Archive for March, 2011
Next week, I will be traveling to Switzerland for a series of customer events and visits. I am starting in beautiful Geneva within sight of the majestic Matterhorn.
Last week was a busy one with travels between Amsterdam, Sefton Park, UK, and Brussels, replete with 4:30 am wake up calls for early morning flights between countries and late night dinners. But it has been an amazing week filled with great content and context.
Electricity for power and cooling may well be the key limiting factor for data center growth in the near future. Most data centers–which were built 10 or 15 years ago when IT managers did not see the electrical bill–were not built for energy efficiency. Today there are new technologies and practices in terms of power [...]
The Ethisphere Institute recently announced its fifth annual selection of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, highlighting 110 organizations that lead the way in promoting ethical business standards. Hitachi Data Systems is honored to be among the prestigious list of winners.
We woke up early this morning to the news of the terrible earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan and have been watching the TV as we checked for news from family, friends, and colleagues in Japan. Because of our close ties with Japan we have been deeply concerned for their well-being and are [...]
My sister called my wife earlier this week and asked her if I still had a job. It is always disturbing when someone asks that question out of the blue.
IDC and Gartner have made it official.
When most IT managers talk about virtualization, they are thinking of server virtualization. More and more IT managers, however, are focusing on storage virtualization. Given storage virtualization comes in many forms and combination of forms, I’d thought it would be useful to provide you with a list of virtualization capabilities that we offer in Hitachi [...]