Keeping People At The Center Of The Data Center

How do you keep the human element in tech? Trying to prevent user problems is the primary job of user experience design teams at technology firms. Among the unsung heroes of tech, design teams are responsible for generating intuitive user interfaces. Lost in that purgatory between social and … READ MORE

Mark Prahl February 8th, 2013

Storage Resource Management Without Spreadsheets

When did Excel spreadsheets become storage management software? Excel spreadsheets were not intended for storage administrators tracking capacity utilization and needs, but targeted rather towards accountants and others working with numbers.  Out of necessity, however, spreadsheets have become the tool of the trade for understanding the storage landscape. … READ MORE

Mark Prahl January 4th, 2013

Extend Virtual Data Center Visibility With EMC Smarts

Have you ever wished you had a better way to fix a problem? Writing this post made me think about my meeting today with a data center manager who was looking for a better way to manage his pre-packaged VCE Vblock systems with his non-Vblock VMware environment. He … READ MORE

Mark Prahl December 12th, 2012
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