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November, 2013

EMC (Finally) Releases the XtremIO All-Flash Array!

It's about damn time.  For those playing along at home you may remember that in May of last year EMC bought XtremIO for $430M.  It's been a long wait.  EMC has been testing and . . .
September, 2013

Cisco Starts Showing Its SDDC Hand – Acquires WHIPTAIL

Well...well...well.  This morning when I jumped on Twitter I saw a few tweets that weren't totally unexpected.  They were concerning Cisco acquiring a storage company.  How long . . .
August, 2013


If you're looking for the post about EMC's next generation VNX arrays it is no longer here.  Even though I received approval to post the information from EMC,  the information wa . . .
June, 2013

A Look at PernixData’s Flash Virtualization Platform

The server-side flash cache space has really started to heat up.  Once primarily the domain of Fusion I/O we're now seeing other contenders...such as PernixData.
February, 2013

Backing Up iSCSI LUNs on a Synology NAS

Last week I did a video showing the iSCSI snapshot feature in DSM 4.2 beta.  I had a lot . . .
February, 2013

Demo of Synology’s Snapshot Feature

One thing I like about Synology is how they continue to push more enterprise type features in to their arrays.  I've
August, 2012

Varrow’s Sessions at VMworld 2012

My apologies as I wanted to get this post up about two weeks ago but never did it.  We (Varrow) are hugely honored to be presenting at three different sessions at VMworld 2012 in . . .