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Extra! Extra! See you at VMworld Tech Field Day!

For those who know if the Tech Field Day event series already as I wrote here, you will know just how much I enjoy the events. Stephen Foskett, Tom Hollingsworth, and Claire Chaplais are the driving forces behind the Tech Field Day organization. I was so honored to be able to be a part of Tech Field Day – Virtualization Field …

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What just happened at Storage Field Day 5? An open letter to all

I’ve been in a lucky position to be a delegate for Tech Field Day in the past (Guess who’s going to be at Virtualization Field Day 3?), and I’ve been an advocate of the Tech Field Day series (Why you need to be watching Tech Field Day). This week was the Storage Field Day 5 event hosted by the Tech …

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SDS? SDN? Understanding the Control Plane versus the Data Plane

In a Software Defined world, we are facing lots of new challenges with bringing people up to speed with the intricacies of what makes any of our core components “Software Defined”. With EMC bringing out their new ViPR (Virtualization Platform Re-imagined  aka Project Bourne), we now have another entry into the Software Defined Storage side of the environments. For the real …