Author Archives: Mike

Steak, Scotch and Storage – No Bull

Over the last few months I have been traveling around the USA and visiting with many of our international customers. Our customers seem to be concerned about three main issues: storage security on cloud providers, how to manage their growing … Continue reading

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All Tools Not Required

In discussing with our customers their NetApp and archival storage needs, quite a few have brought up the bloatware that big systems vendors and software vendors are pushing. They want to know why vendors won’t unbundle their software packages and … Continue reading

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Subject: Is Your Budget Ready for 2018?

Creating a budget is hard work, but keeping to it can be harder. So to give you some ideas on how to do that, here are some of the ways we helped our customers stretch their storage budgets in 2017.Creating … Continue reading

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More Storage, More Flexibility, Less Money – Balance Required

Since we introduced our SimplStor Affordable Petabyte earlier this year we have had quite a few of our NetApp support customers ask us if we could provide them with a special feature or two for their environment if they migrated … Continue reading

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Storage Capacity vs Budget: TKO, Zerowait for the Win!

Recently, we introduced our SimplStor Affordable Petabyte and it was very well received by our customers. Quite a few asked if we could provide them with an affordable ½ Petabyte solution and many others asked us about financing and lease … Continue reading

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Suddenly! 1 Petabyte < $100,000 with support

Since the beginning of the year, we have had a number of customers tell us that they need really big storage on premises and that it must be Affordable, Reliable and Scalable. Some of our clients wanted us to design … Continue reading

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NetApp Support? Zerowait has answers!

As budgets tighten and storage and networking demands increase our customers have found a simple way to extend the life of their high availability storage equipment while reducing their capital outlays. By extending the life of their current NetApp infrastructure, … Continue reading

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NetApp Migrations Streamlined.

Since we started working with NetApp in the 1990’s we have helped a lot of our customers migrate data to and from their Filers. Scheduling sufficient time for the migration has often been a problem for our customers, and there … Continue reading

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The Secret to a successful migration from NetApp

Every year it seems more NetApp customers come to Zerowait for affordable support while they look for alternative storage solutions for their data. For CIFS users finding NetApp cDOT a bridge too far, for example, we often recommend a Windows … Continue reading

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The Trend Indicates a Prosperous 2017

Since Zerowait runs on the calendar year as our fiscal year, every January we review our previous year’s performance and begin making our plans for the new year. We keep good records of our initiatives and the projects we are … Continue reading

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