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December 19, 2011  1:24 PM

The top 10% list, Part 5



Posted by: Eric Slack
Caching, Eric Slack, solid-state storage, SSDs, Storage Channel

This blog is Part 4 of a series on the top 10% of products and technologies reviewed by Storage Switzerland in 2011. See

December 5, 2011  11:48 AM

Cloudy expectations, BYOD are wreaking havoc for IT departments



Posted by: Eric Slack
BYOD, cloud storage, Eric Slack, mobile computing, Storage Channel

IT departments are facing a number of challenges, including how to manage the amount of data thrust upon them, maintaining data protection and just keeping everything running with a tight...


November 28, 2011  11:33 AM

The top 10 percent list, Part 4



Posted by: Eric Slack
data management, Eric Slack, Storage Channel, Unstructured data, WAN optmization

This blog entry is Part 4 of a series on the top 10% of products and technologies reviewed by Storage Switzerland in 2011. See


November 21, 2011  12:13 PM

Helping customers manage their time budgets



Posted by: Eric Slack
Eric Slack, reseller channel business development, Storage Channel, vendor partner business issues

I had lunch recently with a friend and former customer, from my days as a VAR, who manages the storage and virtualization infrastructure at a medium-sized company in the telecom space....


November 7, 2011  12:35 PM

The top 10 percent list, Part 3



Posted by: Eric Slack
D-Link, Eric Slack, Quantum StorNext, Storage Channel

In the third installment of my   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 31, 2011  12:51 PM

The IT red zone



Posted by: Eric Slack
Eric Slack, reseller channel business development, Storage Channel

In football, the “red zone” is the area inside the 20-yard line. Getting into it is a good thing. In IT, what I’m calling the red zone has a different connotation, one that would be...


October 17, 2011  12:02 PM

Steve Jobs’ legacy to IT



Posted by: Eric Slack
consumer electronics, Data protection, data security, ease of use, Eric Slack, mobile computing, Storage Channel

The simple elegance that Steve Jobs championed extends beyond clean, aesthetic designs and intuitive operation. Users expect electronics to just work, like Apple’s products generally...


October 11, 2011  9:35 AM

The top 10 percent list, Part 2



Posted by: Eric Slack
Embotics, Eric Slack, GridIron, Spectra Logic, Storage Channel, Virident

This week, I’m continuing my   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


October 3, 2011  10:00 AM

The top 10 percent list



Posted by: Eric Slack
BridgeHead Software, Dataram, Dot Hill, Eric Slack, Peer Software, Storage Channel

Rather than wait until January to do a “top 10”’ piece on storage products and technologies, I’m starting now. Let’s just call it an end-of-the-(fiscal)-year product review....


September 26, 2011  11:42 AM

Single sign-on for cloud services can be a door opener for VARs



Posted by: Eric Slack
cloud storage services, Eric Slack, single sign-on, Storage Channel

One of the primary value propositions that VARs provide is completing the solution. For example, by providing software, hardware and integration services in a backup system implementation, a VAR increases the solution’s value to the customer. Customers rely on VARs to...


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