Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hard drive retention

It’s a story that has been repeated many times:   You buy a shiny new storage system….. and it is beautiful. Then…  a disk fails, which takes just the tiniest bit of shine off. No problem you declare!  You place … Continue reading

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VMUGs, VMware, Clouds and Giveaways – it’s a perfect mix!

I love VMUGs, I love conventions, I love VMware and I love giveaways, which means I love working for Actifio even more!    At Actifio we are going to have a few busy weeks as we hit the region as … Continue reading

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A dual vendor SAN policy?

A couple of years ago I went to a Juniper marketing event in Sydney.   It was a very well run event with lots of good sessions.  They talked about JUNOS, virtual chassis, East-West versus North-South network traffic, their ASICs… … Continue reading

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