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Gestalt IT Tech Field Day – Boston

The next Gestalt IT Field Day will be held in Boston between 8-9 April 2010.  Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend, however lots of great people will, including the following already confirmed:  Jason Boche – boche.net Carlo Costanzo – VMware Info David Davis – VMwareVideos Greg Ferro – EtherealMind & Gestalt IT Edward Haletky – The Virtualisation Practice Greg ... Read More »

Review: DroboPro – Part I

My new DroboPro arrived this week and so far I’m less than impressed.  As you know, I already have had a generation 1 Drobo for some time.  It has been a great device, doing exactly what I wanted.  After winning a second standard Drobo at Tech Field Day, I paid for the upgrade to the DroboPro in anticipation of a bigger and better machine.  Here’s ... Read More »

GestaltIT Tech Field Day – Day 2: Ocarina, Nirvanix and Data Robotics

Day 2 of the Tech Field Day kicked off with a trip to Ocarina Networks. For those who don’t know (a) Ocarina offer a “data reduction” appliance (b) an ocarina is a small oval, china flute. I say data reduction as the Ocarina appliance uses a variety of methods for reducing data size, including compression and de-duplication. The main presenters for ... Read More »

Gestalt IT Tech Field Day – Day 1: MDS Micro, Xsigo, VMware

Day 1 of the Gestalt IT Field Day started early at 7am with a trip to VMware and their executive briefing centre where breakfast was provided.   As well as food, there was an opportunity to see the “data centre in a rack”, used at VMworld to run all of the demo and presentation materials. Once replete, we were whisked ... Read More »

Gestalt IT Tech Field Day – Day 0 – Continued…

Finally arrived at the DoubleTree in San Jose.  Met up with Devang, Nigel and Simon at the airport and shared a leisurely hour discussing our thoughts as we travelled to the hotel.  Thanks to Stephen and Claire for a great limo! Whilst checking in we bumped into Robin Harris in the foyer.  I’ve read Robin’s blog for quite a while ... Read More »

Social Networking: GestaltIT Tech Field Day Confirmed!

No doubt if you follow things on GestaltIT, you will know that the first Tech Field Day has been confirmed.  Vendors baked in to present their products are (in no particular order): 3Par, Data Robotics Inc, MDS, Nirvanix, Ocarina Networks and Xsigo Systems. There are a select number of bloggers from the IT community attending (myself included), with interests covering ... Read More »