Cloud storage, dont be scared, however be prepared, look before you leap, define or refine your policies, test your management tools and policies, do a proof of concept (POC) to minimize surprises and enhance success.
Author Archive | Greg Schulz
Visibility leveraging metrics and measurements are important for managing effectively cloud, virtual and traditional IT environments and resources.
Having qualified for its AARP card several years ago, the Hard Disk Drive (HDD) is showing no signs of slowing down with a bright future, granted with an evolving or different role co-existing with Solid State Devices (SSD) and tape.
There still exists a Green IT gap and missed oppourtunities.
Green IT (and storage) are about enabling more efficient and effective information services delivery boosting productivity while supporting growth, or if you prefer, about sustaining business and economic growth in the same or smaller footprint impact in a cost effective, service friendly manner.
For being a declared dead or zombie technology (here, here or here) tape remains very much alive however its role is changing. There is no disputing that hard disk drives (HDDs) are continuing to expand their role for data protection including backup/restore, BC and DR where tape has been used for decades. What is also […]
Removable hard disk drives (RHDD) are a form of removable media which includes magnetic tape that address many common use cases. Usage scenarios include enabling bulk data portability for larger environments or for D2D backup where the media needs to be physically moved offsite for small and mid sized environments. RHDDs include among others those […]