Data protection budgets are in trouble because executives are getting the wrong pitch from storage pros.
De-duplication may seem like a way to go cheap on DR, but it can yield some expensive consequences.
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.
Readers share their reactions about Jon Toigo's analysis last week.
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.
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.
Encryption directly on the storage device provides the simplest and most effective means to obtain a trusted storage system.
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.
Why the ISE ecosystem is the new face of storage.
If you want to economize on storage for the massive amount of data you're accumulating, the choice is clear: tape.
IBM says SMB-focused storage consolidation is an idea whose time has come. Its new shared storage option for BladeCenter S aims to deliver on that promise.
A host of trade shows this Fall give a glimpse into what storage vendors are up to.
Green alone isn’'t going to sell archive. Recognition of fundamental data differences must make the case.
Ratcheting back on disk power costs via RAID controller management software is one approach to "going green."
Looking into a SAN is murky business -- and usually unsuccessful.
Does the current recession bring inventive and innovative storage strategies with it?