Michael Otey

Technical Director, Penton Media

Michael Otey, technical director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro, is president of TECA, a software-development and consulting company in Portland, Oregon. Michael has covered the topic of virtualization extensively for Windows IT Pro, having written several features articles showing how to take advantage of virtualization in the enterprise as well as reviewing all of the major virtualization products. Follow Michael on Google+ and Twitter.

Posts by Michael Otey

Software Datacenter
in End to End IT 05/29/2013 - 4:51pm

Moving Toward the Software-Defined Datacenter

The Software-Defined Datacenter is the next stage of evolution for the datacenter. The move toward the Software-Defined Datacenter began with the....More
in End to End IT 05/21/2013 - 3:30pm

The Big Deal about Big Data

Big Data is definitely one of the most important trends in IT today. Big Data is important because it enables organizations to derive new decision-....More
in End to End IT 05/02/2013 - 12:37pm

Flash Storage Arrays and the Need for Speed

Flash storage has some tremendous performance advantages over traditional rotational drives. Recent advances in the capacities and corresponding....More
ODX Windows Server 2012
in End to End IT 04/24/2013 - 1:01pm

Digging Into Windows Server 2012 New Storage Features

Windows Server 2012 has several new storage features that help address today’s storage challenges and bring some of the capabilities that were....More
Microsoft Management Summit 2013
in Michael Otey's Blog 04/09/2013 - 3:35pm

Live from Microsoft Management Summit 2013: Day 2

Michael Otey, senior technical director for Windows IT Pro, and Sean Deuby, technical director for Windows IT Pro, met with Jeff Woolsey, Principal....More
Microsoft Management Summit
in Michael Otey's Blog 04/09/2013 - 10:00am

Live from Microsoft Management Summit 2013

At this year’s Microsoft Management Summit 2013, Brad Anderson, Corporate Vice President for Microsoft, demonstrated how Microsoft’s current System....More
in End to End IT 03/29/2013 - 4:26pm

Going Beyond Virtualization with the Private Cloud

Learn how the private cloud extends beyond virtualization....More
in Michael Otey's Blog 10/10/2012 - 10:19pm

VMware Expands Cloud Management Offering

At this week’s VMworld Europe 2012 conference in Barcelona VMware announced several new and updated products to expand its cloud and virtualization....More
in Michael Otey's Blog 09/11/2012 - 6:17am

VMworld 2012: NEC Announces new R320c Fault Tolerant Server

At VMworld 2012 in San Francisco Hiro Matsunami, Senior Manager Product Management Servers & Systems Software Division and Chas Weber, Director....More
in Michael Otey's Blog 08/29/2012 - 7:20pm

VMworld 2012: HP Releases VMware View Optimized Thin Clients

One of the growing trends in the industry is the move toward hosted desktop virtualization also known as Virtual Desktop Infrastructure or VDI....More

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