The term SAN is an oxymoron when applied to Fibre Channel fabrics. Fibre Channel is a channel protocol, not a network protocol, so it stands to reason that Fibre Channel cannot be used to build a storage area network.
Here's a simple solution to the disk vs. tape debate: use the technologies together and get the best of both worlds.
Resellers should spend more time helping customers to spec out what they want their infrastructure to look like over the next few years.
A quick rebuttal to a competitor's press release piques interest in vendor claims.
Security vendors are stepping up their efforts to close the gap between security and operations
Storage buyers have been conditioned to look for ever-greater "value." We explain why this behavior is so risky.
Data protection budgets are in trouble because executives are getting the wrong pitch from storage pros.
De-duplication may seem like a way to go cheap on DR, but it can yield some expensive consequences.
All of the Energy Stars in the world will not keep the lights from going out.
Learning the difference between single layer cell (SLC) and multi layer cell (MLC) Flash memory technologies opens the door to better understanding solid state drives.
Readers share their reactions about Jon Toigo's analysis last week.
Even before green got hot, it was apparent to many IT mavens that storage was actually consuming the most power and generating the most heat in their shops.
Full-disk encryption specifications developed by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), including key management and self-encrypting drives, can keep data safe.
Sun's Storage 7000 push may lack a crucial component -- vision -- according to one storage analyst.
Promises comes and go. A few have morphed into something different.
Encryption directly on the storage device provides the simplest and most effective means to obtain a trusted storage system.
Some manufacturers are buying so much of the advertising in magazines that articles critical of certain products never see the light of day.
Sometimes innovation is as simple as reviewing, and replacing, a vendor service and support contract with one from a qualified third-party provider.
Why the ISE ecosystem is the new face of storage.
If you want to economize on storage for the massive amount of data you're accumulating, the choice is clear: tape.