Copy Data Management isn’t about deleting ALL copies of data that you have created from your primary storage. Nor is it about stopping you from making data copies. Some vendors may believe that if they come in and make yet one more ‘golden’ copy of your data, you are set for life. I don’t think this is what customers want. Just like with tape. Many folks say “tape is dead” but that is mostly preached… Read more »
Server virtualization has long promised unprecedented economic savings for IT; and, to be fair, there are some area where server virtualization has saved IT some money. However, the alluring promise of “huge” savings has never been realized. Why is that?
Virtualization’s promise has always revolved around better utilization of computing resources:Lowers hardware costImproves operational expense in deploying / updating servers or instancesReduces floor space requirements while cutting power and cooling requirements
For the last… Read more »
So, it has been a while but I wanted to start sharing a lot of the great things going on in IBM storage. And now, with the recent promotion of Ed Walsh, former CEO of Storwize, acquired by IBM in August of 2010, to VP of Marketing and Strategy for Storage in STG at IBM, we will be sharing more and more of these great things.
I have to say after two years of being… Read more »