HP's Belady Heads to Microsoft

Update from NGDC: HP distinguished researcher Christian Belady is leaving for Microsoft.

I wasn't able to make this week's Next Generation Data Center conference in San Francisco, but there's plenty of news from the event, which is co-located with LinuxWorld. In a video update, Matt Stansberry of SearchDataCenter shares an interesting piece of news: Christian Belady, the distinguished technologist at Hewlett-Packard, is leaving HP to work for Microsoft. Belady was the keynote speaker at AFCOM's spring Data Center World conference in Las Vegas, and has been active in industry groups working on data center efficiency. Here's Matt's update:

For those of you who desire the remote conference experience in its totality, Matt and colleague Jack Loftus also review notable marketing freebies from the show as they unpack the Bag of Schwag.