SNW (And other conferences) Want and Need You!

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

Not to worry, its not yet time for phrases such as "Ask not what a conference can do for you, ask what you can do for a conference...", at least I hope until some clever marketer tries that theme to stimulate conference participation short of an IT conference bailout package....

Downloads for fall 2008 San Francisco Storage Decisions now available

Saturday, November 29th, 2008

The TechTarget Storage Media Group has posted on Bitpipe the session presentations from the recent fall (November 17-19th) 2008 San Francisco Storage Decisions event. If you have never been to a Storage Decisions event, it�s a great venue for meeting with IT and storage professionals as well as vendors who also ...

Spring 2008 Storage Descisions Wrap-Up

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Once again the Techtarget (TT) folks put on a great event at the spring 2008 edition of Storage Decisions (SD) event in Chicago, tip of the hat to the whole TT crew. SD is known as an IT consumer/user event as opposed to industry events like SNW that ...

Power, Cooling, Floor-space, Environmental (PCFE) and Green Metrics

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

The Metrics and Measurement page on has been updated along with other pages covering IT data center PCFE and green topics for servers, storage, networks and facilities. Have a look.Ok, nuff said. Cheers gs Greg Schulz - Author Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking (CRC Press), The Green and Virtual Data ...

Do Disk based VTLs draw less power than Tape?

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

The tape is dead debates rage on as they have for a decades which make for good press and discussion or debate during slow times, similar to coverage of what Britney Spears or Paris Hilton are or are not wearing.In the on-going debates and Greenwashing of what technology or vendor ...

SNW Spring 2008 Audio and Podcasts’

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

While at SNW in Orlando this past week among other briefings, meetings, interviews and general discussions with vendors, resellers, vars, IT customers, media and other analysts, I had a few minutes to record some sound bytes for some podcasts.Click Here...Here...And here...Listen to others atCheers GS

SNW Spring 2008

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

The Spring 2008 edition of SNW was this past week in Orlando FL and I spent a couple of days there for some briefings as well as give a presentation.From an attendance standpoint, certainly it did not feel or look like one of the largest SNW events that I have ...

Moving Beyond the Benchmark Brouhaha

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008

Heres a Link to a new article/column/opinion piece over at Enterprise Storage Forum by me about "Moving Beyond the Benchmark Brouhaha" in the storage industry.Have a read for yourself.Cheers GS

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 ...

Trains Going “Green”, ah, well, maybe “Blue”…

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

With all of the global focus on going green, saving the planet, green IT and green storage all of which are good when like so many other things when done in moderation, the focus especially around IT and even aviation tends to be around green house gas (GHG), Co2/Carbon Offsets ...