ONTAP innovations, baseball, and Abbott and Costello
Introducing the Specialist Series: Matthias Giraud – B.A.S.E. jumper and professional skier
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 just survive – thrive

October 14, 2020

He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. —Harold Wilson   If you’ve read my previous post on change, you might have noticed that consultancy firms like to write about embracing change. Change this. Change that. At times, I find this advice a little […]

NetApp IT Perspective: SAP HANA Data Protection Made Better

September 14, 2020

All IT organizations understand the downside of downtime. Users expect availability and consistent performance levels 24/7, even in the face of ever-increasing volumes of data. As a result, backup time windows are shrinking, while the amount of data to be backed up is increasing.   NetApp IT upgraded their SAP customer relationship management (CRM) system […]

Improve Business Outcomes for SAP HANA Workloads on Google Cloud…

June 15, 2020

The movement of application workloads to cloud continues to accelerate as companies streamline development, distribute deployment, and optimize solutions by using highly scalable and lower-cost infrastructure delivered by Google Cloud. Building upon NetApp’s 25+ years of storage industry leadership, NetApp® Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud has quickly cemented itself as a proven solution component […]

NetApp Gives Customers the Most Choice in Running SAP HANA…

June 15, 2020

In 2020, organizations are facing wide-ranging and complex IT challenges. Achieving agility and the ability to easily customize deployments of services across the hybrid multicloud has never been so essential.    Cloud-native storage and application services are helping, but they must accommodate quickly changing requirements across on-premises and public clouds. To make it all come […]

I Want it Now!

April 8, 2020

My wife and I have gone to great lengths to teach our daughters the value of delayed gratification. The lesson seems to have taken hold—neither one has gone bankrupt yet.   Even given all the positive attributes and outcomes associated with delayed gratification, sometimes you just want it now – like this scene, with Veruca […]

Why NetApp is the Right Partner for your SAP HANA…

March 27, 2020

Deadlines can be challenging. At times working toward a deadline can be stressful, but as much as we might dislike them, they are good.  They promote action, force prioritization, drive accountability, and ultimately can have a very positive impact on a project. I’ve worked on many projects, and without proper deadlines, many would have likely failed or dragged on without proper closure.    […]

Are You Listening?

March 4, 2020

My wife and I have been (blissfully) married for almost 28 years. We have raised twin daughters, who have grown into outstanding adults. We have both been successful in our careers and are genuinely happy. You would think that during this nearly 3-decade-long romance, we would have learned to effectively communicate with each other—ha!   […]