Even before green got hot, it was apparent to many IT mavens that storage was actually consuming the most power and generating the most heat in their shops.
Promises comes and go. A few have morphed into something different.
Sun's Storage 7000 push may lack a crucial component -- vision -- according to one storage analyst.
Encryption directly on the storage device provides the simplest and most effective means to obtain a trusted storage system.
Sometimes innovation is as simple as reviewing, and replacing, a vendor service and support contract with one from a qualified third-party provider.
Why the ISE ecosystem is the new face of storage.
If you want to economize on storage for the massive amount of data you're accumulating, the choice is clear: tape.
A host of trade shows this Fall give a glimpse into what storage vendors are up to.
Green alone isn’'t going to sell archive. Recognition of fundamental data differences must make the case.
Ratcheting back on disk power costs via RAID controller management software is one approach to "going green."
Looking into a SAN is murky business -- and usually unsuccessful.
Does the current recession bring inventive and innovative storage strategies with it?
How prepared are you for a disaster?
It's time to take another look at remote storage services.
During a regional disaster, a large company will quickly discover that the damage to small firms in the area can dramatically reduce its own recovery
Given the nature of technology and of business economics, are we ready for a storage revolution?
Too many IT shops are deploying supposed technology solutions without fully understanding the complexity and collateral effects introduced into other parts of a dynamic system.
Vendors offer their opinions on staying out of legal hot water to where to expand the use of de-duplication technologies.
We discuss the types of de-duplication and what meaningful criteria should be used to evaluate competing approaches and products
VTL and de-duplication, tape versus disk -- a possible new answer looms on the horizon.