It has been nearly a year since Cisco shook up the IT infrastructure world with their unified computing system (UCS) server line. UCS is an important infrastructure element and deserves the continuing attention it has received, but questions about the product and its place in the market continue to be raised.
Anyone who thinks that FCoE is ‘migration’ preserving your existing investments is wrong.. and right. The investment just won’t be in Storage companies.
Dell picked up clustered NAS pro Exanet, finally signing the dotted line after months of speculation. The US $12 million purchase follows reports that the company was going into receivership in December after failing to repay a US $10 million loan from Kreos Capital.
That arrogant Larry Ellison has just become the Sun king. We knew it was going to happen and now Oracle is our newest competitor. We need to respond appropriately to this.
I wanted to address this whole “Don Joey” thing. See, I’m not at all like this in person. I’m more like a friendly grandfather. I guess my Italian heritage makes people take me wrong.
So we got this growth problem, but there’s also an opportunity, and that opportunity is in Round Rock. How can we swing it? Simple: We got a great asset to sell off.
My latest meeting with the boys on the strategy committee caused me to reappraise a few things. Our biggest threat is HP, but we got a real problem growing this company. We need to think bigger.
I got something to say to Mark Hurd over at HP about Dave Donatelli and all that.
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vSphere Land just announced the results for their Top 25 Virtualization Bloggers vote. We’re impressed by the voting turnout, and can’t argue with the results: Every one is a great VMware resource! We’re especially pleased that Gestalt IT is so well-represented, with three of our authors making the list!