TT 21: Selecting a technology consultant

Day 2 of HP Discover, I had the opportunity to sit down with HP Technical Services. HP Technical Services is the technology consulting arm of HP Enterprise. These are the consultants you go and have wide-ranging conversations with about business challenges when you know the high-level technical solutions. They are the really smart guys that canContinue reading “TT 21: Selecting a technology consultant”

TT 20: HP Discover Day 1 – HP is HUGE!!!

Day 1 of HP Discover. I mentioned how big HP is as an organization. I got a sense how complex and hard it is to present everything that is going on in HP. I sat through presentations from HP Storage, HP Software and HP Helion. I touch on the highlights from each session including theContinue reading “TT 20: HP Discover Day 1 – HP is HUGE!!!”

TT 18: Infrastructure Architect Career Path

I spent a few months in a very public job search last year. I ended up as a SR Architect with a end user organization. However, my search provided me some insights into the differences in the Solutions Architect role within many vendors and the different architect roles within the customer enterprise. I share myContinue reading “TT 18: Infrastructure Architect Career Path”

TT 15: When I consider displacing my storage vendor

One of the more extended Twitter threads I’ve had is whether hyperconverged infrastructures can displace my Tier 1 storage. This extended into a conversation on all flash arrays. The bottomline is that we all have a different threshold for replacing our primary storage vendors and they vary based on many factors. I focus this talkContinue reading “TT 15: When I consider displacing my storage vendor”