Lots of my IT infrastructure management clients are talking about how the advent of Ethernet/IP and virtualization is changing the roles of storage, server, and network administrators. The evolution of the storage role in particular in enterprise IT organizations has been a topic of particular interest to me for a while: I definitely remember thinking about this as iSCSI and … [Read more...] about Changes in Technology Drive Changes in IT Organizations and Roles
Although the dead-tree version of TechTarget's excellent Storage Magazine is no more, the company today released the premiere issue of its online counterpart! Available as both a web-based magazine and a PDF download, Storage Magazine Online continues with many of the same editors and writers, including Rich Castagna at the helm. You can still subscribe to the online edition … [Read more...] about Introducing Storage Magazine Online!
All things must pass, but it is with a heavy heart that I note that TechTarget's excellent Storage magazine has shipped its last issue. No official word has been posted by the company, but it is now widely reported. All print publications are feeling squeezed by a move to online readership which robs print of advertising revenue with its quicker turnaround and lower cost. Like … [Read more...] about Remembering Storage Magazine
Email archiving has been a professional focus of mine for a while now, and I've previously written and spoken about the "eleven essential elements". So when TechTarget asked for an article for Storage magazine, I had a good well to draw on. The latest issue of Storage magazine includes this article, titled "10 Key Considerations for Email Archiving" and I'm well pleased with … [Read more...] about 10 Key Considerations for Email Archiving
Whether you were at the show or missed it, most of the presentations from Storage Decisions in Chicago are now available for download. These can be a great resource for internal communication and strategy - share the insights from the show to help make a case for change! Most of the sessions were worthwhile, but I'd like to highlight a few of the sessions that I … [Read more...] about Download Storage Decisions Presentations