Profile of Jim O'ReillyConsultant
Member Since: 11/17/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 14
Jim O'Reilly was Vice President of Engineering at Germane Systems, where he created ruggedized servers and storage for the US submarine fleet. He has also held senior management positions at SGI/Rackable and Verari; was CEO at startups Scalant and CDS; headed operations at PC Brand and Metalithic; and led major divisions of Memorex-Telex and NCR, where his team developed the first SCSI ASIC, now in the Smithsonian. Jim is currently a consultant focused on storage and cloud computing.
Articles by Jim O'Reilly
Microservers are becoming more powerful, putting pressure on the blade server market.
Google Glass costs too much and lacks killer apps -- and new technologies will soon make the original version seem wimpy. That's not bad news for Google.
Intel is finally putting together a sensible set of solutions that should bring back marketshare in emerging markets and stave off challenges in its profitable server business.
Two trends are hitting the server market hard. One is life extension from SSD and in-memory operations. The other is a systemic decline caused by the cloud.