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StorageReview.com is a world leading independent storage authority, providing in-depth news coverage, detailed reviews and lab services on storage arrays, hard drives, SSDs, and the related hardware and software that make these storage solutions work. Our podcast will look at the evolving nature of the enterprise technology industry and we’ll interview those that are leading the charge in cutting edge progress.

StorageReview.com is a world leading independent storage authority, providing in-depth news coverage, detailed reviews and lab services on storage arrays, hard drives, SSDs, and the related hardware and software that make these storage solutions work. Our podcast will look at the evolving nature of the enterprise technology industry and we’ll interview those that are leading the charge in cutting edge progress.
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StorageReview.com is a world leading independent storage authority, providing in-depth news coverage, detailed reviews and lab services on storage arrays, hard drives, SSDs, and the related hardware and software that make these storage solutions work. Our podcast will look at the evolving nature of the enterprise technology industry and we’ll interview those that are leading the charge in cutting edge progress.

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StorageReview Podcast #19: Jeff Groudan, HP

4/19/2017
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We've built up a well-appointed virtual workstation testing lab, thanks in large part to our sponsors. HP has provided the 16 thin clients and displays to bring this lab to fruition. While thin client computing hasn't always been the most sexy or performance oriented part of IT, it's growing rapidly for a number of reasons. One reason involves a more forward thinking design for the thin clients themselves, including a variety of mobile options that look about the same as their full-fledged...

Duration: 00:34:00


StorageReview Podcast #18: Boaz Palgi, Dell EMC

3/9/2017
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ScaleIO was one of the most exciting reviews we completed in 2016. In fact, we enjoyed it so much that we instituted an Editor's Choice program on the site specifically because ScaleIO was such a standout. The blend of flexibility and performance was the highlight as tested in our lab, but ScaleIO has the ability to scale past 1,000 nodes without increasing complexity. In this podcast I talk with Boaz Palgi who was a founder of ScaleIO and runs the group today, nearly four years after EMC...

Duration: 00:41:11


Luke Wignall, NVIDIA

11/3/2016
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VDI clearly isn't a new concept in the enterprise, but many of us have a limited world view when it comes to virtual desktops. Workrooms jammed with customer service reps or medical office use cases are familiar visions, but VDI is much more. With GPU-enabled servers, virtual workstations are replacing high-end PCs in a wide range of organizations including those in media and entertainment, engineering and design functions. NVIDIA is the clear leader here, driving the conversation about...

Duration: 00:36:27


Alison Conigliaro-Hubbard, Riverbed Technology

7/1/2016
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Few understand the needs of the remote/branch office like Riverbed does. Riverbed's SteelFusion was the first hyperconverged infrastructure built for the purpose of efficient management of ROBO IT. They've been in the business for a while as well, launching their first WAN optimization appliance in 2004. To get another view on what's going on at the edge though, Riverbed surveyed attendees of EMC World this year to get their perspective on the challenges of remote IT. Interestingly, the...

Duration: 00:37:41


Adam Laub, STEALTHbits

5/31/2016
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It's one thing to store data, manage it, back it up and deal with the rest of the information life cycle. There's much more at play though, and smart organizations are turning inward to better understand what's happeneing with their data. Almost every organization has a NAS or server with unstrcutured data, much of it containing sensitive data from customer information to proprietary business information. Knowing that a file was accessed is one thing, but knowing who is accessed it, when,...

Duration: 00:28:47


John Roese, EMC

5/3/2016
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John Roese is EMC's CTO, charged with leading the technical strategicvision forthe company. John wears many hats at EMC including overseeinghardware development, managing specialized market segments like telco, and is involved in core aspects of the Dell integration - to name a few. In this podcast we talk about three core disruptions John sees coming in tech and John dispenses some excellent advice for those of us with school-aged children.

Duration: 00:20:32


Manuvir Das, EMC

5/3/2016
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Manuvir Das is an SVP in the Advanced Software Division of EMC's Emerging Tech division. Manuvir sits down with us in this podcast to discuss three core technologies including ViPR, ECS (Virtustream), and the new VxRack Neutrino nodes. Manuvir has an interesting perspective on the growth of ViPR after going open source, the distinction between native enterprise cloud and enterprise hybrid cloud, and much more.

Duration: 00:12:41


John McCool, EMC

5/3/2016
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John McCool is a SVP with DSSD inside the Emerging Tech Division of EMC. John has been a big part of the recent DSSD launch, helping to define the emerging rackscale flash category. In this podcast from EMC World 2016 we dive into the architecture of DSSD, the benefits of NVMe over fabric and how large organizations can benefit from combining DSSD with cloud architectures to balance performance and capacity needs. We also discuss the expansion of DSSD to include support for striped systems.

Duration: 00:12:05


Sam Grocott, EMC

5/3/2016
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In this podcast from EMC World 2106, we sit down with Sam Grocott (SVP Marketing Emerging Tech) to discuss the evolution of Data Lakes. Launched in 2014, Data Lakes 1.0 was a new concept for EMC that aimed to solve problems around data movement and centralization. The platform has grown quite a bit though;2.0 launched late last year and moves the emphasis to making big data actionable for the enterprise. Sam dives into the challenges the enterprise faces with big data and EMC's part in...

Duration: 00:16:28


Chris Ratcliffe, EMC

5/2/2016
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Chris Ratcliffe is anSVP of Marketing within EMC's Core Technologies Division. Chris talks largely about Unity in this podcast, diving into everything that makes Unity unique for the midmarket. Especially interesting is Unity was built from the ground up from a clean slate, the first time EMC has engaged in such a project in at least ten years. Unity can be deployed as an appliance (flash or hybrid), virtually or part of a VCE engineered solution.

Duration: 00:18:01


Peter Smails, EMC

5/2/2016
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Peter Smails is VP Product Marketing, Core Technologies. Peter's responsibilities include several launches at EMC World including Unity, Data Domain Cloud Tier and a suite of copy data management offerings. We dive in further on the latter two in this podcast, addressing in large part the data management problem created by copy sprawl and how EMC intends to give deeper insightsand analytics to help organizations geta better handle on their data.

Duration: 00:14:16


Danny Cobb, EMC

5/2/2016
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Danny Cobb isVP, Core Technologies with an emphasis on flash and emerging technologies. On the podcast Danny dives into his role within EMC which includes working with both leading edge customers and suppliers to understand what's next in terms of storage, emerging memories and other technologies that will shape the way storage is deployed years from now.

Duration: 00:15:33


Phil Brace, Seagate

3/15/2016
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Phil Brace is president forthe Cloud Systems and Silicon Group organizations within Seagate. Broadly, this includesthe full breadth of enterprise storage systems and services at Seagate including flash, and storage solutions forOEM and cloud customers. In today's podcast we talk with Phil about what Seagate has learned from their acquisitions of Xyratex, LSI flash assets and Dot Hill, as well as perspective on the path forward for Seagate. Additionally we discusswhat enterprises can learn...

Duration: 00:35:12


Christos Karamanolis, VMware

3/10/2016
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Christos Karamanolis is a VMware Fellow and the CTO of the Storage and Availability Business Unit. More or less that means he's a smart technical person who has a great deal of responsibility around VSAN, amongst other VMware efforts. In this podcast we dive into momentum around VSAN, what's new besides data reduction in VSAN 6.2 (yes, there's much more), impact of flash on VSAN, interesting use cases for VSAN including a really stretched stretch cluster and much more.

Duration: 00:43:41


Paula Long, DataGravity

1/29/2016
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In this podcast we interview Paula Long, CEO and Co-Founder of DataGravity. DataGravity offers insight, analysis and protection of data via their combination of hardware and software. Primarily targeted toward organizations that have a large amount of unstructured data, especially if they're regulated, DataGravity is unique in their ability to understand what is being stored on the array. The StorageReview team spent a few days with the DataGravity team in Nashua, NH and recently published...

Duration: 00:35:51


Dave Tang, WD

1/22/2016
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In this podcast we talk with Dave Tang, SVP at WD. Dave discusses key findings from a survey completed late last year of 700 IT decision makers across the globe. We dive into why reliability is leading the decision making process, how big data and IoT are impacting storage decisions and why decades old tape might have more business value than legal compliance. Dave also talks about WD's massive investment in cloud and how they're helping organizations figure out these challenges.

Duration: 00:34:17


Josh Goldstein, EMC XtremIO

12/8/2015
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In our second podcast, I interview Josh Goldstein, the VP Marketing & Product Management of the XtremIO Business Unit at EMC. In this podcast we look at the evolution of XtremIO over the years, it’s use of flash and the market’s adoption of it, and its ease of use. He shares his views on converged infrastructure with us as well.

Duration: 00:47:12


Interview with Lee Caswell, NetApp

11/19/2015
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In our first podcast I interview Lee Caswell, the Vice President of Products, Solution, and Services Marketing at NetApp. Lee speaks with us about trends in the industry, such as clouds data management, and all-flash arrays. Lee also shares his insights on how the dropping price and adoption of new flash technology will impact the enterprise.

Duration: 00:57:56