Most of my readers know that I run the blogger co-op called Gestalt IT and organize the Tech Field Day event series. I see these activities as an example of “doing well by doing good” since they are incredibly popular with IT companies that present as well as the independent thought leaders who attend. A few weeks from now, I will head off to Boston for a special event focused … [Read more...] about Tech Field Day Boston: Virtualization and Baseball
Archives for May 2011
Next month, I will be heading to Chicago for TechTarget's Storage Decisions conference. This show does a good job on the editorial side, suggesting timely topics and bringing in independent voices like Howard Marks. I will have three presentations to give: Sessions on data reduction and storage virtualization in the main conference track, as well as a dinner discussion focusing … [Read more...] about Storage Decisions Chicago: All About Capacity Optimization
This regular series features highlights from the week. My writing: Join the Tech Field Day 6 Delegates at VMunderground Beantown Party as a Service (BPaaS)! Dragon Dictate for Mac: Utterly Frustrating You Really Can Have a Complete Backup System Up and Running in 10 Minutes! Foskett Services Develops How-To Video Content For Druva Software Announcing “Virtual” … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, May 27, 2011
For the last few months, I've been experimenting with dictation software on the Mac. Previously, I had used the built-in dictation software in Windows Vista and Windows 7, but it was annoying to launch a virtual machine every time I wanted to dictate something. On the Mac and purchase an (expensive) copy of Dragon Dictate for Mac. So far, my experience has been less than … [Read more...] about Dragon Dictate for Mac: Utterly Frustrating
I'm not a fan of heavy-duty installs and bloatware, but it seems inevitable these days that any product worth having requires hours of setup time. This is especially true when it comes to client server applications like backup software: it's so difficult to go from nothing to something. This is why people love simple applications like Time Machine. When Druva announced that … [Read more...] about You Really Can Have a Complete Backup System Up and Running in 10 Minutes!