Storage


Clearing the Storage Confusion

The blurring lines of storage and the industry terms used can leave enterprises evaluating their next storage buy puzzled. Here's a look at three phrases you need to know.

Enterprise Cloud Storage Options

Cloud-based services are just one of the many options IT has when crafting their storage architecture.

Choosing Between Scaling Up and Scaling Out in Enterprise Storage

Making a game plan before purchasing your storage solution will help to point you in the right direction.

New Tech Bringing Larger Storage Capacity Options

From helium-filled drives to "pixie dust," here's some of the disk innovations that are bringing larger capacity drives for less money.

Physical Storage Options for Enterprises

Here's a look at some of the options IT has to choose from.

Evaulating Enterprises' SSD Choices

Here's a look at the three top flash drive types.

Which Data Protection Is Right for You?

Due to the nature of data protection, what's right for one enterprise may not be right for yours. Here's some tips to consider when finding a solution to secure your data.



Hadoop Upgrades Address Enterprise-Scale Data Analytics

Recent updates from the open source Apache Software Foundation should help enterprises looking to capitalize on the promise of Big Data analytics.

NetApp Announces Scale-Out Storage Systems

NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.

Outlook and QuickBooks: Data Recovery Should Not Come Down to a Coin Toss

Data backup should be as important to your business as an insurance policy. It is crucial to find a method that protects every level of your data.

2013 Storage Trends

Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a look back at the major events and trends in storage this year and asks what this means for 2013.

The Year Ahead: Disposable Storage Infrastructure

The cloud continues to be a hot topic for IT. Here are three storage trends to watch in 2013.

Top Storage Trends for 2013

Storage is still about finding the right balance of performance, capacity, and usage

Top 3 Trends in Enterprise and Big Data Backup: A Look Back, The Year Ahead

Scalability is a must-have for 2013 as data growth fueled by Cloud, Big Data push backup technology to the breaking point.

The Year Software-Defined Storage Changes the Data Center

Flash technologies and virtualization of Tier 1 applications are shaking up the enterprise world.

Q&A: SSDs in the Enterprise

With increasing demands for faster results, IT is looking for speedier storage options. We explore the options and benefits of SSDs.

Four and Out

Emphasis on loyalty rather than satisfaction may help explain why, today, it is rare to see brand-name vendors vying for top honors in rig performance, cost-efficiency, or power efficiency bake-offs.

5 Questions to Ask When Shopping for Unified Storage

Five questions your business should ask of unified storage vendors so you don't have to compromise on performance, scalability, or cost efficiency.

Best Practices for Creating an Effective Business Continuity Plan

Your business continuity plan must focus on three elements: people, infrastructure, and processes.

How Data Maps Can Control eDiscovery Costs While Recouping Storage Capacity

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