Storage: Management

Storage Security Part VI: Locking Down the Disk

One company offers a way to secure data when different classes of data have different security requirements.

Storage Security Part V: Disk Encryption

Seagate’s announcement of Momentus drives with DriveTrust technology holds promise for enabling IT to secure data at rest

Rumors of War Underscore Data Security Issues

Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, begins a series on data security issues and solutions.

A Database Archiving Solution Like No Other

Though StorHouse is principally a data warehousing system, its stronger value may be as a database archiving solution.

Getting the Real Data about Your Data

SRM is probably the most important investment that storage managers can make, but it’s riddled with problems.

Hosting E-Mail in a Storage Cluster

The need to build resilient low-cost infrastructure for hosting e-mail archives is growing fast.

Storage Standards, Part 3: Users Sound Off

Storage standards don’t top the list of customer needs.

Terabyte Drives Have Arrived

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.

A Closer Look: Network Appliance Clustering, Part 2

SANs are out, virtual grids (aka storage clusters) are in.

Network Appliance Clustering: What’s Going On under the Covers?

Feedback on our column about clustering inefficiency.

Storage Clusters and Beer: It’s All in the Hops

Is a software-only solution to storage manipulation on the horizon?

Next-Generation Storage: Low Cost Isn’t Enough

New vendors trumpet products with lower price tags, but if they lock you into a single source, what’s the point?

Access Density: The Cause of Our Storage Woes?

While top administrators are spending money for things they don’t understand, IT professionals fail to see the value in overpriced goods.

TapeLabs: More than Just VTL

VTS: three new (and important) letters in the storage world

When Standards Aren’t

Now you see it,now you don't. New products bear a startling resemblance to what you may already have.

On the Road Again: Multipathing and More

Products and technology uncovered in recent travels that piqued the interest of our storage commentator.

The New ECM Crowd: Little Guys with Big Ideas

Is enterprise content management the right tool for data management?

Acopia Networks Brings Threads Together

The mirror cracked ... thanks to suspicious information

Time For a SAN Report Card

The old song "Who's Sorry Now" is playing loud and clear in many IT shops.

Next-Generation Storage: Think Virtual

With improvement in storage virtualization products’ features and reliability will the technology choices get any easier?