One of the most remarkable aspects of running Tech Field Day is seeing all the innovation happening in Silicon Valley. Although we love to take our event on the road to other cities (we've hit Boston, Seattle, Austin, and Denver too), nothing compares to the San Jose-San Francisco axis of tech. That's why this year's Super Bowl matchup between Seattle and New England made me … [Read more...] about New England Takes On Seattle To Determine Who’s Number 2 … In Tech!
I'm heading back to San Jose at the end of August for another Building Virtual Infrastructure seminar presented by Truth in IT. These all-day events are a chance for end-users to learn more about next-generation servers, networks, and storage. After that, I'm headed to Seattle for another seminar date. I urge you to attend these events, whether in San Jose, Seattle, or any … [Read more...] about Building Virtual Infrastructure Seminar, San Jose CA
I've been organizing Tech Field Day events for three years, and I've been in enterprise storage for far longer. So it's kind of surprising to realize that I've never hosted a Field Day focused on enterprise storage! That changes this month, with Storage Field Day on April 26 and 27. The delegates and presenters are all in order, and it's really an amazing event. Don't get me … [Read more...] about Storage Field Day 1 – Silicon Valley
Next week is the third networking-focused Tech Field Day event, and the 14th overall event I've produced. It's amazing to see the growth and interest in Tech Field Day generally, and our networking events specifically. Networking Field Day 3 brings back many familiar faces yet introduces quite a few new ones as well. Returning are Greg Ferro, who helped me organize the … [Read more...] about Networking Field Day 3 – Silicon Valley
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