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Friday, September 15, 2006

Vendors and Product Names

As a start, let me share some alternative company and product names that can lighten up any boring storage project status meetings:

ADIC = Aay-(you)-Dick! Tape Library

EMC = Evil Machine Company
EMC = Extra Mirroring Company
EMC DMX = Don't Mind (the) eXtra cost...

HDS = Horrible Disk Solutions
HDS FlashCopy = HDS FlashCrappy
HDS TrueCopy = HDS TrueCoffee

NetApp = NetCrap
NetApp SnapVault = NetApp SnapFault. You can use this in backup team meetings, for example: "I didn't stop any backups! It's all his SnapFault!"

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

EMC^2 is also Extra Money Charged^2

:)

-- an EMC employee