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Calvin Zito
Works at Hewlett-Packard
Attended California State University, Fullerton
Lives in Boise, ID
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Check out my ChalkTalk introducing the the XP7, the next generation of the XP Disk Array
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Replacing EMC with HP 3PAR StoreServ
By Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy I reached out to HP Partner SoftChoice after hearing that they had won the HP Storage US Growth Partner of the Year Award at the HP Global Partner Conference. I did a podcast with Jim Willis from SoftChoice and its a good one! Jim told me about a customer who when faced with a support contract renewal of six-digits from EMC decided to look at what their options were. In stepped Jim, SoftChoice, and HP 3PAR StoreServ...
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For all vExperts, if you want an NFR HP StoreVirtual VSA for home lab use, let me know. 
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+Michael Hart  I didn't get an email from you for the NFR VSA.  Drop me an email so I can get you the NFR: hpstorageguy at hp dot com.
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I shared this on Twitter but have to share it here (because I have no shame).  My daughter posted this to my FB page saying, "Rocking the Napoleon Dynamite before it was cool". It was cool? When?
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That's so cool!!!
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New entry disk enclosures - ideal for HP ProLiant Gen8.  Check out the new ATSB ShortTake.
By Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy I had said I was done with HP Global Partner Conference blog posts and technical I am! We are always updating products and working on new ones - and when we do an announcement like we did at GPC, we just can't talk about everything. One of the things that quietly made it's way on to hp.com without any fanfare was our HP Storage D3000 Disk Enclosures. I asked Pushkala Atri to do a ShortTake to give an introduction to ...
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via +Kate Davis The market leader and the market newbie: a Software-Defined Storage Comparison. #VSAN #StoreVirtual #VSA  
By Kate Davis, @KateAtHP, WW Marketing Manager, HP Software-Defined Storage It’s been a year since I wrote my first article on Software-Defined Storage. At that time we were at the definition stage – what does the Software-Defined Storage (SDS) term mean, and what products fit that category. Since then, the term SDS has become widely known and accepted, as Gartner shared last fall at its Symposium that SDS was the #2 trend behind SDN (Software-De...
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Sending out the first batch of HP StoreVirtual NFRs today to the new 2014 #vExperts who have requested one.  If you haven't sent me an email, you can still get in on it, so drop me an email at hpstorageguy at hp dot com. 
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Meet the eleven #vExperts at HP.  Very proud and honored to be of this excellent group.
By Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy Today is my birthday and as I get older, celebrating a birthday really isn't a big deal. But this year, I got some great birthday news that I've been selected as a VMware vExpert again! And so have a number of HP colleagues of mine so I wanted to take a moment to recognize all the 2014 vExperts at HP. I've been putting that icon next to my name in my blog posts for several years ago, though you can see I've added my ...
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Thanks Brian! 

We miss you here at HP Juan!
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There are 11 vExperts at HP - this blog tells you about them. 
By Calvin Zito, @HPStorageGuy Today is my birthday and as I get older, celebrating a birthday really isn't a big deal. But this year, I got some great birthday news that I've been selected as a VMware vExpert again! And so have a number of HP colleagues of mine so I wanted to take a moment to recognize all the 2014 vExperts at HP. I've been putting that icon next to my name in my blog posts for several years ago, though you can see I've added my ...
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7 vexpert @Nware in France 
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I talk about storage on Twitter, my blog and other places
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  • Hewlett-Packard
    Blogger & Social Media Strategist, 2010 - present
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Outbound Communications Manager, 2002 - 2010
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Product Manager, 1990 - 2002
  • Hewlett-Packard
    Field Engineer, 1983 - 1990
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Boise, ID
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Anaheim Hills, CA - Herrenberg, DE - Riverton, New Zealand - Tanna, Vanuatu - Phoenix, AZ - Batavia, NY
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Family guy, Christian guy, Boise State Football guy, Storage guy, HP guy
Introduction
I'm on Twitter as @HPStorageGuy - have worked high tech since 1983, most of it focused on storage.  I was working in storage before RAID. 
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Broke record at Batavia (NY) Relays with my team, played on first ever Batavia High School ice hockey team, got 100% on Calculus final in high school, two kids, one wife
Education
  • California State University, Fullerton
    MBA, 1990
  • DeVry University
    BSEET, 1983
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