Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

 May 2014, Following the keynotes at the Siia maximize event held in San Francisco, they began the program with an opening panel on alignment and how it is being integrated with CRM and traditional sales/support models. The panel was moderated by the SandHill Group and included a range of businesses including Invisible CRM, Dicom Grid [...]

May 2014, The SIIA Maximize conference took place on May 20-22 and acted as the host event for the the annual CODiE AWARDS. At the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, Rhianna Collier, VP of Software Division, SIIA announced the finalists and winners. The awards were announced at a gala dinner by prior award winners and [...]

April 30, 2014, Ethernet Technology Summit, Santa Clara,CA—Alan Weckel from the Dell’Oro Group presented an overview of the Ethernet market. Their market research covers port shipments and market forecasts for Ethernet switch and routing as well as SAN, server, and WLAN equipment markets. Service providers and small and medium business (<200 wired devices) are fairly [...]

October 2013 – This year Samsung’s Memory Solution Forum focused on the global issues of the enterprise and data center rather than the component features. This event, which was formally the CIO Forum, is in it third year, and is a mixed presentation and open discussion / Q&A event for technologist and executives to discuss, [...]

September 19, 2013, SNIA Analytics and Big Data Summit, Santa Clara, CA—Addison Snell from Intersect360 Research presented the topic “Why big data changes how to think about enterprise storage”. The fundamental drivers for acquisition, architecture, and administration have to change. The nature of data is changing, and a look at the differences between high-performance computing [...]

September 2013, At IDF in San Francisco, PMC was discussing their Series 8 RAID controller for the 12G SAS interface. This is the continuation of the Adaptec product line targeted at the enterprise marketplace. For the definitions of PMC, enterprise storage includes Hadoop in addition to traditional multi-tiered (hot-warm-cold-archive) architectures. These storage networks are changing [...]

February 20, 2013, Tablet Strategy Conference, Burlingame, CA—Ben Bajarin from Creative Strategies looked at the state of tablets in the enterprise. The number of tablets appearing in the workplace is tracking the total sales of tablets. Some are company issued, and others are BYOD. Tablets are reshaping the face of computing in business, enterprises, and [...]

February 5, 2013 – At the Linley Data Center Conference held in San Jose earlier this month, we had a chance to meeting the Ryan Baxter of Micron to discuss their new NVDIMM module that is targeted at enterprise servers. To bring higher reliability to the enterprise marketplace, the NVDIMM product looks like an RDIMM [...]

November 2012, At this year’s Samsung CIO Conference, held in San Jose, the focus was on the global issues of ubiquitous connectivity through data centers and service providers in an environment that is constrained by the universal resources of power and pollution. The event open with an intro from SJ mayor Chuck Reed who was [...]

 July 2012 – We had a chance to meet with the folks from Smart Storage and tour their domestic prototype and special products manufacturing facility in Newak, CA that they share with parent company Smart Modular. The enterprise storage supplier recently split from the parent company to a new facility due to their high growth [...]