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Steve Duplessie Quotes

What it implies is if the adoption of VI occurs, companies will be able to use their existing IP infrastructure, including everything from the switches to the hubs, all the things they are already familiar with, and be able to build extremely high performance data networks, ... Quite frankly, the news blew my mind.
Steve Duplessie
#Adoption

The new DMX-3 makes it easier to manage storage inside the box than outside the box. If you ask anybody managing a disk environment what they want, it's a single box that contains all the tiers of storage and has a single point of management for anything.
Steve Duplessie
#Ask

This is a brilliant strategic move by Quantum and great news for customers. The combined company will have an enormous set of offerings, the scale, footprint and financial foundation to really have an impact in the data protection market. This acquisition propels Quantum into a clear top three position among the largest data protection suppliers, and makes them big enough to control their own fate. I love this deal.
Steve Duplessie
#Company

Brenda is a seasoned storage professional that will add strength to Pillar's team. Pillar is poised for rapid growth and Brenda's vast experience will be of great value during the process. This looks like a really good fit to me.
Steve Duplessie
#Growth

Our research confirms that Oracle Automatic Storage Management delivers high performance, more reliable automation and simplified operations, ... This capability delivers previously unattainable levels of storage management efficiency through highly automated, application-centric rules and policies.
Steve Duplessie
#Management

Gear has to be idiot-proof to be successful in the midrange, as they don't want to have a zillion IT gurus if all they do is sell paint or donuts,
Steve Duplessie
#Proof

It's attractive because you can start really small and get really, really big, ... It's easy, and smart -- the physical design looks pretty intelligent. As you're scaling up, as opposed to doing a forklift upgrade, you can just modularly add in capacity. You won't need a crane to add things in.
Steve Duplessie
#Design

StorageTek gives Sun instant storage footprint, huge storage credibility, and a fantastic billion dollar service business. Sun gives StorageTek a whole new playground. Together, I can see grid computing and grid storage joining to provide some very powerful solutions moving forward.
Steve Duplessie
#Business

DPM will cause an awesome amount of confusion in the backup market.
Steve Duplessie
#Confusion

Users don't want to bet the farm up front on network-based storage intelligence -- and Troika gives them a way to stick their toes in the water without drowning,
Steve Duplessie
#Intelligence

In the past, SRM was trying to bite off too big a chunk for most to swallow, ... It was too expensive and did so many things that no one could really use it.
Steve Duplessie
#Past

It is completely unrealistic to think that remote office operations are going to get rid of all the functions they run, no matter how appealing the concept. Microsoft plays a role at both ends of the WAN, so I like the Tacit Networks' implementation of providing Microsoft-based services locally while centralizing the data itself back at the corporate data center.
Steve Duplessie
#Office

They have definitely stumbled around trying to understand their place in the world of storage. But they have acknowledged it's a business and have shored up their installation base.
Steve Duplessie
#Trying