Category Archives: Data Center

EMC Announces SRM Suite 3.5

Today EMC announced the upcoming release of version 3.5 of their Storage Resource Management Suite (SRM Suite). [ASIDE: Across the IT industry, SRM has stood for “Storage Resource Management” for years. I’ve always found it unfortunate that two very different … Continue reading

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More Heartbleed Protection: Update VMware Horizon View Client on Your Mobile Devices

The industry is still cleaning up following the news about the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL. VMware has released updated versions of the Horizon View Client for both Android and iOS. The easiest way to ensure you’re safe from the Heartbleed … Continue reading

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Update OpenSSL on Isilon InsightIQ – Avoid the Heartbleed Vulnerability

[Instructions found herein are based upon the work of multiple other folks in this thread in the Isilon Support Forum.] By now, you’re likely aware of the “Heartbleed” security vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptography library. If you have an Isilon … Continue reading

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Cisco Launches Champions Program for 2013

Yesterday, Cisco began sending email notifications to the people they’re inviting to participate in the Cisco Champions Program. This program’s purpose is “to create and nurture a network of people who are passionate about Cisco and enjoy sharing their knowledge, … Continue reading

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Isilon and Data Centers and Forklifts, Oh My!

Most of my blog posts are long and text-heavy. This one is short on text and mostly photos… Over the course of my career, I’ve been in a lot of different data centers. Some have been in interesting places, strange … Continue reading

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