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About 2 months ago
We compared PowerStore T 2.0 to Pure FlashArray and found them to be similar.  Pure FlashArray has offered NVMe-oF connectivity for quite some time now via RoCE I believe, whereas the PowerStore has only offered it since 2.0 firmware which came out in June 2021 (using…
5 months ago
Unity XT was released in April 2019, so it's about 2.5 years old at this point, and as you can imagine, mid-tier storage technology has changed significantly in the past 2.5 years.   PowerStore 2.0 supports end-to-end NVMe-FC protocol which is super-important if you're…

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Ted J. Spero is a senior information technology leader with 25 years of industry experience. He currently holds the position of Vice President of IT Infrastructure with FAIRWINDS Credit Union, the largest Central Florida headquartered financial institution with $4 billion in assets and over 210,000 members. Ted has a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and an MBA from the University of Central Florida, as well as numerous certificates from Harvard Business School and Cornell Law School. Ted has spoken at many events including the FDIC Seidman Center in Arlington, VA, NCUA IS&T SME Conference in Miami, FL, and the ToolCASE Client Conference in Greenwood Village, CO on topics including Virtualization of Oracle databases, Virtualization security, and performance optimization for virtualized Oracle OLTP workloads. Ted has also been interviewed for published articles in Bank Systems & Technology, InformationWeek, and others. Ted is also a two-time recipient of the FAIRWINDS President's Club Award, the highest honor awarded to any employee at FAIRWINDS, for exemplary performance.