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May 30, 2013



I think IT right now is definitely going through a period of growing pains because the technology and the cloud are factors that are growing exponentially.


But size and speeds in IT have been growing at "Moore" or less constant factors, i.e. exponentially, from the beginning... And that means, things might have been appearing to "explode" just right NOW, for ANY "now" since then. At least to those who describe growth in terms of [a constant number of] TB / year. Those guys look: mid-80s = MB, mid-90s = GB, mid-00s = TB, mid-10s = PB: One thousand (as factor!) per decade--well, at least for the stuff I have been touching.

Simon Halls

I would still regard IT as going through the adolescent stage. Lots more maturing still to take place which may take generations.

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Chuck Hollis

  • Chuck Hollis
    SVP, Oracle Converged Infrastructure Systems

    Chuck now works for Oracle, and is now deeply embroiled in IT infrastructure.

    Previously, he was with VMware for 2 years, and EMC for 18 years before that, most of them great.

    He enjoys speaking to customer and industry audiences about a variety of technology topics, and -- of course -- enjoys blogging.

    Chuck lives in Vero Beach, FL with his wife and four dogs when he's not traveling. In his spare time, Chuck is working on his second career as an aging rock musician.

    Warning: do not ever buy him a drink when there is a piano nearby.

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