One of the cool automatic things that the Drobo "storage robot" can do is send you an email when it wants your attention. Well, to be more accurate, The Drobo Dashboard software on a connected PC or Mac sends the email, but you get the point. But if you're like me and use Google's Gmail as your email system, you might be wondering just how to configure Drobo Dashboard. Here's a … [Read more...] about How To Configure Drobo Dashboard Email for Gmail and Google Apps
Google is the most important company to the Internet. Hyberbole? I think not! Without Google, the Internet that we all know and love would be a very different place, as would the business of IT. Along with Microsoft and the supporting community around LAMP, Google is the very foundation of modern computing. But the foundation of Google itself, its ability to rank Internet … [Read more...] about Google Is Heading For A Cliff; What Will They Do?
There were some interesting events and blog posts last week. This new weekly feature highlights those! Enterprise IT Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Your Reliance On Backup Tapes - What's wrong with backup tapes? They're inaccessible, making them unsuitable for most applications. My latest post for my Enterprise Storage Strategies blog. Is Licensing Turning vSphere Into … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Content From the Week of May 2, 2009
Like so many other people, I've switched my personal email use over to Gmail. In fact, I did it back in mid-2005, redirecting my personal address on my private fosketts.net domain from Dreamhost's POP mail service to my gmail account. I've been happy with it ever since, but my old mail still sat on my old desktop PC in a PST file created by Microsoft Outlook. I love that … [Read more...] about Import your old Outlook/Express PSTs to Gmail