This regular series features highlights from the week. My writing: How Will Thunderbolt Affect Enterprise Storage? Introducing Storage for Virtual Environments (From My Seminar) Other great stuff: 1394, DMA, and BitLocker Open-FCoE: Will Software Initiators Win Again? NetApp’s Purchase of Engenio VMware View Client for iPad Released VMware’s … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, March 11, 2011
I spent last week tying up loose ends before Tech Field Day 5 in San Jose. It's going to be a great event, with presentations by Symantec, Drobo, Xangati, NetEx, InfoBlox, HP, and a new company making their US launch! In the mean time, I am working hard to wrap up the Small Enterprise Storage Array Buyers' Guide for DCIG and continuing my regular work - spreading the word about … [Read more...] about Back From the Pile: Interesting Links, February 4, 2011
Apple's recently introduced mid-2009 MacBook Pros sure do look nice! I am definitely tempted to trade up my late-2007 model, leveraging the excellent resale value that Mac hardware commands. But two of Apple's trick features for 2009 are already present on my old workhorse: An integrated SD card slot and up to 7 hours of battery life. … [Read more...] about Don’t Be Jealous Of The New MacBook Pros!
Dave Hitz over at NetApp poses a very interesting question: What is the ten-year trend in information technology that we are currently building to? He supplies these historical examples: 1982-1992: A computer on every (business) desk 1990s: Networking all those computers He then goes on to suggest three ten-year trends that we might currently be living … [Read more...] about Ten-Year Trend: Mobility
Goodbye, AT&T 3G! After a year of hoping coverage would improve, I finally jumped ship from AT&T's 3G network and moved my mobile wireless broadband service to Sprint. I grabbed a refurbished USB EV-DO device and signed up through a no-contract reseller and couldn't be happier with the service so far. And I picked up a Cradlepoint router at the same time, giving me a … [Read more...] about My iPhone is on Sprint’s EV-DO Network (and So Are My PCs!)