IT often reacts to data growth by adding more storage devices. There’s a better way.
Companies need some sort of yardstick for comparing the product offerings of different vendors.
Storage-centric approach provides better performance, higher availability, and lower cost than switch or server options.
Tape continues to be the preferred home for nearly 70 percent of the world's data, especially at the core of the digital revolution: video.
Tape plays a continuing role in meeting the storage challenge.
If you’re serious about cutting storage costs by better managing users’ “junk file drawers,” a demo of Novell Storage Manager will be time well spent.
Long-standing technology is surprisingly efficient when it comes to “going green” with storage.
Effective data management is an idea that has been ignored for far too long.
Here's a simple solution to the disk vs. tape debate: use the technologies together and get the best of both worlds.
Resellers should spend more time helping customers to spec out what they want their infrastructure to look like over the next few years.
Storage buyers have been conditioned to look for ever-greater "value." We explain why this behavior is so risky.
All of the Energy Stars in the world will not keep the lights from going out.
Learning the difference between single layer cell (SLC) and multi layer cell (MLC) Flash memory technologies opens the door to better understanding solid state drives.
Full-disk encryption specifications developed by the Trusted Computing Group (TCG), including key management and self-encrypting drives, can keep data safe.
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.
Encryption directly on the storage device provides the simplest and most effective means to obtain a trusted storage system.
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.
Some manufacturers are buying so much of the advertising in magazines that articles critical of certain products never see the light of day.
Sometimes innovation is as simple as reviewing, and replacing, a vendor service and support contract with one from a qualified third-party provider.