About Paula Long

Paula Long is the CEO and co-founder of DataGravity. She previously co-founded storage provider EqualLogic, which was acquired by Dell for $1.4 billion in 2008. She remained at Dell as vice president of storage until 2010. Prior to EqualLogic, she served in engineering management positions at Allaire Corporation and oversaw the ClusterCATS product line at Bright Tiger Technologies. She is a graduate of Westfield State College.

Holes in your security blanket

October 5th, 2016|General|

When I talk to IT folks about how they are protecting their data, I get some interesting answers. Part of this is because there are lots of shades of gray in the answers, and lots of us (I did say us) listen in sound bites. [...]

4 ways to recruit a successful advisory board

June 7th, 2016|Company news|

As companies gain prominence in the security space, building an advisory board is one of the first steps they take to marry industry expertise with deep product knowledge. Advisory boards are a perfect fit for security – they add third-party perspectives that could be instrumental [...]

Great product teams play bingo, not basketball

May 9th, 2016|Entrepreneurship|

I totally admit that I drive product folks crazy. I am a huge believer that it is the responsibility of every person in a company to help ensure complexity and gratuitous innovation don’t creep into a product. If you can’t answer the “so what” about [...]

Predictable Storage Predictions

March 7th, 2016|Data storage|

SearchStorage has recently published their storage predictions for 2016. The theme is “Enterprise storage market poised for change in 2016.” It is hard to argue with this since enterprise storage has been changing for the last decade. For a long time the focus has been [...]