Recent updates from the open source Apache Software Foundation should help enterprises looking to capitalize on the promise of Big Data analytics.
NetApp recently announced unified, scale-out storage systems designed to let enterprises manage and control data via one storage and data management platform.
Data backup should be as important to your business as an insurance policy. It is crucial to find a method that protects every level of your data.
Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a look back at the major events and trends in storage this year and asks what this means for 2013.
The cloud continues to be a hot topic for IT. Here are three storage trends to watch in 2013.
Storage is still about finding the right balance of performance, capacity, and usage
Scalability is a must-have for 2013 as data growth fueled by Cloud, Big Data push backup technology to the breaking point.
Flash technologies and virtualization of Tier 1 applications are shaking up the enterprise world.
With increasing demands for faster results, IT is looking for speedier storage options. We explore the options and benefits of SSDs.
Emphasis on loyalty rather than satisfaction may help explain why, today, it is rare to see brand-name vendors vying for top honors in rig performance, cost-efficiency, or power efficiency bake-offs.
Five questions your business should ask of unified storage vendors so you don't have to compromise on performance, scalability, or cost efficiency.
Your business continuity plan must focus on three elements: people, infrastructure, and processes.
How data maps can help you manage your storage environment efficiently and effectively.
EMC's DLm 8000 is its brawniest ever mainframe (virtual) tape library.
IBM's Linear Tape File System (LTFS) is touted by enthusiasts as a "game changer" for the fortunes of tape technology in contemporary IT. ESJ's storage analyst, Jon Toigo, takes a closer look at the technology.
SSD will soon be added to your disk and tape storage environment. It's time to start studying and planning for this evolution.
The key to protecting enterprise assets is to start with the right objective. We explore five steps you can take to shift your focus and tackle a new backup/recovery reality.
In the 1990s, tape fell out of favor, but on the 60th anniversary of this technology, it's finding a reversal of fortune.
These steps will help you begin building and executing a defensible deletion strategy.
Cloud storage is taking off, but when it comes to online backups, IT still has concerns.