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Given all of the hype and buzz lately around Sarah Palins new book Going rogue, how long until we see the term or phrase used in IT? After all, we saw some jump on the cash for clunkers theme. I wonder who will be the first to jump on the Going rogue or rouge theme bandwagon. Here are a few ideas that might stimulate some thought, or, to keep an eye out to see who jumps on the bandwagon.

Going rogue on Acadia
Going rogue on Analysts
Going rogue on Archiving
Going rogue on Automated tiering
Going rogue on Backup
Going rogue on Blade servers
Going rogue on Bloggers
Going rogue on Clouds (public or private)
Going rogue on Compliance
Going rogue on Consultants
Going rogue on Dedupe
Going rogue on Disks drives
Going rogue on FCoE
Going rogue on FLASH or SSD
Going rogue on Green IT
Going rogue on Hosting
Going rogue on IOV
Going rogue on iSCSI
Going rogue on Kindle
Going rogue on Managed service providers (MSP)
Going rogue on Media venues or reporters
Going rogue on Networking
Going rogue on OSD
Going rogue on Performance
Going rogue on Polls and surveys
Going rogue on RAID
Going rogue on Security
Going rogue on SOA
Going rogue on Social media
Going rogue on Tape
Going rogue on Testing
Going rogue on Thin provision
Going rogue on Training and certifications
Going rogue on Twiiter
Going rogue on VCE
Going rogue on Vendors
Going rogue with Virtualization
Going rogue on Virtual machines
Going rogue on VMware or HyperV
Going rogue on VoIP
Going rogue on Windows
Going rogue with XaaS

Alright, enough is enough for at the risk of being perceived as snarky, after all, this is also just in fun.

Lets sit back and see who comes up with something about going rouge or rogue from an IT perspective.

Cheers gs

Greg Schulz - StorageIO, Author "The Green and Virtual Data Center" (CRC)

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Greg Schulz is founder of the Server and StorageIO (StorageIO) Group, an IT industry analyst and consultancy firm. Greg has worked with various server operating systems along with storage and networking software tools, hardware and services. Greg has worked as a programmer, systems administrator, disaster recovery consultant, and storage and capacity planner for various IT organizations. He has worked for various vendors before joining an industry analyst firm and later forming StorageIO.

In addition to his analyst and consulting research duties, Schulz has published over a thousand articles, tips, reports and white papers and is a sought after popular speaker at events around the world. Greg is also author of the books Resilient Storage Network (Elsevier) and The Green and Virtual Data Center (CRC). His blog is at www.storageioblog.com and he can also be found on twitter @storageio.