VMware continues cloud construction with March announcements

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

VMware continues cloud construction with March announcementsVMware continues cloud construction with March announcements of new features and other enhancements.VMware Cloud Provides Consistent Operations and Infrastructure Via: VMware.com With its recent announcements, VMware continues cloud construction adding new features, enhancements, partnerships along with services. VMware continues cloud construction, like other vendors ...

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via Microsoft

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Cloud Conversations AWS Azure Service Maps via MicrosoftUpdated 1/21/2018 Microsoft has created an Amazon Web Service AWS Azure Service Map. The AWS Azure Service Map is a list created by Microsoft looks at corresponding services of both cloud providers. Image via Azure.Microsoft.com Note that this is an evolving work in progress from ...

Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Chelsio Storage over IP Enable Data InfrastructuresChelsio and Storage over IP (SoIP) continue to enable Data Infrastructures from legacy to software defined virtual, container, cloud as well as converged. This past week I had a chance to visit with Chelsio to discuss data infrastructures, server storage I/O networking along with ...

New family of Intel Xeon Scalable Processors enable software defined data infrastructures (SDDI) and SDDC

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Intel Xeon Scalable Processors SDDI and SDDCToday Intel announced a new family of Xeon Scalable Processors (aka Purely) that for some workloads Intel claims to be on average of 1.65x faster than their predecessors. Note your real improvement will vary based on workload, configuration, benchmark testing, type ...

GDPR goes into effect May 25 2018 Are You Ready?

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

GDPR goes into effect May 25 2018 Are You Ready? The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) go into effect in a year on May 25 2018 are you ready? Why Become GDPR Aware If your initial response is that you are not in Europe and do ...

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared Updated 1/17/2018 In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup Day 2017 (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings ...

Six plus data center software defined management dashboards tools

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Software defined data infrastructure management insight toolsUpdated 1/17/2018 Managing data infrastructures involves using software defined management dashboards tools. Recently I found in my inbox a link to a piece 6 Dashboards for Managing Every Modern Data Center that caught my attention. I was hoping to see who the six ...

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Some popular 2016 storageioblog posts

The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision MakingJoin me and Virtual Instruments CTO John Gentry on October 27, 2016 for a free webinar (registration required) titled The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making with Virtual Instruments. In this webinar, John and me will discuss the ...

Are large storage arrays dead at the hands of SSD?

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

An industry trends and perspective.. Are large storage arrays dead at the hands of SSD? Short answer NO not yet. There is still a place for traditional storage arrays or appliances particular those with extensive features, functionality and reliability availability serviceability (RAS). In other words, there is still a place for ...