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Converged Infrastructure: the new X9000 podcast

  By Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy

On Wednesday, I did the first of three podcasts talking about our HP Converged Infrastructure announcement.  If you missed that one, I highly recommend that you listen to it.  My guest was with our Senior VP and General Manager of StorageWorks Dave Roberson.  Today in part 2, I talk with Milan Shetti, former CEO of IBRIX and Lee Johns, Director of Product Marketing about the HP StorageWorks X9000 Network Storage Systems family.  As you might have guessed, the X9000 is based on IBRIX.  Because the discussion was longer than my normal podcasts, I split it into two parts.  In part one, Milan talks about the integration of IBRIX into HP StorageWorks and Lee and Milan give an overview of the X9000 family.  Note that the volume on both of these is a bit low but since these were already a day late, I didn't want to make you wait longer to hear these.  So turn your volume up a bit higher than usual.  Here it is: 



If you have difficulty with the embedded player in your browser, click here to listen to the podcast. 


In part 2, I continue the conversation with Milan and Lee.  In this part, we answer the question what's happening PolyServe, how the X9000 fits into the HP Converged Infrastructure, and discuss the strategic implications of the X9000.



If you have difficulty with the embedded player in your browser, click here to listen to part 2.

Here are a couple of things that can help you learn more about the X9000:



    • Attend an IDC webcast next week on 12 November at 2 PM EST/11 AM PST. 


In the next podcast in the series, we'll discuss what's new with the HP StorageWorks EVA and SAN Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP).


(Editor's note: Formatting edits were made to this article on 8 October 2010) 

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Anonymous | ‎02-24-2010 12:11 AM

If only it actually worked as described,  we have prior IBRIX system upgraded to the latest.  If you have Windows clients be aware of system lockups, some applications that work on local windows drives do not function on X9000.  And best of all support that doesnt know why this occurs.

| ‎02-25-2010 02:16 AM

Hi Kevin,  

I reached out to both the product team and support and understand that they believe the problem is with the Windows Client.  I also heard that there were no error logs on the X9000 side but they are continuing to work to better understand exactly what's going on.  

I'm sorry that you're having issues and I know the team is working to get to the bottom of it.  Thanks - Calvin

Anonymous | ‎05-20-2010 03:33 PM


Is NFSv4 supported? If not when?

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