Alfons Michels

Alfons Michels is a senior product marketing manager at DataCore. Being in the IT industry for more than 30 years, he still knows magnetic-core memory and has an attitude of always looking at the bigger picture. Even when working for hardware and cloud providers, Alfons has held various roles with one constant theme during his career: software and services. In his current role, he is focused on bridging the gap between the business needs of our customers to what they can achieve with our technology and his motto is, “Make IT happen!”

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Scale-Up, Scale-Out, Scale-Anywhere: Ohne Kompromisse mit DataCore
Gegensätzliche Ansätze zeichnen sich meistens dadurch aus, dass die Vorteile des einen die Nachteile des anderen sind und umgekehrt. Somit kommt es auf den konkreten…
 
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Was ist eigentlich Auto-Tiering?
Was bedeutet 12/88 für Auto-Tiering? Auto-Tiering – ein Begriff, der seit vielen Jahren in der IT verwendet wird, insbesondere im Bereich der Speichertechnologien, aber immer…
 
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Secondary Storage Doesn’t Have to Be Costly or Difficult to Manage
It is estimated that approximately 80% of enterprise storage capacity is currently allotted to secondary storage. Secondary storage is typically “mass storage” for use cases…
 
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What is Auto-Tiering?
So what is auto-tiering you may ask? Auto-tiering, especially for storage, allows you to store (and subsequently read) your data on online storage with best…
 
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DataCore Becomes the Highest Rated Software-Defined Storage/Hyperconverged Infrastructure Vendor in WhatMatrix Independent Evaluation
DataCore recently received the highest rating in the software-defined storage/hyperconverged infrastructure (SDS/HCI) category in an independent evaluation by WhatMatrix. The third-party evaluation featured an in-depth…
 
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Why Faster Application Response Times Are No Longer Optional
Like you, I’m used to instant gratification, whether it’s from an ATM or my search engine or internet connectivity. For example, if a web page…
 
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Product Marketing at DataCore – Experiences of a `Newbie’
My name is Alfons and I joined DataCore roughly 7 months ago as a new member of the product marketing team in Germany. As the…