Daniel Chow

Opinions expressed by ICN authors are their own.

Prior to joining Silicon Mechanics in 2014, Daniel was a Senior Engineering Manager at The Walt Disney Company where he led and supervised several IT infrastructure architecture and operation teams. He brings 12 years of senior leadership from various fortune 500 companies that span a number of industries. He possesses a diverse technology background in distributed data storage platforms, cloud, IT as a service, disaster recovery, and automation.

He is passionate about bringing new ideas, services, products, and platforms to the marketplace that will enable companies to leverage technology and drive business growth. Daniel holds a bachelor's degree in Business and Information Systems from University of Washington.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Daniel Chow and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Should enterprise CTO’s implement MLS systems?

Puppet and Chef make way for Docker

Puppet and Chef make way for Docker

Docker’s rapid adoption has resulted in more than 460,000 containerized applications. Does that level of container-based penetration signal the beginning of the end for the Puppet and Chef IT automation platforms? I believe so.

How cloudbursting could accelerate discovery

How cloudbursting could accelerate discovery

Cloudbursting has its pluses and minuses, with one of the pluses being the ability for researchers to advance and accelerate their research programs, helping them achieve meaningful results in a shorter amount of time.

Enterprise to SMB: 6 storage trends to watch

Enterprise to SMB: 6 storage trends to watch

The storage landscape has been continually shifting over the last five years, and the next year should prove no different. With the transformation of proprietary-based storage systems taking the lead, technology advancements that...

For love of money and the environment

For love of money and the environment

Our waste of energy is not only bad for the planet; it can cripple the balance sheet as well.

Can Alan Alda and President Obama make supercomputing cool again?

Can Alan Alda and President Obama make supercomputing cool again?

Heading into next week’s Supercomputing 2015 conference in Austin, the topic on the tip of every attendee’s tongue is simply, "supercomputing." What once was an American stranglehold -- the illustrious title of the country owning the...

700,000 reasons to implement object storage in a research environment

700,000 reasons to implement object storage in a research environment

An interview with IT researcher and influencer Dirk Peterson, who implemented an object storage system in a research-based environment, and saved an estimated $700,000 in the process.

How safe and secure is open-source OpenStack?

How safe and secure is open-source OpenStack?

In an interview, Internet security expert Corey Nachreiner answers seven questions about the popular open-source OpenStack platform and its related security issues.

I love open-source OpenStack. Here’s why you may not.

I love open-source OpenStack. Here’s why you may not.

5 key KPIs decision makers should consider before adopting the popular open source OpenStack platform

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