Stories by Steve Duplessie

Why small IT shops pay more for storage

Enterprise Strategy Group founder Steve Duplessie answers reader questions in his column “Since You Asked”. A reader asks how to take advantage of growing competition among datacentre vendors.

Since you asked ...

Why is it that the problems mainframe shops solved years ago are still major issues in open systems shops? I hear terms like "virtualization," "improved utilization," "capacity planning" and "information life-cycle management" as if they are brand new, but we've had these technologies for years. B.F. -- Springfield, Mass.