This week's vendorwag is with Camden Ford of Xsigo.
In the vendorwag I asked the following questions.
When people buy Xsigo – what is the main thing they are buying – reduced cables, more pipe or
Some folks are anxious about Xsigo’s use of InfiniBand, perhaps because it’s a technology that they
are unfamiliar with. How does Xsigo use IB, and how would you allay their concerns?
Some folks might say that “converged networks” and “virtual I/O” is no different say from HP
Virtual Connect, Dell FlexAddress and IBM OpenFabrics – how would counter this
Some customers are confused about who should manage this new network – the virtualization guys, the
network guys or the storage guys. What’s your take on this management question?
What do you think is best fit for a customer using Xsigo? When is it the best time to introduce the
Who would say was your main competitor – and how do hit back against them?