to Neeraj Gohkale, VP of HPE Storage Marketing. Neeraj came to HPE from Oracle in September 2015 and in this podcast, I discussed the HPE Storage results from the FY'16 Q1 earnings call.

#189 - EMC VMAX All-Flash Announcement

Mar 4, 2016 26:19


Jorge Maestre joins me in this podcast to discuss the latest EMC announcement about their VMAX all-flash. EMC bought XtremIO and claimed it was a tier-1 array but now are marketing an all-flash VMAX. What's up with that?

#188 - Where is the storage industry headed

Feb 22, 2016 07:22


HPEStorageGuy Calvin Zito talks about the state of infrastructure and specifically answering the question, "Will standalone storage vendors survive?" A very interesting and controversial discussion.

#187 - Storage trends with HPE Storage Chief Manish Goel

Feb 18, 2016 11:25


From a recent video blog, HPEStorageGuy Calvin Zito had a discussion with HPE Storage SVP and GM Manish Goel about storage technology trends.

#186 - Hyper Converged and the HPE HC 250

Feb 16, 2016 11:08


On Feb 16, HPE announced enhancements to the Hyper Converged 250. In this podcast, HPEStorageGuy Calvin Zito discusses it with product manager Tim Doering.

#185 - 7 years of 100% uptime with StoreVirtual VSA

Dec 17, 2015 14:21


The ATSB podcast is back after an 8 month hiatus. In this episode, HPEStorageGuy talks with blogger Bart Heungens about his home lab that has used StoreVirtual VSA for 7 years and has never had downtime.

ShortTake #20: Advanced virtualization with HP MSA Storage

Nov 18, 2014 06:16


Learn about the new advanced virtualization features in the HP MSA Storage that includes wide striping, SSD read cache, thin provisioning, tiering, and more.

ShortTake #19: Stress-free storage with Simply StoreIT

Nov 8, 2014 02:53


Solution Manager Erin Greene gives an overview of HP Simply StoreIT, a program for small and medium business to take the stress out of storage solutions.

ShortTake 18: Overview of HP StoreFront Manager for Microsoft

Oct 23, 2014 05:37


StoreFront Manager for Microsoft offers a complete management view of your entire Windows environment. Parissa Mohamadi, Microsoft Solution Manager gives an overview in this ShortTake. http://www.hp.com/storage/microsoft

ShortTake 17: HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC StoreVirtual System

Oct 14, 2014 04:48


Introducing a Hyper-converged system with HP StoreVirtual VSA. In this ShortTake, Jessica Burton gives an overview of the HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC StoreVirtual System.

ShortTake #16: 1TB Free StoreVirtual VSA

Oct 12, 2014 03:02


http://www.hp.com/go/unlockVSA In this ShortTake, Marketing Manager Kate Davis talks about how customers can get a free 1TB of HP StoreVirtual VSA with any Intel Xeon E5 based server.

#184 - 3PARug.com user community with Richard Siemers

Oct 11, 2014 08:44


Richard Siemers is the founder and community manager of 3PARug.com - a user community that Richard started as a knowledge sharing forum for 3PAR users. In this podcast, I talk to Richard about the forum.

#183: HP and VMware integration (Blogger briefing)

Oct 10, 2014 23:40


At VMworld, HP and VMware did a blogger briefing discussing integration between HP and VMware. The discussion included HP ProLiant and OneView, VVols and 3PAR, and HP Converged System.

#182 - Veeam and HP Storage

Sep 13, 2014 12:42


At VMworld, I cornered my friend Rick Vanover (Rick-A-Tron) and a few others to talk about Veeam backup and integration with HP Storage. A very fun podcast!

ShortTake #15: Details on what's new and coming with StoreVirtual

Sep 3, 2014 05:08


In this ShortTake, Jessica Burton from the HP StoreVirtual team discusses what's new and coming with HP StoreVirtual including space reclaimation.

ShortTake #14: Managing software-defined storage

Sep 3, 2014 05:33


Kate Davis wraps up her 3-part series on Software-defined storage with the very important topic of managing it.

ShortTake #13: What's new with the two HP VSAs?

Sep 3, 2014 05:54


As a follow-up to ShortTake #12, Kate Davis talks about what's new with HP StoreVirtual VSA and StoreOnce VSA, announced at VMworld 2014.

ShortTake #12: Software-defined storage overview

Sep 3, 2014 07:07


Kate Davis, marketing manager on the HP Software-defined storage team gives an overview of what HP is doing and what was announced at VMworld 2014. Is it a buzzword or real?

#181 - Virtualizing tier-1 apps with all-flash arrays

Aug 26, 2014 50:34


Here's another session from VMworld - this time looking at the storage requirements to virtualize tier-1 applications and how HP 3PAR meets those challenges.

#180 - VMware vVols and HP 3PAR session at VMworld

Aug 24, 2014 30:51


At VMworld, Ivan Iannaccone â?? HP 3PAR Product Management co-presented a session diving into the long anticipated VMware vVols. This is audio from that very popular session.

#179 - Is cloud storage killing on premise storage?

Aug 22, 2014 06:38


On article in TechCrunch drew the conclusion that cloud storage has turned traditional storage like HP 3PAR StoreServ into "dead man walking". In this podcast, I examine that conclusion.

#178 - Summer interns at HP Storage

Jul 26, 2014 09:42


Summer interns are a long-time tradition at HP and this summer we have over 50 in Boise. In this podcast, I talk to a couple of HP Storage summer interns about their experience.

#177 - Big trends discussion with Nth Generation CTO Dan Molina

Jul 18, 2014 14:16


Just before leaving Las Vegas and HP Discover, I caught up with my friend from Nth Generation CTO Dan Molina. In the podcast, Dan and I discussed some of the big trends in IT and the upcoming Nth Symposium.

ShortTake #11: Why HP 3PAR is a natural fit for EVA customers

Jul 16, 2014 04:31


Product Manager Matt Morrissey talks to EVA customers about why HP 3PAR StoreServ is a natural fit for them.

ShortTake #10: A deeper look at HP 3PAR Thin Deduplication

Jun 23, 2014 05:40


In ShortTake #8, Product Manager Beth Joseph discussed what was new with HP 3PAR StoreServ. In this follow up, she focuses on the new Thin Deduplication software that drives the cost of flash down to spinning disk.

ShortTake #9: HP StoreOnce gets great update

Jun 19, 2014 04:29


In this ShortTake, Product Manager Andrew Dickerson talks about updates to HP StoreOnce that includes Federated Catalyst, extending a multi-node StoreOnce into a single backup pool.

ShortTake #8: June 2014 Updates to HP 3PAR

Jun 16, 2014 04:37


Product Manager Beth Joseph gives an overview of the new HP 3PAR innovations announced at HP Discover 2014 in Las Vegas.

#176 - ExactTarget at HP Discover

Jun 12, 2014 06:40


While at HP Discover, I got the chance to talk to Pete Robinson from ExactTarget. The discussion with Pete highlights the value of HP 3PAR StoreServ.

#175 - Upcoming VMUG in Copenhagen, Denmark!

May 26, 2014 03:53


I was invited to speak at the VMUG in Copenhagen, Denmark and I slyly arranged it to bring my family with me. In this podcast, I briefly talk with Liselotte Foverskov, the Denmark VMUG leader about the upcoming meeting.

ShortTake #7: Security with HP StoreOnce

May 24, 2014 05:07


In this ShortTake, Ken Brockelman gives an overview of the security features to secure backup data with HP StoreOnce.

ShortTake #6: HP RDX Removable Disk Backup System

May 16, 2014 04:30


The HP RDX Removable Disk Backup System is exactly what the name implies - a disk-based backup that is an ideal replacement for technologies like DAT tape. Learn about it in this ShortTake.

#174 - 72 Hours of Yes from EMCWorld

May 13, 2014 06:48


The "land of no" is not a good place to be! So we decided to help with the 72 Hours of Yes. What exactly was it? Listen to this podcast and hear about it directly from one of the many attendees who had their request answered with "Yes".

#173 - HP Storage US Growth Partner of the Year

Apr 18, 2014 10:37


Jim Willis is an HP partner at SoftChoice. SoftChoice won the HP Storage US Growth Partner of the Year at the Global Partner Conference and I had a chance to talk with Jim about the success they are seeing. What's most interesting to me in this podcast is the customer story Jim tells about a customer replacing EMC arrays with HP 3PAR.

#172 - Adaptive Backup and Recovery

Apr 14, 2014 13:51


Stephen Spellicy is a vExpert and the director of product management in HP Autonomy focused on all aspects of data protection and recovery. We were together in Phoenix and I took the opportunity to get an update and learn about Adaptive Backup and Recovery.

#171 - HP and VMware AlwaysOn Point of Care

Apr 7, 2014 15:05


In this podcast I talked with solution experts from HP and VMware about a VDI solution for healthcare called AlwaysOn Point of Care.

ShortTake #5: Introducing the HP Storage D3000 Enclosure

Apr 4, 2014 04:37


With a long history of disk enclosures that are integrated with HP ProLiant Server, this ShortTake introduces the new D3000 Enclosure.

#170 - HP Storage event in South Africa

Apr 1, 2014 28:24


My trip to South Africa was to attend speak at a local HP Storage event. In ATSB 179, I have my interview from the event and in this podcast I have an edited version of the other HP speakers. I edited a 90 minute event to 25 minutes but I think it's a good listen!

#169 - @HPStorageGuy in South Africa

Mar 24, 2014 16:57


This is the audio from my 20 minutes of fame with South African TV presenter Derek Watts as he interviewed me at an HP Storage event. Derek asked me a lot of really good questions and I can see why he is a popular journalist.

#168 - HP 3PAR huge market share growth

Mar 24, 2014 10:40


I talked to the original and first 3PAR representative in Canada about the success HP 3PAR has been having over the last year. This is a very interesting conversation with Chris Champagne.

ShortTake #4: HP StoreOnce Overview

Mar 24, 2014 05:48


Sr Director of Product Management Patrick Osbornes gives an overview of the HP StoreOnce Backup portfolio. You can get see the slides at https://www.slideshare.net/HPenterprise/short-take-4storeonceoverview

ShortTake #3: Overview of HP StoreEasy Storage

Mar 24, 2014 04:52


In this Around the Storage Block ShortTake, Product Manager Jim Hankins gives an overview of HP StoreEasy Storage; it is for both file and application data.

ShortTake #2 - Overview of the HP MSA

Mar 23, 2014 04:41


In this ShortTake, get an overview of the HP MSA Storage and the new MSA 1040 - our entry-level array family - from the WW Product Marketing Manager Britt Terry.

#167 - HP Storage partner SYSDBA in South Africa

Mar 4, 2014 13:55


SYSDBA was the original South African partner for 3PAR prior to HP's acquisition. I got the chance to talk to them - an interesting story about how they got into storage and the value of HP 3PAR.

#166 - South Africa partner Aptronics

Feb 24, 2014 18:12


While in South Africa, I had a few discussions, this with HP Partner Aptronics, learning about IT in South Africa and how Aptronics is winning with HP Storage.

#165 NSX and SDN at VMware PEX

Feb 20, 2014 08:58


In my ongoing quest to learn about some non-storage topics, I talked to a couple of our HP Networking experts about VMware NSX and Software-Defined Networking. A must listen podcast if you want to know more about NSX and SDN.

#164 HP OneView update from VMware PEX

Feb 18, 2014 06:43


Steeve Daigle is the product manager for HP OneView integration with VMware and I had a brief conversation with him at VMware Partner Exchange to get the latest news from him.

ShortTake #1: HP StoreFabric converged transceiver

Feb 18, 2014 05:04


In this first ATSB ShortTake, you can learn about the new HP StoreFabric 16Gb FC/10GbE Converged SFP+ - a single transceiver that supports both SAN and LAN connection to converged HBA's and switches.

#163 - HP ConvergedSystem Overview from VMware PEX

Feb 12, 2014 08:03


At VMware PEX, I got a few minutes with Jeff Carlat, Director of Product Management in our HP Converged System team to talk about what's going on with ConvergedSystem at HP. Some really good insights in this short podcast.

#162 - Moving beyond traditional backup & archiving

Jan 25, 2014 52:27


This is audio from a recent webcast I did with SVP & GM of HP Storage David Scott and Sr Analyst at ESG Jason Buffington. You can find the slides on SlideShare: http://hpstorage.me/1deX31C

#160 - Live HP Storage Podcast

Jan 23, 2014 52:49


My guest in this live HP Storage podcast will be HP StoreVirtual product manager Brad Katz. Brad has a deep technical background and originally was a LeftHand Network employee.

#159 - HP Discover Blogger Coffee Talk with David Scott

Dec 20, 2013 46:41


David Scott, SVP and GM of HP Storage, spend 45 minutes talking to our guest bloggers and answering their questions. This is audio from that. I used to microphones so the change in levels you hear is that.

#158 Tier-1 Storage Requirements with Mark Peters

Dec 18, 2013 16:36


Mark Peters, Sr Analyst with ESG, joined me and Sandeep Singh (Director of Product Management) to talk about a new paper Mark wrote about Tier-1 storage criteria.

#157 - What's in an (AFA) name from HP Discover

Dec 13, 2013 15:10


All flash array - what exactly does that mean and what constitutes an "AFA". I sat down with industry bloggers Chris Evans and Chris Wahl at HP Discover in Barcelona to discuss it.

#156 - DCIG Enterprise Midrange Array Buyers Guide

Oct 30, 2013 13:17


I got the chance to talk to Jerome Wendt, President, Founder, and Sr. Analyst at DCIG about their latest buyer's guide that named HP 3PAR StoreServ 7400 as best in class.

#155 - EMC's VNX2 Circus

Sep 19, 2013 07:41


I really liked what Chris Evans and Martin Glassborow had to say about EMC's recent VNX2 announcement - this is a podcast version of a blog post I wrote.

#154 - 16Gb FC with Dennis Martin

Sep 11, 2013 14:13


Dennis Martin is the founder and President of Demartek and did testing comparing 16Gb and 8Gb Fibre Channel. I discussed that testing wtih Dennis.

#153 - What you must know about storage and VMware

Sep 3, 2013 21:58


At VMworld, my fellow vExpert at HP Eric Sierbert and I had a conversation about his session at VMworld. This was a live webcast we did and I have the audio for you as a podcast. Good stuff with Eric!

#152 - HP StoreVirtual at Silgan Containers

Aug 31, 2013 08:34


At VMworld, I had the chance to talk to Chris Cavanna from Silgan Containers who talked to me about how they utilize HP StoreVirtual Storage across some 22 sites.

#151 - HoneyBaked Ham and VeriStor

Aug 30, 2013 13:17


I caught up with Steve Bishop, CTO of HP partner VeriStor. I met Steve at VMworld where I learned they are the HP 3PAR partner of the year and were involved with getting HoneyBaked Ham their first 3PAR.

#150 - CEO Meg Whitman keynote from Nth Symposium

Aug 17, 2013 33:53


I have the video of Meg's Nth Symposium keynote on my blog but wanted to give you the option of listening to it. She gave what some called her best keynote ever. Meg is a very engaging speaker.

#149 - Live with HP StoreVirtual team

Aug 16, 2013 47:26


I'll be doing a live ATSB podcast with members of our HP StoreVirtual team (HP LeftHand) so join live and come with your questions!

#148 - Flash architecture: Legacy arrays vs HP 3PAR

Aug 13, 2013 12:28


At Nth Symposium, David Scott had a keynote where he talked about flash architecture and compared what legacy array vendors are doing and how HP 3PAR is very different.

#147 - Talking Software Defined Storage with David Scott

Jul 16, 2013 17:35


This is a continuation of ATSB #146; in the conclusion of the webcast I did with Sr. VP and GM of HP Storage David Scott, David and I discuss software defined storage and the new StoreOnce VSA.

#146 - Flash optimized storage webcast with David Scott

Jul 15, 2013 24:40


I recently hosted a webcast with David Scott, Sr VP and GM of HP Storage talking about flash-optimized storage and software defined storage. This is part 1 of that 2 part discussion, focused on flash-optimized storage.

#145 - Nth Generation Symposium Preview

Jun 21, 2013 07:02


Nth Generation is a partner in Southern California and they have a great event that I've attended for the last couple of years, Nth Symposium. I talked to CTO of Nth Dan Molina to get a preview and announce that we'll host an HP Tech Day at Nth Symposium.

#144 - More on HP 3PAR all flash from HP Discover

Jun 21, 2013 06:49


This is a continuation of the HP Discover "coffee talk" with the attending bloggers. Sr VP and GM of HP Storage David Scott and Siamak Nazari, an HP Fellow and 3PAR architect answer questions about the all-flash based HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450.

#143 - HP Data Protector 8 blogger Q&A

Jun 20, 2013 04:33


Stephen Spellicy is the Director of Product Management with HP Autonomy focused on Enterprise Backup. During our blogger coffee talk at HP Discover, he answered a few questions. Stephen is a fellow vExpert with me at HP.

#142 - Blogger briefing on HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450

Jun 18, 2013 14:18


At HP Discover, we held a "coffee talk" with the attending bloggers. Sr VP and GM of HP Storage David Scott and Siamak Nazari, an HP Fellow and 3PAR architect talked about the new all-flash based HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450.

# 141 - Webcast: Storage for Small and Midsize Business

May 17, 2013 24:35


I hosted a webcast with SVP and GM of HP Storage David Scott and Mike Stinson, Vice President at our partner, Insight Direct. In this webcast, we talked about storage for SMBs

#140 - Architecture requirements for Flash Optimized Storage

May 3, 2013 09:59


Priyadarshi (PD) is a product manager on the HP 3PAR team and he and I discussed the 4 architecture requirements for flash optimized storage. PD will be blogging on ATSB about these requirements in the coming weeks.

#139 Flash 101 with Vish Mulchand

May 2, 2013 06:44


Vish Mulchand is the Director of Product Management at HP Storage and I had a short discussion with him around Flash and SSD. We talked about why the technology is gaining momentum.

#138 - Blogger Q&A: Storage for Converged Cloud

Apr 1, 2013 22:13


As with all of our Tech Days, there was a Q&A with the bloggers during our Storage for the Converged Cloud session. The bloggers asked some great questions and this lead to a really good discussion.

#137 HP Storage and OpenStack

Apr 1, 2013 10:31


In this continuation of the Storage for the Converged Cloud session from our recent HP Tech Day in Puerto Rico, HP Distinguished Technologist Sam Fineberg discusses what HP Storage is doing with OpenStack.

#136 Storage for the Converged Cloud

Mar 31, 2013 21:40


At the Converged Cloud Tech Day, Patrick Osborne Director of Product Management gave an overview of block, file, and object-based storage for the cloud.

#135 - Software Defined Storage

Mar 20, 2013 05:25


Last week I was in Boston for a meeting with colleagues from HP Storage. While at the airport, I got a few minutes with Kate Davis. Kate is our product marketing manager for HP StoreVirtual and is now focused on Software-Defined Storage. We briefly discussed it and future blog posts on ATSB.

#134 - HP Industry Analyst Summit and Converged Infrastructure

Mar 7, 2013 04:34


Today kicked off our HP Industry Analyst Summit - a gather of executives across HP with over 300 industry analysts. This is a summary of the conversations I saw around HP Converged Infrastructure.

#133 - VM density with Taneja Group's Jeff Boles

Feb 27, 2013 20:38


While at VMware Partner Exchange, I was able to get a few minutes with Sr. Analyst Jeff Boles of the Taneja Group; Jeff walked me through some testing he lead looking at HP 3PAR VM density compared to a traditional array.

#132 - VMware Chicago Style with Chris Wahl

Feb 27, 2013 06:45


I was able to get a few minutes with vExpert and VCDX Chris Wahl at VMware PEX where we had a short conversation about VMware and his leadership of the Chicago VMUG.

#131 - VMware chat with a couple of down under guys

Feb 23, 2013 18:57


Before heading off to VMware PEX, I was able to slip in a podcast with a couple of guys that are active in the VMware community in Australia. Craig Waters manages the Melbourne VMUG and Andre Carpenter is a senior solution architect for HP, focused on VMware in Australia.

#130 - HP Global Partner Conference

Feb 12, 2013 06:10


HP has our Global Partner Conference (GPC) February 19-21 in Las Vegas. In this short ATSB podcast I discuss HP Storage participation at the event.

#129 - CloudSystem portfolio update

Dec 19, 2012 08:30


As the lights were going out at HP Discover, I got a few minutes with my pal Brent Allen who gave me an update on what's new with HP CloudSystem and VirtualSystem.

#128 - Capacity on Demand for Storage

Dec 18, 2012 06:30


I stopped at a booth at HP Discover and got a very good update on simple Capacity on Demand program we have. This program makes it easy for customers to have extra capacity on hand that they can use and return as needed.

#127 - Softcat managed service with HP 3PAR

Dec 17, 2012 09:39


While at HP Discover, I got some time with Sam Routledge - Sam works for Softcat in the UK and he talked about their journey to provide managed services with HP 3PAR.

126 - David Scott Blogger Q&A

Dec 9, 2012 38:26


At HP Discover in Frankfurt, David Scott (SVP and GM of HP Storage) did a Q&A with bloggers. David was joined by Alistair Veitch from HP Lab

#125 Talking HP Discover with Nina Buik

Nov 17, 2012 09:10


Nina Buik is the Chief Marketing Officer for the independent users group Connect and she joined me to talk about HP Discover. Nina gives some great advice to attendees.

#124 - David Scott and Chris Evans Live webinar replay

Nov 2, 2012 40:30


This is an audio only version of a live webinar I did - on the webinar I was joined by SVP & GM of HP Storage David Scott and storage consultant and blogger Chris Evans. We discussed the state of storage and evolving requirements for the future.

#123 - Einstein's Trunk author Jim Haberkorn

Oct 16, 2012 08:13


About once a month, I'm doing something I call "Now for something completely different" - where I step away from storage and technology and have what I hope you think is an interesting discussion. This version is with my HP colleague Jim Haberkorn who has written a fiction novel called Einstein's Trunk.

#122 - Solid State Technology Update

Oct 14, 2012 12:57


Vish Mulchand is the Director of Product Management in HP Storage and joined me to talk about solid state storage technology. Vish has a session at SNW on the topic so this is a timely discussion.

#121 - Tampa Bay Rays and their HP 3PAR

Oct 2, 2012 13:17


In part 2 of my podcast with Juan Ramirez, Senior Director of IT for the Tampa Bay Rays, we talk about why they picked HP 3PAR to replace their previous SAN and how it's working out for them.

#120 - The Tampa Bay Rays and technology

Oct 1, 2012 12:52


I was able to visit the Tampa Bay Rays recently and followed that up with a couple of podcasts with Sr. Director of IT Juan Ramirez. In part 1, Juan talks about how the Rays use technology in their business.

#119 - James Cameron using HP LTFS and StorageDNA

Sep 30, 2012 06:41


I had an interesting chat with Simon Watkins our LTFS Product Marketing Manager about how director James Cameron, famous for movies like Avatar and Titanic, used LTFS in filming a documentary for his DeepSea Challenge.

#118 - What is Application Information Optimizer

Sep 24, 2012 13:01


I was joined by product manager Joe Leung to talk about Application Information Optimizer (AIO). AIO moves inactive structured data from either production or legacy systems to lower cost on-premise or cloud storage environments. In the podcast, Joe helps me understand what problems it solves and the benefits AIO can drive by slimming down bloated databases.

#117 - Andrew Friedman talks baseball and technology

Sep 10, 2012 04:23


Andrew Friedman is the EVP of Baseball Operations with the Tampa Bay Rays. I was honored to chat with him during a visit to the Rays - during our conversation Andrew talked about the success of the Rays against big budget teams like the Red Sox and Yankees and how IT is an important part of that.

#116 - Windows Server 2012 with Brad Kirby

Sep 5, 2012 10:14


Today is the day Microsoft officially launches Windows Server 2012. In this podcast, I talk about the announcement with HP's Brad Kirby. Brad is the Group Manager for Microsoft Product Partnerships.

#115 - Meet VMware expert Andre Carpenter

Sep 3, 2012 05:13


Andre Carpenter is an HP consultant focused on VMware and at VMworld, I finally got a chance to talk him. Andre has started blogging and I thought it would be good to have a chat with him.

#114 - Client Virtualization (VDI) and thin client news

Aug 25, 2012 13:23


Before heading off to VMworld, I talked with Christian Jones from our thin client team and Dan Nordhues from our converged infrastructure team. Christian helped me understand our thin client portfolio and Dan discussed the latest reference archictures for VMware View and also vSphere and Citrix.

#113 Overview of VMworld 2012

Aug 24, 2012 06:44


I talked with our VMworld 2012 event manager, Shawn Wagner who gave me an overview of key sessions and HP's booth at VMworld.

#112: Encouraging aha moments - finding creativity in unexpected places

Aug 21, 2012 17:54


This is the next edition of "Now for Something Completely Different" - where I step away from technology and hit a topic that I think you'll find interesting. I talked with Boise State professor Nancy Napier about her "Gang" that is looking at creativity and how creativity on the football field can be leveraged by the Trey McIntyre Project, a nationally renowned ballet company.

#111: VMworld session teaser

Aug 21, 2012 02:35


I got a preview of HP's super session at VMworld titled Best practices for hybrid cloud - build a cloud you're proud of, without making million dollar mistakes. A long title but from what I heard, I'm blown away by the experience Malcolm and Scott bring to architecting hybrid and cloud solutions. Check out this teaser of #SS1012

#110: Live ATSB podcast! HP LeftHand VSA and a special guest

Aug 15, 2012 28:57


I've wanted to do a live Around the Storage Block podcast for a long and finally decided to give it a go. With VMworld around the corner, I thought an interesting topic to cover would be our HP LeftHand VSA. My guests will include a couple of long time HP LeftHand experts, Brad Katz and Dale Degen. I also will have a special guest!

#109 - HP VSA and Veeam

Aug 14, 2012 11:27


I was joined by Veeam's Doug Hazelman and Hans DeLeenheer to discuss new integration with Veeam and HP LeftHand.

#108 - Virtualization chat with ESG's Mark Peters

Aug 14, 2012 13:15


Mark Peters is an analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group and I talked to him about virtualization research ESG has done and what it means for solutions like HP LeftHand VSA.

#107 - Big Data with Marc Demarest

Aug 11, 2012 12:58


At the Nth Generation Symposium, Marc Demarest gave the best presentation I've ever seen describing Big Data; this isn't coming at it from how vendors market big data but from how customers should be thinking about it. I grabbed Marc after his session and did a podcast with him.

#106 - VMware's vision of software-defined data centers

Aug 9, 2012 18:08


Kit Colbert,from the office of the CTO, was a keynote speaker at Nth Generation Symposium. His keynote was a look at VMware's vision of the future, software-defined data centers. I sat down with Kit to talk to him about it.

#105 - Branding and IT

Aug 8, 2012 10:14


At the Nth Generation Symposium, Joel Manfredo had a session titled "Branding and IT". I thought it was an interesting topic (given my marketing and technology background) and talked to Joel about his session.

#104 - All SSD 3PAR and ProLiant Gen8 Smart Cache

Jul 31, 2012 04:12


HP made an announcement on July 30, 2012 focused on a new all SSD HP 3PAR P10000 and technology in our ProLiant Gen8 servers called Smart Cache. In this podcast, I give an overview of those.

#103 - Block or File Storage for VMware pt 2

Jul 25, 2012 16:27


This is the second half of the presentation by vExpert Eric Siebert given at HP Discover.

#102 - Block or file-based storage for VMware

Jul 24, 2012 15:03


My fellow vExpert Eric Siebert had a session at HP Discover, helping answer the often asked question should I use block or file based storage with VMware.

#101 - Virtual Connect on Infosmack

Jul 23, 2012 56:20


With permission from Nigel Poulton, I am sharing his Infosmack podcast with you where Nigel and guest host Hans De Leenheer talk to HP engineer Alex Kramer about HP Virtual Connect. This is definitely a technical deep dive!

#100 - My VMworld 2012 suggested sessions

Jul 20, 2012 03:47


I just registered from VMworld in San Francisco and in this short podcast I highlight the sessions on my schedule.

#99 - SPC-1 and short-stroking

Jul 17, 2012 03:26


Greg Schulz has a blog post answering the question "did HP 3PAR short-stroke the SPC-1 benchmark?". I talk a bit about it in this podcast.

#98 - HP Storage integration with VMware

Jul 14, 2012 05:28


Now that you can subscribe to my podcast on iTunes, I thought it might be useful to have an audio version of my blog posts. Today's podcast is focused on HP Storage integration with VMware. There are lots of links you can look at so check out the blog post: http://bit.ly/Ntazna

#97 - HP ExpertOne Fast Track for Storage

Jul 11, 2012 06:08


Today on the podcast my guest Karl Kovacs (@HPExpertOne) and I announce a new program called HP ExpertOne Fast Track for storage - that allows storage certified professionals to quickly earn ExpertOne certification.

#96 - Blogger Q&A with HP Storage Chief and CTO

Jul 10, 2012 34:25


At HP Discover, we held a Q&A session with SVP and GM of HP Storage David Scott and with HP Storage CTO Milan Shetti. The bloggers asked some great questions and this is worth the 34 minutes to hear what the discussion.

#95 - HA with HP StoreOnce B6200

Jul 6, 2012 06:39


Autonomic failover is a unique feature of the HP StoreOnce B6200 - allowing a backup to continue through a hardware failure. In this podcast, I discuss this with product marketing manager Steve Johnson.

#94 - HP LeftHand Recovery Manager

Jun 23, 2012 04:13


We have a new solution for the HP LeftHand family, LeftHand Recovery Manager. This is a wizard driven tool that lets you mount and recover files from a snapshot. In this podcast, I get a short overview of it from Tim Doering, HP LeftHand product expert.

#93 - Cloud talk with CenterBeam

Jun 21, 2012 10:20


While at HP Discover, I had a delightful time chatting with Shahin Pirooz from CenterBeam. CenterBeam is a cloud service provider who uses HP Converged Infrastructure and HP 3PAR in their environments. Shahin talk about CenterBeam and how they differentiate their offering.

#92 EMC Data Domain vs. HP StoreOnce performance

Jun 11, 2012 06:29


Last week after we announced HP StoreOnce enhancements at HP Discover, EMC started crying foul about the performance comparison we made. I talk about that and address EMC's FUD.

#91 - HP Labs talks StoreOnce

Jun 10, 2012 07:55


I'm pulling out a conversation I had with Mark Lillibridge, Senior Research Scientist with HP Labs from June 2010. With our latest StoreOnce announcement, I thought it would be useful to hear Mark talk about HP Labs innovations in StoreOnce.

#90 - Improving deduplication with HP StoreOnce Catalyst

Jun 9, 2012 13:27


There's a lot to cover with our HP StoreOnce announcement from HP Discover and in this podcast with product marketing manager Steve Johnson we talk about what HP has done to improve on deduplication technology with StoreOnce.

#89 - Jason Buffington from ESG at HP Discover

Jun 9, 2012 07:39


I had the opportunity at HP Discover to do a podcast with ESG Sr Analyst Jason Buffington. Jason and I talked about backup and recover challenges and how HP StoreOnce Catalyst addresses those challenges.

#88 - Virtual Connect and 3PAR with Flat SAN technology

Jun 5, 2012 07:46


At HP Discover, we announced HP Virtual Connect Direct-Attach FC for 3PAR with Flat SAN technology. In this podcast I talk to Alex Kramer from the Virtual Connect engineering team who gives a great overview of the solution.

#87 - A deeper look at StoreOnce Catalyst

Jun 5, 2012 10:49


Steve Johnson is a product marketing manager for HP StoreOnce and he spent some time to help me better understand the StoreOnce Catalyst software. StoreOnce Catalyst gives us blazing fast backup and recover speeds - and we talked about why and the other features it has.

#86 - Introducing HP StoreOnce Catalyst

Jun 5, 2012 03:52


This is a short podcast giving an overview of the HP StoreOnce B6200 and the new software StoreOnce Catalyst. This podcast was originally the audio track of a video I did - you can find it on my blog at http://www.hp.com/storage/blog

#85 - Something completely different: Naomi Psalm

May 27, 2012 11:17


I love music and decided I'd step away from the topic of technology for a podcast and talk with Boise indie artist Naomi Psalm. Naomi's lyrics are contemplative and catchy melodies. Check it out.

#84 - Inside the HP 3PAR ASICS

May 25, 2012 08:07


While in Las Vegas at our Get Virtual Guarantee celebration, I got a few minutes with HP 3PAR strategist JR Richardson and get his insight into some of HP 3PAR's special sauce.

#83 - What's new with iLO?

May 12, 2012 12:40


While at a recent event, I took the opportunity to talk to Adrian Kasbergen about what's new with iLO. I conceptually understand iLO but as a storage guy, this was great discussion to hear about the latest.

#82 - How to increase your VM density with HP 3PAR

May 5, 2012 13:41


Eric Siebert, my fellow vExpert at HP, joined me for a podcast to talk about storage challenges with virtual servers and the technology in HP 3PAR Utility Storage that not only makes it ideal for VMware environments but how HP is able to offer our Get Virtual Guarantee.

#81 - Microsoft and HP update from MMS

Apr 19, 2012 05:58


The last Microsoft and HP focused podcast I did from Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) was with Mark Hassall of Microsoft. Mark works in the Windows Server & Management Group and is responsible for the virtualization and management initiative working with HP.

#80 - Building a private cloud with HP VirtualSystem from MMS

Apr 19, 2012 13:30


At Microsoft Management Summit, I talked with Paul Gavin who is a Microsoft Virtualization Solution Manager at HP and Jose Betancourt, a pre-sales architect. We focused on customer requirements for building a Microsoft-based private cloud.

#79 - HP VirtualSystem VS3 running all MMS labs

Apr 19, 2012 14:00


My next Microsoft Management Summit podcast is with Dung Hoang, an engineer on the HP VirtualSystem for Microsoft team, who put together the VS3 that ran all of the hands-on-labs at MMS. Dung gave some great insight into the VirtualSystem and running 42,000 VMs during MMS.

#78 - Introducing the HP VirtualSystem VS3 for Microsoft

Apr 19, 2012 05:25


While in Las Vegas for NAB, I was able to spend a productive afternoon at the Microsoft Management Summit. In the first of several podcasts, I talk to Maribeth Marcello, the VirtualSystem VS3 for Microsoft which was introduced at MMS.

#77 - Talking tape and LTFS at NAB

Apr 18, 2012 15:11


Mark Fleischhauer has been working in our tape business for years - he and I talk about the resurgence of tape with the introduction of LTFS. Mark knows tape as well as anyone in the industry and shares his thoughts with me from NAB.

#76 - HP Storage at MMS

Apr 17, 2012 11:23


Kiran Sreenivasamurthy is an HP 3PAR product manager and has a session at Microsoft Management Summit talking about boosting ROI with HP 3PAR for public and private cloud deployment.

#75 - VMware CTO Steve Herrod VMUG keynote

Apr 13, 2012 54:46


I attended the Silicon Valley VMware Users Group and recorded the keynote by VMware CTO Steve Herrod. Steve is probaby the most antcipated speaker at VMworld each year and doesn't disappoint in this keynote either.

#74 - Silicon Valley VMUG with Mike Laverick and Erik Siebert

Apr 12, 2012 25:49


At the Silicon Valley VMware Users Group (VMUG), I caught up with fellow vExperts Mike Laverick and Eric Siebert. We covered a number of topics including Mike's new book on SRM.

#73 - Green Storage Initiative with SNIA leader Leah Schoeb

Apr 7, 2012 15:56


At SNW, I talked with Leah Schoeb who runs the Green Storage Initiative about the work happening around energy effeciency. Leah also works as an analyst for The Evaluator Group.

#72 - Autonomy overview from SNW

Apr 5, 2012 15:44


It's been several months since HP bought Autonomy and I haven't had much of a chance to learn about what they are doing. I was able to do that with Charles Green, an Enterprise Account Executive that works in the Dallas area. I'm very excited about what I learned from Charles about Autonomy.

#71 - Big Data from SNW with John Webster

Apr 5, 2012 24:49


John Webster is a long-time industry veteran working as senior analyst at Evaluator Group. For that last several years he's focused on data and information; I caught up with him at SNW to get his views on big data.

#70 - Q&A with SNIA Board Chairman Wayne Adams

Apr 4, 2012 21:33


I was able to get 30 minutes with the SNIA Chairman of the Board Wayne Adams and talk to him about SNIA technical priorities, SNW, and certification. This is a really good overview of SNIA and SNW.

#69 - Building the right storage for virtualization from SNW

Apr 3, 2012 14:22


Another podcast from SNW this time with HP Storage Sr. Alliance Manager for Virtualization Michael Haag. Server virtualization creates some challenges for the storage infrastructure and Michael and I discuss it.

#68 - Live from SNW with Greg Schulz

Apr 3, 2012 10:33


The first session of the day at SNW is in the books and I attended a great session in the Cloud Computing track with Greg Schulz. I talked to Greg after his session about his new book and what he discussed.

#67: Blogger roundtable - SSD-based HP LeftHand

Mar 17, 2012 29:15


Along with HP, I was joined by storage bloggers Chris Evans, Luigi Danakos, and Hans De Leenheer to discuss the new SSD-based HP LeftHand solution, the P4900.

#66: vSphere Metro Storage Cluster certification for the P4000

Mar 16, 2012 14:37


Eric Siebert and Brad Katz (HP LeftHand product manager) joined me live to talk about the pending vMSC certification for the P4000 with VMware vSphere.

#65 HP ProLiant Gen8 energy optimization

Feb 25, 2012 23:58


On February 13, HP announced HP ProLiant Gen8. In this podcast I talk to Mike Kendell about the innovations in Gen8 around automated energy optimization.

#64: Goodbye & all the best, 3parFarley

Feb 3, 2012 06:52


My friend and co-worker Marc Farley announced he was moving to another startup. I had a short conversation with him to talk about it.

#63: HP Storage and VMware Integration

Jan 28, 2012 1:29:12


At an HP Tech Day, Eric Siebert and Aboubacar Diare did a deep dive look at HP Storage integration with VMware. If you manage VMware, this is a must listen!

Planning and designing of email platform by Forrester Consulting

Jan 18, 2012 05:36


This sponsored podcast by Chris Voce from Forrester is the last of 4 podcasts discussing putting together the right email strategy to adapt to a rapidly changing business world.

Email architecture optimization with Forrester

Jan 18, 2012 07:06


This sponsored podcast by Chris Voce from Forrester is the 3rd of 4 podcasts discussing putting together the right email strategy to adapt to a rapidly changing business world.

Email and storage by Forrester Consulting

Jan 17, 2012 05:39


This sponsored podcast by Chris Voce from Forrester is the 2nd of 4 podcasts discussing putting together the right email strategy to adapt to a rapidly changing business world.

Email challenges by Forrester Consulting

Jan 17, 2012 05:36


This sponsored podcast by Chris Voce from Forrester is the first of 4 podcasts discussing putting together the right email strategy to adapt to a rapidly changing business world.

#62: HP B-Series family overview with Brocade

Dec 17, 2011 12:16


The B-Series portfolio is the storage networking family of products that HP OEMs from Brocade. Learn more at www.hp.com/go/SAN

#61: Converged Storage HP ExpertLink panel discussion

Dec 14, 2011 44:39


HP recently had a live webinar talking about Converged Storage. This was part of a new series called ExpertLink and included Marc Farley and Eric Siebert. The first 19 minutes is an overview of Converged Storage followed by the Q&A.

#60: SCSI Express from HP Discover Vienna

Dec 2, 2011 08:46


While at HP Discover in Vienna, I was introduced to SCSI Express - a new standard of running SCSI over PCI an ideal technology for SSD's on a ProLiant Server. Listen to my discussion about this.

#59: HP StoreOnce B6200 with Jay Livens

Nov 29, 2011 13:29


At HP DISCOVER in Vienna we announced the HP StoreOnce B6200 Backup System. Jay Livens joins me to help understand it.

#58: What's going on at SNIA Europe

Nov 12, 2011 14:34


At SNW in Frankfurt, I sat down with Bob Plumridge the Executive Chairman of SNIA Europe and discussed what are the big topics that SNIA is focused on.

#57: Stop the cloud hype from SWN Europe

Nov 5, 2011 12:00


I talked with Juergen Arnold about his session at SNW Europe titled Stop the hype: Enable your IT strategy for cloud. It was the best session I attended and the discussion with Juergen is interesting.

#56: Data Protection at SNW Europe

Nov 3, 2011 09:57


This is the first of several ATSB podcasts from SNW Europe. Chris Sopp is an HP product manager and is on the SNIA board of directors. He did a very well attended session titled "An introduction to Data Protection" and we talked about why so many people attended it.

#55 - Looking at the HP 3PAR SPC-1 results

Oct 30, 2011 16:24


I talked with Paul Haverfield, a principal storage technologist with HP in Asia Pacific and Japan, about the lastest HP 3PAR SPC-1 results. You can find the graphics we discussed on my blog at www.hp.com/storage/blog.

#54 ATSB: VMworld EMEA 2011 Overview

Oct 15, 2011 05:56


I talk to our VMware Solution Manager Mike Koponene about VMworld 2011 in Copenhagen.

HP Podcast: Fusion IO

Oct 1, 2011 14:22


Kristen Reyes talks to Shawn Nunlee, Solutions Engineer at Fusion-io and Michael Saint John, business manager for HPâ??s Solutions and Alliances

#53: Security for the Cloud with Archie Reed

Sep 3, 2011 10:02


Flying home from VMworld, I was lucky to have Chief Technologist Archie Reed on the same flight and we had a quick discussion on security in the cloud.

#52: What's new with the P4000

Sep 1, 2011 09:10


At VMworld 2011, I caught up with Brad Katz, the product manager for the P4000 LeftHand solution, to talk about what's new with the latest release of SAN/iQ 9.5.

#51 - P10000 3PAR Storage System overview

Aug 27, 2011 11:20


Beth Joseph, product manager for HP 3PAR, gave me an overview of the latest 3PAR Storage System, the P10000.

#50: Storage Federation and Peer Motion

Aug 24, 2011 11:49


I had a second conversation with my boss - HP Storage marketing VP Craig Nunes - to drill a bit deeper into storage federation and new software Peer Motion. Craig does a great job of explaining how they work with HP Lefthand and 3PAR storage.

#49 - Converged Storage Announcement

Aug 23, 2011 08:14


I finally got my boss Craig Nunes, VP of Marketing at HP Storage, on a podcast to discuss the August 23 Converged Storage announcement. We talk about storage federation and the new P10000 3PAR Storage System.

#48: HP Vertica Overview

Aug 19, 2011 14:20


Big data has been a buzz word for several months and I thought it was time to get through the buzz and get to what's real. In this podcast, I talk to Isaac Blake about HP Vertica, a big data analytics solutions.

#47 - HP at VMworld 2011

Aug 11, 2011 16:18


I have a gaggle of guests including Jay Workman from VMware talking about VMworld. We discuss tips to get the most out of the event, sessions to attend, and what to expect in the Solution Showcase (demo) area.

#46: Cloud talk with Nth Generation CTO Dan Molina

Aug 5, 2011 15:21


On my latest ATSB podcast, Dan Molina, CTO of Nth Generation, joins me to talk about Cloud Computing and the trends that he sees driving this dramatic change in IT.

#45 Converged Storage Overview

Jul 24, 2011 10:20


HPStorageGuy talks to Converged Storage Director Lee Johns giving an overview of Converged Storage - why it's needed, what it is, and what are the benefits. Lee is on Twitter as @StorageOlogist.

#44: VMware Heavy Hitters

Jul 22, 2011 27:21


In ATSB #44, I have some great guests: from VMware Duncan Epping and Frank Denneman and VMware blogger Eric Siebert. This edition is longer than most other ATSB podcast but with these great guests, it had to go long!

#43 - HP P9000 APEX and VMware

Jul 16, 2011 11:44


In my last ATSB podcast talking about the VMware announcement this week, I talk with my long time colleague LaMills Garrett about Application Performance eXtender software and support we now have for VMware.

#42 - vSphere 5.0 and 2TB of RAM

Jul 14, 2011 11:41


In the next VMware podcast, I talk with solution architect Ken Moreau about HP supporting 2TB of memory in several servers with vSphere 5.0. We talk about what this means for customers.

#41 - VMware and HP LeftHand VSA

Jul 14, 2011 08:59


Told you there was a lot to talk about with this VMware announcement! ATSB #41 looks at the new VMware vSphere Storage Appliance and we use the opportunity to talk about the HP P4000 LeftHand VSA. Ben Bolles who has worked for HP and LeftHand for 9 years joins me.

#40 - What's new with VMware SRM 5.0

Jul 13, 2011 04:40


Next up as I conintue to discuss the July 12 VMware announcement is what's new with SRM 5.0. In this ATSB podcast, I talked with Paul Primmer from my R&D team about SRM 5.0 and what it means for storage.

#39 - Updates to VAAI in vSphere 5.0

Jul 13, 2011 11:51


Continuing with the July 12 VMware announcement, in this podcast I talk to Kiran Sreenivasamurthy from our HP 3PAR team and we talk about the updates to VAAI as well as how HP 3PAR takes advantage of the primitives.

#38 What is VMware VASA?

Jul 13, 2011 07:37


I continue my series focused on the July 12 VMware announcement, this time talking with Angelo Cavaliere about the new vStorage API for Storage Awareness (VASA).

#37 VMware July 12 Announcement Overview

Jul 13, 2011 12:44


On July 12, VMware had a comprehensive announcement. In this edition of ATSB podcast, I talk to VMware Solution Manager Mike Koponen about the announcement and how HP Storage is integrating with VMware.

#36 - Chris Riley, VP and GM of HP Storage Americas

Jul 6, 2011 08:34


I'm going to start a monthly series with Chris Riley talking about what he sees in the storage industry as he visits customers. Chris is the VP and GM of HP Storage Americas and spends 90% of his time on the road with customers.

#35 - Update on the X9000 IBRIX scaleout NAS

Jun 8, 2011 12:30


Patrick Osborne who has been with IBRIX and now HP for over 6 years joins me to talk about the latest updates to the X9000.

#34 - Introducing the HP VirtualSystem

Jun 8, 2011 10:04


VP of HP Storage Tom Joyce joins me to give an overview of the HP VirtualSystem. The VirtualSystem combines storage, server, and networking to make deploying and managing virtual machines easier.

#33 HP Discover Announcement Overview

Jun 8, 2011 10:29


Tom Joyce joined me to discuss the June 2011 HP Storage announcement we did at our customer event, HP Discover.

#32 - The SN6000 stackable switch

May 20, 2011 12:16


In this ATSB podcast, I talk to Dan Watt, product manager for the SN6000 Stackable Switch.

#31 - Part 2: HP StoreOnce update with Jay Livens

Mar 4, 2011 06:14


In part 2, I continue my discussion with Jay Livens about our HP StoreOnce deduplication software. In this part, Jay and I talk about what's new with the HP StoreOnce D2D Backup System family.

#30 - HP StoreOnce update with Jay Livens

Mar 4, 2011 12:38


In part 1 of a two part power podcast, I talk to Jay Livens about our HP StoreOnce deduplication software. Jay recently joined HP and has a deep background in backup and data protection.

#29 - March 1 announcement part 2

Mar 2, 2011 14:38


In part 2, I talk to Brad Parks about our March 1 HP storage announcement. We talk about enhancements to the StoreOnce D2D Backup System, P4800 BladeSystem SAN, and E5000 messaging system.

#28 - March 1 announcement overview part 1

Mar 2, 2011 13:42


In this first of 2 parts, I talk to Brad Parks about our March 1 HP storage announcement. Part 1 focuses on the news with HP 3PAR.

#27: Head in the clouds, feet on the ground

Sep 11, 2010 09:02


At VMworld 2010, Ray Richardson, Sr Solution Architect, was the presenter at our HP Cloud Bootcamp. This was the first time that I started to understand what Cloud Computing really is. (This is an older podcast that I'm putting on TalkShoe as an archive for all my ATSB podcasts)

#26: HP SMB announcement from September 2010

Sep 9, 2010 19:11


An overview of the September 8 HP SMB announcement with HP Storage director Lee Johns.

#11 Better business protection for SMB

Nov 10, 2009 08:42


In this podcast, I talk with Chris McCall about three levels of data protection for SMBs and the announcement HP StorageWorks did on 9 November

#10 Block based storage virtualization

Nov 7, 2009 11:13


Hear from a panel of experts about what StorageWorks announced on 4 November around block-based storage virtualization with the SVSP and EVA.

#8 - Converged Infrastructure with SR VP & GM of HP StorageWorks

Nov 4, 2009 15:09


Discussion with Senior VP and General Manager of HP StorageWorks Dave Roberson about the recent HP Converged Infrastructure announcement.