Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

IT Optimization, efficiency, convergence and cloud conversations from SNW

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Recently I did a presentation titled backup, restore, BC, DR and archiving (hmm, I think I know of a book with the same title) at the spring 2012 SNW in Dallas. My presentation was on the first morning of the session as I needed to be ...

Part V: PureSystems, something old, something new, something from big blue

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

This is the fifth in a five-part series around the recent IBM PureSystems announcements. You can view the earlier post here.So what about vendor or technology lock in? So who is responsible for vendor or technology lock in? When I was working in IT organizations, (e.g. ...

Going dutch and other Spring 2012 StorageIO activities

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Spring 2012 StorageIO traveling out and about events are underway with activities already having occurred in New York City along with several online live and recorded web casts that you can find here and backup, restore, BC, DR and archiving. Other upcoming events and traveling to ...

Cloud and travel fun

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

Warning if you are a cloud purist who does not take lightly to fun in and around all types of clouds, well, try to have some fun, otherwise enjoy this fun in and around clouds post. On a recent trip to a video recording studio in the Boston (BOS) area, I ...

Top storageio cloud virtualization networking and data protection posts

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Im in the process of wrapping up 2011 and getting ready for 2012. Here is a list of the top 25 all time posts from StorageIOblog covering cloud, virtualization, servers, storage, green IT, networking and data protection. Looking back, here is 2010 and 2011 industry trends, thoughts and ...

2012 industry trends perspectives and commentary (predictions)

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

2011 is almost over, so its wrap up time of the year as well as getting ready for 2012. Here is a link to a post of the top 25 new posts that appeared on StorageIOblog in 2011. As a companion to the above, here is a link to the all ...

Top 2011 cloud virtualization storage and networking posts

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

Im in the process of wrapping up 2011 and getting ready for 2012, here is a list of the top 25 new posts from this past year at StorageIOblog. Looking back, here is a post about industry trends, thoughts and perspective predictions for 2010 and 2011 (preview 2012 and 2013 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dell Storage Forum 2011 revisited

Monday, July 11th, 2011

About a month ago I was invited by Dell to make a quick trip down to Orlando to attend the Dell Storage Forum 2011 (e.g. twitter #dellsf11). Given that on Tuesday June 7th Minneapolis was having a heat wave with 100 degree (F) temperatures, it was actually cooler in Orlando.Make ...

Happy 100th birthday or anniversary wishes

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

I would like to take a moment to wish a happy 100th birthday (or anniversary) to entities (or items) that Im involved with in one form or another. Both are technology and infrastructure related, both facilitate commerce and transportation and in active service. One is a company known to many as IBM ...

Summer greetings and happy holidays V2011

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

I will keep this simple and short. For those of you in the US, happy fourth of July. For those of you elsewhere, enjoy the nice weather while it lasts. And to those who like fishing and catching, good luck. After all, for those who at least give it or something a try, ...

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 ...