Dell Technology World 2018 Announcement Summary

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Dell Technology World 2018 Announcement SummaryThis is part one of a five-part series about Dell Technology World 2018 announcement summary. Last week (April 30-May 3) I traveled to Las Vegas Nevada (LAS) to attend Dell Technology World 2018 (e.g., DTW 2018) as a guest of Dell (that is a ...

September and October 2016 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Volume 16, Issue IX Hello and welcome to this September and October 2016 Server StorageIO update newsletter. In This IssueCommentary in the news Tips and Articles StorageIOblog posts Events and Webinars ...

EMC is now Dell EMC, part of Dell Technologies and other server storage Updates

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

EMC is now Dell EMC and other server storage UpdatesIn case you missed it or did not hear, EMC is now Dell EMC and is future ready (one of their new tag lines). What this means is that EMC is no longer a publicly traded company instead now being privately ...

Server StorageIO August 2016 Update Newsletter

Sunday, August 28th, 2016



Server StorageIO May 2016 Update Newsletter

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016



Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Dell Updates Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7)In case you missed it, Dell recently announced Storage Center Operating System 7 (SCOS 7) with several enhancements for their SC series storage systems (e.g. Compellent). For those who are under maintenance agreements, the new features are no charge upgrades. Most of ...

Part II – EMC DSSD D5 Direct Attached Shared AFA

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Part II - EMC DSSD D5 Direct Attached Shared AFAThis is the second post in a two-part series on the EMC DSSD D5 announcement, you can read part one here. Lets take a closer look at how EMC DSSD D5 works, its hardware and software components, how it compares and other ...

EMC DSSD D5 Rack Scale Direct Attached Shared SSD All Flash Array Part I

Monday, February 29th, 2016

EMC DSSD D5 Rack Scale Direct Attached Shared SSD All Flash Array Part IThis is the first post in a two-part series pertaining to the EMC DSSD D5 announcement, you can read part two here. EMC announced today the general availability of their DSSD D5 Shared Direct Attached SSD (DAS) flash ...

Server StorageIO October 2015 Update Newsletter

Thursday, October 29th, 2015



Dude, Dell is Getting (Buying) an EMC and VMware Deal

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Dude, Dell is Getting (Buying) an EMC and VMware Deal Some of you might remember the marketing campaign "Dude you're getting a Dell" to show somebody buying a Dell computer. Today, Dell as in Michael Dell and his corporation Dell along with partner Silver Lake investment announced a $67B USD deal ...

VMware Cisco EMC VCE Zen and now server storage I/O convergence

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

VMware Cisco EMC VCE Zen and now server storage I/O convergence In case you have not heard, the joint initiative (JV) founded in the fall of 2009 between Intel VMware Cisco and EMC called VCE had a change of ownership today. Well, kind of...Who is VCE and what's this Zen ...

July 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - July 2014 ...

DataDynamics StorageX 7.0 file and data management migration software

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

DataDynamics StorageX 7.0 file and data management migration software Some of you may recall back in 2006 (here and here) when Brocade bought a file management storage startup called NuView whose product was StorageX, and then in 2009 issued end of life (EOL) notice letters that the solution was being discontinued. ...

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the SSD storage I/O flash cash cache dash

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Cisco buys Whiptail continuing the Storage storage I/O flash cash cache dash Congratulations to Virident for being bought today for $645 Million USD by Western Digital (WD). Virident a nand flash PCIe card startup vendor has been around for several years and in the last year or two ...