March 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

March 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update NewsletterVolume 18, Issue 3 (March 2018) Hello and welcome to the March 2018 Server StorageIO Data Infrastructure Update Newsletter. If you are wondering where the January and February 2018 update newsletters are, they are rolled into this combined edition. In addition to the short ...

Data Infrastructure Resource Links cloud data protection tradecraft trends

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Data Infrastructure Resource Links Server Storage I/O NetworkBy Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com April 28, 2018 Various data infrastructure resource links.The following are a collection of server storageioblog data infrastructure resource links.Where to learn more Vmware Vsphere Vsan Vcenter Version 6 7 Summary Vmware Vsphere Vsan Server Storage Io Enhancements Data Protection Recovery World Backup ...

Server Storage I/O Converged Infrastructure CI Hyper-converged HCI overview

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Converged Infrastructure CI Hyper-converged HCI overviewUpdated 1/18/2018 This page provides insight in to Converged Infrastructure (CI), Cluster in box or Cloud in Box (CIB) along with Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) topics along with links to companion resources. Converged Infrastructure including CI, CIB and HCI can be complete data infrastructure for smaller ...

Server Storage I/O network Data Infrastructure Tradecraft Overview

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

Server Storage I/O network Data Infrastructure Tradecraft Overview Updated 1/17/2018 Data Infrastructure Tradecraft includes server storage I/O network and associated technology, technique, skills, experiences. Tradecraft includes insight as well as tricks of the trade, profession and job function (read more about what is a data infrastructure here). ...

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links A to E

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links A to E IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources Updated 2/20/2018Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links A to E to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, ...

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links K to O

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Data Infrastructure IT Industry Related Resource Links K to O IT Data Center and Data Infrastructure Industry Resources Updated 2/20/2018Following are some useful Data Infrastructure IT Industry Resource Links K to O to cloud, virtual and traditional IT data infrastructure related web sites. The data infrastructure environment (servers, storage, IO and networking, ...

Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 eventsHere is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. December 7, 2016 - Webinar 11AM PT - ...

StorageIO data infrastructure industry vendors links page updated with over 1,200 entries

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

StorageIO data infrastructure industry vendors links page updated with over 1,200 entries Is your company, organization or one that you are a fan of, or represent listed on the StorageIO industry links page? The StorageIO industry links page has been updated with over thousand different industry related companies, vendors, vars, trade ...

Non Disruptive Updates, Needs vs. Wants

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Do you want non disruptive updates or do you need non disruptive upgrades? First there is a bit of play on words going on here with needs vs. wants, as well as what is meant by non disruptive.Regarding needs vs. wants, they are often used interchangeably particular in IT when ...

Does software eliminate or move location of vendor lockin?

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Does software eliminate or move location of vendor lockin?Updated 1/21/2018 Does software eliminate or move location of vendor lockin? I'm always interested when I hear or read a software vendor or their value added reseller (VAR) or business partner claim that their solution eliminates vendor lockin. More often than not, I ...

Who is responsible for vendor lockin?

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Who is responsible for vendor lockin?Updated 1/21/2018 Who is responsible for vendor lockin? Is vendor lockin caused by vendors, their partners or by customers? In my opinion vendor lockin can be from any or all of the above.What is vendor lockin Vendor lockin is a situation where a customer becomes ...

Its US Census time, What about IT Data Centers?

Monday, March 29th, 2010

It is that once a decade activity time this year referred to as the US 2010 Census. With the 2010 census underway, not to mention also time for completing and submitting your income tax returns, if you are in IT, what about measuring, assessing, taking inventory ...

Hard product vs. soft product

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

In the IT industry space and data storage or computers and servers particularly so, mention hard product or software product and what comes to mind? How about physical vs. virtual servers or storage, hardware vs. software solutions, products vs. services? By contrast, in the aviation and airline ...

StorageIO in the News Update V2010.1

Friday, January 8th, 2010

StorageIO is regularly quoted and interviewed in various industry and vertical market venues and publications both on-line and in print on a global basis.The following are some coverage, perspectives and commentary by StorageIO on IT industry trends including servers, storage, I/O networking, hardware, software, services, virtualization, cloud, cluster, grid, SSD, data ...