July 2003

  • IBM teams with Cisco for IP SANs

    IBM is offering iSCSI and FCIP connectivity for Cisco's MDS 9000 line of storage switching devices. It also announced big savings by lowering the price on all its Cisco devices.

  • Analyze that: Network Appliance

    As part of our "Analyze that" series, SearchStorage.com expert Randy Kerns dissects Network Appliance. Randy looks at what NetApp has done right this year, what products are carrying them and how storge

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  • HP sees SMI-S as 'key enabler' of SAN market

    Hewlett-Packard began a developers program last week based on the Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S), an emerging industry-standard that fosters interoperability across storage har...

  • Recent Funding to Storage Companies

    Database backup and recovery software and next-generation storage switching hardware garnered the lion's share of late-spring venture capital funding.

  • Utility computing: Get ready to charge for storage

    Bits & Bytes: Analyst Jamie Gruener takes a close look at the hype and hope surrounding utility computing and what storage managers and admins should be doing now to prepare.

  • Securing SAN's with iSCSI

    Bits & Bytes: According to Peter Hayden, correctly configured, iSCSI-based arrays offer the highest level of security available in SAN technologies. Read why here.

  • 10 questions with SearchStorage.com: Bill Johnson

    Managing contracts from large storage vendors is no easy task. Bill Johnson, IT Contract Manager, Woodside Energy Ltd. in Perth, Australia has his hands full in these agreements each day. Bill is t...

  • Behind the firewall 4

    Sun and AppIQ place bid for BMC ... Legato has risen from the dead ... Paceline really is dead ... Buzz on EqualLogic's iSCSI arrays ... Could Fibre Channel cut off TOEs?

  • Ask the Expert

    I have 60% free space on 10,000 PCs. Can I consolidate it by mounting it as a volume and using a login script to map it to the desktops?

  • Getting remote data right

    The second of a two-part series on business continuity, this article focuses on how to use replicated data and the different types of replication: subsystem, host and network device based.

  • When a Mighty Wind Blows into Town

    South Floridian IT managers don't worry a whole lot about terrorism, but there's one thing they do worry about: hurricanes.

  • The evolving storage department

    Here's how to avoid common road blocks as you revolutionize your storage department.

  • Close the IM Loophole

    NYSE sends message about instant messages

  • Creating a large e-mail system

    Here's how one storage team transformed a monolithic storage design into a flexible, scalable system.

  • Serial ATA Adoption Ramping Up

  • Drive Vendors Think Small

    Seagate's incredible shrinking disk

  • SEC: No Hard and Fast Distance Minimums

    SEC doesn't define distance minimums

  • CAD for SANs

    New automated design tools can help you build the SAN of your dreams.

  • EMC Launches Space-Saving Copy Option for Symmetrix

    EMC wants to save you space

  • Virtual SANs put to the test

    Cisco's new virtual SAN technology has aroused a lot of interest. But how does it work in practice? We look at how Australia's Deakin University uses VSANs to isolate development activity within it...