George Crump

George Crump is the founder of Storage Switzerland, an analyst firm focused on the virtualization and storage marketplaces. An industry veteran of over 25 years, he has held engineering and sales positions at various IT industry manufacturers and integrators. Prior to founding Storage Switzerland, George was CTO at one of the nation's largest integrators. He can be reached at [email protected]

How to Reduce IT Budget Costs Using Disk-Based Archiving

/images/stories/70x50/bug_knowledgecenter_70x70_%282%29.jpg In these cost-conscious times, CIOs have increasingly been feeling the pressure to either cut their IT budget or to keep it flat. Overall, IT budgets are tightening across all...

How to Improve Microsoft Exchange Data Protection

/images/stories/70x50/bug_knowledgecenter_70x70_%282%29.jpgE-mail systems in general, and Microsoft Exchange in particular, have moved well beyond being an important application in today's enterprise. Messaging is now a mission-critical application for most enterprises--as...

How to Create an Energy-Efficient Green Data Center

/images/stories/70x50/bug_knowledgecenter_70x70_(2).jpgGreening the data center is a marathon that will take years to complete, if we ever truly will. A recent EPA report on data centers found that data centers...

How to Avoid the Shortcomings of Virtual Tape Libraries

/images/stories/70x50/bug_knowledgecenter_70x70_%282%29.jpg It started innocently enough. Users were struggling with backing up to tape. Disk prices, especially with SATA (Serial ATA) technology, were going down while capacities were going up. Users...

How to Overcome Infrastructure Virtualization Myths

/images/stories/70x50/bug_knowledgecenter_70x70_%282%29.jpg Lately, as infrastructure virtualization companies are making a bigger and bigger splash in the data center, we've begun to see inaccurate information being spread by competing technologies-mostly those that...

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