Archive for the ‘Green’ Category

Cloud, virtualization and storage networking conversations

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Here is a link to a series cloud, virtualization and storage networking conversations posts that Im doing over at IT-Toolbox. Each post in the series covers various topics along with a frequently asked question that I encounter pertaining to clouds, virtualization and storage networking. Here is some related ...

Do you know HDS or what it means?

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

How much do you know about HDS? When you hear HDS in the context of information technology do you think of Hitachi Data Systems? Along with a bunch of other IT industry advisors, analysts, bloggers, consultants, financiers and pundits or influencers, Im attending a event being sponsored by HDS this week ...

What am I hearing and seeing while out and about

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

It has been a busy fall 2011 which started out with VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas just before the labor day weekend.Scenes from the CXI party (@cxi) at VMworld 2011 Besides activity in support of the launch of my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), I ...

SNW Fall 2011 revisited and SNIA Emerald program

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

A couple of weeks ago I traveled down to Orlando Florida for a few days to attend the fall 2011 SNW (Storage Networking World) produced in conjunction by IDG Computerworld and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). While at the Orlando event, SNIA executive director Leo ...

Commentary on Clouds, Storage, Networking, Green IT and other topics

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Rather than doing a bunch of separate posts, here is a collection of different perspectives and commentary on various IT and data storage industry activity.In this link are comments and perspectives regarding thin provisioning including how it works as well as when to use it for optimizing storage space capacity. ...

Trick or treat: 2011 IT Zombie technology poll

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Warning: Do not be scared, however be ready for some trick and treat fun, it is after all, the Halloween season. I like new emerging technologies and trends along with Zombie technologies, you know, those technologies that have been declared dead yet are still being enhanced, sold and used. ...

Practical Email optimization and archiving strategies

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

Email is a popular tool for messaging, calendaring, and managing contacts along with attachments in most organizations.Given the popularity of email and diverse ways that it is used for managing various forms of unstructured data attachments including photos, video, audio, spreadsheets, presentations and other document objects, there are corresponding ...

Check out these top 50 IT blogs

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

The other day I saw something come in via the net about a top 50 IT blog list from Biztech Magazine, so being curious I clicked on the link (after making sure that it was safe). To my surprise, I saw my blog (aka Gregs StorageIOblog) listed near the top (they ...

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking book released

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Ok, it's now official, following its debut at the VMworld 2011 book store last week in Las Vegas, my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press) is now formally released with general availability announced today along with companion material located at https://storageio.com/book3.html including the Cloud and Virtual Data Storage ...

StorageIO going Dutch again: October 2011 Seminar for storage professionals

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Greg Schulz of StorageIO in conjunction with or dutch partner Brouwer Storage Consultancy will be presenting a two day workshop seminar for IT storage, virtualization, and networking professionals Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th of October 2011 at Ampt van Nijkerk Netherlands.This two day interactive education seminar for storage professionals ...

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking book VMworld 2011 debut

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Following up from a previous preview post about my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press) for those for those attending VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas Monday August 29 through Thursday September 1st 2011, you can pick up your copy at the VMworld book store.Book signing ...

Supporting IT growth demand during economic uncertain times

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Doing more with less, doing more with what you have or reducing cost have been the mantra for the past several years now. Does that mean as a trend, they are being adopted as the new way of doing business, or simply a cycle or temporary situation? Reality is that many if ...

Summer 2011 StorageIO News Letter

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Summer 2011 NewsletterWelcome to the Summer 2011 edition of the Server and StorageIO Group (StorageIO) newsletter. This follows the Spring 2011 edition.You can get access to this news letter via various social media venues (some are shown below) in addition to StorageIO web sites and subscriptions.   Click on ...

StorageIO going Dutch: Seminar for Storage and I/O professionals

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Data and Storage Networking Industry Trends and Technology Seminar Greg Schulz of StorageIO in conjunction with or dutch parter Brouwer Storage Consultancy will be presenting a two day seminar for Storage Professionals Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th of May 2011 at Ampt van Nijkerk Netherlands.This two day interactive education seminar ...