Starting in a couple minutes...am sitting behind Rob Lee, Shawn Rosemarin, Fitz and more... Here we go! CEO - Charlie Giancarlo Opening video - focused on sustainability, reduction of emissions, and more. Pure commited to reducing emissions by 66% per PB by 2030. https://twitter.com/andriven/status/1534567307355119617?s=20&t=FPXib0AUfDjnDwpPDVDH8w 8,000 people joining virtually.Pure founded on the idea that data storage … Continue reading [Live Blog] Pure //Accelerate techfest 2022
Hard to believe it's been 2+ years since I was at a tech conference - but here we are! Sitting in the Global Partner Forum keynote as I write this with lots of executive involvement. This year Pure //Accelerate techfest 22 is in LA - new venue choice with some neat aspects - rooftop tent … Continue reading Here we go! Pure//Accelerate techfest 2022
The backstory behind one of the most presented VMUG Usercon Community Sessions around Mental Models and How We Learn with IT Stories throughout
During a sabbatical before joining Pure, I finally read Simon Sinek's book "Start with Why" (here on Amazon) after having watched his presentation on the topic quite a few times. If you've not seen it before, highly recommended - watch it now...I'll wait. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4ZoJKF_VuA Original 'Start with Why' presentation - you can find longer versions … Continue reading Start with Why – Cloud Block Store Webinar Edition
Simply put, my goal is to communicate well....plus I'll admit I like to tinker. Over 10 years of working from home, I've slowly but surely improved my setup with a recent focus on video and audio quality to up my game in WebEx/Zoom meetings, webinars, and recordings in general.
TLDR = FlashArray snapshots can be your fastest way to recover in the event of a ransomware attack or security event. They're simple to configure, flexible, and can be sent off-array for longer retention.
Starting a multi-part series about where @PureStorage (and next gen storage in general) can fit into a defense in depth security strategy. #Ransomware will be a focus but not the only item.
Let's not hide the lead - does this statement resonate? (can find it and more detail here) We’re out to change the way people build technology. Among data storage companies, we defy industry conventions, and by pairing our partners and customers with our elegantly simple solutions we hope to forever change expectations of what’s possible from a … Continue reading Ready to Launch!
For some background on what's below, see Part 1 of this interview. Without further ado, let's continue into part 2! Integration challenges - there's a classic lower common denominator challenge. In the past I worked with VCE where putting a layer on top of just a "few things" (servers, storage, compute, hypervisors) was really hard … Continue reading HashiConf 2018 – Interview with Mitchell Hashimoto, Part 2
Yes, this would be the Mitchell Hashimoto for whom HashiCorp is named. For background, see this post about my attending HashiConf and a previous blog from a joint interview with Mitchell & Armon. Do read the previous interview blog first - it covers items I'd originally planned to ask Mitchell and will help what's below … Continue reading HashiConf 2018 – Interview with Mitchell Hashimoto, Part 1