Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model #blogtobertech

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model #blogtobertechThe following is a new Industry Trends Perspective White Paper Report titled Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model. This new report looks at Distributed File Server and Consolidated Cloud Storage Economic Comparison with a fundamental economic comparison model ...

SSD and Green IT moving beyond green washing

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

SSD and Green IT moving beyond green washingKeeping in mind that there is no such thing as a data or information recession, not to mention that people and data are living longer, there is the need to discuss expanding data footprints. When researching his new article over ...

What industry pundits love and loathe about data storage

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Drew Robb has a good article about what IT industry pundits including vendors, analysts, and advisors loath including comments from myself. In the article Drew asks: What do you really love about storage and what are your pet peeves? One of my comments and perspectives is that I like Hybrid ...

Supporting IT growth demand during economic uncertain times

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Doing more with less, doing more with what you have or reducing cost have been the mantra for the past several years now. Does that mean as a trend, they are being adopted as the new way of doing business, or simply a cycle or temporary situation? Reality is that many if ...

Justifying Green IT and Home Hardware Upgrades with EnergyStar

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Have you seen the TV commercials or print advertisements where an energy star washer is mentioned as so efficient that the savings from reduced power consumption are enough to pay for the dryer? If not, check out the EPA Energy Star website for information about various ...

Saving Money with Green IT: Time To Invest In Information Factories

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

There is a good and timely article titled Green IT Can Save Money, Too over at Business Week that has a familiar topic and theme for those who read this blog or other content, articles, reports, books, white papers, videos, podcasts or in-person speaking and keynote sessions that I have ...

Shifting from energy avoidance to energy efficiency

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

I'm continually amazed at the number of people in the IT industry from customers to vendors, vars to media and even analysts who associate Green IT with and only with reducing carbon footprints. I guess I should not be surprised given the amount of rhetoric around ...

Closing the Green Gap: WSRADIO Internet Radio Interview

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

Last week it was an appearance in print (and on-line) in the MSP Business Journal, this week it was on-line interview (Closing the Green Gap) interview via wsradio.The other day, I had the pleasure of being a guest of Steve Bengston on wsradio (Internet Radio) during the Price Waterhouse Cooper ...

Storage Decisions Spring 2009 Sessions Update

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

The conference lineup and details for the Spring 2009 Storage Decisions event (June 1st and 2nd) in Chicago is coming together including two talks/presentations that I will be doing. One will be in Track 2 (Disaster Recovery) titled "Server Virtualization, Business Continuance and Disaster Recovery" and the other in ...

Out and About Update

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

As part of the continuing on the road theme and series, this post is being done while traveling for this weeks adventures and events including stops in Atlanta, St. Louis and wrapping up the week in Minneapolis at the local CMG quarterly meeting event. At both last weeks events in ...

Protecting and Storing Personal Digital Documents

Saturday, January 3rd, 2009

Cindy Waxer recently wrote a great article over at Bankrate.com that also appeared on CNBC.Com among other venues titled 5 digital ways to store money documents that includes commentary and industry perspectives by yours truly Greg Schulz.Why the concern about safely and securing personal digital documents? Digital created ...

Storage Optimization: Performance, Availability, Capacity, Effectiveness

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

With the IT and storage industry shying away from green hype, green washing and other green noise, there is also a growing realization that the new green is about effectively boosting efficiency to improve productivity and profitability or to sustain business and IT growth during tough economic times.This past ...

EPA Draft 3 of Energy Star for Computer Server Specification

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Today is the 2008 USA general election today pitting democratic senator Barack Obama vs. republican senator John McCain as well as several other lesser known party candidates who have made comments about the environment and going green as well as the economy, all of which have an impact on ...

Green Hype or Reality?

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

Preston Gralla has a new post that brings up some interesting discussion about Green Hype and Reality for IT. Have a read along with my response and comments.Ok, nuff said. Cheers gs Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC ...