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Is HPE headed toward extinction?

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?

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HP’s composable story addresses the evolving enterprise

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

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HP Discover Executive Storage Discussion

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

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There comes a point when it is not just about storage space

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

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First Impressions of EMC World

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

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The Cloud Storage Wars Heat Up

While the cloud storage wars have simmered between Box and Dropbox for sometime, someone just poured gas on the fire. And that someone is Microsoft. With today’s announcement, Microsoft has just put Box and Dropbox in their crosshairs. The competition becomes particularly interesting as Box and Dropbox are both planning a public offering. At the… Continue reading The Cloud Storage Wars Heat Up

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4 Reasons Cloud Storage is Not a Bubble About to Pop

With the recent S-1 filing by Box for their Initial Public Offering (IPO) the question of a Cloud Storage Bubble is raised once again. But is it really a bubble? And should enterprise customers take note and run for the hills? There is more at stake than what appears on the surface. Box Files Form… Continue reading 4 Reasons Cloud Storage is Not a Bubble About to Pop