This year IT had figured out what storage works best in what infrastructure. Thankfully, 2012 will be the year that innovation soars within the industry.
Not all backup appliances -- enterprise or small office -- are the same. Use these parameters to help decide which one best meets the needs of your enterprise.
In the concluding article in our series, we look at storage management, examine how it serves as a translator, and discuss the search for a useful automated storage management paradigm.
In both the MSP and the SSP models for storage clouds, it is the management that delivers the value, not the infrastructure.
Cloud storage is starting to catch on. Here are the basics you need to know.
The impact and importance of virtualized storage and the cloud.
Why you need a defensible data retention and collection process.
When considering budgeting for storage, cost efficiency provides the best way to frame a discussion of storage efficiency.
Why is storage efficiency so abysmal?
The tools for building a strategic storage infrastructure are available to intelligent consumers.
Are most of the announcements around hot storage innovations lately anything beyond hot air? Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, finds one bright spot.
These strategies will help you manage your growing storage needs in 2011.
As data centers struggle to meet their backup and recovery objectives, what will managers look for in 2011?
The 2010 history books will show that many of the developments in storage have been driven by economics rather than pure innovation. Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a look back at the significant storage news of 2010.
The term ILM still causes people to cringe when hearing that term. Dataglobal is showing some guts by re-introducing the need for information life cycle management into the contemporary storage discussion.
For SMBs considering traditional data backup and storage and/or for those struggling with an off-site solution, it may be time to consider the cloud as an alternative data protection solution.
Major League Baseball discovered efficiencies, cost savings using tape for mass storage of historical footage.
What's driving larger data volumes, and how have compliance issues complicated storage management? How can you get "big data" under control?
The benefits and best practices of using tape discovery.
Smart storage isn't about applications running on an array controller; it's about manageability of the infrastructure.