Storage: Data Management & Protection


How Data Maps Can Control eDiscovery Costs While Recouping Storage Capacity

How data maps can help you manage your storage environment efficiently and effectively.

Birth of a Tape Library Behemoth

EMC's DLm 8000 is its brawniest ever mainframe (virtual) tape library.

5 Projects for Purging Data and Managing Long-Term Liability

These steps will help you begin building and executing a defensible deletion strategy.

Q&A: How to Handle IT’s Cloud Backup Issues

Cloud storage is taking off, but when it comes to online backups, IT still has concerns.

How To Whip Your Enterprise Archive into Shape for E-discovery

Follow these steps and you'll better understand the current state of your enterprise archive.

Q&A: Moving to a Legal Storage Cloud

Can a law firm make a smooth transition to a storage cloud while meeting security and resource requirements?

5 Storage Management Trends to Watch

Five hot technologies are having a big influence on how you manage storage. The executive director of Dell's storage strategy explains why each one is worth your attention.

5 Costliest Deduplication Problems -- And How To Avoid Them

How do you pick the best deduplication strategy? We explain how to avoid the five costliest problems you can make when choosing deduplication technology for big data environments.

Reducing the Risk from Data that Lives Forever

These three rules of thumb will help you avoid the risk of keeping corporate data forever (and ever).

Q&A: Taming Document Storage

Tech advances are changing how physical documents are securely stored and recalled. We explore the latest trends and issues affecting document storage, including compliance, natural disasters, and data recovery.

Hard-drive Shortage: Lessons Learned

The recent hard-drive shortage has shown us that there are many ways to manage data.

How to Select a Backup Appliance

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.

The Holy Grail of Storage Efficiency, Part 4 -- Rethinking Cloud Storage Management

In both the MSP and the SSP models for storage clouds, it is the management that delivers the value, not the infrastructure.

The Holy Grail of Storage Efficiency, Part 3

The impact and importance of virtualized storage and the cloud.

Can Your Data Storage Process Stand Up in Court?

Why you need a defensible data retention and collection process.

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?

Q&A: Optimizing Your Data Archives

What defines "old" data, and how do you solve compatibility issues of legacy backups?

Keeping Data Close to Home

The more information you have, the more you must worry about where it's stored and if your organization is in compliance with the global potpourri of industry and government regulations.

What Does "Archive" Really Mean? (Part 2 of 2)

More misconceptions clarified about the meaning of storage archiving, plus criteria you should use to make smart archive purchases.