#16 – EMC XtremIO with CTO, Itzik Reich

EMC XtremIO - Itzik ReichEMC XtremIO is an exciting all-flash array offering, that offers not only performance (as you’d expect from an all-flash array) and scalability, but also has exciting and cost-saving features such as de-duplication & compression.

Itzik Reich, CTO of EMC XtremIO, takes us through what XtremIO is, it’s features, how it fits into the EMC portfolio of storage products and also how it compares to other all-flash array offerings currently in the market.  He also let’s us know what we can expect from the XtremIO team in the near future.

Do you like your flash storage?  If so, then this is the episode for you!

Links Mentioned:

XtremIO Website

EMC XtremIO Page

Itzik’s Blog – well worth a look!

Itzik on Twitter

Flash Technology – Insider Insight with Mark Twomey

Flash based technology is becoming more prevalent in both the Enterprise, SMB and domestic IT products, as Flash technology matures, storage capacities increase and prices per GB drop, more and more companies (new and established) are incorporating Flash into their product portfolio.  Whilst at VMworld San Francisco I caught up with Mark Twomey (aka Zilla aka @Storagezilla), EMC long-timer, storage anorak & information protection aficionado.  In this impromptu interview Mark and I discuss the current state of Flash storage and where it’s heading, as always Mark offers thoughtful insights into this rapidly evolving area of IT.


Check out Zilla’s blog here for more IT related views and insights, his posts always make for a good thought provoking read.

Evolving EMC’s Vision – Transforming IT and Business

At VMworld 2012 (San Francisco), EMC’s Jeremy Burton (@jburton), EVP Product Operations and Marketing, laid out EMC’s evolving vision for Transforming IT and Business. There were several key themes that were highlighted, with the focus on how EMC sees the evolution of technology within the Data Center, as well as how EMC has been investing to align with the VMware vision of Software-Defined Data Center.