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Archive for October, 2012

This is the 5th and final blog installment on the topic of transformation projects and their impact to IT teams. So far I have touched on the staff impact due to virtualization, chargeback, MSU/Capacity on Demand, and now I would like to wrap up the series with a few words about converged infrastructures. I refer [...]

This is the fourth segment in a series of blogs related to the potential impact to your staff with various transformational elements. My previous topics covered how virtualization and chargeback can and will impact the dynamics and work flow of your IT team. This entry discusses alternate consumption and acquisition methods, and the effect on [...]

This is the third segment in a series of blogs related to the potential impact to your staff with various transformational elements. My last topic was the impact of virtualization to your staff.

This is a multi-blog series on IT transformations and the impact that must be considered to your IT staff. I will cover virtualization, with an emphasis on storage virtualization, in this summary of my thoughts and ideas on how virtualization technology impacts organizations and storage teams.

We talk a lot about transformation in IT—transforming architectures with virtualization, transforming asset ownership with cloud and utility services, or transforming work tasks with (remote) managed services. I write and blog a lot about the economic impact of these transformations and how they can reduce unit costs. See this recent blog about 11 steps and [...]

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