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Your biggest challenges with information retention and analytics

Headshot 100X100.jpgBy Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy  vexpert 2012 logo.gif


In a recent blog post I did, I talked about how you can win free swag (t-shirt) from me just by leaving a comment.  This week, I'm going to bring that conversation to ATSB.  Here's a video that nicely sets up the comments I'd like to hear from you:



What do you think of the video and the challenges talked about around information retention and analytics?  Were there any challenges discussed that hit home for you or was there something not talked about that keeps you up at night?  I want to hear from you!


Leave a comment, get a t-shirt

Here's all you have to do to get a t-shirt from me (rules for my giveaway):

  1. Next Era t-shirts.png You have to address this week's question - I'm looking for you to comment about technology or process challenges you face with information retention and analytics.
  2. HP employees aren't eligible. Hopefully you already have enough HP logo-ware.
  3. If you have a support issue, you should call HP Support - so not looking to turn this conversation into a helpline. If you need help with something, feel free to send me a message - I'm always willing to help when I can.
  4. You can only win once with this question.
  5. I don't normally have give-aways and I'll reserve the right to change the rules if I didn't think of something. But I have lots of t-shirts so don't worry, I won't be stingy!
  6. I have 25 shirts and have asked the same question on the HP Storage LinkedIn group.  The first 25 people to respond will get a shirt.
  7. IMPORTANT: You must send me an email (hpstorageguy at and include your t-shirt size, address to mail your shirt, and phone number (for shipping purposes only!).  Shipping of the t-shirts will start in early December.

As we continue to get ready for HP Discover (yes, I'm just a little excited about it!), you can stay in touch with what is happening at our page:  


Join me on LinkedIn

If you haven't joined the HP Storage LinkedIn group, there's lots of conversations happening there and it's grown by almost 300% since I started actively managing it this past April.  It is a close group and I've already kicked several people out for not following the group rules - so it's a great place where you have a gatekeeper (me) to keep the annoyances out!  


PARVEEN | ‎11-14-2012 06:19 AM

Converged storage from HP is the solution.

PARVEEN | ‎12-16-2012 01:59 PM

Hello Calvin Zito,


Now a days the storage is much improved and supports different Tiers storage and capable to merge the existing data , but most of the SAN Administrators emphasis to dont reconfigure the existing SAn envoirnment. I order to make a 24*7 SAn envoirnment with full redundency and relibility HP had build really incridible 3PAR storage that full fill all requirments. normally with old SAN boxes we face the issues if protocols that not supported and some bugs. HP 3PAR storage is such really requirment filling device.

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