NetApp and Akorri: An E2E cross technology domain SRA play

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

The other day NetApp announced that it was planning on doing another acquisition following on their recent purchase of Bycast (policy based storage and management software).This time, NetApp is doing yet another ...

E2E Awareness and insight for IT environments

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

I recently did a couple of Industry Trends and Perspectives webcast events around the topic and themes of End to End (E2E) awareness and cross domain (or technology) management insight for cloud, virtual and other abstracted as well as physical IT environments. The importance of E2E awareness of IT resources across ...

End to End (E2E) Systems Resource Analysis (SRA) for Cloud and Virtual Environments

Friday, October 15th, 2010

A new StorageIO Industry Trends and Perspective (ITP) white paper titled "End to End (E2E) Systems Resource Analysis (SRA) for Cloud, Virtual and Abstracted Environments" is now available at www.storageio.com/reports compliments of SANpulse technologies. End to End (E2E) Systems Resource Analysis (SRA) for Virtual, Cloud and abstracted environments: Importance of Situational ...

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 ...

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 ...