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Welcome NetApp to HCI(ish)

    Do you remember NetApp’s first foray into HCI, the NetApp Integrated VMware EVO:Rail Solution? It was a long name for a short-lived product. NetApp is once again seeking to make a hyperconverged splash. It just started shipping its … Continue reading

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Innovation and the Channel

In 2005, my partner and I started a VMware consultancy. Our business plan was simple: Gain a national reputation for virtualization expertise, and then sell to a big solution provider wanting to acquire a VMware practice. We cashed out just … Continue reading

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Calling Nutanix a Storage Company Doesn’t Compute

Disruptive technologies are sometimes positioned within the context of existing solutions – the classic example being the horseless carriage as the initial categorization of automobiles. In our industry, we’ve seen Salesforce evangelize “No Software” long before cloud computing became popular. … Continue reading

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