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Don’t miss HP Storage @HPDiscover!

Everyone likes to keep on top of the latest trends and news from the world of technology, and there’s no better way to stay ahead of the crowd than to attend HP Discover in Barcelona. The event takes place from 2 – 4 December and will once again set the stage for exciting news from HP Storage. We’ll be unveiling new innovations in primary storage and backup, recovery and archiving (BURA). For a complete view of Storage happenings at Discover there’s an eAgenda available, and I’ve outlined my pick of the best below.

Bonjour! A French-inspired lesson on the convergence journey

A French theme for this week, as I recently took on an intense schedule of customer meetings in Paris. In nearly 15 years of international roles, I have never experienced such a stark shift in the approach of the IT buyer – more evidence that the evolution of storage is gathering pace and that the continuing data explosion is accelerating the convergence journey. Here is more on what I learned – with some questions asked and answered

Innovation, convergence and the pace of change – the customer view


Well, I like to keep active around the place so nothing unusual in reporting from Lisbon this week!  I hosted 20 of our large storage users at the HP Customer Advisory Board in an open dialogue about what’s working, what could work better and how the future looks. In my world, it’s never better than when you can spend quality time with customers, share their experiences and learn how to be a better storage provider. I got heaps of insight and thought it would be interesting to share…

What matters in midrange storage? And does VNX2 measure up?

I write this piece on the plane travelling to one of my favourite cities: Rome. It just so happens that this is the very same country in which EMC has chosen to launch its new midrange VNX2 platform, in Milan. Given that the storage midmarket is the central battleground of our industry, I thought it would be an interesting conversation for this week to discuss what matters in midrange storage

Our Unpredictable World

The impact on business and IT is significant in many ways. The one I want to focus on is that this rate of change means that technology and application requirements have become highly unpredictable over much shorter time horizons than in previous decades.

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