Storage


Bright, Shiny Things for Storage Managers

The tools for building a strategic storage infrastructure are available to intelligent consumers.

Video: DataCore Software Benchmarks VDI in the Real World (Interview)

DataCore Software takes a very different approach to benchmarking VDI.

Oracle Releases Cloud File System

Oracle has released software aimed at letting organizations build private clouds by adding elasticity to their applications via a clustered file system.

Starting 2011: Hot Air and Hotter Storage

Are most of the announcements around hot storage innovations lately anything beyond hot air? Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, finds one bright spot.

Best Practices for Storage Management in 2011

These strategies will help you manage your growing storage needs in 2011.

3 Top Trends in Data Protection for 2011

As data centers struggle to meet their backup and recovery objectives, what will managers look for in 2011?

Storage 2010: What’s Past is Prologue

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.



Are You Ready to Organize Your Junk Drawer?

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.

Data Storage and Protection Strategies for the Cloud Era

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.

Apps.gov to Add Storage, Virtualization, Web Hosting Services

Government agencies will soon have access to storage, virtualization, and Web hosting applications via Apps.gov, the General Service Administration's cloud-based storefront, government officials said yesterday.

How Tape Storage Helped MLB Handle Massive Archives

Major League Baseball discovered efficiencies, cost savings using tape for mass storage of historical footage.

Q&A: Addressing Big-Data Challenges

What's driving larger data volumes, and how have compliance issues complicated storage management? How can you get "big data" under control?

CDW Poll: Enterprises Confident in Network Resilience Despite Disruptions

One quarter of respondents said they experienced a "significant network disruption" in the last year

Video: Replication in Jeopardy? (Interview)

Given the appeal of data protection features storage array vendors have been adding to their equipment, is the practice of replicating data for protection using software operating outside of the storage array -- rather than as a built-in function of an array controller -- in jeopardy?

Video: Fujifilm's Capacity Jump (Interview)

New tape cartridge can store up to 35 TB of data in LTO form factor

Q&A: A New Approach to Tape Discovery

The benefits and best practices of using tape discovery.

Getting Smarter About Storage (Part 3 of 3)

Smart storage isn't about applications running on an array controller; it's about manageability of the infrastructure.

Q&A: Will Intel's Jasper Forest Revolutionize Storage?

Do Intel's new processors signal a seminal moment in storage innovation?

Backup/Recovery Best Practices for Virtualized Environments

Virtualization’s great promise may be compromised if virtual machines can't be easily recovered.

Getting Smarter About Storage (Part 2 of 3)

Choosing cloud-based vs. in-house storage solutions is like herding cats -- tricky.