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May 2004

  • LAN-free, serverless and domino backups, oh my.

    In case you've missed anything, here's a roundup of some of the best original technical content that appeared on the week of May 10-14. Tips and Ask the Experts Q&A's cover LAN-free,


  • Webcast: Continuous backup

    If you find yourself continually scratching and clawing to fit all of your backups in a certain window, you may want to consider a new approach –- continuous data backup (CDP). In this webcas...

  • Clustering products for Windows

  • What will it be, iSCSI or iFCP?

  • Automation tools grow up

    As rigid early automation tools start to fade away, new approaches are coming to market that promise to give admins continued control while taking pain away from complex tasks.

  • Sony zaps back into optical storage

    Sony has returned to the optical storage market with a blue laser-based disk that it anticipates will revive the sector

  • Switched fabric topology

  • Helpful hints when expanding or moving your data

  • SNIA updates storage exams

    Will SNIA's new set of storage certifications pad your resume or waste your time?

  • HP users burned by EMC court victory

    A court has found that HP's virtualization product infringes on EMC patents. Neither company is saying much at this stage, but analysts say the future looks bleak for HP users of this product.

  • Six steps to improving disk throughput

    In Windows 2000, while the disk system is the logical suspect in performance degradation, it's not the only possible culprit--it may mean you need more memory.

  • E-mail management derailed by regulations

    E-mail management derailed by regulations. Compliance officers want to keep e-mail forever. Ditto users. Which way is up? Sort out the confusion with the help of this tip.

  • IBM offers low cost disk, tamper-proof tape

    IBM has announced an entry-level SATA disk array, Tivoli provisioning software for storage devices and write-once-read-many tape technology. Users had mixed reactions to the news

  • Fast Guide: Windows storage

    A number of factors are driving more data centers to run some -- if not all -- of their storage off a Windows-based platform. The move to open systems, coupled with Microsoft's recent involvement i...

  • Keep Archives Close at Hand

  • Green light for disk spending

    The results from our semiannual Purchasing Intentions Survey are in. Storage managers are investing more in disk, but budgets for networked hardware are decreasing. The technology least likely to b...

  • Mainframe Storage on the Cheap

    IBM gives birth to a new baby Shark

  • Bridging SAN islands

    To help ensure that a change made to one part of the SAN doesn't interfere with the entire storage network, some new products claim to have developed a new switch-based intelligence that segregates...

  • The best way to move data

    Don't get mired in sluggish data. There are best practices for migrating data from point A to point B. Here's how to pick the right method that fits with your company's needs and budget.

  • iSCSI: Are We There Yet?