About Howard Marks

As Founder and Chief Scientist at DeepStorage, LLC Howard Marks provides the kind of practical, hands-on analysis that can only come from spending 30 years in the trenches. As a consultant, he helped organizations large and small including America Express, JP Morgan, Borden Foods, BBDO Worldwide and Foxwoods Resort Casino solve real world storage and network problems.

Now at DeepStorage, he runs an independent test lab evaluating the latest in storage products in beautiful Santa Fe MN and writing about them for multiple websites including NetworkComputing.com. An entertaining and energetic speaker, Howard speaks regularly at industry events including Storage Decisions, Interop, SNW and Microsoft’s TechEd. He has written three books and hundreds of articles on networking and storage technologies.

Howard Marks has been a member of the TechTarget Speaker Bureau since its formation in 2012 and has spoken at numerous TechTarget editorial events in previous years.

He can be found online at DeepStorage.net or follow his blog at @ NetworkComputing.com.

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Dell blades announcement prompts analyst reaction.

Howard Marks, Founder and Chief Scientist, DeepStorage.net: One of the cool things we saw at Dell Storage Forum today is that they've taken the EqualLogic PS-4000 array -- their basically low-end model -- and packaged it so it fits in a double-wide slot in the M10000 blade chassis.

Cloud storage explained: Expert video offers tips and warnings.

Adopting cloud storage technology requires a solid understanding of the business drivers behind the technology’s ROI and a clear strategy for evaluating cloud gateways, service-level agreements (SLAs) and security requirements. In these three Storage Decisions video presentations from our 2011 New York City event, watch cloud storage explained by veteran industry experts Marc Staimer, Howard Marks and Arun Taneja.

VMware SAN configuration:Concerns and limitations

Deploying block storage for a VMware environment brings a number of benefits compared with file storage. Among them is improved performance stemming from protocol offloads that allow the CPU to perform other tasks, and, in the case of a Fibre Channel SAN, a dedicated high-speed network.

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