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.
Continuity planning has significant value to offer besides risk reduction; sadly, the benefits are rarely talked about.
When you look closer, the spin around VMware benefits starts to wobble quickly when you do the math.
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.
The term SAN is an oxymoron when applied to Fibre Channel fabrics. Fibre Channel is a channel protocol, not a network protocol, so it stands to reason that Fibre Channel cannot be used to build a storage area network.
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.
A quick rebuttal to a competitor's press release piques interest in vendor claims.
Security vendors are stepping up their efforts to close the gap between security and operations
Storage buyers have been conditioned to look for ever-greater "value." We explain why this behavior is so risky.
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.