Nick Clayton

Distinguished Engineer, United Kingdom

Nick is a Distinguished Engineer working for IBM Systems focusing on Enterprise Storage and solution integration of storage with IBM server platforms. His specific interests include storage tiering, replication technology and business resilience and he is a member of the GDPS design team. He also works with clients on their storage strategy and advising them on their deployment of IBM storage technology. Nick is the author or co-author of many patents, articles, whitepapers and redbooks on IBM storage technology and he is a regular presenter at storage conferences. Nick graduated from Trinity College Cambridge in 1994 with a degree in Mathematics and has had previous roles both within and outside IBM in the areas of parallel sysplex, performance and enterprise storage including a number of years working for the European Storage Competence Centre as a member of the Advanced Technical Support team. He is a member of the IBM Academy of Technology.

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Configuring the DS8880 – Using Small Extents

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New Higher Capacity Flash Sizes on DS8880

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Cyber Resilience for Enterprise Data

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High Capacity Flash on the All Flash DS8880

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Migrating to DS8880 thin provisioning using PPRC

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