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.
Dark storage is disk space that is unmapped, unclaimed, or unassigned.
How many shops are really using server virtualization?
Manufacturers may redesign their products to improve energy efficiency, but data archival may be the real secret to green storage.
Tape issues are the result of personnel errors and processes, not of the technology itself.
What does it take to successfully build a business continuity plan? It’s not the technology.
Real storage innovation may be happening in software, not hardware
Deduplication on virtual tape libraries is a hot technology. Before jumping in, however, you’ll need answers to five important questions.
Is IBRIX truly a vendor-agnostic technology that can dramatically improve data access speeds?
The B-tree is an endangered species … .thank goodness.
Clearview may the best value-add to work with MS SharePoint Server
Is an incentive program the right way to drive increased greenness in storage and server operations?
Why storage pros should focus on resiliency, manageability, and their "junk" drawer
Why relationship selling must stop
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.
Once dismissed by the storage industry analyst community, DataCore is enjoying a renaissance in the U.S. market. We explain why.
There's no such thing as perfect disaster readiness, but you can still make important decisions to protect your data.
The downside of thin provisioning at the array level is not being fully articulated by any vendor.