Data Storage: Storage 2009: Success Will Depend on Efficiency

 
 
By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2009-01-16 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Analysts, industry insiders and customers are all on the same page: Virtualization in all its forms will help the next 12 months become IT's year of pursuing efficiency. In data storage, disk capacity will be at a premium and companies will work to make best use of existing hardware and software.
 
 
 

Storage 2009: Success Will Depend on Efficiency

Looking ahead to the new year and economic recession, all indications are that virtualization will help the next 12 months become IT's year of pursuing efficiency. In data storage, this means finding and utilizing as much disk capacity as possible to make best use of existing hardware and software, so that costs can be contained. For more detail, see eWEEK's article here.Here are key trends in the data storage business in 2009 as eWEEK sees them ...
Storage 2009: Success Will Depend on Efficiency
 
 
 
 
 
Chris Preimesberger Chris Preimesberger was named Editor-in-Chief of Features & Analysis at eWEEK in November 2011. Previously he served eWEEK as Senior Writer, covering a range of IT sectors that include data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, e-discovery and IT governance. His blog, Storage Station, is considered a go-to information source. Chris won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on Salesforce.com and CEO-founder Marc Benioff, and he has served as a judge for the SIIA Codie Awards since 2005. In previous IT journalism, Chris was a founding editor of both IT Manager's Journal and DevX.com and was managing editor of Software Development magazine. His diverse resume also includes: sportswriter for the Los Angeles Daily News, covering NCAA and NBA basketball, television critic for the Palo Alto Times Tribune, and Sports Information Director at Stanford University. He has served as a correspondent for The Associated Press, covering Stanford and NCAA tournament basketball, since 1983. He has covered a number of major events, including the 1984 Democratic National Convention, a Presidential press conference at the White House in 1993, the Emmy Awards (three times), two Rose Bowls, the Fiesta Bowl, several NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, a Formula One Grand Prix auto race, a heavyweight boxing championship bout (Ali vs. Spinks, 1978), and the 1985 Super Bowl. A 1975 graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., Chris has won more than a dozen regional and national awards for his work. He and his wife, Rebecca, have four children and reside in Redwood City, Calif.Follow on Twitter: editingwhiz
 
 
 
 
 
 

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