Dark storage is disk space that is unmapped, unclaimed, or unassigned.
Why a new technology -- Intelligent Storage Element -- has our storage analyst raving
Tape issues are the result of personnel errors and processes, not of the technology itself.
Ask a dozen executives about the state of storage resource management and you’ll get ten different answers, but one company -- Xiotech -- has shown the way to true management nirvana with its Web services-based management architecture.
Real storage innovation may be happening in software, not hardware
Is IBRIX truly a vendor-agnostic technology that can dramatically improve data access speeds?
Is an incentive program the right way to drive increased greenness in storage and server operations?
Disaster recovery tends to become a focus during any period of economic uncertainty -- and 2008 will deliver uncertainty in spades if market pundits are correct.
Storage purchasing with an eye toward promised "treats" may ignore the "tricks" that follow.
The downside of thin provisioning at the array level is not being fully articulated by any vendor.
Seagate’s announcement of Momentus drives with DriveTrust technology holds promise for enabling IT to secure data at rest
Storage security needs a more systemic view to succeed.
What every storage admin must ask: what must we save and where shall we save it?
Though StorHouse is principally a data warehousing system, its stronger value may be as a database archiving solution.
How much would you spend for 2 TB?
The need to build resilient low-cost infrastructure for hosting e-mail archives is growing fast.
Is Microsoft's Vista responsible for a push to hybrid drives?
Last week we explained the four key factors in tiered storage. This week we explore how to align your storage strategy with business requirements.
In less than 18 months, perpendicular recording has gone mainstream. It is one of those little-noted technology innovations, but one that is extraordinarily important.
Views of tiered storage differ wildly because there is no clear, concise, universally accepted definition of the technology. We offer a definition that spells out the four attributes of tiered storage.