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. NetApp buys into Kubernetes Orchestration with StackPointCloud
  2. Elastifile Cloud File Service Now Available on Google Cloud
  3. Western Digital Redefines DRAM Caching
  4. HDD Capacity Threshold Reaches 15TB
  5. Scality Zenko Product Brief
  6. Enterprise-Class Public Cloud
  7. What Next for Violin Systems?
  8. Pure Storage AIRI – CI for AI
  9. Why Deterministic Storage Performance is Important
  10. The Britpop Battle of Rubrik and Cohesity
  11. PowerMax, VMAX, XtremIO – the Agony of Choice
  12. NetApp embraces cloud for future business growth
  13. Droplet Computing delivers universal app virtualization
  14. The Three Facets of Backup
  15. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: Delphix
  16. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: Riverbed
  17. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: Veritas
  18. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: Druva
  19. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: Morpheus Data
  20. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: Oracle
  21. Dude, Here’s Your 100TB Flash Drive!
  22. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: Rubrik
  23. Cloud Field Day 3 Preview: NetApp
  24. The Risk of Shared Service Level Agreements
  25. ScaleIO Becomes Software Defined on Hardware
  26. Data Mobility – Global/Scale-out Data Platforms
  27. Rubrik Acquires Datos IO – Backup Wars Looming?
  28. What are Storage Class Memory and Persistent Memory?
  29. What Next for XtremIO?
  30. Kaminario Goes Software-Defined
  31. Data Mobility – Caching Technologies
  32. Object Storage Critical Capabilities #3 – Searching, Indexing and Metadata
  33. Avere Systems is Acquired by Microsoft
  34. Performance Analysis of SAS/SATA and NVMe SSDs
  35. Has NVMe Killed off NVDIMM?
  36. Four Platforms When One Will Do?
  37. Is NetApp Becoming A Service Provider?
  38. HPE Brings Nimble Skynet to 3PAR Arrays
  39. Accelerating Workloads with NetApp Plexistor
  40. VMAX – The Mainframe of Storage
  41. Storage Field Day 14 Preview: E8 Storage
  42. Storage Field Day 14 Preview: Scality
  43. Storage Field Day 14 Preview: EMC
  44. Can Violin Systems Successfully Rise from the Ashes of Violin Memory?
  45. It’s Time for Hard Drives to Join Tape In The Archive Tier
  46. Scale Computing Debuts HC3 in Google Cloud Platform
  47. Flash Diversity: High Capacity Drives from Nimbus and Micron
  48. Architecting IT | Scale Computing Moves Deeper Into the Enterprise With All-Flash HCI
  49. Pure1 META – Analytics for Pure Storage Arrays
  50. Pure Accelerate: FlashArray Gets Synchronous Replication
  51. What Next for the new Tier 0 Storage?
  52. Nimble, HPE and 20-Year Old Architectures
  53. Building Data Storage With Containers
  54. Focus on High Performance NAS
  55. Cache or Tier – Does it Matter?
  56. Storage Field Day 11 Previews: Intel, HGST
  57. NetApp, Storage Class Memory and Hyperconvergence
  58. Storage Field Day 11 Previews: Avere, Primary Data, Scality
  59. Nutanix Acquires PernixData and
  60. Docker and storage – solving the problem of data persistence
  61. Windows Containers – Making Windows Server Relevant Again
  62. Docker for Mac & Windows – Changing the Developer Paradigm
  63. Docker & Storage – Solving The Problem of Data Persistence
  64. Torus – Because We Need Another Distributed Storage Software Solution
  65. Object Storage: Validating S3 Compatibility
  66. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Hedvig
  67. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Primary Data
  68. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Exablox
  69. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Nimble Storage
  70. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Datera
  71. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Tintri
  72. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Pure Storage
  73. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Kaminario
  74. Storage Field Day 10 Preview: Cloudian
  75. Long Term Evaluation: Scale Computing
  76. Hybrid Cloud and Data Mobility
  77. Pure //Accelerate 2016 – FlashBlade
  78. Build or Buy – A Tale of Two All-Flash Strategies
  79. Storage Field Day 9 Tracking Page
  80. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: VMware
  81. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: Intel
  82. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: Violin Memory
  83. Storage Field Day 9 Preview: NetApp
  84. Speaking in Tech: How good is the UK’s broadband? Really awful
  85. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Dell
  86. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Rubrik
  87. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: SolarWinds
  88. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Caringo
  89. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: VMTurbo
  90. Tech Field Day 10 Preview: Diablo Technologies
  91. ZeroStack – A Better Way to do OpenStack
  92. The Evolution of Storage Virtualisation
  93. Standard SSDs or Custom NAND Modules?
  94. Pure Storage Announces New Hardware Platform – FlashArray//m
  95. SFD7: Exablox – Scale-Out Object Storage for NAS
  96. Primary Data and Data Virtualisation
  97. Connected Data, Transporter and Private “Cloud” Storage
  98. Catalogic Software Addresses Data Copy Management
  99. Storage Field Day 7 – Initial Thoughts
  100. Storage Field Day 7 – 11-13 March 2015
  101. Avere Systems Releases Virtual FXT Edge Filer
  102. VMware Previews VAIO – vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering
  103. SanDisk Announces Acquisition of Fusion-io
  104. Flash Shipment Bragging Rights
  105. Pure Storage Raises a Further $225m for a $3B Valuation
  106. SolidFire Releases Element OS Version 6
  107. SDDC Symposium 2014
  108. Storage Field Day 5 – Scale Computing Present
  109. Storage Field Day 5: Vendor Profiles Part 2
  110. Storage Field Day 5 Vendor Preview
  111. Storage IPO Season – Violin Memory and Pure Storage
  112. Travel in April: Storage Field Day
  113. Solid State Storage Symposium – Cache or Tier Panel Discussion
  114. Storage Old, New and Past Due? (Updated)
  115. Dell Allegedly Bid for Fusion-IO
  116. Solid State Storage Symposium 25th April 2012
  117. Storage Field Day – 26th & 27th April 2012
  118. Next Generation Storage Symposium – 7th November 2012
  119. August Storage Announcements – Pure Storage