The following podcast was recorded with Jim Handy, from Objective Analysis on 12th December 2016. The discussion is all about NAND Flash, what it is, where it came from and what we can expect in the future. Martin and Chris talked to Jim for a little over an hour, so we've split the content into two parts. You can reach Jim on Twitter at The SSD Guy, or via his blog(s) at h … [Read more...] about Talking NAND Flash With Jim Handy – Part One
In this podcast, recorded live at HPE Discover, Martin and Chris talk to Marc Farley and Matt Leib (two invited bloggers) about the state of HPE's storage portfolio. As you will hear, this podcast was recorded live and has tannoy announcements and a brief greeting from Brad Parks who didn't realise we were recording! Elapsed Time: 00:19:58 SFW: Yes Timeline 00:00:00 - … [Read more...] about Soundbytes 004: Discussing HPE Storage at HPE Discover with Marc Farley and Matt Leib
In this podcast, Chris and Martin discuss the issues in designing and implementing a multi-vendor storage strategy. The discussion covers whether any one vendor can provide all of today's storage products and who multiple vendors can be used to deliver a single requirement. Elapsed Time: 00:36:26 SFW: Yes 00:00:00 - Introduction 00:00:45 - A look at the market - product c … [Read more...] about Garbage Collection – Implementing a Multi-Vendor Storage Strategy
This podcast was recorded live on 16 November 2016 at NetApp Insight in Berlin. The conversation is between Chris Evans and Mark Bregman, CTO for NetApp. Mark discusses NetApp's move to focus on data management, with the Data Fabric, a concept that binds together NetApp's storage assets with public cloud and data mobility features. Elapsed Time: 00:16:28 SFW: Y … [Read more...] about Soundbytes: The Data Fabric Explained with NetApp CTO Mark Bregman
In this opinion piece, recorded on 31 October 2016, Martin Glassborow, Chris Mellor and Chris Evans discuss the state of the all-flash market and what we can expect to happen to the remaining all-flash startup vendors. We discuss Violin's delisting, talk about the range of vendors and size of the market. Mr Mellor presents his interpretation on the … [Read more...] about Garbage Collection – All-flash Market Consolidation
All-Flash has been highlighted as a specific market segment within the storage industry. Initially this was probably justified because of the number of new start-ups that were developing for the market. With all of the major storage vendors either amending or acquiring technology, is there really a justification for having a separate market segment for all-flash or … [Read more...] about All-Flash – Does it Justify a Market Segment?
In this Soundbytes edition of the Storage Unpacked podcast, Chris Evans takes the opportunity to chat with Jeff Lundberg (https://twitter.com/jeffhds), Product Marketing Manager, within the content business area at Hitachi Data Systems. Jeff covers the object storage part of the HDS business, in particular the HCP (Hitachi Content Platform). We discuss what … [Read more...] about Soundbytes: Talking Object Storage With Jeff Lundberg
In this episode, recorded live at Hitachi's 2016 Strategy Event in Las Vegas, Chris Evans talks to Michael Hay (https://twitter.com/mihay42), Vice President and Chief Engineer with Hitachi. IoT generates large volumes of unstructured data, particularly at the "edge" - outside the data centre and wherever devices are located. Elapsed Time: 00:06:15 SFW: Yes Further … [Read more...] about Soundbytes: A Conversation About IoT With Michael Hay