Last week, I started a series of posts documenting the experience of working without a computer. The first post with all the details of why and how can be found here: https://avoa.com/2018/08/10/working-without-a-computer-day-1/ Since this post covers the weekend, it is going to be relatively short as much of the time was spent traveling and catching…… Continue reading Working without a computer Weekend Edition
So, I thought I would write a little bit about my experience of running a company, writing a book, writing research reports, editing documents, working only with mobile technology, and traveling without the use of a computer. First, let me explain how I got here. SETTING THE CONTEXT Under normal circumstances, I travel quite a…… Continue reading Working without a computer: Day 1
The first question might be, why does a CIO care if any one vendor comes or goes? It matters if you are invested in that company’s products or services. The vast majority of enterprises have invested in a number of enterprise companies…including HP Enterprise (HPE). Many are asking where HPE is headed and how long…… Continue reading Is HPE headed toward extinction?
Last week, HP Enterprise (HPE) pulled together a number of influencers from around North America for a unique event. Unlike most events that talk about specific products or announcements, this event was quite different. This event dug into HPE’s direction around ‘composable’ infrastructure and how it addresses the needs of the evolving enterprise organization. WHAT…… Continue reading HP’s composable story addresses the evolving enterprise
HP kicked off their coffee talk series with executives from the HP Storage group. Manish Goel is the new SVP & GM of HP Storage replacing David Scott. While Manish has only been with HP two months, he has a firm grasp on where the HP Storage group is headed. Manish was formerly with NetApp…… Continue reading HP Discover Executive Storage Discussion
Is the difference between cloud storage provides about free space? In a word, no. I wrote about the cloud storage wars and potential bubble here: The cloud storage wars heat up https://avoa.com/2014/04/29/the-cloud-storage-wars-heat-up/ 4 reasons cloud storage is not a bubble about to pop https://avoa.com/2014/03/24/4-reasons-cloud-storage-is-not-a-bubble-about-to-pop/ Each of the providers is doing their part to drive value…… Continue reading There comes a point when it is not just about storage space
EMC World, EMC’s core annual conference is this week in Las Vegas and there are a number of very core things to watch out for. EMC’s presence in the enterprise space is legendary. However the enterprise space is gaining momentum in the enterprise IT evolution. The question is: Is EMC in a position to support…… Continue reading First Impressions of EMC World