StorageIO going Dutch: Seminar for Storage and I/O professionals

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Data and Storage Networking Industry Trends and Technology Seminar Greg Schulz of StorageIO in conjunction with or dutch parter Brouwer Storage Consultancy will be presenting a two day seminar for Storage Professionals Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th of May 2011 at Ampt van Nijkerk Netherlands.This two day interactive education seminar ...

More Data Footprint Reduction (DFR) Material

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

This is part of an ongoing series of short industry trends and perspectives (ITP) blog posts briefs based on what I am seeing and hearing in my conversations with IT professionals on a global basis. These short posts compliment other longer posts along with traditional industry trends ...

What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction?

Friday, September 17th, 2010

What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction?Updated 10/9/2018What is DFR or Data Footprint Reduction? Data Footprint Reduction (DFR) is a collection of techniques, technologies, tools and best practices that are used to address data growth management challenges. Dedupe is currently the industry darling for DFR particularly in the scope or context ...

March Metric Madness: Fun with Simple Math

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Its March and besides being spring in north America, it also means tournament season including the NCAA basket ball series among others known as March Madness. Given the office pools and other forms of playing with numbers tied to the tournaments and real ...

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 ...

Optimize Data Storage for Performance and Capacity Efficiency

Friday, October 30th, 2009

This post builds on a recent article I did that can be read here.Even with tough economic times, there is no such thing as a data recession! Thus the importance of optimizing data storage efficiency addressing both performance and capacity without impacting availability in a ...

March and Mileage Mania Wrap-up

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Today's flight to Santa Ana (SNA) Orange County California for an 18 hour visit marks my 3rd trip to the left coast in the past four weeks that started out with a trip to Los Angeles. The purpose of today's trip is to deliver a talk around Business Continuance ...

HP Storage Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP)

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

HP recently announced announced their new SAN Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP) which is an appliance with software (oh, excuse me, I mean platform) for enabling various (e.g. replication, snapshots, pooling, consolidation, migration, etc) storage virtualization capabilities across different HP (e.g. MSA, EVA and in "theory" ...