Haag is a storage management consultant for Fortune 500 firms throughout the world, where he specializes in conducting storage assessments, financial analyses and strategic storage planning. Prior to starting his own Swiss-based consulting firm, Haag worked for many years in the field of storage resource management, including time spent as a business consultant to Central Europe for HighGround Systems. After HighGround's acquisition by Sun Microsystems, Haag also was involved in integrating SRM into Sun's portfolio. While at Sun, he also served in the Professional Services group for Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
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Contributions from Norbert Haag
- Evaluating vendors for stability and quality
- Keeping track of customers' current hardware
- Point: Which comes first, the SAN or the backup solution?
- Where to find testing tools
- RAID-2 isn't being used much anymore
- Third party vendors and StorageTek
- Looking for an ESCON BERT tester
- 2004 storage management predictions: It's time for SM software to deliver
- Storage assessment tools
- NTFS file sizes
- Interpreting benchmarks
- The pros and cons of a single vendor environment
- Can the data on a SAN device be accessed by multiple file systems?
- Using IDE architecture
- Using SRM tools
- Calculating costs of SAN and NAS
- Charging for storage: used vs. unused
- Managing your storage network
- Implementing storage charge back
- Storage charge back with raw storage