HPE Storage Lightboards – A Cool Way To Present

Recently I was lucky enough to be involved in a skunkworks project for testing and validating ‘lightboards’ as a viable way to present concepts or features in a short, sharp, succinct way. Whilst there’s a place for the ‘traditional, glossy marketing content’ to curated and published online, my experiences seem to be that many consumers and researchers want to find…

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Exciting News – NimbleOS 5.1 Now Available!

2019 has proven to be a stellar year for HPE Storage, with quarter on quarter AND year on year growth across the portfolio but most importantly with delighted and happy customers fuelling that growth. We’re not slowing down and resting on our laurels – we’re actively ramping our engineering and development organisation to further provide value for our customers and…

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Nimble Support – STILL The Best In The Storage Industry!

It’s been almost 2 years since the acquisition of Nimble Storage was announced by HPE – that being March 2017 (can’t quite believe it!). At the time, I can recall the overwhelming response from our customers and partners was concern and worry that Nimble Support (often referred to as the best in the industry) would be diluted due to ‘large…

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Live Webinar Playback: HPE Intelligent Storage Introduction & Announcements

This week I conducted a live webinar presenting our new HPE “Intelligent Storage” Mission Statement for the worldwide HPE Storage business – something of which I’m pretty impressed from watching this come together over the last 12 months since the Nimble acquisition. Intelligent Storage consists of three fundamental pillars, which form the guidance and mantra for future engineering, marketing, sales…

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VMworld 2018 – Breakout Session Recordings Available & Recap

We’re only being days removed from another fantastic VMworld conference in Barcelona, and my email inbox / Slack channels / Yammer messages are starting to get down to a normal-ish level, so now’s a great opportunity to put some words down reflecting on the past week. It was exciting to see so many old friends, colleagues, customers and partners at…

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VMworld EU 2018 – See You There!

I’m delighted to be making my way to Barcelona once again for VMworld. I can’t quite believe this will be my seventh VMworld in Barcelona, and my eleventh overall!   This week i’ll be splitting my time between the HPE booth (#D301 in the Solutions Exchange), various breakout sessions, and catching up with good friends, old colleagues, customers and prospects…

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New Blog! Hello World…

<cliche> Hello World! </cliche> welcome to my blog! 🙂 Amazingly, I’ve been in IT/technology since 2003, and have blogged regularly for various vendors and forums since 2010. However, shamefully I’m extremely late to the personal blogging game. Anyway… why “dyertribe”? Well “Dyer” is my surname (duh), and “diatribe” is a noun in the English language for a rant or ironic/satirical…

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