Chris M Evans

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Chris M Evans has worked in the technology industry since 1987, starting as a systems programmer on the IBM mainframe platform, while retaining an interest in storage. After working abroad, he co-founded an Internet-based music distribution company during the .com era, returning to consultancy in the new millennium. In 2009 Chris co-founded Langton Blue Ltd (, a boutique consultancy firm focused on delivering business benefit through efficient technology deployments. Chris writes a popular blog at, attends many conferences and invitation-only events and can be found providing regular industry contributions through Twitter (@chrismevans) and other social media outlets.

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  1. Rubrik Acquires Datos IO – Backup Wars Looming?
  2. What are Storage Class Memory and Persistent Memory?
  3. What Next for XtremIO?
  4. Kaminario Goes Software-Defined
  5. Data Mobility – Caching Technologies
  6. Object Storage Critical Capabilities #3 – Searching, Indexing and Metadata
  7. Avere Systems is Acquired by Microsoft
  8. Performance Analysis of SAS/SATA and NVMe SSDs
  9. Has NVMe Killed off NVDIMM?
  10. Four Platforms When One Will Do?
  11. Is NetApp Becoming A Service Provider?
  12. HPE Brings Nimble Skynet to 3PAR Arrays
  13. Accelerating Workloads with NetApp Plexistor
  14. VMAX – The Mainframe of Storage
  15. Storage Field Day 14 Preview: E8 Storage
  16. Storage Field Day 14 Preview: Scality
  17. Storage Field Day 14 Preview: EMC
  18. Can Violin Systems Successfully Rise from the Ashes of Violin Memory?
  19. It’s Time for Hard Drives to Join Tape In The Archive Tier
  20. Scale Computing Debuts HC3 in Google Cloud Platform
  21. Flash Diversity: High Capacity Drives from Nimbus and Micron
  22. Architecting IT | Scale Computing Moves Deeper Into the Enterprise With All-Flash HCI
  23. Pure1 META – Analytics for Pure Storage Arrays
  24. Pure Accelerate: FlashArray Gets Synchronous Replication
  25. What Next for the new Tier 0 Storage?
  26. Nimble, HPE and 20-Year Old Architectures
  27. Building Data Storage With Containers
  28. Focus on High Performance NAS
  29. Cache or Tier – Does it Matter?
  30. Storage Field Day 11 Previews: Intel, HGST
  31. NetApp, Storage Class Memory and Hyperconvergence
  32. Storage Field Day 11 Previews: Avere, Primary Data, Scality
  33. Nutanix Acquires PernixData and
  34. Docker and storage – solving the problem of data persistence
  35. Windows Containers – Making Windows Server Relevant Again
  36. Docker for Mac & Windows – Changing the Developer Paradigm
  37. Docker & Storage – Solving The Problem of Data Persistence
  38. Torus – Because We Need Another Distributed Storage Software Solution
  39. Object Storage: Validating S3 Compatibility
  40. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Hedvig
  41. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Primary Data
  42. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Exablox
  43. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Nimble Storage
  44. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Datera
  45. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Tintri
  46. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Pure Storage
  47. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Kaminario
  48. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Cloudian
  49. Long Term Evaluation: Scale Computing
  50. Hybrid Cloud and Data Mobility
  51. Pure //Accelerate 2016 – FlashBlade
  52. Build or Buy – A Tale of Two All-Flash Strategies
  53. Storage Field Day 9 Tracking Page
  54. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: VMware
  55. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: Intel
  56. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: Violin Memory
  57. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: NetApp
  58. Speaking in Tech: How good is the UK’s broadband? Really awful
  59. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Dell
  60. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Rubrik
  61. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: SolarWinds
  62. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Caringo
  63. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: VMTurbo
  64. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Diablo Technologies
  65. ZeroStack – A Better Way to do OpenStack
  66. The Evolution of Storage Virtualisation
  67. Standard SSDs or Custom NAND Modules?
  68. Pure Storage Announces New Hardware Platform – FlashArray//m
  69. SFD7: Exablox – Scale-Out Object Storage for NAS
  70. Primary Data and Data Virtualisation
  71. Connected Data, Transporter and Private “Cloud” Storage
  72. Catalogic Software Addresses Data Copy Management
  73. Storage Field Day 7 – Initial Thoughts
  74. Storage Field Day 7 – 11-13 March 2015
  75. Avere Systems Releases Virtual FXT Edge Filer
  76. VMware Previews VAIO – vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering
  77. SanDisk Announces Acquisition of Fusion-io
  78. Flash Shipment Bragging Rights
  79. Pure Storage Raises a Further $225m for a $3B Valuation
  80. SolidFire Releases Element OS Version 6
  81. SDDC Symposium 2014
  82. Storage Field Day 5 – Scale Computing Present
  83. Storage Field Day 5: Vendor Profiles Part 2
  84. Storage Field Day 5 Vendor Preview
  85. Storage IPO Season – Violin Memory and Pure Storage
  86. Travel in April: Storage Field Day
  87. Solid State Storage Symposium – Cache or Tier Panel Discussion
  88. Storage Old, New and Past Due? (Updated)
  89. Dell Allegedly Bid for Fusion-IO
  90. Solid State Storage Symposium 25th April 2012
  91. Storage Field Day – 26th & 27th April 2012
  92. Next Generation Storage Symposium – 7th November 2012
  93. August Storage Announcements – Pure Storage