I've witnessed quite a few publicity stunts from IT industry companies, many of which include over-the-top videos. But it's rare to find one that's actually amusing and informative. That's why I was so pleased to discover a new video from Symantec on YouTube: It's silly and fun, well produced, and actually tells us something about data de-duplication! Take a look yourself, and … [Read more...] about How Many Social Media Marketing Campaigns Fit Into a Mini Cooper?
Most of my readers know that I run the blogger co-op called Gestalt IT and organize the Tech Field Day event series. I see these activities as an example of “doing well by doing good” since they are incredibly popular with IT companies that present as well as the independent thought leaders who attend. A few weeks from now, I will head off to Boston for a special event focused … [Read more...] about Tech Field Day Boston: Virtualization and Baseball
This regular series features highlights from the week. My writing: Join the Tech Field Day 6 Delegates at VMunderground Beantown Party as a Service (BPaaS)! Dragon Dictate for Mac: Utterly Frustrating You Really Can Have a Complete Backup System Up and Running in 10 Minutes! Foskett Services Develops How-To Video Content For Druva Software Announcing “Virtual” … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, May 27, 2011
Data is getting bigger, virtualization is expanding, and data protection applications are ill-prepared to deal with it. This much we can all agree on. But Symantec's introduction of "V-Ray," which the company describes as "X-Ray vision into ... virtual environments" has just left me puzzled. Is this "marketecture" or some sort of technology or product? Symantec's V-Ray … [Read more...] about What Exactly Is Symantec V-Ray?
I've been traveling a lot lately, attending Symantec Vision, the IBM Storage Executive Summit, Interop, and EMC World just in the last two weeks! One of the things that I love about attending shows like this, in addition to meeting so many great people, is recording and sharing videos of the experience. Some of my friends asked about the equipment I use for mobile video … [Read more...] about My “On the Road” Video Recording Kit