Tom Trainer

Profile of Tom Trainer

Network Computing Blogger
Blog Posts: 65
Tom Trainer is founder and president of analyst firm Analytico. Prior to founding Analytico, Trainer was Principal Storage Product Marketing Manager at Red Hat, and Director of Marketing at Gluster prior to its acquisition by Red Hat. Tom has worked as managing senior partner at Evaluator Group, and also held senior positions at EMC, HDS, Auspex, and Memorex-Telex during his 30-year career in IT. You can follow him on Twitter at @itstorage
Articles by Tom Trainer
posted in June 2009

Clouds And Claims Seem To Go Hand-in-Hand

I've seen something in storage that really stretches the "cloud" positioning pretty far out there. Recently, Emulex claimed they have a cloud adapter. A cloud adapter? InfiniBand adapters, Fibre Channel adapters and iSCSI adapters are well understood and deployed; but a cloud adapter?

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Inflated Vendor Claims

If vendors don't tell it like it is, they are letting down their customers and channel partners. It is time to clean your act up, guys.

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