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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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University of the Arts Utrecht, HKU gain a robust, high-performance backbone for file and block storage with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

July 20, 2017 3:46 am

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As resolutions and frame rates rise, HKU’s students needed to store and share increasing quantities of multimedia data. The university’s existing fragmented, multi-site storage infrastructure could no longer meet these growing demands. By deploying a four-node SUSE Enterprise Storage™ cluster—which will soon stretch across two locations for added resilience— HKU has gained a robust, high-performance …

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SUSE Enterprise Storage helping IT provider Phact to seamlessly keep pace with data growth

Jason Phippen

June 20, 2017 7:00 am

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  With soaring data volumes pushing existing storage systems to their limits, IT provider Phact decided to transform its storage infrastructure with SUSE Enterprise Storage. With this highly scalable and efficient software-defined storage solution in place, Phact has broken down the barriers to growth—minimising time spent managing storage, reacting faster to changing business demands, and …

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Case Study: University Hospital Essen supports soaring volumes of patient data with SUSE Enterprise Storage and Thomas-Krenn

Jason Phippen

June 19, 2017 5:52 am

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University Hospital Essen is a public teaching hospital that offers comprehensive medical care, and state-of-the art diagnostics and therapies that live up to the highest international standards. Located in Essen, Germany, the hospital serves the wider Ruhr metropolitan area, treating approximately 195,000 outpatients and 53,000 inpatients every year. With many modern clinics and building complexes, …

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Sweating hardware assets at Experian with SUSE Enterprise Storage

Jason Phippen

June 6, 2017 8:49 am

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When Experian’s Business Information (BI) team overseeing infrastructure and IT functions saw the customers’ demand for better and more comprehensive data insights grow at an unprecedented rate, the company required a better storage solution that would enable them to maintain the same performance level. Implementing the SUSE Enterprise Storage solution gave Experian a starting platform …

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Ceph vs Swift for OpenStack object storage, why the ‘pros vs cons’ approach to evaluation is a flawed analysis

Jason Phippen

May 14, 2017 4:08 am

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For a casual outside observer there’s a lot in common between Ceph and Swift: they are both open source projects, they have both enjoyed major and ongoing increases in the number of developers actively engaged in improving them, they are both mature, and they both have a legion of fans with serious engineering skills and …

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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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