One technology strategy sure to be strategic is data archiving. We clear up several misconceptions about the technology.
Virtual Instruments' CEO blends a historical perspective of FC storage with case studies of benefits of SAN management using his company's products
Virtualization is so radically different from physical computing that entirely new approaches to storage are required. So why aren’t vendors keeping up?
There are many advantages in selecting a replication solution over remote backup, from significant cost savings in hardware, software, and operations to better data protection, business continuity, and disaster recovery -- all in a single solution.
Jon Toor, vice president of marketing at Xsigo Systems, explains how to save money by virtualizing your physical NICs and HBAs in servers and using a Xsigo Systems Director to broker and manage I/O from physical and virtual servers.
Don't develop your backup plan based on what your DR software can do. Band-Aid fixes won't help -- we need to think about what and how you back up in a whole new way.
To help IT manage its file deluge, vendors are trying to develop a platform that delivers respectable performance for file access vendors. They're really just building a bigger junk drawer.
ReiJane Huai, chairman, CEO, and co-founder of FalconStor Software, discusses his pioneering work in tape backup software for distributed systems.
Digital Reef CEO Steve Akers explains the challenges confronting companies as they try to bring order to their storage junk drawers.
Four reasons IT executives charged with business continuity planning, risk management, and disaster recovery must consider their employees and operations heavily in their plans.
More data means more storage -- and more headaches. We look at today’s storage challenges, the impact of open source storage solutions and server virtualization, and the storage trends to watch this year.
Increasingly complex data center environments put an extra strain on your disaster recovery plans. How should you address performance, capacity, and management requirements and ensure your protection strategies are effective?
An inside look at changes in the disaster recovery planning process and CA's goals in developing decision support products.
In 2010, vendor marketing campaigns will ramp up with the usual hype.
What should IT focus on this year? Some key issues from 2009 remain, but several new areas will need IT's attention.
Few storage technology products invent a market. Rather, they respond to market requirements.
Tape continues to deliver reliability, flexibility, and sound support of a multilayer data protection strategy.
Here are four steps you need to take to ensure your data is safe and recoverable when you use a software-as-a-service provider.
Without an open standards-based management framework, the current flirtation with storage clouds will likely move to the footnotes of tech history much as storage service providers did a decade ago.
These best practices will help you get the maximum return from your storage budget while streamlining the overall performance and reliability of your IT infrastructure.