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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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The Future of Storage: four reasons why open source storage should be part of your strategy.

Jason Phippen

November 13, 2017 5:52 am

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The comfortable world of storage appliance vendors of ten years ago is under assault from a wave of technical and market changes that are rewriting how storage and data protection processes are managed and governed. Enterprises need to plan now to deal with those changes – or face a future where data is locked into …

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SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 released

Jason Phippen

October 31, 2017 9:44 am

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SUSE Enterprise Storage 5: Faster, more efficient and simpler to manage Today we are very pleased to announce the general availability of SUSE Enterprise Storage 5,  the latest major release of the multi award winning SUSE software define storage solution. Grab the version 5 trial download here What’s New with SUSE Enterprise Storage 5: SUSE Enterprise Storage …

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SUSE retains its placement in the Gartner Magic Quadrant Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

Jason Phippen

October 30, 2017 8:55 am

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On the 17th October 2017 Gartner published the final results of its 2017 Magic Quadrant for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage*. And while there are over 100 Software Defined Storage vendors in the market, only 15 were recognized in the report, including SUSE. We believe this once again, shows that SUSE has established itself …

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Does your storage need a re-think

Jason Phippen

October 6, 2017 5:41 am

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IDC’s Digital Universe Study predicts a staggering 10x growth from now by 2020. If you are struggling with volumes now, think ahead to what it is going to be like in a few years’ time, and ask yourself this question: Is your current storage strategy going to cope? It likely you are going to say …

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SUSE is First to Deliver BlueStore – IT Brand Pulse Industry 1st Award for SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

October 4, 2017 1:28 am

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BlueStore Boosts the Performance of Ceph Storage BlueStore is a major enhancement to Ceph storage because it eliminates the longstanding performance penalties of kernel file systems, with a whole new OSD backend which utilizes block devices directly. SUSE is First to Deliver BlueStore SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 Beta is now available and includes the industry’s …

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Lenovo Storage Solution for SAP HANA Powered by SUSE Enterprise Storage™

Jason Phippen

September 29, 2017 2:37 am

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While the focus of SAP HANA has been the beneficial performance increase of an in memory database; the cost and complexity of the storage infrastructure is often one of the most significant financial hurdles to adoption. Solution at a Glance: The Lenovo Storage Solution for SAP HANA is a SAP HANA Software Defined Storage (SDS) …

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A cost effective compliance archive solution from HPE/SUSE/iTernity

Jason Phippen

September 15, 2017 1:43 am

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Republished courtesy of Analyst firm IT Brand Pulse This study was written by Frank Berry, founder and senior analyst at IT Brand Pulse, formerly VP of product marketing and corporate marketing for QLogic and VP of worldwide marketing for the automated tape library (ATL) division of Quantum. IT Brand Pulse Compares the Cost of Dell …

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Experian is Prepared to Meet Evolving Client Demands Thanks to SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

September 12, 2017 6:17 am

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For over 125 years, Experian has supported communities and businesses with a range of trusted financial services. The company provides credit score, credit report and credit matching services for the consumer market and marketing services, business information services and fraud and payments tracking solutions for small and medium sized businesses. With 16,000 employees stationed in …

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SUSE Enterprise Storage: Cut your Data Protection Costs

Jason Phippen

September 11, 2017 7:28 am

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  Looking for a more scalable option for your enterprise backup? SUSE Enterprise Storage can help. This Software-defined storage solution provides a scalable and lower cost disk to disk backup approach that helps simplify the backup process and is certified to work with a growing number of enterprise backup software vendors, including Commvault, Veritas and …

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IT Brand Pulse Evaluates the Cost of Disk Backup Solutions: SUSE Software Defined Storage Rises to the Top

Jason Phippen

August 18, 2017 3:59 am

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There’s a concept in marketing known as ‘slippage’. It’s the difference between the price you pay for something upfront, and the cost of running it or continuing to use it. The price of a car vs the price per mile you drive – what it costs to fill the tank, tax, service and maintain. The …

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