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Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

1st Edition

By Greg Schulz

Auerbach Publications

400 pages

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The amount of data being generated, processed, and stored has reached unprecedented levels. Even during the recent economic crisis, there has been no slow down or information recession. Instead, the need to process, move, and store data has only increased. Consequently, IT organizations are looking to do more with what they have while supporting gr

Table of Contents

ISSUES, TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES - SETTING THE STAGE: Data Storage and Networking Trends and Issues. Data Storage and Networking Fundamentals. DATA AND INFRASTRUCTURE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (IRM): Storing and Managing Your Data. Data Footprint Impact Reduction. Protecting, Preserving and Serving Your Data. Performance, Availability, Capacity and Energy Planning. TECHNOLOGY AND SOLUTION OPTIONS: Storage Devices: Solutions and Options. Storage Connectivity: Networking Your Servers and Storage. Data and Storage Networking Management Tools. Integrated and Unified Solutions. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: Various Topics, Issues and Opportunities. Somewhere Over the Technology Futures Rainbow.

About the Author

Greg Schulz is the founder of the StorageIO Group, a technology analyst advisory and consultancy firm focused on data infrastructure topics providing services to technology vendors, end users, media and financial including venture capital organizations. Greg has gained diverse industry insight from being in the trenches in IT data centers. He has held numerous positions including programmer, server and storage systems administrator, performance and capacity analyst, disaster recovery consultant, as well as a server and storage planner at companies including an electrical power generating and transmission utility, financial services and transportation firms.

Shifting gears, Greg worked for storage and networking companies including MTI, INRANGE, and CNT in a variety of roles ranging from systems engineering and sales to marketing and Sr. technologist. Before founding the StorageIO Group in 2006, Greg was a Sr. Analyst at the Evaluator group covering virtualization, SAN, NAS and associated storage management tools, techniques, best practices and technologies.

Mr. Schulz has been involved with various storage related organizations including the Computer Measurement Group, Storage Networking Industry Association, and RAID Advisory Board. Greg is extensively published on a global basis and regularly appears in print, on-line as well as in person presenting and key note speaking at conferences, seminars and private events around the world on data infrastructure and related management topics. In addition to his reports, blogs, twitter tweets, columns, articles, tips, pod casts, videos and webcasts, Greg is also the author and illustrator of the book The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC Press), Resilient Storage Networks - Designing Flexible Scalable Data Infrastructures (Elsevier) as well as a co-author and contributor for many other book projects including The Resilient Enterprise (Symantec

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Production & Operations Management
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COMPUTERS / Networking / General