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
I've spent this week in San Jose, CA at Tech Field Day 5, and that's the bulk of my news. We heard from great companies: Symantec, Drobo, Druva, Xangati, NetEx, InfoBlox, and HP. Whew! Tech Field Day 5 links Official stuff: Tech Field Day 5: The Links Tech Field Day 5: The Videos Rob Novak shared his Thoughts from Tech Field Day 5 A great post by Greg … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, February 11, 2011
The ExecEvent (formerly known as The BD Event) is coming up in two weeks, and I wanted to introduce it to my readers. As many of you know, I organize the Tech Field Day event series for Gestalt IT, a grass-roots gathering of freelance writers, bloggers, and such. It’s not a trade show or business conference - it’s a field day! The ExecEvent is something totally different, … [Read more...] about Will You Be At The ExecEvent?
As some readers of my blog know, I organize the independent Gestalt IT cooperative. We're a group of folks who investigate and discuss enterprise IT technology, writing articles, running online communities, and organizing live events. Field Day is our chance to come together in various locations for face-to-face meetings with interesting product and technology companies. We're … [Read more...] about Notes From Networking Field Day 2010
Industry veterans fondly remember the LAN wars of the early 1990's, when a diverse set of excellent data link protocols competed for dominance. Although the victory seemed to have gone to Ethernet, industry insiders are looking for a resurgence of better alternatives. One technology, Token Ring, is undeniably superior for transporting modern protocols, especially Fibre Channel … [Read more...] about Fibre Channel over Token Ring: In-Depth Analysis