Businesses Could Learn from Formula 1 Racing

Businesses Could Learn from Formula 1 Racing

At the end of 2014 NetApp put out a great infographic entitled “Year in Data”. The infographic provided some great insight as to how data is consuming our lives. Everything from social media, NASA photos, State/Local, Games/Apps, and Sports is on-line and generating more and more data.

One of the interesting factoids in the infographic was the fact that “the Sauber F1 Team collects around 200GB of data during every Grand Prix. More than… Read more »

The Next Wave of Data Protection(?) Access!

The Next Wave of Data Protection(?) Access!

So, it’s been a little bit of time since the last post. As you may have seen, I have taken on a new role as the VP of Marketing and Strategy at Catalogic Software, so things have been a bit busy here the last few weeks.

First, Catalogic Software is a private equity buy out of the larger entity Syncsort who has been around since 1968 – the year I was born. During their life… Read more »

2014, The Year of the Undead, the Year of Tape

2014, The Year of the Undead, the Year of Tape

I don’t know about you all, but I am really tired of hearing about tape being “dead”. As the picture shows, folks have been trying to kill off tape since 1984, that’s 30 years ago. I know for a fact that customers have tapes that are 30 years old that they can read data from. Bring me a HDD that is 30 years old and “show me the data”. You can’t!

In reality, the… Read more »