Ode to a logo (or “You changed the what?!”)
NetApp HCI Offers a New 2-Node Storage Cluster for a Starting, Scalable Entry Point for Customer Workloads
Fighting Ransomware: Part Two – ONTAP Native (aka Free) Tools for Detecting Ransomware
Quick Continuity Conversations: Infrastructure Insight
Don’t Allow Your IT Refresh to Move at a Donkey’s Pace
Protection Against Ransomware: The FlexPod Solution

NetApp IT Perspective: Storage Lifecycle Management for Large-Scale Storage Upgrades

August 6, 2020

As the first and earliest adopters of our own products, my infrastructure team, called Customer-1, runs NetApp® products in support of NetApp’s global enterprise. We also provide feedback to the product teams on our experience and recommend product improvements. We have a large-scale storage fleet of more than 100PB of raw storage with 450 storage […]

Wait a Minute! The Data Center is Not Dead, It’s…

January 3, 2019

A Gartner Research report recently caught my attention called “The Data Center is Dead, and Digital Infrastructures Emerge.” In the report, Gartner analyst David Cappuccio highlights strategies like prioritizing workload placement, building an ecosystem of visionary partners, investing in talent and training, and leveraging distributed digital infrastructure.  All of these are valid for any IT […]

Downsizing Data Centers As Part of a Cloud-First Strategy

February 19, 2018

I started my career managing traditional data centers housed in large, brick and mortar facilities with sprawling footprints and dedicated everything. Then came the game changers: hyperscale computing, flash storage, and software-as-a-service (SaaS). Services on demand and visibility to data became an IT imperative.   At NetApp we wanted to take advantage of these game […]