Storage Field Day 22 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama

We love to see our delegates enjoying their time at Storage Field Day! Check out Dan Frith’s blog,, for the most recent topics discussed in early August. Dan also highlights other delegates that attended, be sure to check them out!

Pure Storage – Pure1 Makes Life Easy

Dan Frith shares his opinions on Pure Storage’s Pure1, which he witnessed as a delegate at their recent Storage Field Day presentation. This post details his thoughts on their cloud service, and how it works in the real world. Read the piece to learn more!

CTERA – Storage the Way Your Users Want It

There are many problems to solve around unstructured data but don’t fret, Storage Field Day presenters like CTERA are offering solutions! Writing on his blog,, Dan Frith shares his thoughts with unstructured data and the solutions being proposed. Check out Dan’s take for more!

Intel – It’s About Getting the Right Kind of Fast at the Edge

After watching Intel present during August’s Storage Field Day event, Dan Frith shares the opinions he developed as a delegate in this piece. In particular, he covers the problem of content delivery networks (CDNs), and how Intel is positioned to solve it. Read the whole post to learn more!

Fujifilm Object Archive – Not Your Father’s Tape Library

At the recent Storage Field Day event, Dan Frith watched Fujifilm’s presentations as a delegate. This post covers his takes on their tape-based storage solution. Please read on to learn more!

Komprise – It’s About Data, Not Storage

Dan Frith shares his time as a delegate during the Komprise portion of the recent Storage Field Day event he attended. In this post, he breaks into the concept of data-driven storage that Komprise showcased, and how it affects IT admins. Read on for the entirety of Frith’s thoughts and opinions on the matter.

Storage Field Day 22 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure

This post is a disclosure from Dan Frith’s experiences as a Storage Field Day delegate. In it, he shares notes regarding the materials received from sponsors as well as other happenings from the event. Learn more by reading the entire post!

Infrascale Puts the Customer First

This post from Dan Frith details his experiences as a delegate during Infrascale’s Storage Field Day presentation. In particular, it addresses his opinions towards the information and products showcased there. Read on for the full picture.

I’ll Be at Storage Field Day 22

We’ll see Dan Frith on the delegate panel at Storage Field Day this week! He’ll be hearing from six presenting companies at the event. Be sure to follow Dan on Twitter at @PenguinPunk for his thoughts on the presentations. Thanks for joining us, Dan!

Storage Field Day 21 – Wrap-Up and Link-O-Rama

Earlier this year, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate at Storage Field Day. In this blog post, Dan links to the blogs he has written related to the event as well as posts from his fellow delegates. To see what Dan had to share, be sure to check out this post!

MinIO – Cloud, Edge, Everywhere …

Earlier this year at Storage Field Day, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see MinIO. In this blog, Dan looks at what MinIO has to offer, as he writes, “It is designed to be used for large-scale data infrastructure, and was built from scratch to be cloud native.” Be sure to check out this blog for more of his thoughts and discover what intrigues him about MinIO.

Nasuni Puts Your Data Where You Need It

At Storage Field Day earlier this year, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see Nasuni’s presentation. In this blog post, Dan takes a look at Nasuni’s offering, noting its 5 key components: UniFS, Virtual Edge Appliances, Management Console, Orchestration Center, and Analytics Connector. Check out his blog to see everything he had to say about Nasuni!

Pliops – Can We Take Fast and Make It Faster?

Dan Frith joined us as a delegate earlier this year at Storage Field Day and had the opportunity to see Pliops’ presentation at the event. In this blog post, Dan takes a look at Pliops’ solution, the Pliops Storage Processor, which is “a hardware-based storage accelerator that enables cloud and enterprise customers to offload and accelerate data-intensive workloads using just a fraction of the computational load and power.” To see what he had to say about Pliops’ solution, check out his blog!

NetApp Keystone – How Do You Want It?

Earlier this year, Dan Frith had the opportunity to join us as a delegate and see NetApp’s presentation at Storage Field Day. Dan focuses on NetApp Keystone in this blog post, which he describes, “In short, it gives you a flexible way to consume the broader portfolio of NetApp solutions as a service on-premises (and off-premises).” This offering focuses on providing different needs as-a-Service. For more of Dan’s thoughts on NetApp Keystone, be sure to check out his blog!

Intel Optane – Challenges and Triumphs

At Storage Field Day earlier this year, Intel focused on their intel Optane memory solution and some of the successes and challenges they’ve had in implementing it. This isn’t the first time that delegate Dan Frith has seen Intel present on Optane, and he was refreshed with how direct they were about both the ups and downs of the product. Writing on his blog, Dan says that he enjoyed the presentation tremendously and the customer examples were powerful examples at what intel can do. If you haven’t yet, be sure to watch Intel’s presentations from Storage Field Day to get an idea of where Intel’s Optane has been and where it is going.

Hammerspace, Storageless Data, and One Tough Problem

Storageless data? Is that even possible? Heading into their Storage Field Day presentation, delegate Dan Frith had some questions. After seeing their presentation, Dan was intrigued enough to have a followup session with the team from Hammerspace to get the full rundown on their offering. On his blog, Dan writes that “at a high level, Hammerspace is a great choice for getting data into multiple locations, regardless of the underlying platform.” Check out Hammerspace’s unique solution to Storage through Dan’s recap or their Storage Field Day videos!

Back to the Future With Tintri

Storage Field Day delegate Dan Frith had the chance to see Tintri present at the event last month. On his blog, Dan looks back through Tintri’s transition throughout the years and notes that not too much has changed when it comes to the core benefits of their products like VMstore. He writes that this consistency has been a solid foundation for Tintri to build on and that the features that they offer have aged well over the years. He also appreciates Tintri’s attempt to decrease the work involved in infrastructure and free up customers to focus on other things. Check out Tintri’s presentations from Storage Field Day to see what they’re up to now!

Storage Field Day 21 – (Fairly) Full Disclosure

Storage Field Day in January was a success on all fronts, and Dan Frith shared a bit about the side of the event not usually seen by anyone but the delegates and Tech Field Day staff. Head over to Dan’s Penguin Punk blog to see his “fairly full disclosure” about the goodies he received from the Storage Field Day sponsors and from us.

I’ll Be at Storage Field Day 21

It’s almost time for Storage Field Day again! With our delegate panel finalized, we are excited to announce that Dan Frith will be joining us again! On his blog, Dan previews the upcoming event. We’re looking forward to seeing Dan in action at the upcoming Storage Field Day and hope you’ll tune in!

Cisco Introduces HyperFlex 4.5

As a delegate at Storage Field Day earlier this year, Dan Frith had the chance to see Cisco introduce Hyperflex 4.5. He writes that “HyperFlex has taken a solid foundation and turned it into something even more versatile and fully featured.” Dan looks forward to seeing more from Cisco on Hyperflex in the next year, and we look forward to seeing more Dan Frith! Be sure to check out his blog for more analysis on Cisco and all the Storage Field Day presenters.