Tag Archives: Future of IT

Why Information is like Cognac

With apologies to Chuck Hollis at EMC and James Governor at RedMonk I decided to take a crack at this whole “Why Applications are like fish and Data is like Wine” meme by extending it to posit that Information is … Continue reading

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The ever expanding Digital Universe

IDC Released their 2011 Digital Universe Study and the results are pretty amazing: data is doubling every two years!  This is the fifth year that the IDC has released this study and each year I continue to be surprised by … Continue reading

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Mission Statement

It may seem like we’re a bit late to the game starting a new blog to appeal to geeks in this day and age but we think we’re on to something a little different.  Peter and I have worked together … Continue reading

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What a View!

It’s been a great VMWorld so far, and today’s announcements only add to all the buzz amongst the attendees.  I’ve always seen VDI and application virtualization as a way to extend the security, compliance, and availability of the data center … Continue reading

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EMC World 2010

The first two days of EMC World 2010 have been that familiar and welcome mix of hectic and inspiring. This is my fourth EMC World and I continue to get to increase my level of participation year after year. I … Continue reading

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Strategies for Private Cloud Initiatives

Later this week I’ll be presenting as a part of our EMC Live! webcasts on Building Strategies for Private Cloud Initiatives. I’ve been thinking more about what EMC’s Private Cloud vision means and how it is being implemented by our … Continue reading

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Private Cloud is the new paradigm

Everybody’s talking about Private Cloud these days, and I think that’s great. There have been a number of really good posts and articles about it lately and I think the more people writing and thinking and implementing Private Cloud strategies … Continue reading

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Accelerating the Journey to Private Cloud

I argue, frequently and with just about anyone who will engage, that Cloud Computing is the model and there are several different types of instantiations.  This certainly isn’t a new or controversial idea, and not a sea change in and … Continue reading

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Clouds on the horizon

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about clouds and the future of IT across the blogosphere: Chuck is always good for a post or two; IBM spoke up the other day; and there are even reports that “Hey, this … Continue reading

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The changing nature of Information Technology

I’ve been lucky enough to be in our industry for the last 17 or so years and I have seen all sorts of changes, as we all have. If I think back to my days as a research assistant at … Continue reading

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