Category: NetApp

On roleplaying…

Ok – certain people do certain things well. I’m a storage administrator/architect.  If you present me a problem I will *ALWAYS* look at it from a storage standpoint.  If you present me with a non-storage problem, I’ll try and make it fit. I’ve identified four types of systems engineer-type-people: Storage people Server people Network people …

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Network Appliance

I went to a NetApp demo today, and they were trying desparately to show me where they competed with the Centerra. First off, i think the demo went in the wrong direction.  I am not the “average” customer, I wouldn’t have been there if I wasn’t interested, so it should have been very much less …

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Centerra vs. NetApp

Interestingly enough, my favourite Veritas sales guy from Strategic Technologies (www.stratech.com) actually managed to do the virtually impossible. He got me to thinking and questioning my blind believe in “what EMC says.” I’m looking at a different options for WORM archiving right now.  Of course the first player in the game is the G5 Centerra.  …

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