Smart storage isn't about applications running on an array controller; it's about manageability of the infrastructure.
Do Intel's new processors signal a seminal moment in storage innovation?
Virtualization’s great promise may be compromised if virtual machines can't be easily recovered.
Choosing cloud-based vs. in-house storage solutions is like herding cats -- tricky.
Our storage analyst, Jon Toigo, explores a model that, if fully realized, would be light years ahead of what your favorite hardware vendors call "smart storage" today.
Eric Lomascolo, director of product development, demonstrates new management tools that knocked the socks of of our storage analyst, Jon Toigo
What defines "old" data, and how do you solve compatibility issues of legacy backups?
The more information you have, the more you must worry about where it's stored and if your organization is in compliance with the global potpourri of industry and government regulations.
The four basic goals of archiving, plus a 3-2-1 best practice recommendation
Spectra Logic's Molly Rector discusses tape's niche role as a powerful backup medium to its use in active archives
Three technologies that can help you create an integrated recovery plan.
More misconceptions clarified about the meaning of storage archiving, plus criteria you should use to make smart archive purchases.
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.