Sunday, June 26th, 2016

March 2016 – In a briefing with Samsung SSI’s Michael Smullen, we discussed the newest high density SSD drive for the enterprise marketplace. The 2.5” SAS SSD uses the new 3D NAND Flash technology from Samsung and sports a industry leading 15.36TB capacity. For a 2.5” product, this surpasses even HDD density. The drive, which [...]

March 2016 – One of the dominant topics at the RSA Conference in San Francisco for the Enterprise environment was authentication and signon for users with authorization. While there were a large number of companies addressing externally generated threats to the data centers and cloud services, a number of companies were focusing on challenges of [...]

September 2015 – At CTIA we met with Kyocera to discuss their latest position in cellular and the support for the enterprise and automotive markets. They have been in the US markets for about 15yrs and with the crowed marketplace for the consumer smartphone and mobile products business, Kyocera chose to move in the direction [...]

 May 2014, Following the keynotes at the Siia maximize event held in San Francisco, they began the program with an opening panel on alignment and how it is being integrated with CRM and traditional sales/support models. The panel was moderated by the SandHill Group and included a range of businesses including Invisible CRM, Dicom Grid [...]

May 2014, The SIIA Maximize conference took place on May 20-22 and acted as the host event for the the annual CODiE AWARDS. At the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Rhianna Collier, VP of Software Division, SIIA announced the finalists and winners. The awards were announced at a gala dinner by prior award winners and [...]

April 30, 2014, Ethernet Technology Summit, Santa Clara,CA—Alan Weckel from the Dell’Oro Group presented an overview of the Ethernet market. Their market research covers port shipments and market forecasts for Ethernet switch and routing as well as SAN, server, and WLAN equipment markets. Service providers and small and medium business (<200 wired devices) are fairly [...]

October 2013 – This year Samsung’s Memory Solution Forum focused on the global issues of the enterprise and data center rather than the component features. This event, which was formally the CIO Forum, is in it third year, and is a mixed presentation and open discussion / Q&A event for technologist and executives to discuss, [...]

September 19, 2013, SNIA Analytics and Big Data Summit, Santa Clara, CA—Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research presented the topic “Why big data changes how to think about enterprise storage”. The fundamental drivers for acquisition, architecture, and administration have to change. The nature of data is changing, and a look at the differences between high-performance computing [...]

September 2013, At IDF in San Francisco, PMC was discussing their Series 8 RAID controller for the 12G SAS interface. This is the continuation of the Adaptec product line targeted at the enterprise marketplace. For the definitions of PMC, enterprise storage includes Hadoop in addition to traditional multi-tiered (hot-warm-cold-archive) architectures. These storage networks are changing [...]

February 20, 2013, Tablet Strategy Conference, Burlingame, CA—Ben Bajarin from Creative Strategies looked at the state of tablets in the enterprise. The number of tablets appearing in the workplace is tracking the total sales of tablets. Some are company issued, and others are BYOD. Tablets are reshaping the face of computing in business, enterprises, and [...]