I/O, I/O, Its off to Virtual Work and VMworld I Go (or went)

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

Ok, so I should have used that intro last week before heading off to VMworld in San Francisco instead of after the fact. Think of it as a high latency title or intro, kind of like attaching a fast SSD to a slow, high latency storage controller, or ...

Plenty of Industry Firsts at VMworld Europe

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Warning: Ok, I'm tiered and ready for a short vacation, so be advised, there is some industry and other tongue and check humor in this post, if you get it great, if not, don’t worry about it, ask around and someone can fill you in... ;).So with VMworld ...

Just for Fun: Roses are Red…

Saturday, February 14th, 2009

Ok, just for fun, Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue,You can download for free your Redbooks from IBM,or, you can go to Amazon and pay for them too...So that might beg the question, when will there be a download or Kindle version of my new book? Well, tell the ...

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 ...

Dutch StorageExpo Recap

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of presenting a keynote talk ("Storage Industry Trends and Perspectives: Beyond Hype and Green Washing") at the Dutch StorageExpo (produced by VNU Exhibitions Europe) event in Utrecht the Netherlands which was co-located in the ultra large Jaarbeurs congress center (e.g. convention center) along ...

Data Proteciton for Virtual Environments at VMware VMworld

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Data protection for virtual environments including protecting virtual servers and virtual storage as well as using virtualization techniques to protect applications and data on non consolidated servers is gaining plenty of attention building on past, recent and this weeks as well as other forthcoming announcements during VMworld 2008 taking ...

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 ...