I took a number of liberties in preparing these cliffish notes for a blog posting (and comments) by Nicholas Carr about MSFT and GOOG and the future of office applications. I almost always like Nick's thinking because it is stimulating. However his writing suffers from bloat sometimes, so … READ MORE
The biggest news from MMS this week was the announcement that Systems Center Operations Manager (SCOM) was adding heterogeneous platform support. That's hot. The other biggie centered around Microsoft's vision of the Dynamic Datacenter. Great steps toward simplifying IT.
I spoke this week at the Uptime Institute’s Symposium 2008. Green IT is a topic that undoubtedly is becoming more top of mind among CIOs and data center managers. Research from the Uptime Institute indicates that enterprise greenness is both socially responsible as well as economically smart. I … READ MORE
This week we launched the OEM CR100 server, a short 1u form factor system built on PowerEdge technology, designed to help appliance vendors simplify IT for their customers. We’re really excited to offer this server exclusively to appliance OEM customers, who look to us for tier-1 stability, quality … READ MORE
Posted earlier today on Storage @ Work There's a few excellent live online events in the next couple days you might want to check out. April 30 (Today) 12:30 PM Eastern: De-dupe for Dell EqualLogic iSCSI arrays – featuring Exagrid's new iSCSI De-dupe gateway product. April 30 (Today) … READ MORE