The Best Midrange Arrays Revealed
In our fourth annual Quality Awards for Midrange Arrays, Storage readers rank the leading vendors and their midrange storage systems for service and reliability. Readers evaluate their products in five categories: sales-force competence, initial product quality, product features, product reliability and technical support. Read next month's issue to see the surprising results.
Removing Tape from Remote-Office Backup
Getting remote offices to properly back up their data can be a challenge, especially if you rely on tape backup systems at each remote location and have limited local tech expertise. Disk-based technologies, along with online services, can make remote-office backup more predictable and reliable.
2008 was a big year for data deduplication products, but this year, you can expect the pace of new product introductions to continue unabated. Key vendors, including some storage heavyweights, will roll out new or enhanced dedupe products this year. Check out this overview to see who's doing what on the dedupe front in 2009.
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This was first published in February 2009