Not Dead Yet Zombie Technology (Declared Dead yet still alive) October 2018 Update #blogtobertech

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

Not Dead Yet Zombie Technology (Declared Dead yet still alive) October 2018 Update #blogtobertech Not Dead Yet Zombie Technology (Declared Dead yet still alive) October 2018 Update. Musician Phil Collins has an excellent name for his current tour Not Dead Yet which is a reminder that he is still alive and ...

Trick or treat: Have you seen any IT Frankenstacks

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Given that it is Halloween season, time for some fun. Over the past couple of weeks various product and solution services announcements have been made that result in various articles, columns, blogs and commentary in support of them. Ever wonder which if any of those products could actually be stitched ...

Did someone forget to tell Dell that Tape is dead?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Did someone forget to send a memo to Dell that magnetic tape is dead, or, perhaps pre-occupied with other activities? Maybe no body at Dell read the "virtual" or "fictional" memo that tape is dead? Ok, enough with the cynicism and joking around, tape is not dead (See recent Computerworld and ...

Trick or Treat – Either way, Be Safe!

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Ok, so this Friday is Halloween, which means putting on costumes and pretending to be something or someone different, scary or nice, what ever you want to be. How ironoc, here we are also in the closing days of the U.S. 2008 election season as well as in the ...

Comfort Zones – Stating What Might Be Obvious to Some…

Monday, May 26th, 2008

Over the past couple of weeks I have talked with many IT professionals who work in IT data centers of varying size from different locations around the world. A couple of interesting patterns or trends if you prefer I have noticed are that while IT and storage professionals in ...

Mainframe, CMG, Virtualization, Storage and “Zombie Technologies”

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

In case you missed the news, IBM today announced a new mainframe the z10, yes, that's right, the mother of all "Zombie Technologies" (and I say this with all due respect), you know, technologies that are declared dead yet are viable, working and still living thus purchasable. Some other examples ...