Lowering the transformation barrier

NetApp recently made a couple of technology announcements, nothing new there, companies release new equipment and services all of the time. However, they did catch my attention and not necessarily for the reason you'd expect. Firstly, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Azure NetApp Files service, a first party native file system in the … Continue reading Lowering the transformation barrier

ONTAP’d potential

Recently NetApp announced the latest evolution of their storage operating system ONTAP, version 9.6 introduces new features as you'd expect but in this article I'd like to explore as to whether these are just incremental changes or do they have a bigger impact and deal with wider data management issues? What is ONTAP? Even if … Continue reading ONTAP’d potential

Software defining your storage – Andy Scholl -Ep94

There is a lot of talk in the technology industry of "software defining", taking the intelligent software elements of our stack abstracting it from the hardware to create a software only appliance that can be installed on a wide variety of hardware platforms. As we continue to demand more flexibility from our technology infrastructure, the … Continue reading Software defining your storage – Andy Scholl -Ep94