When politics and storage collide, the results are too often unpredictable and unnerving.
Do you know if your disaster recovery processes are up to date?
The downside of thin provisioning at the array level is not being fully articulated by any vendor.
It should come as no surprise that new companies have begun to carve out a part of the storage market for themselves.
Symantec Veritas CommandCentral is building a strong infrastructure monitoring and management approach that is worth a look.
A greater use of the "delete" key may be the greenest data strategy of all.
Confusing encryption with data storage security can be dangerous to your storage protection strategy.
One company offers a way to secure data when different classes of data have different security requirements.
Seagate’s announcement of Momentus drives with DriveTrust technology holds promise for enabling IT to secure data at rest
The best place for tape-based data encryption may well be on the media itself, but until key management issues are worked out, the strategy binds you to a particular vendor’s key management system for the foreseeable future. Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a closer look.
Placing storage security in the network is another option for locking down your data
One of the big puzzles of storage security is how best, architecturally speaking, to deploy the technology. BitArmor answers our questions.
Storage security needs a more systemic view to succeed.
Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, begins a series on data security issues and solutions.
Is the obvious so difficult to understand? Obviously, yes.
What every storage admin must ask: what must we save and where shall we save it?
As with everything else in IT, performance is a key consideration when selecting a backup solution. Finding a reliable measure, however, is problematic.
The move will likely have mixed impact on most CA customers, although mainframe shops should expect some benefits
Can non-native archive management software improve the performance of the e-mail server by automatically archiving messages without user intervention?
Real archiving is more challenging to set up and manage over time than simply backing up data.