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Author: Enrico Signoretti

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Comments, and opinions about data, data storage, cloud computing, and modern IT infrastructures. Recorded whenever and wherever I can, published on an irregular basis, directly from the field without editing and while things are happening. A disorganized and unstructured format of very short 5-minute episodes that are easy to consume while on the move.
14 Episodes
In this episode we talk about cloud file systems, the challenges to build a file service solution for the cloud, most common use cases and Elastifile's product design and implementation. We also talk about a new automated tiering feature introduced by Elastifile with version 3 of its product.
In this episode I'm with Dave Packer (VP of Product and Alliances Marketing at Druva). He updates me on Druva product lineup and we also chat about the approach of his company to cloud data management , including a few hints on future developments regarding the possibility to take advantage of machine learning techniques to improve data compliancy and more.
In this episode I'm with Krishna Subramanian (co-founder and COO of Komprise) and we talk about secondary data and the solution developed by her company. A chat on the challenges faced by organisations of all sizes and how Komprise can make data growth more sustainable over time. *sorry about the quality of audio on my side.
Very short episode, but it is July... not the best month for news IT, right? ;) In this episode: - Experimenting with podcast format. - I do not understand why Broadcom is acquiring CA Technologies... and you?
I finally started to record new episodes again!!! In this episode: - The reasons behind this reboot; - My comment on Tintri assets being acquired by DDN; - My latest article about Object Storage on LinkedIn: Stay tuned for new episodes!
In this episode I'm with Scott Shadley (VP of Marketing at NGD Systems) and we talk about computational storage, how it works and its benefits compared to other storage models.
Data Storage for Containers

Data Storage for Containers


This week I'm with Alex Chircop, founder and CTO of StorageOS, and we will talk about the challenges to provide persistent data storage to containers in Docker and Kubernetes environments. Alex will also introduce StorageOS, a solution designed specifically for this task.
In this episode I talk with Chris Wahl (Chief Technologist at Rubrik) about how backup is evolved in the last few years, and how Rubrik is rethinking the whole data protection management process from both the user experience and overall architecture point of views.
In this episode I'm joined by Boyan Ivanov (co-founder and CEO of Storpool) and we talk about the challenges faced by xSPs when it comes to storage and the characteristics of storage systems for services providers, including a quick introduction to Storpool solution.
A chat with Andy Hardy (EMEA VP at Nasuni) about NAS consolidation and collaboration in large distributed organizations. In this episode we talk about the technology that makes Nasuni a great option for those organizations that need to consolidate their NAS environments, save costs and improve overall unstructured data management across geographies while giving their users the ability to access data through standard protocols and improve team collaboration.
Sound check!

Sound check!


Still working on the details, but give me a couple of weeks and I'll start broadcasting on these frequencies about data and data storage... Stay tuned!
I'm driving to my home airport to take a flight for London, and tommorow I'll be attending A3 Communications' Technology Live event... So I thought to record this episode (yes, while driving, again!) Last week I attended HPE Discover in Las Vegas and I wanted to share with you a few thoughts about the company, its products and strategy. But this is just a short recording... Stay tuned for a full Voices in Data Storage episode (on GigaOM) to get  all the info you may want to know about HPE Primera, the new tier-0 platform launched during the event.
Heading #VeeamON!

Heading #VeeamON!


I recorded this episode while driving (sorry about the audio quality, 100% hands free though!) and talked about my expectations for #VeeamON, HPE buying Cray, and the webinars about #dataprotection and #hyperconvergence that I'll be hosting later this week. Enjoy the listen!
A quick take about Cohesity acquiring Imanis Data and Nutanix entering the secondary data storage market.  Data management for structured and unstructured data is one of the hottest topics in the IT industry now. If you like to learn more about unstructured data management please check out my work on and, or join me for a webinar that I will host on 21/May for GigaOm, "Unstructured Data Management: A New Way of Fighting Data" sponsored by Komprise. here the link to sign up. Enjoy the listen!
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