December 10th – Tennessee Solution Showcase

Come Join Dell and Waypoint at the Dell at the Solutions Showcase.  Today’s far-reaching IT trends – cloud, mobility, big data and security – are creating massive business advantages. Join us to learn how Dell technology solutions can help you seize the opportunities and prosper. As a special bonus, Brent Piercey, Waypoint's CTO, will present on [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:27:39+00:00 November 30th, 2015|Event|0 Comments

Dell and EMC – An update

So, has everyone had enough time at the buffet of Dell+EMC news? In my extended blog posting absence, the world had changed a smidge in Dell land, and I thought it might be a good idea to discuss it. If you’ll note from my last blog, I said that IF Dell buys EMC, it would [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:27:39+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments

VMworld Announcements – Round 1

With VMworld wrapping up last week, I thought it would be a good time to do a series of posts on my thoughts on the announcements that were made last week. I know you’re super excited. The one I’m going to start with is the VMware container integration announcement. To start, let’s talk about containers. [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:27:40+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments

Windows 10 – Much Ado About Nothing

So I get it, that’s kind of a bold statement from a guy who works for a Microsoft partner and sells services and such around maybe upgrading your environment to Windows 10.  Really, the point is not that Windows 10 isn’t cool – I have been using it for the last few days via [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:27:40+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The end of Invicta – a story about flash

So last week Cisco officially announced the end of Whiptail, or Invicta if you only heard about it post-acquisition, their all flash storage option.  Honestly, Whiptail was never very interesting to me.  They were not a leading all-flash vendor when they got purchased and Cisco either never let them become one or they were not technically [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:27:40+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments

July 24th – Seven Steps to Smarter Backup – AngelBeat Seminar

Dell Backup/DR/Data Protection for Physical, Virtual, Cloud Platforms with Waypoint Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity is vitally important in today's always-on world. But when data can be at rest, in use or in motion - and stored on physical, virtual and/or private/public/hybrid clouds - a cost-effective and manageable solution can be very challenging. Dell and its partner [...]

By | 2015-07-20T21:46:56+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Event|0 Comments

Sometimes, The Cloud Brings Rain

Here at Waypoint, we leverage Office 365 for our primary services.  Email, IM, Sharepoint, CRM, all of this sits in the hallowed datacenters of Microsoft, protect by a team of thousands with hordes of Surface tablets guarding the front door.  For a company our size, it makes tons of sense.  I mean, sure, we have [...]

By | 2017-06-09T17:27:41+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Technical Musings|0 Comments