Cloud storage is nothing new, but we're now starting to see real integration between on-premises enterprise arrays and as-a-service cloud storage solutions. I've recently written two pieces on this subject for Gestalt IT and thought I would direct you, my beloved readers, over there to have a look! Storage in the Cloud First up is NetApp Heads Into Microsoft’s Azure … [Read more...] about Storage is Getting Cloudier!
A Little Backstory On October 19, 2011, I landed at historic Lambert Field in St. Louis and headed into the city for to prepare for a speaking engagement the next day. The home team had an amazing comeback that year, as any good baseball fan would know, so there was a pretty big game on. Although a life-long Red Sox fan, I mused aloud as I walked into the Hilton, "boy I'd love … [Read more...] about I’m Returning to St. Louis for a Keynote and Seminar!
geek·herd/GekÉ™rd/ Noun: A person who attends to the needs of geeks. Verb: Tend (geeks) as a geekherd. See also: Cat-herder, Nerf-herder February 23 and 24 is Gestalt IT Virtualization Field Day 2. This is significant in many ways, but is especially poignant for me because I will not be there. For the first time, the “geekherd's crook” at Tech Field Day will be wielded by … [Read more...] about Virtualization Field Day 2 – Silicon Valley
I'm really looking forward to the second “symposium” organized by Gestalt IT in association with Tech Field Day. On January 25, the day before Wireless Tech Field Day 2, a number of top thinkers in the field of Wi-Fi will be part of the day-long Wi-Fi Mobility Symposium. As was the case with our OpenFlow Symposium in October, the public will be invited to attend the Wi-Fi … [Read more...] about Wi-Fi Mobility Symposium – San Jose, CA
This is an exceptionally busy but rewarding week. I'm traveling to the San Jose, CA area for two events I've organized: The OpenFlow Symposium and the second Networking-focused Tech Field Day. I'll be surrounded by some of the smartest and most interesting folks in networking all week, which is both daunting and exciting for a storage guy like me. I invite my readers to follow … [Read more...] about Networking Field Day and OpenFlow Symposium