Cloud conversations: Public, Private, Hybrid and Community Clouds? (Part II)

Friday, February 1st, 2013

This is the second of a two part series, read part I here. Common community cloud conversation questions include among others:Who defines the standards for community clouds? The members or participants, or whoever they hire or get to volunteer to do it. Who pays for the community cloud? The ...

Cloud conversations: Public, Private, Hybrid what about Community Clouds?

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Have you heard of a community clouds? Cloud computing including cloud storage and services as products, solutions and services offer different functionality and enable benefits for various types of organizations, entities or individuals.Public clouds, private clouds and hybrids leveraging public and private continue to evolve ...

Industry trends and perspectives: Chatting with Karl Chen at SNW 2012

Friday, October 19th, 2012

This is the second (here is the first SNW 2012 Waynes World) in a series of StorageIO industry trends and perspective audio blog and pod cast about Storage Networking World (SNW) Fall 2012 in Santa Clara California.Given how at conference conversations tend to occur in the hallways, lobbies and bar ...

Does Dell have a cloudy cloud strategy story (Part II)?

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

This is the second of two posts (here is the first post) that are part of ongoing industry trends and perspectives cloud conversations series that looks at Dell and their cloud strategy story. So what does the first post have to do with Dell having a cloudy cloud strategy story? Simple, ...

Does Dell have a cloudy cloud strategy story (Part I)?

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

This is first of a two-part post (click here for second post) that is part of ongoing industry trends and perspective cloud conversations series that looks at Dell and their cloud strategy story. For background, some previous Dell posts are found here, here, here and here. Here is ...

Some alternative and fun Cloud API meanings

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Hearing different discussions about APIs in general and cloud in particular got me thinking, besides the usual Application Programming Interface meaning, what other options exists including those to have some fun with. How about some of these among others to have some fun and take a quick break from the ...

Cloud, virtualization and storage networking conversations

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Here is a link to a series cloud, virtualization and storage networking conversations posts that Im doing over at IT-Toolbox. Each post in the series covers various topics along with a frequently asked question that I encounter pertaining to clouds, virtualization and storage networking. Here is some related ...

What am I hearing and seeing while out and about

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

It has been a busy fall 2011 which started out with VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas just before the labor day weekend.Scenes from the CXI party (@cxi) at VMworld 2011 Besides activity in support of the launch of my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), I ...

Convergence: People, Processes, Policies and Products

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Converged and dynamic infrastructures, cloud and virtual environments are popular themes and industry trends with different levels of adoption and deployment occurring. Although are you focusing on products, or the other Ps, that is people, processes and policies (or more here).The reason I bring this up is ...

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking book released

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

Ok, it's now official, following its debut at the VMworld 2011 book store last week in Las Vegas, my new book Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press) is now formally released with general availability announced today along with companion material located at https://storageio.com/book3.html including the Cloud and Virtual Data Storage ...