John Pearring

John Pearring is manager of sales and marketing for STORServer. As STORServer’s president from 1995 to 2008, Pearring built the original OEM alliances and the original e-business infrastructure for the company. Go to for more information about the company.

Articles by John Pearring

Backup appliances now have some maturity. How mature are they really? Unfortunately, not very. Why? Backup appliance vendors have resorted to bundling rather than architecting purpose-built appliances. Bundling simply packages a server and storage with off-the-shelf software. And, now, these "immature" bundles are starting to crumble the appliance revolution.

Posted November 13, 2012