Howard Marks

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As Founder and Chief Scientist at DeepStorage, LLC Howard Marks provides the kind of practical, hands-on analysis that can only come from spending 30 years in the trenches.. As a consultant he helped organizations large and small including America Express, JP Morgan, Borden Foods, BBDO Worldwide and Foxwoods Resort Casino solve real world storage and network problems.

Now at DeepStorage he runs an independent test lab evaluating the latest in storage and data center networking products in beautiful Santa Fe MN and writing about them for multiple websites including An entertaining and energetic speaker Howard speaks regularly at industry events including Storage Decisions, Interop, SNW and Microsoft’s TechEd. He has written three books and hundreds of articles on networking and storage technologies.

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Links with Tag @DeepStorageNet

  1. I Miss the Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer or Speaking at The Flash Memory Summit and VMworld
  2. VMware Endorses StorMagic for ROBO Server SAN
  3. What I’m Doing Instead of A Summer Vacation
  4. Gridbusters Made Me a YouTube Star
  5. Greybeards talk all-flash arrays with Dave Wright, CEO and founder of SolidFire
  6. Separating Storage Startups From Upstarts
  7. Throw More Storage At It
  8. Scale-Out Storage For Hyper-V
  9. Overland Storage SnapScale Scales Out But Falls Short
  10. I Guess I am A Big Shot – Storage Field Day Edition
  11. Coho Applies SDN To Scale-Out Storage
  12. Starboard Storage Shuts Down
  13. A Bad Combo: PernixData’s FVP and VSAN
  14. RAM Caching Vs. SSDs: A Startup’s Gamble
  15. Fusion-io Leaders Step Down in Executive-Suite Turmoil
  16. Fusion-io Buys Hybrid Startup NexGen
  17. It’s A Solid-State Symposium
  18. In IT, Everything Old Is New Again
  19. VC Money—Who Needs It?
  20. Starting a New Chapter
  21. Storage QoS: The Next Frontier?
  22. Hyperconverged Stacks from SimpliVity and Scale
  23. The Hyperconverged Infrastructure