Storage: Hardware


A Closer Look: Network Appliance Clustering, Part 2

SANs are out, virtual grids (aka storage clusters) are in.

Network Appliance Clustering: What’s Going On under the Covers?

Feedback on our column about clustering inefficiency.

Storage Clusters and Beer: It’s All in the Hops

Is a software-only solution to storage manipulation on the horizon?

Next-Generation Storage: Low Cost Isn’t Enough

New vendors trumpet products with lower price tags, but if they lock you into a single source, what’s the point?

Optical: A Better Vision for Archiving?

As you consider your archive options, don’t count out optical.

Do Disasters Know A Season?

Disaster recovery was once a one-stop proposition. No more.

TapeLabs: More than Just VTL

VTS: three new (and important) letters in the storage world

On the Road Again: Multipathing and More

Products and technology uncovered in recent travels that piqued the interest of our storage commentator.

Time For a SAN Report Card

The old song "Who's Sorry Now" is playing loud and clear in many IT shops.

Next-Generation Storage: Think Virtual

With improvement in storage virtualization products’ features and reliability will the technology choices get any easier?

What's The Future for Storage in Europe?

No, we're not in Kansas, anymore…..but where will European-based IT end up in the years to come?

The Devil Is In the Details

Is it true that the storage world is upside down in the southern hemisphere, too?

FilesX: New Tape Killer?

Disk-to-disk solutions are marketed as tape killers. We found one product that may actually live up to that claim.

The Truth About Tape Backup

Tape … disk … tape … disk! Round and round we go.

eVault: A Secure, Managed-Storage Solution with Low Overhead

At least one company has been doing something right with its secure, managed-storage solution.

A Storage Soap Opera

You’re supposed to dance with the one who brought you—it says here in small print.

Spring Busts Out: Part II

From "thin provisioning" to a report on the storage outlook in the small to medium-sized enterprise world, we look at the silly side of Spring.

Spring Is Busting Out All Over

New technology blooms in the Storage garden

Uber-SAN Switch? Don't You Believe It

Can a new switch from Brocade ready unite different SANs based on non-interoperable switches from different vendors?

Alacritech: iSCSI’s Quiet Champion

The company's president and CEO helped create SCSI earlier in his career, and the company has since overcome some interesting technical challenges.