It was a busy week, with Tech Field Day 5 posts coming fast and furious. Now we are on to planning Wireless Field Day, coming in mid-March! This regular series features highlights from the week. Tech Field Day related One of the biggest announcements at Tech Field Day was Druva, launched at our event. Their presentation drew quite a bit of attention! Can Druva … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, February 18, 2011
This regular series features highlights from the past week. The MacBook Air was a major topic of discussion, but I focused on the storage side of things (predictably) Apple Replaces Operating System DVDs with the Software Reinstall Drive Unconventional SSDs: PCI Express Mini Card (Mini PCI-E) Apple’s Unconventional New MacBook Air SSD Apple signals disk free … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, October 22, 2010
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
I'm off to Orlando this morning for Storage Networking World (SNW) Spring 2009. It will be great to see all of my friends in the industry again, though EMC will be quiet in the run-up to EMC World and the DMX-5 "Tigon" launch mysterious April 14th announcement! I will be wearing two hats at the show as usual: I'll be attending as press, representing this blog and … [Read more...] about Spring Storage Networking World 2009, Here I Come!
I've called myself a "vendor-independent storage consultant" for more than a decade now, but my good friend, Greg Schultz, recently challenged me on that statement. Sure, I haven't worked for a vendor of tin boxes and spinning rust, or the software that runs the stuff, but I'm firmly rooted in the supply side of things. As a provider of consulting services, I just happen to be … [Read more...] about Consulting Is A Perilous Business But Credibility Is What Matters