Dan Frith

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20 years in IT working for mid-size government and VARs in a big country town called Brisbane. I now manage storage and data protection products for a large telco. I like things that go in racks and making life easier through smarter process and cool technology applications.




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  1. Intel – It’s About Getting the Right Kind of Fast at the Edge
  2. Fujifilm Object Archive – Not Your Father’s Tape Library
  3. Komprise – It’s About Data, Not Storage
  4. Storage Field Day 22 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  5. Infrascale Puts the Customer First
  6. I’ll Be at Storage Field Day 22
  7. Storage Field Day 21 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama
  8. MinIO – Cloud, Edge, Everywhere …
  9. Nasuni Puts Your Data Where You Need It
  10. Pliops – Can We Take Fast and Make It Faster?
  11. NetApp Keystone – How Do You Want It?
  12. Intel Optane – Challenges and Triumphs
  13. Hammerspace, Storageless Data, and One Tough Problem
  14. Back to the Future With Tintri
  15. Storage Field Day 21 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  16. I’ll Be at Storage Field Day 21
  17. Cisco Introduces HyperFlex 4.5
  18. Storage Field Day 20 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama
  19. Intel Optane and the DAOS Storage Engine
  20. VAST Data – the Best Is Yet to Come
  21. Nebulon – It’s Server Storage Jim, but Not as We Know It
  22. Qumulo – Storage Your Way
  23. Pure Storage Announces Second Generation FlashArray//C With QLC
  24. Cisco MDS, NVMe, and Flexibility
  25. Storage Field Day 20 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  26. Storage Field Day 20 – I’ll Be at Storage Field Day 20
  27. WekaIO and a Fresh Approach
  28. Storage Field Day 19 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama
  29. Dell EMC PowerOne – Not V(x)block 2.0
  30. Komprise – Non-Disruptive Data Management
  31. NetApp and the StorageGRID Evolution
  32. Western Digital, Composable Infrastructure, Hyperscalers, and You
  33. Stellus Is Doing Something With All That Machine Data
  34. Dell EMC Isilon – Cloudy With a Chance of Scale Out
  35. MinIO – Not Your Father’s Object Storage Platform
  36. Infrascale Protects Your Infrastructure at Scale
  37. Tiger Technology Is Bridging the Gap
  38. Storage Field Day 19 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  39. Storage Field Day – I’ll Be at Storage Field Day 19
  40. Scale Computing Makes Big Announcement About Small HE150
  41. Pure//Accelerate 2019 – Cloud Block Store for AWS
  42. Pure//Accelerate 2019 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  43. Pure Storage Expands Portfolio, Adds Capacity and Performance
  44. Apstra’s Intent – What Do They Mean?
  45. Random Short Take #21
  46. NetApp, Workloads, and Pizza
  47. VMware – VMworld 2019 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  48. Tech Field Day 19 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama
  49. Automation Anywhere – the Bots Are Here to Help
  50. Druva – in the Cloud, of the Cloud, Protecting the Cloud
  51. VMware vRealize – Operations Without Operators
  52. NetApp Wants You to See the Whole Picture
  53. Ixia Helps You See All the Stuff You Need to See
  54. Tech Field Day 19 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  55. I Met Stephen Foskett
  56. Tech Field Day 19 – Day 0
  57. Tech Field Day – I’ll Be at Tech Field Day 19
  58. Dell Technologies World 2019 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama
  59. Big Switch Are Bringing the Cloud to Your DC
  60. Kemp Keeps ECS Balanced
  61. Liqid Are Dynamic in the DC
  62. Dell Technologies World 2019 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  63. Dell – Dell Technologies World 2019 – See You Soon Las Vegas
  64. Storage Field Day 18 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama
  65. Datera and the Rise of Enterprise Software-Defined Storage
  66. WekaIO Continues to Evolve
  67. VAST Data – No More Tiers Means No More Tears?
  68. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus – More Than Meets the Eye
  69. Western Digital Are Keeping Composed
  70. StorPool and the Death of Hardware-Defined Storage
  71. NetApp and the Space in Between
  72. Cohesity Is (Data)Locked In
  73. Storage Field Day 18 – Day 0
  74. Komprise Continues to Gain Momentum
  75. Storage Field Day – I’ll Be At Storage Field Day 18
  76. NVMesh 2 – A Compelling Sequel From Excelero
  77. Storage Field Day 17 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  78. StarWind Continues To Do It Their Way
  79. Intel’s Form Factor Is A Factor
  80. NGD Systems Are On The Edge Of Glory
  81. I Need Something Like Komprise For My Garage
  82. Storage Field Day 17 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  83. Storage Field Day 17 – Day 0
  84. Storage Field Day – I’ll Be At Storage Field Day 17
  85. Pure Storage – You’ve Come A Long Way
  86. Storage Field Day 15 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  87. Druva Announces Cloud Platform Enhancements | penguinpunk.net
  88. Hedvig’s Evolution
  89. Datrium Cloud DVX – Not Your Father’s Cloud Data Protection Solution
  90. Huawei – Probably Not What You Expected
  91. Come And Splash Around In NetApp’s Data Lake
  92. Western Digital – The A Is For Active, The S Is For Scale
  93. Cohesity Understands The Value Of What Lies Beneath
  94. WekaIO – Not The Matrix You’re Thinking Of
  95. StarWind VTL? What? Yes, And It’s Great!
  96. Cohesity Basics – Auto Protect
  97. Dropbox – It’s Scale Jim, But Not As We Know It
  98. IBM Spectrum Protect Plus Has A Nice Focus On Modern Data Protection
  99. Storage Field Day 15 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  100. Storage Field Day 15 – Day 0
  101. Storage Field Day – I’ll Be At Storage Field Day 15
  102. E8 Storage Announces Software-only Offering
  103. Cloudian Announces HyperFile, Makes Object Better
  104. Elastifile Add More Elasticity To Their Offering
  105. Primary Data – Seeing the Future
  106. X-IO Announces ISE 900 Series G4
  107. Have Axellio Edge, Will Travel
  108. Kingston’s NVMe Line-up Is The Life Of The Party
  109. Druva Is Useful, And Modern
  110. The Thing About NetApp HCI Is …
  111. Tech Field Day – I’ll Be At TFD Extra at VMworld US 2017
  112. Uila are Using Your Network (and some smart analytics) to Understand What’s Really Going On
  113. Primary Data Attacks Application Ignorance
  114. Storage Field Day 13 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  115. StorageCraft Are In Your Data Centre And In The Cloud
  116. SNIA’s Swordfish Is Better Than The Film
  117. ScaleIO Is Not Your Father’s SDS
  118. Dell EMC’s Isilon All-Flash Is Starting To Make Sense
  119. X-IO Technologies Are Living On The Edge
  120. Dell EMC’s in the Midst of a Midrange Resurrection
  121. NetApp Doesn’t Want You To Be Special (This Is A Good Thing)
  122. Storage Field Day Exclusive at Pure//Accelerate 2017 – FlashBlade 2.0
  123. Storage Field Day Exclusive at Pure//Accelerate 2017 – Purity Update
  124. Storage Field Day 13 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  125. Storage Field Day Exclusive at Pure//Accelerate 2017 – General Session Notes
  126. Storage Field Day 13 – Day 0
  127. Storage Field Day – I’ll Be At Storage Field Day 13 and Pure Accelerate
  128. Storage Field Day 12 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  129. SNIA Know What Time It Is
  130. Datera – Hybrid Is The New Black
  131. There’s A Whole Lot More To StarWind Than Free Stuff
  132. Intel Are Putting Technology To Good Use
  133. NetApp Aren’t Just a Pretty FAS
  134. Nimble Storage Gets Cloudy
  135. Excelero are doing what? For how much?
  136. Ryussi – Or Why Another SMB Stack Is Handy
  137. Storage Field Day 12 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  138. Storage Field Day 12 – Day 0
  139. Cloudian Announces HyperStore 4000 – Gets Super Dense
  140. Storage Field Day – I’ll Be At Storage Field Day 12
  141. ClearSky Data Are Here To Help
  142. Scality’s RING has a lot going on
  143. So NooBaa, eh?
  144. VMware – VMworld 2016 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  145. Maxta Introduces “Freemium” Hyperconverged Solution
  146. Paessler have been doing this for a while now
  147. Cohesity Continues to Evolve
  148. Datera Announces Integration With Google’s Kubernetes
  149. Data Virtualisation is More Than Just Migration for Primary Data
  150. Storage Field Day 10 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  151. It’s Hedvig, not Hedwig
  152. The Cool Thing About Datera Is Intent
  153. Exablox Isn’t Just Pretty Hardware
  154. Nimble Storage are Relentless in their Pursuit of Support Excellence
  155. Cloudian Does Object Smart and at Scale
  156. Tintri Keep Doing What They Do, And Well
  157. Pure Storage really aren’t a one-trick pony
  158. Kaminario are doing some stuff we’ve seen before, but that’s okay
  159. Storage Field Day 10 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  160. Storage Field Day 10 – Day 0
  161. Scale Computing Announces Support For Hybrid Storage and Other Good Things
  162. Storage Field Day – I’ll Be At SFD10
  163. Cohesity Announces Hybrid Cloud Strategy
  164. Pure Storage Announces FlashBlade, FlashArray//m10 and FlashStack CI Enhancements
  165. Cohesity Announces Cohesity Data Platform 2.0
  166. Violin Memory Announces Additions To FSP Range
  167. NexGen Storage – Storage QoS and other good things
  168. Storage Field Day 8 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  169. Intel – They really are “Inside”
  170. Qumulo – Storage for people who care about their data
  171. INFINIDAT – What exactly is a “Moshe v3.0”?
  172. Coho Data – It’s numerology, but not as we know it
  173. Nimble Storage – InfoSight is still awesome
  174. Primary Data – Because we all want our storage to do well
  175. Pure Storage – Orange is the new black, now what?
  176. Violin Memory – Sounds a lot better than it used to
  177. Cohesity – There’s more to this than just “Secondary Storage”
  178. Storage Field Day 8 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  179. Storage Field Day 8 – Day 0
  180. Cohesity Data Platform is now GA
  181. Storage Field Day – I’ll be at SFD8
  182. Pure Storage Announces FlashArray//m, Evergreen Storage and Pure1
  183. Storage Field Day 7 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  184. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 2 – VMware
  185. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 3 – Cloudian
  186. Transporter Revisited – Part 1 – Introduction
  187. Transporter Revisited – Part 2 – Testing and Final Thoughts
  188. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 3 – Maxta
  189. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 2 – Springpath
  190. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 1 – Primary Data
  191. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 1 – Kaminario
  192. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 1 – Catalogic Software
  193. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 3 – Exablox
  194. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 2 – Connected Data
  195. Storage Field Day 7 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  196. Storage Field Day 7 – Day 0
  197. Storage Field Day – I’ll be at SFD7
  198. VMware and StorMagic – Happy Days at the Edge
  199. Pure Storage – “Architecture Matters”
  200. Storage Field Day 6 – Wrap-up and Link-o-rama
  201. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 2 – Coho Data
  202. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 3 – NEC
  203. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 1 – Tegile
  204. Storage Field Day 6 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure
  205. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 3 – Nimble Storage
  206. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 2 – Nexenta
  207. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 1 – StorMagic
  208. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 2 – Pure Storage
  209. Storage Field Day 6 – Day 1 – Avere
  210. Storage Field Day – Day 0
  211. Storage Field Day – I’ll be at SFD6