• November 02, 2005 02 Nov'05

    Data classification: The vendors

    Corporate information resources regularly stretch into the terabytes (thousands of gigabytes) with many thousands (even millions) of individual files to contend with -- but the problem is now far more complex than simply "finding files". Finding ...  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    virtual tape

    Virtual tape is an archival storage technology that makes it possible to save data as if it were being stored on tape although it may actually be stored on hard disk or on another storage medium.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    Survey says storage salaries are climbing

    An improving economy helped fatten paychecks a bit in 2005, says storage engineer Chad Smykay, whose group reaped the benefits with raises and bonuses. In addition, get information on how new file systems spearhead storage innovation, and how ...  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    IBM steps up mainframe encryption

    Users and analysts say IBM's recent encryption software for zSeries mainframes is useful -- but what they really want is encryption in tape library hardware, expected in 2006.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    Use mainframes for backups

    You can put that big iron sitting in your data center to better use by using it to back up open-systems data, too. The net effect is a streamlined backup and disaster recovery operation.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    Does host-based replication still make sense?

    Host-based replication is a mature technology, but it's often not considered an option for architectures that support quick recovery. But there are many cases where a host-based option may fit.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    Storage Clips: HP defends AppIQ

    HP holds press conference to reinforce its plans for AppIQ; Primera ships appliance with EMC Dantz.  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    Sizing up VTLs

    Virtual tape libraries present disk as tape, so backup apps can perform backups as usual, regardless of the physical backup infrastructure. Learn about hardware and software VTLs, the benefits of each and how they might fit into your backup ...  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    Nothing but backup

    Nothing but backup  Continue Reading

  • November 01, 2005 01 Nov'05

    How disk has changed backup

    Inexpensive disk has spawned a variety of disk-based backup alternatives. But with more choices comes greater complexity compared to the days when you simply had to choose a backup application and tape library. Backup guru W. Curtis Preston explains...  Continue Reading