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,…