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About Darren Gourley

Darren Gourley is the Vice President of Storage Solutions for Sirius Computer Solutions.

NetApp Insight 2016: What You Might Have Missed

I recently had the privilege of participating in NetApp’s Insight 2016 Las Vegas conference. With over 5,000 technical experts and industry leaders, 500 sessions and a unique hands-on lab, the conference served as a great opportunity to see solutions in action. Day 1 kicked off with NetApp CEO George Kurian’s keynote highlighting digital transformation, stating [...]

By |November 21st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

My Top 8 Takeaways from Dell EMC World

Eight-thousand people from around the world gathered in Austin, Texas last week to presumably learn how the recent formation of the world’s largest privately held technology company would impact them. They converged on the Austin Convention Center for Dell EMC World, the first major conference since Dell acquired EMC seven weeks ago for $67 billion. [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Look for News on the Storage Front at Dell EMC World

As the leader of infrastructure strategy for storage at Sirius, a national IT solutions integrator and a Dell Premier Plus Partner, I will be attending Dell EMC World in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday with heightened interest in news that impacts Sirius clients. Dell EMC World comes on the heels of Dell’s recent acquisition of EMC, [...]

By |October 14th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Does Your Storage Strategy Need a Refresh?

When it comes to developing a data management strategy, IT managers need to be able to evaluate two things: buy-in costs of data management, and the rising costs of managing data incorrectly. With today’s data growth rates soaring to estimated 100 percent year over year, both IT administrators individual lines of business need a data [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Video: Why Consider a Software-Defined Data Center?

Software-defined storage can help clients meet today’s business demands by increasing agility, reducing management complexity, controlling costs, and providing faster delivery of automated, consistent services across the storage environment. And that means faster response to changing business needs, and the ability to realize a competitive advantage. Watch this two-minute video to learn more about software-defined [...]

By |September 14th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Flash Boldly Goes Where No HDD Has Gone Before!

For many IT decision-makers in both the public and private sectors, flash is the new frontier for storage. And it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see why. Flash storage consumes as little as 20 percent of the power of traditional spinning disk, yet reads as much as 100 times faster. That means lower TCO, [...]

By |August 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

How to Increase the Manageability and Economic Benefits of Storage Virtualization

Storage virtualization has become a mainstay in the enterprise environment, helping companies to modernize and simplify countless storage activities. However, many organizations are not fully capitalizing on its manageability and economic benefits. In fact, virtualization solves certain challenges while creating others. With this in mind, Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) set out to address these issues [...]

By |June 5th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Improve ROI on Your IT Assets with Hitachi’s SVOS

Many IT leaders in enterprise ecosystems are exploring storage virtualization to maximize resources and reduce costs, but there’s much more to contemplate. Those looking to software defined data centers should understand that commoditizing storage to reduce costs is a good idea, but should not overshadow the overarching goal of automation of storage services to increase [...]

By |February 9th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments