“EMC Centera Customers - Consider Your Whistle Blown” is a pretty provocative title for a blog post. It gets better, though: the author is from NetApp and accuses EMC’s Centera archiving product of being a data-destroying dud. Evidence comes in the form of a Symantec support document. Symantec has since updated the document and softened its tone and NetApp itself seems to have backpedalled a little.
What are they thinking?
Ever wondered how vendors think when you ask about their products? If you’re keen for some insights, check out the Storage Advisors blog (it’s hooked up with Adaptec) and you’ll get some interesting insights.
Be my gigabyte Valentine
Stephen Foskett, meanwhile, has declared his love for storage automation. Not quite the thing to be proclaiming in the week before Valentine’s Day, perhaps, Stephen!