Have you heard about the new CLOUD Act data regulation?

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Have you heard about the new CLOUD Act data regulation?Have you heard about the new CLOUD Act data regulation? The new CLOUD Act data regulation became law as part of the recent $1.3 Trillion (USD) omnibus U.S. government budget spending bill passed by Congress on March 23, 2018 and signed by ...

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPRIt's time for Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR Start Date. The annual March 31 world backup day focus has come and gone once again. However, that does not mean data protection including backup as well as recovery along ...

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 ...

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness ReminderIt's that time of year again, World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder. In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Saturday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure ...

August 2017 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Server StorageIO August 2017 Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To Watch

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Hot Popular New Trending Data Infrastructure Vendors To WatchUpdated 1/21/2018 A common question I get asked is who are the hot popular new trending data infrastructure vendors to watch. This post looks at some data infrastructure vendors to watch and keep an eye on. Keep in mind that there is a difference ...

Like Data They Protect For Now Quantum Revenues Continue To Grow

Monday, August 14th, 2017

For Now Quantum Revenues Continue To GrowFor Now Quantum Revenues Continue To Grow. The other day following their formal announced, I received an summary update from Quantum pertaining to their recent Q1 Results (show later below).Various IT and Cloud Infrastructure Layers including Data Infrastructures Quantums Revenues Continue To Grow Like Data One ...

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 ...

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 ...

Server and Storage I/O Benchmarking 101 for Smarties

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Server Storage I/O Benchmarking 101 for Smarties or dummies ;)This is the first of a series of posts and links to resources on server storage I/O performance and benchmarking (view more and follow-up posts here). The best I/O is the I/O that you do not have to do, the second best ...

Green and Virtual IT Data Center Primer

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Green and Virtual Data Center PrimerMoving beyond Green Hype and Green washing Green IT is about enabling efficient, effective and productive information services delivery. There is a growing green gap between green hype messaging or green washing and IT pain point issues including limits on availability or rising costs ...

Green and Virtual Data Center: Productive Economical Efficient Effective Flexible

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Green and Virtual Data CenterA Green and Virtual IT Data Center (e.g. an information factory) means an environment comprising:Habitat for technology or physical infrastructure (e.g. physical data center, yours, co-lo, managed service or cloud) Power, cooling, communication networks, HVAC, smoke and fire suppression, physical security IT data information infrastructure (e.g. hardware, ...

Green and Virtual Data Center Links

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Updated 10/25/2017 Green and Virtual IT Data Center LinksMoving beyond Green Hype and Green washing Green hype and green washing may be on the endangered species list and going away, however, green IT for servers, storage, networks, facilities as well as related software and management techniques that address energy efficiency including power ...

Cloud Conversations: Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updates

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

This is part one of a two-part series about Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2014 and other recent cloud updates, read part two here. Revisiting re:Invent 2014 and other AWS updatesA few weeks ago I attended Amazon Web Service (AWS) re:Invent 2014 in Las Vegas for a few days. For those ...