November 2005 | Archive by Month | SearchStorage.com | Page 5

November 2005

  • Why storage managers are turning to tiered storage

    Using top-shelf storage for all data assets is no longer a cost-efficient solution. Organizations must now account for what data they have, where it is located and who is accessing it -- details th...

  • Data classification: An overview

    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 m...

  • How to tell when it's time to implement data classification

    Many companies fail to recognize the importance of their data and its impact on everyday business operations. The process of data classification helps businesses understand what data is actually av...

  • Data classification: Future directions

    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 m...

  • Storage salaries on the rise - page 4

    Are you being paid enough? Salaries in 2005 are better than last year and there's optimism that salaries in 2006 will average a modest 3% increase.

  • IBM to NetApp: Eat our chips

    Word has it IBM has asked NetApp to port its Data OnTap operating system to an IBM chipset.

  • Data classification: User perspectives

    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 m...

  • Data classification emerging as an essential business/IT practice

    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 m...

  • NetApp says ILM not there yet

    NetApp general manager Suresh Vasudevan talks with SearchStorage.com about ILM, security, the OEM deal with IBM and a reshuffle in the company's executive team.

  • 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 m...

  • Storage salaries on the rise - page 2

    Are you being paid enough? Salaries in 2005 are better than last year and there's optimism that salaries in 2006 will average a modest 3% increase.

  • Storage salaries on the rise

    Are you being paid enough? Salaries in 2005 are better than last year and there's optimism that salaries in 2006 will average a modest 3% increase.

  • Storage salaries on the rise - page 3

    Are you being paid enough? Salaries in 2005 are better than last year and there's optimism that salaries in 2006 will average a modest 3% increase.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Any-point-in-time backups

    Continuous data protection captures changes at a file- or block-level as they happen, and provides running recovery journals for all historical data states. This shifts data protection to a more fl...

  • Make tape libraries work with all platforms

    If tape libraries could share IT resources and data across all processing platforms, data center complexity and cost could be dramatically reduced.

  • 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.

  • 10 basic steps for better backup

    The most evident common denominator in well-functioning backup infrastructures is effective process and control. This checklist highlights 10 areas you should focus on to build a better backup prac...