Category Archives: Reviews

Linksys AC3200 Review

Linksys AC3200 Review

I ran into that funny problem where if you have so many wireless devices you’re overloading your tiny wireless router that you’ve had for 5 years. After looking around a bit I settled on the AC3200 Triband Router from Linksys. I wanted something that would be really powerful to handle all of my devices and something… Continue Reading

Netgear AC1200 Review

Netgear AC1200 Review

I had one of those serious first world problems where I was intermittently getting poor wireless connectivity from my upstairs bedroom at night.  My wireless router is downstairs in my office on the opposite side of the house, and my neighbors’ wireless was also causing some interference.   So I was about to get out… Continue Reading

It's not just PURE Storage

Pure Storage presented at Storage Field Day 6 and I had the opportunity to visit their Headquarters for a second time to discuss their technology.  I’ve written about “Pure” before after they presented at Virtualizaton Field Day 3 back in February but it was based more around their “Forever Flash” services.  This time I was… Continue Reading

Will All New Storage Arrays be Hybrid?

During Storage Field Day 6, I was fortunate enough to get presentation from Andrew Warfield from CohoData about a variety of things.  I’ll say a variety mainly because my head is still swimming from all of the concepts that Andy was trying convey.  If you don’t believe me, watch the videos and decide for yourself.… Continue Reading

Nimble Storage Data Analytics – InfoSight

It’s hard to get too excited about a monitoring system,  especially one that’s main focus is to notify a hardware vendor of a problem.  However, Nimble Storage has an impressive phone home solution called InfoSight that they are leveraging for more than just fault notifications and opening tickets on failed hardware.  This solution is being… Continue Reading

Storage Field Day 6

This week there will be another great TechFieldDay.com event, November 5th – 7th in Silicon Valley.  If you’re not familiar with the Tech Field Days (and shame on you if this is the case), this is an event that brings together IT product vendors and independent bloggers to share thoughts and ideas.  This event specifically focuses… Continue Reading

QNIX Q2710 Monitor Review

QNIX Q2710 Monitor Review

I just bought two new 27 inch (yeah, they’re large) monitors for my home office thanks to a suggestion from Satyam Vaghani over twitter of course.  He pointed me towards the QNIX QX2710 monitor and I was first surprised with the price.  At less than $350 I had to give it a shot.  I mean really,… Continue Reading