Behind the Scenes, SANta Claus Global Cloud Story

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

There is a ton of discussion, stories, articles, videos, conferences and blogs about the benefits and value proposition of cloud computing. Not to mention, discussion or debates about what is or what is not a cloud or cloud product, service or architecture including some perspectives and ...

Worried about IT M&A, here come the new startups!

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Late last year , I did a post (see here) countering the notion that there is a lack of innovation in IT and specifically around data storage. Recently I did a post about a Funeral for Friend, not to mention yesterdays post about Summer marriages.For those who are concerned about ...

Did someone forget to tell Dell that Tape is dead?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Did someone forget to send a memo to Dell that magnetic tape is dead, or, perhaps pre-occupied with other activities? Maybe no body at Dell read the "virtual" or "fictional" memo that tape is dead?Ok, enough with the cynicism and joking around, tape is not dead (See recent Computerworld and ...

Data Proteciton for Virtual Environments at VMware VMworld

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Data protection for virtual environments including protecting virtual servers and virtual storage as well as using virtualization techniques to protect applications and data on non consolidated servers is gaining plenty of attention building on past, recent and this weeks as well as other forthcoming announcements during VMworld 2008 taking ...

Links to Upcoming and Recent Webcasts and Videocasts

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

Here are links to several recent and upcoming Webcast and video casts covering a wide range of topics. Some of these free Webcast and video casts may require registration.Industry Trends & Perspectives - Data Protection for Virtual Server EnvironmentsNext Generation Data Centers Today: What's New with Storage and NetworkingHot Storage ...

SMB capacity planning; Focusing on energy conservation

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Here's a link to a new tip I wrote that is posted over at SearchSMBStorage on Capacity Planning and energy conservation.Here are some added links to other recent tips I wrote and posted at a SearchSMBStorage:Improve your storage energy efficiencyData protection for virtual server environmentsData footprint reduction for SMBsIs ...