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!
This year for my Truth in IT seminars, I’m shifting away from virtualization to focus on enterprise storage once again. But this won’t be any ordinary “storage 101” seminar. Rather than trying to talk about every element, I’m focused on what’s new! Next-generation storage technologies are here, from the smallest startups to the established players. For 2014, I’ll focus … [Read more...] about Truth in Storage: The Next Generation – Announcing My 2014 Seminar Series
Two days after I present in Silicon Valley, I'll be headed to Seattle for my next Building Virtual Infrastructure seminar. These all-day events presented by Truth in IT 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, … [Read more...] about Building Virtual Infrastructure Seminar, Seattle WA
Next week, I head to Redmond Washington for the annual Microsoft MVP Summit. This is always a fantastic event, full of technical information (sadly, much under NDA) and great people. I look forward to learning more about Windows Server storage technologies like ReFS, Storage Spaces, SMB 2.2, and more. If you are an MVP, I look forward to seeing you next week; if not, watch for … [Read more...] about Microsoft MVP Summit — Redmond, WA
The next date in my Storage for Virtual Environments seminar series is rapidly approaching, and I hope to see my Pacific Northwest readers there! I've made even more changes to the seminar content, adding more about vSphere 5 and including new VAAI and partition alignment info. There's never enough time for everything I want to cover, of course. As always, I'll be presenting … [Read more...] about Storage for Virtual Environments Seminar, Seattle, WA