Nick Chapman

UK

Managing Director and principal consultant at Cloudflux Consulting Ltd.


Like many people, I've spent a fair amount of time trying to pretend IPv6 doesn't exist. So when one of my clients asked me to help them with their dual-stack IPv6 implementation, it was with some dread that I opened ...
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HPE's announcement that they have agreed to acquire Simplivity has filled a fair few column inches today. On paper it looks like a good move to me, but what I've found most interesting when reading articles and commentary regarding the ...
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  Storage 

Maxta - A Follow Up

On the 12th of October I published a post about my experience with hyperconverged storage company Maxta. The blog was an honest reflection on what turned out to be an expensive failed project for the cloud service provider I was ...
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Yesterday's joint announcement from Amazon and VMWare about VMWare on AWS is potentially a very exciting one, and one that I must admit, took me by surprise. It shouldn't have for two reasons. It makes perfect sense. I read Duncan ...
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In my recent post, Pitfalls of Hyperconverged Storage, I mentioned that I had enjoyed some great successes with hyperconvergence, but also some spectacular failures. My experience with Maxta was without doubt a spectacular failure, and their recent announcement that they ...
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