Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Industry trends and perspectives: Meeting up with Marty Foltyn of SNIA

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

This is the fourth (here is the first, second and third) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast discussions from Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.Given how at conference conversations tend to occur in the hallways, lobbies and bar ...

Industry trends and perspectives: Catching up with Quantum CTE David Chapa

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

This is the third (here is the first and the second) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast discussions from Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.Given how at conference conversations tend to occur in the hallways, lobbies and bar ...

Industry trends and perspectives: Chatting with Karl Chen at SNW 2012

Friday, October 19th, 2012

This is the second (here is the first SNW 2012 Waynes World) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast about Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.Given how at conference conversations tend to occur in the hallways, lobbies and bar ...

Industry trends and perspectives: SNW 2012 Wayne’s World

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

This is a StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast about Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.Given how at conference conversations tend to occur in the hallways, lobbies and bar areas of venues, what better place to have candid conversations with people from ...

Trick or treat and vendor fun games

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Trick or treat and vendor fun games Updated 6/26/18In the spirit of Halloween and zombies season, a couple of thoughts come to mind about vendor tricks and treats. This is an industry trends and perspectives post, part of an ongoing series looking at various technology and fun topics. The first ...

StorageIO going Dutch and Deutsch fall 2012

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Following a busy spring and summer schedule, the fall 2012 StorageIO out and about activities are underway including events on both the European and North American continents.In addition to in person events, there are also some virtual activities including live and recorded video and audio sessions, ...

Technology buying, do you decide on G2 or GQ?

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

While at VMworld 2012 in San Francisco and walking around the expo floor, something familiar was taking place. Sure, there were the vendors trying to outdo themselves with give away, magicians and other techniques to draw you into their booths or show areas. What I also saw and heard were ...

More modernizing data protection, virtualization and clouds with certainty

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

This is a follow-up to a recent post about modernizing data protection and doing more than simply swapping out media or mediums like flat tires on a car as well as part of the Quantum protecting data with certainty event series. As part of a recent 15 city event series sponsored ...

Modernizing data protection with certainty

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Speaking of and about modernizing data protection, back in June I was invited to be a keynote presenter on industry trends and perspectives at a series of five dinner events (Boston, Chicago, Palo Alto, Houston and New York City) sponsored by Quantum (that is a disclosure btw). ...

3rd of July fireworks grand finale video

Monday, July 9th, 2012

Last week here in the U.S. was the independence day holiday also known as the 4th of July which means vacations, out side fun, backyard parties and barbeques, time in and around the water and other forms of fun. It also means fireworks which tend to be on the evening ...

Dell Storage Customer Advisory Panel (CAP)

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Recently I was asked by Dell to moderate and host their North America storage customer advisory panel (CAP) session (twitter #storagecap) that followed their 2012 storage forum (see comments about 2011 storage forum here) event in Boston (Disclosure Dell covered my trip to Boston). This was an interesting event in many ...

EMCworld 2012: Trust and marketing, can they coexist?

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Recently while at EMCworld in Las Vegas (Thanks btw to EMC who covered coach airfare and 3 nights hotel) I had the opportunity along with group of other industry analysts and advisors to have a series of small group meeting sessions with key EMC leadership.These sessions included time with ...

Spring (May) 2012 StorageIO news letter

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

Spring (May) 2012 News letterWelcome to the Spring (May) 2012 edition of the Server and StorageIO Group (StorageIO) news letter. This follows the Fall (December) 2011 edition.You can get access to this news letter via various social media venues (some are shown below) in addition to StorageIO web ...

Various cloud, virtualization, server, storage I/O poll’s

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

The following are a collection of on-going industry trends and perspectives poll's pertaining to server, storage, IO, networking, cloud, virtualization, data protection (backup, archive, BC and DR) among other related themes and topics. In addition to those listed below, check out the comments section where additional poll's are added over ...