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