Monthly Archives: March 2007

Dell is caught in an accounting scandal Is it possible for public companies to comply with all of the rules of the stock exchanges and Sarbanes Oxley any more?An internal investigation into Dell’s accounts has uncovered “evidence of misconduct” and … Continue reading

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Playing high stakes poker with your storage strategy? Cisco has decided they hold the winning hand.March 27, 2007 (Computerworld) — Last week’s announcement that Cisco Systems Inc. intends to acquire NeoPath Networks Inc. (see “News Briefs”) passed by with little … Continue reading

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Yesterday I was visiting customers in Chicago, and all of them said our support was better than NetApp’s Support. One customer is a new customer of ours that we just installed a transferable licensed FAS 940 for. They are migrating … Continue reading

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The other day I was at a user group meeting with a bunch of NetApp users. Some of these folks are old customers and friends and others had never heard of Zerowait. At the meeting, I was asked not to … Continue reading

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Contradictions …From Business Week Starting and stopping plans at will can enable execs to hit multiple stock peaks. After shares at storage technology outfit Network Appliance Inc. (NTAP ) rose 28%, to around 30, late last year, CEO Daniel Warmenhoven … Continue reading

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It looks like the Hard Drive Storage security game has changed. What will these developments mean in 18 to 24 months for enterprise storage and the Decru / NetApp valuations? Seagate Ships Super-Secure Hard Disk Drive ASI Computer Technologies will … Continue reading

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It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native criminal class except Congress. Mark Twain Updated to include the storage industry… It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there are only … Continue reading

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Trust but Verify week part 4A little research can save you a bundle! Sometimes doing a little web research can truly save customers a bundle. I think everyone can agree that paying over $80,000.00 for 2TB of storage is insane, … Continue reading

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Trust but Verify week part 3Hey NetApp – what does Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) mean to you? Please define….. Read the complete interview that the excerpts below are from. the Australian(Interviewer) Over time do you see NetApp growing more … Continue reading

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Trust but Verify week part 2Partnerships for the common good are great for everyone involved, but long term partnerships require trust and verification. NetApp has a history of making statements supporting strategic relationships with manufacturing and reseller partners. However, they … Continue reading

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