Good post by Woody Hutsell (thank you)
Flash back one year ago. I was working at Fusion-io on a software defined storage solution with some of the brightest minds in the industry. Fusion-io was flying high reaching over $100 million in quarterly revenue. David Flynn, Rick White, Jim Dawson were leading one of the most talented teams I have been around. There are still really talented people at Fusion-io, but take away Rick White (heart), David Flynn (mind) and Jim Dawson (soul) and you have just another company. A company still bringing in some real revenue by the way and continuing to dominate in PCI Flash. Their relationship with my employer, IBM, is still strong. If I were buying PCI Flash for Intel servers, they would still be my first choice.
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