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 ...

Virtual Storage and Social Media: What did EMC not Announce?

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Synopsis: EMC made a vision statement in a recent multimedia briefing that has a social networking angle as well as storage virtualization, virtual storage, public and private clouds. Basically EMC provided a vision preview of in a social media networking friendly manner of a vision being refereed to ...

I/O Virtualization (IOV) Revisited

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Is I/O Virtualization (IOV) a server topic, a network topic, or a storage topic (See previous post)? Like server virtualization, IOV involves servers, storage, network, operating system, and other infrastructure resource management areas and disciplines. The business and technology value proposition or benefits of ...

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 ...

StorageIO Spring Keynote and Speaking tour V2.008

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Several new keynote and speaking engagements involving myself have been added to the StorageIO events page including among others:April 8th, 2008 - SNW Orlando FL Beyond Green-Wash: IT Data Center Power, Cooling, Floor Space and Environmental (PCFE) Topics and Trends V2.008 This talk will move past what are the issues and reasons for ...

Chargeback for storage

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

TechTarget SearchStorage recently put out a piece on chargeback for storage that includes some commentary by myself on the topic including some common myths about chargeback of what it is and how it is done.A common misperception is that chargeback requires actual invoicing and monetizing of IT resource use including ...