The term ILM still causes people to cringe when hearing that term. Dataglobal is showing some guts by re-introducing the need for information life cycle management into the contemporary storage discussion.
For SMBs considering traditional data backup and storage and/or for those struggling with an off-site solution, it may be time to consider the cloud as an alternative data protection solution.
Major League Baseball discovered efficiencies, cost savings using tape for mass storage of historical footage.
What's driving larger data volumes, and how have compliance issues complicated storage management? How can you get "big data" under control?
The benefits and best practices of using tape discovery.
Smart storage isn't about applications running on an array controller; it's about manageability of the infrastructure.
Choosing cloud-based vs. in-house storage solutions is like herding cats -- tricky.
Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, explores a model that, if fully realized, would be light years ahead of what your favorite hardware vendors call "smart storage" today.
Eric Lomascolo, director of product development, demonstrates new management tools that knocked the socks of of our storage analyst, Jon Toigo
What defines "old" data, and how do you solve compatibility issues of legacy backups?
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.
More misconceptions clarified about the meaning of storage archiving, plus criteria you should use to make smart archive purchases.
Spectra Logic's Molly Rector discusses tape's niche role as a powerful backup medium to its use in active archives
One technology strategy sure to be strategic is data archiving. We clear up several misconceptions about the technology.
Virtual Instruments' CEO blends a historical perspective of FC storage with case studies of benefits of SAN management using his company's products
There are many advantages in selecting a replication solution over remote backup, from significant cost savings in hardware, software, and operations to better data protection, business continuity, and disaster recovery -- all in a single solution.
Jon Toor, vice president of marketing at Xsigo Systems, explains how to save money by virtualizing your physical NICs and HBAs in servers and using a Xsigo Systems Director to broker and manage I/O from physical and virtual servers.
To help IT manage its file deluge, vendors are trying to develop a platform that delivers respectable performance for file access vendors. They're really just building a bigger junk drawer.
ReiJane Huai, chairman, CEO, and co-founder of FalconStor Software, discusses his pioneering work in tape backup software for distributed systems.
Digital Reef CEO Steve Akers explains the challenges confronting companies as they try to bring order to their storage junk drawers.