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Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the NetFlix Fix?

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

I received the following note from Amazon Web Services (AWS) about an enhancement to their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service that can be seen by some as an enhancement to service or perhaps by others after last weeks outages, a fix ...

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 ...

SMB, SOHO and low end NAS gaining enterprise features

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Here is a link to an interview that I did providing industry trends, perspectives and commentary on how Network Attached Storage (NAS) aka file and data sharing for the Small Medium Business (SMB), Small Office Home Office (SOHO) and consumer or low end offerings are gaining features and functionality traditionally ...

Another StorageIO Appearance on Storage Monkeys InfoSmack

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Following up from a previous appearance, I recently had another opportunity to participate in another Storage Monkeys InfoSmack podcast episode. In the most recent podcast, discussions were centered on the recent service disruption at Microsoft/T-Mobile Side-Kick cloud services, FTC blogger disclosure guidelines, is Brocade up for sale ...

IBM Out, Oracle In as Buyer of Sun

Monday, April 20th, 2009

Following on the heals of IBM in talks with Sun that broke down a week or so ago, today's news is Oracle has agreed to buy Sun extending Larry Ellison's software empire as well as boosting his hardware empire from fast sport platforms to server, storage and other IT data ...

US EPA EnergyStar for Servers Wants To Hear From YOU!

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

US EPA EnergyStar wants to hear from you!Uncle Sam, that is, the US EPA EnergyStar team working on new programs wants to hear from IT data centers for feedback and comments on new EnergyStar for server draft 4 specifications. (Read here for some background).For those interested, here's what's what via ...

Plenty of Industry Firsts at VMworld Europe

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Warning: Ok, I'm tiered and ready for a short vacation, so be advised, there is some industry and other tongue and check humor in this post, if you get it great, if not, don’t worry about it, ask around and someone can fill you in... ;).So with VMworld ...

Recent StorageIO Media Coverage and Comments

Friday, January 30th, 2009

Realizing that some prefer blogs to webs to twitters to other venues, here are some recent links among others to media coverage and comments by me on a different topics that are among others found at www.storageio.com/news.html.Business Wire: Comments on The Green and Virtual Data Center Book - Jan ...

My How Time Flys By…

Saturday, July 12th, 2008

Here it is July already and the time just seems to be flying by as is often the case during the summer months. It�s been a few weeks, well, ok; a month since I last posted anything here and I hope to get back to a more regular schedule ...

Green Data Storage and Server I/O Topics

Saturday, July 7th, 2007

Are you currently encountering or do you forsee in the future�a problem regarding "Green" environmental or power and cooling issues pertaining to IT data and storage infrastructures? To learn more about "Green IT" and/or Server and storage I/O related topics including power, cooling, energy emmissions, asset disposal and related items ...