January 6, 2016  1:07 PM

NetApp buys Solidfire but it has been a long and tortured road to all-flash

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
all-flash, flash storage, Hybrid flash, NetApp, SolidFire

In case you missed it, the big storage vendor news during the holiday was NetApp's

November 11, 2014  3:14 PM

Cloud storage future shown by current limitations. Chapter 96: Ctera

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
Cloud storage, ctera, EMC, Hybrid cloud, NetApp

I've written recently that despite relatively low enterprise take-up of cloud storage - due to concerns over bandwidth, availability, security, compliance, data...

July 29, 2013  11:54 AM

Storage virtualisation vs software-defined storage

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
EMC, FalconStor, IBM, NetApp, Seanodes, Software-defined storage, VMware, vSAN


The aim of this blog post is to try to iron out some misunderstandings in two common terms in storage. Two terms that are actually really rather...

March 14, 2013  11:51 AM

Egnyte: 5G the tipping point for cloud storage

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
amazon s3, Cloud storage, Egnyte, Google, Hybrid cloud, Microsoft, NetApp

What are the limits of cloud storage right now? We've

February 21, 2013  4:44 PM

NetApp’s FlashRay; an OS waiting for some hardware?

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
EF540, Flash, Flash Array, FlashRay, NetApp, Violin Memory, Whiptail


It's been an interesting week for NetApp-watchers. On Tuesday we learned of

January 29, 2013  11:41 AM

Solidfire: A flash array maker playing a long game in the cloud

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
Cloud Computing, Flash Array, IBM, IOPS, NetApp, solid-state drive, SolidFire

I caught up with flash array maker

October 12, 2012  11:11 AM

NetApp is storage #1. Oh, really?

Antony Adshead Profile: Antony Adshead
NetApp, Storage, VMworld 2012

On the streets around VMware's VMworld Europe 2012 event this week you could see a mobile advertising vehicle bearing a hoarding that declares:...

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