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 ...

Dell EMC World 2017 Day One news announcement summary

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Dell EMC World 2017 Day One news announcement summary This is the first day of the first combined Dell EMC World 2017 being held in Las Vegas Nevada. Last year’s event in Las Vegas was the end of the EMC World, while this being the first of the combined Dell ...

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 ...

Software Defined Cloud Bulk Object Storage News Trends

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Cloud, Software Defined, Scale-Out, Object Storage News TrendsUpdated 1/21/2018Welcome to the Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined, Bulk and Object Storage News Trends page. This page contains various links pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage News Trends and resources. Other resources pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk ...

Software Defined, Bulk, Cloud, Scale Out, Object Storage Fundamentals

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Cloud, Bulk, Scale-Out, Object Storage FundamentalsUpdated 1/21/2018Welcome to the Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined, scale-out, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals page. This page contains various resources, tips, essential topics pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk and Object Storage Fundamentals. Other resources pertaining to Software Defined, scale-out, Cloud, Bulk and Object ...

EMCworld 2016 EMC Hybrid and Converged Clouds Your Way

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

EMCworld 2016 EMC Hybrid and Converged Clouds Your WayThis is a quick post looking at a high-level view of today's EMCworld 2016 announcements. Following up from yesterdays post covering the set of announcements, today's theme is around Hybrid, Converged and Clouds your way. In addition to the morning announcements, EMC also ...

PACE your Server Storage I/O decision making, its about application requirements

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

PACE your Server Storage I/O decision making, its about application requirementsUpdated 10/9/18PACE your Server Storage I/O decision-making, it's about application requirements. Regardless of if you are looking for physical, software-defined virtual, cloud or container storage, block, file or object, primary, secondary or protection copies, standalone, converged, hyper-converged, cluster in a ...

Data Storage Tape Update V2014, Its Still Alive

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Data Storage Tape Update V2014, It's Still AliveA year or so ago I did a piece tape summit resources. Despite being declared dead for decades, and will probably stay being declared dead for years to come, magnetic tape is in fact still alive being used by some organizations, granted its ...

Data Protection Diaries – My data protection needs and wants

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Blog post: Data Protection Diaries – My data protection needs and wants Update 1/10/18 Rather than talking about what others should do or consider for their data protection needs, for this post I wrote down some notes using my Livescribe about what I need and want for my environment. As part ...

Welcome to the Data Protection Diaries

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Updated 1/10/2018 Welcome to the Data Protection Diaries This is a series of posts about data protection which includes security (logical and physical), backup/restore, business continuance (BC), disaster recovery (DR), business resiliency (BR) along with high availability (HA), archiving and related topic themes, technologies and trends. Think of ...

Book review: Rethinking Enterprise Storage by Microsoft/Storsimple Marc Farley

Monday, January 13th, 2014

Book review: Rethinking Enterprise Storage - A Hybrid Cloud Model by Marc Farley The O'Reilly @oreillymedia media folks (oops, excuse me, Microsoft Press) sent me out (that's a disclosure btw) an real soft cover print copy of Rethinking Enterprise Storage - A Hybrid Cloud Model by Marc Farley aka ...

Cloud conversations: Has Nirvanix shutdown caused cloud confidence concerns?

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Cloud conversations: Has Nirvanix shutdown caused cloud confidence concerns? Recently seven plus year old cloud storage startup Nirvanix announced that they were finally shutting down and that customers should move their data.Nirvanix has also posted an announcement that they have established an agreement with IBM Softlayer (read about that acquisition ...

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Fall 2013 Dutch cloud, virtual and storage I/O seminars It is that time of the year again when StorageIO will be presenting a series of seminar workshops in the Netherlands on cloud, virtual and data storage networking technologies, trends along with best practice techniques.StorageIO partners with the independent firm Brouwer ...

Cloud, Virtual, Server, Storage I/O and other technology tiering

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Tiering technology and the right data center tool for a given task Depending on who or what is your sphere of influence, or your sources of information and insight are, there will be different views of tiering, particular when it comes to tiered storage and storage tiering for cloud, virtual ...