The other Green Storage: Efficiency and Optimization

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Some believe that green storage is specifically designed to reduce power and cooling costs. The reality is that there are many ways to reduce environmental impact while enhancing the economics of data storage besides simply booting utilizing. These include optimizing data storage capacity as well as boosting performance ...

Green IT and Virtual Data Centers

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Green IT and virtual data centers are no fad nor are they limited to large-scale environments. Paying attention to how resources are used to deliver information services in a flexible, adaptable, energy-efficient, environmentally, and economically friendly way to boost efficiency and productivity are here to stay. Read more here in the article I did for ...

Acadia VCE: VMware + Cisco + EMC = Virtual Computing Environment

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

Was today the day the music died? (click here or here if you are not familar with the expression) Add another three letter acronym (TLA) to your IT vocabulary if you are involved with server, storage, networking, virtualization, security and related infrastructure resource management (IRM) ...

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 ...

PUE, Are you Managing Power, Energy or Productivity?

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

With a renewed focus on Green IT including energy Efficiency and Optimization of servers, storage, networks and facilities, is your focus on managing power, energy, or, productivity? For example, do you use or are interested in metrics such as Greengrid PUE or 80 Plus efficient power supplies ...

Storage Efficiency and Optimization – The Other Green

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

For those of you in the New York City area, I will be presenting live in person at Storage Decisions September 23, 2009 conference The Other Green, Storage Efficiency and Optimization.Throw out the "green“: buzzword, and you're still left with the task of saving or maximizing use of space, ...

Upcoming Out and About Events

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Following up on previous Out and About updates ( here and here ) of where I have been, heres where I'm going to be over the next couple of weeks. On September 15th and 16th 2009, I will be the keynote speaker along with doing a ...

StorageIO in the news

Friday, August 7th, 2009

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 is 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 protection, ...

Recent tips, videos, articles and more

Friday, August 7th, 2009

Its been a busy year so far and there is still plenty more to do. Taking advantage of a short summer break, I'm getting caught up on some items including putting up a link to some of the recent articles, tips, reports, webcasts, videos and more that I have eluded ...

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the greenest of them all?

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

If you subscribe to the notion that Green IT is all about carbon footprints, you may be missing out on some real opportunities to go green. After all, carbon is part of the green movement, there are many other aspects including supply chain, efficiency, sustainability in addition ...

All work and no play? Ok, how about an education half day?

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

This past week in between keynote talks and moderating panel discussions pertaining to IT infrastructure optimization (server, storage, networks, hardware, software, services, virtualization, etc.) in Seattle and Portland, I was able to take a rare couple of hours break and go on a non work related ...

Happy Earth Day 2009

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

Its that time of the year again, that's right, earth day April 22 2009!If you frequent this blog, visit my websites (StorageIO, The Green and Virtual Data Center or Green Data Storage), track twitter, attended any of my speaking engagements, webcast, podcast, videos, radio interviews, seen press or media coverage, not ...

Storage Effiency and Optimizaiton – Balancing Time and Space

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Here's a link to the presentation I recently delivered at the Spring 2009 Minneapolis/St. Paul area CMG (Computer Measurement Group - CMG) March 20th, 2009 hosted by Nexus Information Systems and organized by Tom Becchetti. The theme of the event was "Is your storage efficient? There are many ways ...

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 ...