• June 15, 2003 15 Jun'03

    Ask The Expert

    Can you describe the steps that a single byte takes when going from memory to a spinning spindle and back again?  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2003 15 Jun'03

    Behind the Firewall

    Brocade and Nishan get cozy ... Cash register rings at start-up 3PAR ... Beware of DMX discounts ... Compliance: This year's hot button?  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2003 15 Jun'03

    Q&A: Experts react to record-retention rules

    Many storage professionals have been keeping a close eye on the spate of federal and state regulations cropping up to address a company's responsibility to retain its digital records. Regulations such as those defined by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, ...  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2003 15 Jun'03

    Does EMC ControlCenter live up to its claims?

    In the first part of a two-part article, we review EMC ControlCenter. Does it live up to its claims?  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2003 15 Jun'03

    The case for network smarts

    Let's face it: SANs as they currently exist only deliver about half of what you might hope for in the way of efficiency and optimal utilization. The best bet to deliver the other 50% is network-based storage intelligence. You'll have to get past the...  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2003 15 Jun'03

    Creating a reference data storage policy

    Reference data growth is exploding, but many shops still use high-priced transaction-class storage for it. A smart reference data policy can help you squeeze more out of your storage dollars.  Continue Reading

  • June 15, 2003 15 Jun'03

    Consolidation: The hard truth

    Every large enterprise can benefit from some kind of consolidation. But the benefits come at a price. Despite the hype, consolidation is a long process that can be complicated. Bottom line: You may have to wait to cash in on the benefits, but they ...  Continue Reading