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Kurt Hildebrand - Director of Practices and Initiatives for Enterprise Storage

Kurt Hildebrand

Kurt is Director of Practices and Initiatives for Enterprise Storage at PC Connection with over 13 years of experience in storage, networking, virtualization, clustering, disaster recovery, and business consulting. He holds several professional certifications, including Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator (CCEA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified Novell Engineer (CNE), EMC Certified Integration Engineer (EMCIE), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), VMware Certified Professional (VCP). In his free time, Kurt enjoys chess, hiking, gardening, and stage performances.

Articles by Kurt Hildebrand


Unifying Data Center and Cloud Management

How to Gain Greater Control, Transparency, and Agility

by Kurt Hildebrand | 09.04.15

As cloud models continue to evolve and proliferate, managing the network becomes an increasingly complex task. To meet their needs, many organizations are deploying not just one monolithic “cloud,” but multiple clouds with greater flexibility and focus.

Tags:CloudInternetITMobile devices

Deciding to go with a Unified Data Center (UDC) would seem to be the easiest decision ever. UDC uses people, process, and technology to treat the information overload faced by many organizations. However, even easy decisions need to be thought through—especially ones as big as this. Have you thoroughly examined the underlying strategy to determine if it will work best within your business?

Tags:Data CenterEthernetSANServersTechnologyVirtualization

Time to Let Go

Let Automation Unleash Data Center Power and Enrich Your Business

by Kurt Hildebrand | 08.21.15

Data centers have grown increasingly complex over the past decade as enterprise IT infrastructures have had to accommodate mobile computing, big data, cloud technology, green initiatives, and more.

Tags:CiscoCloud ComputingCloud StorageMobile apps

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Building a Better Data Center

The Importance of Root Cause Analysis in IT Optimization

by Kurt Hildebrand | 07.31.15

It’s a jungle out there. And by “out there” we mean your enterprise IT. And by “jungle” we mean the huge number of technologies like ABAP, Java, and .NET that handle your business processes on multiple system components. Of course these service-enabled, distributed, heterogeneous systems can be accessed on all those BYOD via many different channels. One of the great challenges all this causes is finding out why performance is degrading. In short, have you ever tried to find one root (cause) in a jungle?

Tags:BYODCloudSecurityServersSoftware-defined networking

Is Your Enterprise Trading the Present for the Future?

Don’t Let Your Storage Strategy Stall

by Kurt Hildebrand | 07.30.15

CIOs have a lot on their plates. The balancing act of investing in the future and maximizing operational efficiency today is a constant battle that bleeds into every big decision. So where do you invest your resources? The popular answer might be: transforming IT today so that tomorrow you can focus on business strategy. That’s just great. Really. Unfortunately, the rest of the organization thinks all of that should have been done yesterday. So while you know you’re adding value to the company and making IT more agile, a lot of other departments see your department as more of a drag than an engine. That’s not going to help your job security is it?

Tags:Business StrategyCIOCloudData Center

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