Ray’s Myth Busters

About this Series

As today’s data centers shift toward modernization, a number of misconceptions about data center technologies have emerged. In this series, Cerium’s data center experts, Ray Hall and Gregg Pruett, separate fact from fiction and debunk some of the most widespread myths surrounding backup and recovery, cloud, hyper-converged infrastructure, storage and more.

Ray Hall, Solutions Architect – Data Center

Ray is no stranger to Dell Technologies. He served as a Sr. Solution Architect at Dell EMC before joining Cerium in the summer of 2017. Ray represents the northwest region on the Dell EMC Modern Data Center Partner Technical Advisory Board, which unique access to hyper-converged/converged leadership, where he can provide direct feedback from customers.

Gregg Pruett, Vice President – Technical Sales & Infrastructure

Gregg’s expertise and knowledge are well-known in the technology and telecommunications industries. Gregg is a part of the Cisco Partner Technical Advisory Board, which gives him access to SVP and CIO level executives at Cisco, and new product announcements and directional changes. It also gives Gregg the ability to provide feedback to Cisco executives about products, marketing, strategy, and direction.

Recent Episodes

Why Did Cerium Move to HCI?

Why Did Cerium Move to HCI?

In this Episode... At Cerium, we aren't simply selling hyper-converged products, we actually run our own internal infrastructure on VxRail! Ray talks about Cerium's transition from a three-tier legacy architecture to Dell EMC VxRail, which reduced complexity for our...

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MYTH: HCI Doesn’t Scale

MYTH: HCI Doesn’t Scale

In this Episode... It's sometimes said that hyper-converged is for small deployments only and that it doesn't scale well. But according to Ray, that's not true! VxRail can scale anywhere from two, up to 64 nodes in a single cluster. In addition, you can expand those...

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