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Listen in as our customers share their secrets

By Melissa Saegert Elicker, Social Media Editor, HP Storage



Before the summer’s out, now’s a good time to revisit some incredibly insightful interviews that two of our storage customers took the time to participate in during HP Discover in Las Vegas.


Check out the videos shot in The Cube with interviewer Dave Vellante talking with Ryan Burgess, BlueShore Financial, and Emile Brideau, Medavie Blue Cross.

Relax this summer with modernized backup and recovery to enhance your data protection ecosystem

By Srikanth Venkataseshu, Worldwide Solutions Marketing Manager, BURA, HP Storage


Summer.jpgIt’s summertime! And who doesn’t want to enjoy backyard barbecues, watch soccer World Cup, and spend more time with friends and family? How does it feel to be called back to work on a Sunday afternoon to fix a broken backup job or a failed recovery? Not so great, right? Today, I want to call your attention to a number of advancements with our Backup and Recovery Solutions that will further modernize your backup infrastructure – so you can have peace of mind knowing your data is completely protected and get back to enjoying summer with your loved ones.

Block or file based storage for VMware part 2

Eric session at Discover.jpgToday I bring you the long anticipated sequel to "Block or file based storage for VMware". Ok, not exactly a Hollywood blockbuster and maybe not accurate to call it a sequel but it is the second half of a very popular session that my fellow vExpert Eric Siebert delivered at HP Discover in June. 


In part 2, Eric talks about several misconceptions about iSCSI and gives some great advice when deciding on your storage protocol for VMware.  As with yesterday, I turned the audio into a video and also have a downloadable podcast version.

Labels: podcast| storage| VMware

Block or file based storage for VMware

Eric Siebert Discover 1.jpgAt HP Discover, my fellow vExpert Eric Siebert had a session titled "Block or file based storage for VMware environments". I recorded the audio of that session and have it for you today on the blog.  You have a couple of ways to get this content:

  • YouTube video where I have added the slides Eric used
  • Audio only podcast and if you want to download Eric's slides
Labels: podcast| storage| VMware

Bloggers at HP Discover in Las Vegas

P1100175.JPGAs we have done for at least three years, we're bringing a group of bloggers to HP Discover (though it was originally called HP Tech Forum).  We have a bloggers' lounge right in the middle of all that action in the Discover Zone that is just for them.  During the three plus days of the event, they'll get exclusive access to HP executives, engineers, and subject matter experts.  I know several of the bloggers coming and there are a few that I'll meet for the first time. 


I've created a Twitter list of all the guys coming so you can follow what they have to say.  Watch what they have to say on their blogs and on Twitter.  I personally get a lot out of their feedback and insight and I think you will too. 

If you continue to the blog post, you can see who all of the bloggers are and there blog URLs.


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