The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which Eric Bleeker, senior technology analyst, and Brandon Ragan, systems engineer, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Eric talks to Brandon to get a better feel for how the Fool is handling its growing storage needs. The company recently went with EMC when upgrading its storage area network, which Brandon explains was a function of ease of maintenance and interoperability with Cisco and VMware.

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