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.
The release of CERT information raises a controversy between storage security vendors.
What happens when a major technology player seems to disappear?
SANs are out, virtual grids (aka storage clusters) are in.
Feedback on our column about clustering inefficiency.
Is a software-only solution to storage manipulation on the horizon?
New vendors trumpet products with lower price tags, but if they lock you into a single source, what’s the point?
As you consider your archive options, don’t count out optical.
Disaster recovery was once a one-stop proposition. No more.
VTS: three new (and important) letters in the storage world
Products and technology uncovered in recent travels that piqued the interest of our storage commentator.
The old song "Who's Sorry Now" is playing loud and clear in many IT shops.
With improvement in storage virtualization products’ features and reliability will the technology choices get any easier?
No, we're not in Kansas, anymore…..but where will European-based IT end up in the years to come?
Is it true that the storage world is upside down in the southern hemisphere, too?
Disk-to-disk solutions are marketed as tape killers. We found one product that may actually live up to that claim.
Tape … disk … tape … disk! Round and round we go.
At least one company has been doing something right with its secure, managed-storage solution.