Yeah, we live in bizarre world of copyrighted conflicts... It seems like someone is always trying to exercise control over "their content" and using copyright as their bludgeon. First, let me clue you in to a secret. I'm a car nut. More precisely, I love the engineering of cars - and once delighted in documenting esoteric details of engines, transmissions, and chassis on … [Read more...] about Who Cares About Copyright? Not Gawker Media’s Jalopnik
Archives for April 2008
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) has been a hot topic of discussion in the enterprise storage world lately, but many end users are just now hearing about it. Although some folks seem to think it's here with a vengance, others doubt that it will ever make the splash it promises, with 8 Gb FC, iSCSI, and even AoE (ATA over Ethernet) showing more promise. There has been some … [Read more...] about Will FCoE Rule the Future?
Ever been to the TechTarget Storage Decisions conference? It's my favorite trade show, since it's totally focused on end users - instead of being a product showcase, Storage Decisions is all about what real people need to do with their enterprise storage infrastructure. Sure, there's lots of technical product talk, but none of the speakers work for the hardware or software … [Read more...] about Chicago in May? Perfect for Storage Virtualization and Email Archiving Talks!
Wow! EMC has apparently purchased WysDM Software, maker of a most excellent range of data protection and storage management software. This is a great move for EMC, and if everyone at WysDM is as happy as my old StorageNetworks co-worker, Alan Atkinson, seems to be in this InternetNews article, their offices must be something to see! It couldn't have happened to a nicer bunch … [Read more...] about EMC Quietly Acquires WysDM Software