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What I saw

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Friday night I witnessed something that shook me to my core. It has taken quite a bit of quiet meditation to figure out what really bothered me, but I think I’m on to something. At least I’m ready to start … Continue reading

Live blog – from the Symantec Vision keynote

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Note: this is as close to live blog as I could get … I couldn’t get on the wireless and then I realized I left my adapter in the hotel room. This is my first time covering a conference in … Continue reading

Dell Storage is at Symantec Vision in Barcelona this week

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This week is slamming for Dell Storage – we are at four conferences! We’re at the Microsoft SharePoint conference. Jeff Sullivan and Alison Krause are at Oracle Open World. Dennis Smith is at Interop. And I’m at Symantec Vision. “VISION” … Continue reading

My favorite #cloudbunnies pic

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I’m still going through all of the amazing content that folks posted from VMworld. I love this pic that @wsellers posted, it’s my fav #cloudbunny pic!!   Tweet

August #SANchat is 8/8 – This month’s topic: Tech Field Day

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It’s time for another #SANchat! This month the topic is Tech Field Day, in advance of Tech Field Day 7  which is being held in Austin. Here are the details: Date: 8/8/2011 Time: 11 – 12:30 Eastern, 10 – 11:30 … Continue reading

Google Plus – its really all about *you*

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Google has released a new social media platform called Google Plus (g+). It has all the typical elements of a social networking platform: You can follow people, and people can follow you back You can organize your social connections them … Continue reading

Time to pack your bags for the Dell Storage Forum!

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Can you believe that the Dell Storage Forum is less than a week away? There have already been some great posts about what to expect, like this one from the Dell Tech Center. You can find full schedule details on … Continue reading

Spring Conference Season continues – ASTD New England Area 2011 Conference

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Last Friday I presented at the ASTD New England Area 2011 Conference. ASTD is the American Society for Training and Development for my storage friends. The conference had an underlying theme of getting everyone comfortable and participating with social media. … Continue reading

Building Trust in the Cloud, One Proven Professional at a Time

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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been at a forum or read a blog that talks about all the trust issues with the cloud – no security, lack privacy, doesn’t stand up to regulations, etc. Everyone seems to … Continue reading

Only YOU can prevent cloudwashing!

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Cloud….it’s the hot new word in technology. But how can you tell when something is actually a cloud technology or offering, or if it’s just an old application with a fresh paint of cloud? What is cloudwashing Cloudwashing is when … Continue reading