Archive | December, 2011

A conversation from SNW 2011 with Jenny Hamel

Here (.qt) and here (.wmv) is a video from an interview that I did with Jenny Hamel ( @jennyhamelsd6) during the Fall 2011 SNW event in Orlando Florida. Topics covered during the discussion include: Importance of metrics that matter for gaining and maintaining IT situational awareness The continued journey of IT to improve customer service […]

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Data Centers and Mount Sustainability

This year Ray Anderson, often called the “greenest CEO in America” has passed away. Mr. Anderson was the founder of Interface, one of the world’s largest producer of commercial carpet tiles. After 20 years, running his business in compliance with government regulations, he read in 1994 Paul Hawken’s book “The Ecology of Commerce,” which gave […]

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Fall (December) 2011 StorageIO News Letter

Fall (December) 2011 News letter Welcome to the Fall (December) 2011 edition of the Server and StorageIO Group (StorageIO) news letter. This follows the Summer 2011 edition. You can get access to this news letter via various social media venues (some are shown below) in addition to StorageIO web sites and subscriptions.   Click on […]

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The Remote Office Data Storage Quandary: Is Cloud the Answer?

If you ask IT administrators about their goals for storage infrastructure at remote and/or branch office (ROBO) locations, you’ll likely hear that they want to improve application performance and, at the same time, minimize the footprint of remote office storage infrastructure.  However, maximizing performance and minimizing footprint are competing priorities and optimizing both can be […]

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