After four years and 34 Tech Field Day events, many of our vendors have gone on to bigger and better things. After seeing today’s acquisition of Xsigo by Oracle, I decided to go back and look at how many of our companies have been acquired over the years.
Storage Field Day has an amazing lineup of presenters, with a special focus on disruptive market entrants. We will start off on Thursday with Kaminario, Nimbus Data, Drobo, Coraid and Quest Software. Friday we visit Dell, Brocade, Tintri, and Pure Storage!
There is a spectrum of vendor-oriented blogging in various IT infrastructure areas: Some are more or less open about where they work, some focus on common technology, and others work in marketing. Bloggers are wise to keep these in mind as they move to new companies!
The other day, I mentioned that a whitepaper I wrote for Quest Software was adapted into an article for Enterprise Systems Journal. If you’d like to check out the original whitepaper, it is available online at Quest’s web site (registration required). I’m also putting together a list of all the articles and whitepapers I’ve written. […]
Swing on over to Enterprise Systems Journal to check out an article I wrote with Ron Robbins of Quest Software on the top ten best practices for email archiving. This was based on a whitepaper I wrote for Quest, and I’m pretty happy with how it came out.