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Jason Phippen

Jason Phippen

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About Jason Phippen

Marketing Lead for Storage at SUSE Senior marketeer with 18 years marketing and business development experience in large technology corporations, and 28 years software and hardware industry experience. Highly successful record of designing and executing marketing functions and strategies across the EMEA region. Extensive knowledge of enterprise storage software and hardware markets. Expertise in OEM, direct, and 1 and 2 tier channel models. Former Director and Co-Chairman of FCIAE Europe; Former Vice-Chairman of SNIA Europe. Winner of the Storage Awards 2012 Storage Marketing Team of the Year award. Specialties: • Strategic marketing planning and leadership • International sales and business development • Building and managing customer relationships • Sales forecasting and reporting • Commercial and contract negotiation • Business revenue improvement • Team leadership • Project management • Staff skills development • Staff management and motivation • Product marketing and brand management • Product launches • Marketing Strategies • Verbal and Written Presentations • PR/AR • Demand generation • Channel marketing OEM and alliances marketing experience with HP, IBM, Dell, Oracle, Vmware, Microsoft, FTS, HDS, EMC, Juniper, Brocade & CISCO

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University Hospital Essen supports soaring volumes of patient data with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

April 20, 2017 5:12 am

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“It usually takes three months to procure, install and configure a new mid-range storage system and migrate data over. Now, we can simply order a new bespoke and tested commodity system from Thomas-Krenn, and add its capacity to the storage pool within days – at 70 to 80 percent lower expenditure.” – Michael Nieporte, Head …

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SUSE Enterprise Storage: A Sensible Solution for Disk-to-Disk Backup

Jason Phippen

April 4, 2017 5:57 am

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 “Don’t lock yourself in to an expensive backup solution that will not grow gracefully as your needs change. SUSE Enterprise Storage combines the economies of commodity or industry standard storage and open source software with lowest-in-class licensing and enterprise-grade hardware certification and support.” In today’s data-driven world, a unified backup strategy is more important than …

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5 Steps to getting started with Open Source Software Defined Storage – and why you should take them

Jason Phippen

March 22, 2017 7:40 am

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Back in 2013, analyst group IDC calculated that the total amount of data created and replicated in the world had edged beyond 4.4 zettabytes – a staggering number. The statement made the headlines and was widely repeated across media websites dealing with Big Data and the related storage issues. At the time, IDC attributed the …

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Stirred Up About Storage: Why 82% of organizations want to change their approach and move to software-defined storage

Jason Phippen

March 7, 2017 2:00 pm

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According to independent research conducted for SUSE by Loudhouse, a staggering 82% of organizations across the entire world, from Indiana to India and Europe to Eurasia have their approach to storage under the microscope – driven to make changes by the fear that their business’ growth will be choked by rising data volumes. So what’s …

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The four things that enterprises hate most about storage

Jason Phippen

March 1, 2017 7:02 am

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When you think about spending money on your home, you think about things that might make life easier and more enjoyable: the extension on the kitchen that means the entire family can get round the table at Christmas – even the in-laws; the extra bedroom, and the privacy-affording en-suite bathroom. This kind of spending is …

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A Frugal Solution for Large Data

Jason Phippen

January 10, 2017 5:43 am

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SUSE Enterprise Storage Big files and big storage capacities pose big challenges for IT departments. If you work in a Large Data storage environment, you can cut your total storage deployment cost by a factor of three if you use a solution tailored for the Large Data environment: SUSE Enterprise Storage. Large Data is the …

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Four signs your storage needs to move to Open Source Software from SUSE

Jason Phippen

January 9, 2017 3:40 am

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When it comes to data storage volumes, as soul singer Otis Clay said in 1980, ‘the only way is up’. A few years back enterprises were grappling with more and more transactional data, pretty much all of it structured RDBMS, you had growth, but it was steady and relatively simple. Not so today, as we …

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Eliminating the storage forklift upgrade challenge

Jason Phippen

January 4, 2017 1:30 pm

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Modernising storage infrastructure is generally expensive, time consuming, difficult, and all too frequently unavoidable. It’s expensive because the systems don’t come cheap (particularly purpose built appliances for backup and dedupe), time consuming because you have endless engineering dependencies to work out on apps and data, difficult because of the wide variety of choice, legacy complexity …

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When it comes to mass storage TCO, SUSE shows Red Hat the red card

Jason Phippen

December 12, 2016 8:45 am

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IT pros have long known that the upfront cost of storage systems can bear little relation to the total cost of running them over an extended period, and that an attractive entry price is all too often something of a ‘Trojan Horse’ sell – at first glance it looks like a gift. . . . …

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4 is a go!!! – SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 goes GA

Jason Phippen

December 2, 2016 7:17 am

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At SUSECON 2016 we announced SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 to the world and today I am pleased to say that the latest and greatest version of the product is generally available. Version 4 highlights: Reduced capital and operational spending for storage infrastructure via a truly unified block, object and files solution with the production-ready Ceph …

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