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Archive for March, 2007

People have been reading my blog, or have heard me speak somewhere and often ask about the ‘money’ involved with Thin Provisioning or the order of events and the relationship to cost reductions. I have concluded that there is not a separation of the Storage Costs and the Cost Reduction Events. This is an easy [...]

Of the 32 types of storage ownership costs, number 30 is probably the most discussed, and has the most effort extended toward this cost category. #30 is the cost of risk associated with a catastrophic outage or disaster.

We are getting near to the end of defining the 32 types of costs associated with storage ownership (TCO). I am sorry describing these 32 has taken so long in this blog approach, please feel free to download papers and other materials from my blog library area if you cannot wait for me to finish [...]

I have to apologize for allowing 4 weeks to pass between postings. My son was married last week, and between work trips to Mexico and Chicago over the past month, my time has been limited.

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