Joe McKendrick

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Joe McKendrick is an author and independent analyst who tracks the impact of information technology on management and markets. Joe is co-author, along with 16 leading industry leaders and thinkers, of the SOA Manifesto, which outlines the values and guiding principles of service orientation. He speaks frequently on cloud, data, and enterprise computing topics at industry events and Webcasts. As an independent analyst, he has authored numerous research reports in partnership with Forbes Insights and Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc. In a previous life, Joe served as director of the Administrative Management Society (AMS), an international professional association dedicated to advancing knowledge within the IT and business management fields. He is a graduate of Temple University.

Joe McKendrick is an independent consultant, editor and speaker. Joe has performed project work (white papers, articles, blogs, research and presentations) for the following companies in the IT marketspace: CBS Interactive/CNET/ZDNet (this blog) ebizQ Evans Data Gartner IBM Informatica IDC Microsoft Systinet/HP Teradata Unisphere Reseach, a division of Information Today, Inc. WebLayers Joe has also performed research work for the following sponsoring organizations in partnership with Unisphere Research, a division of Information Today, Inc. IBM Luminex Noetix Oracle Corp. Teradata Informatica International Oracle Users Group Oracle Applications Users Group Professional Association for SQL Server International DB2 Users Group International Sybase Users Group SHARE (IBM large systems users group)

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Goodbye, IPv4

Goodbye, IPv4

The last two IPv4 address blocks for the Internet have just been assigned, and now all new Internet addresses now employ IPv6 address spacing. Should companies care?

February 1, 2011 by in Networking

10 data center paradoxes -- widening area networks; iPhone inspiration (2)

10 data center paradoxes -- widening area networks; iPhone inspiration (2)

Last week, I published the first five megatrends reshaping today's data centers, pulled from my latest article in Database Trends & Applications.Here the remaining five of the top 10 shifts, or paradoxes that are turning data centers upside down, rightside up, and many other directions:Paradox 6: Consumerist Technology Trumps Corporate Computing: Will we someday see iPhone-based data centers?

June 24, 2009 by in Networking