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HP Storage Tech Day: 3PAR StoreServ Deep Dive

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:35:07 — 1.8GB) On July 29, 2013 – HP’s Calvin Zito offered a storage day in Anaheim CA before the Nth Generation Symposium. We spent the morning of the Tech Day deep diving into 3PAR StoreServ. The first 30 minutes is from Calvin as he talks a little about his life at HP. Pretty amazing how he grew his career while staying in his hometown of Boise, ID. Vish Mulchand took over the 3PAR StorServ Deep Dive. Vishdiscussed the key initiatives to support 3PAR and a Storage Solid State Strategy. With the...

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HP Storage Tech Day and Nth Generation Symposium – July 29th – Aug 1st 2013

I’ll be headed back to Los Angles, CA to be part of the HP Storage Tech Day 4 and Nth Generation Symposium at the DisneyLand Hotel. First time in the hotel, it will be the closest to Disneyland I have ever been to. On July 29th, the HP Storage Tech Day will commence with Calvin Zito (@HPStorageGuy) and a merry band of bloggers. I will be there, streaming the event to YouTube. Event schedule will be up later next week. As for the blogging crew – it consists of: Nate Amsden, techopsguy.com Nina Buik, Connect-Community.com – @ninabuik Dave Hurst, TheSuperDave.com –...

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Cache-A ProCache 6: LTO Archiving Appliances for Media Production – NAB 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:33 — 49.9MB) If you are a broadcaster, media storage on tape is actually your friend. The newest standard – LTO-6 – can keep thousands of scenes, clips and other media. Of course, if you are a bigger production company, you will need larger appliances that can connect and maintain your LTO environment. That is where Cache-A comes in. Calvin Zito talks to Cache-A Mark Ostlund about archiving to the network. Whether a Mac, PC or even most proprietary devices, Cache-A can keep it all in a safe, secure place. The ProCache 6 is one...

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Alldigital: Broadcasting for Multiple Enterprises – NAB 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:37 — 107.1MB) Inside a big corporation, you want to broadcast and livestream. That is where alldigital comes in. They can help you become a broadcaster. Their cloud services empower you to become just that. alldigital has configured their technologies so you can broadcast just like a Fox affiliate. Even big corporations want to broadcast to mobile and TV. Even companies like Cox (the Cable company in Las Vegas, among other areas) use Alldigital for By using workflows, you can get things up in the system to have it stream out. There...

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North Plains on Digital Asset Management – NAB 2013

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:32 — 77.9MB) Video is critical in communications of relevant content as quickly as possible, but maintaining control of your brand and marketing message. Eric Courville of North Plains talks about recent acquisitions that allow them to merge web and marketing video production with broadcast oriented management of digital assets.  The Northplains platform makes assets available under controlled management for large organizations such as Turner Broadcasting, that have millions of assets that must be cataloged Finding the content quickly and getting it deployed over a variety of platforms are critical business success factors....

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HP Tech Cast #7: LTO-6 – Tape Storage is NOT Dead

Podcast (hptechcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:13 — 36.6MB) Last month HP released their Linear Tape Open 6 (LTO-6) tape backup standard. With tapes that can hold up to 6.25 Terrabytes and rack systems that hold up to 44.4 Petabytes, tape shows not only its relevance in Enterprise networks but also how it can stack up to a storage method. Calvin Zito joins me with ESG’s Jason Buffington and and HP’s Bob Conway of the Tape Future product marketing. In this video, Jason gives a presentation on data protection trends and topics. We then get into LTO...


HP Tech Cast #6: Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Podcast (hptechcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 59:56 — 27.5MB) On Tuesday, Microsoft officially launched Server 2012 to the public. This was a low key launch with a landing page with keynote videos. After, we got on HP Tech Cast with a few bloggers to talk about the “Cloud OS”. Calvin Zito joins me with bloggers John Obeto, Jason Lopez and Hans Vredevoort. We talk about Virtualization capabilities, storage, and the new ReFS file system.

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HP TechCast 5: From VMWorld

Podcast (hptechcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 49:02 — 22.5MB) This episode of HP TechCast comes from VMWorld 2012. Calvin Zito and I sit down to talk virtualization, cloud computing and more. Joining us are: Brent Sullivan (VMWare liason to HP) Brent Allen (HP) Janice Owens (Emulex) Gagan Bhatia (HP) Jacob Van Ewyk (HP)

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Post – HP Discover Comments from Bloggers

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:20 — 259.6MB) Podcast (hptechcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:20 — 48.5MB) Bloggers Justin Vashisht, Chris Wahl and John Obeto join Calvin Zito and myself on this episode of HP Tech Cast. The topic this week: What the bloggers saw at HP Discover. More important, is HP going in the right direction. There were many different things to see at HP Discover. From the expo floor, to the keynotes, and the Blogger lounge that HP puts together (this year with an Espresso machine). We talk about what HP has...

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HP Discover Announcement StoreOnce, Data Protector 7, VC Direct Attach

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:07 — 278.6MB) Podcast (hptechcast): Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:07 — 36.6MB) On this episode of HP Tech Cast, Brad Parks, Gagan Bhatia and Jay Levins join myself, Calvin Zito, and a host of bloggers that included Ilja Coolen, Howard Marks, Herman Montano, and others. They talked about the announcement of the new deduplication solutions for the HP StoreOnce Backup family at HP Discover. This is a way to enable organizations to manage risk as they deal with explosive data growth by protecting more data in less time. The new solutions...

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Day 4 and Show Wrap Up – HP Tech Forum 2009

The show ended with a big bang – well, not that big bang, but we were close to being that philosophical about it. With the Closing Keynote including Dr. Michael Kaku about what we could see in years to come. How Moore’s law is about to come to an end and we need to run on the Atomic level. The video shows the dismantling of the show floor as I walk through the day. Thanks to Andy McCaskey, Kara Karsten, Shane Pitman, John Obeto, Becca Taylor, Halley Claire, Tom Augenthaler, Calvin Zito and everyone else that was part of this...

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Day 1 – HP Tech Forum Expo 2009

*This post will be updated several times in the day. Got into Vegas last night at 11 PM. That was 1 AM my time. Went downstairs and checked out the nightly band (they play every Sunday and Monday) at Mandalay Bay. We also profiled the room, including 2 flat screen TV’s. This is what I am calling the “Bob Newhart” room. 8 AM: Met up with Andy McCaskey for breakfast and the Backchannel daily. 9 AM: Got to the conference hall, where we met Rebecca Taylor, Halley Bass and Tom Augenthaler from Buzzcorps. We also caught up with John Obeto,...