Nigel

HDS and Hitachi

A while ago I posted an article demystifying the relationship between HP and Hitachi – in particular the Engineering Agreement that HP have in relation to the StorageWorks XP line of arrays.  So…. as a follow-on I thought I’d do something similar, this time on the…

Rack Area Networking: IOV

The following is reposted from my new blog site http://blog.nigelpoulton.com  As a result, comments are disabled on this site, but feel free to visit my new site and leave a comment. Thanks to Snig for allowing me to post here for a short transition period… One…

RAN: Rack Area Networking

The following is reposted from my new blog site http://blog.nigelpoulton.com  As a result, comments are disabled on this site, but feel free to visit my new site and leave a comment. Thanks to Snig for allowing me to post here for a short transition period……

HP and Hitachi

If you ever want to get up the nose of an HP bod, a sure-fire way is to tell them that the XP is just an OEM’d HDS array. Such a slur insult comment is almost guaranteed to make the blood of any true-blue HP employee boil. …

Xsigo - Try it out, I dare you!

UPDATED 19/11/09 minor corrections/clarifications in purple: OK, if you don’t already know Xsigo Systems, and what they do, then you are seriously missing out!   The way that I see it, Xsigo (pronounced “see-go”) are of particular interest for two reasons - Firstly,…

GestaltIT Tech Field Day

Im very fortunate to be one of the people invited to the first ever GestaltIT Tech Field Day and its going to be great.  This is a short post but I think worthwhile so please read onWhat the H*!! is this GestaltIT Tech Field Day thing?The crux of…

Video: Arista Networks and technology talk

While at SNW Europe I had the opportunity to visit the Arista Networks booth with my video camera in hand, and the guys on booth duty were good enough to allow me to shoot some footage while we talked about their products.Enjoy the video and then feel free to…