Behind the Scene: Culture Shock (#3)

Reading time: 2 minutesBeing part of a long lasting cultural change process in a company has its advantages and disadvantages. As a company and as a team we started to introduce Agile in our culture about five years ago. The effects of such a big change are diverse, but here are two of the most important ones: On one hand, there were changes in the way we organize our work and collaborate with …

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Behind the Scene: We Are Not Prodigies (#2)

Reading time: 2 minutesIn the local and national software community, Storage OS and Syneto have a reputation of excellence in applying agile techniques. At various community events, I am frequently talking about how we develop software, how we plan features, and how we collaborate in general to provide the best possible product. There is, however, one thing attendees keep telling me which is surprising me every time. It is easy to do agile …

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Behind the Scene: How We Develop Storage OS (#1)

Reading time: 2 minutesCreating a storage product is certainly a challenging task. A storage array represents a synergy between hardware, software, and maintenance. Recently the story about how we develop our storage operating system, Storage OS, as a team and company, was published by the Agile Alliance on their website. Our Agile Experience Report is entitled “One Bug Per Month”. It showcases the story behind our development processes and their evolution.“One thing I …

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Forget endless manuals. The Syneto Academy is here!

Reading time: 2 minutesWhat if learning to use your storage array could be completely different? For decades, mastering the use of powerful technologies, like data storage arrays, has been a hard and complicated process. It’s time to say goodbye to the dark-ages of reading endless manuals and complex, time consuming searches which never really deliver the information you need. Because we were facing the same problems, we understand how precious your time is. …

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Storage Performance Analytics: the New Storage OS 2.16

Reading time: 3 minutesCutting straight to the chase, Syneto Storage OS 2.16 will give you complete and transparent access to your storage’s performance information with a wide range of customisable storage performance analytics. This will always “keep you in the know” regarding what your data is doing on the array and allow you to optimise as needed. There are also many new smaller features and fixes for Storage OS‘s Server Virtualization, High Availability and VMware …

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