December 2005

  • Hot Technologies for 2006, part 3

    Storage's editors considered a wide range of technologies before settling on the five that we feel will be the hottest storage technologies for 2006. Among the many technologies available to storage...

  • What are the best midrange arrays?

    All in all, midrange array users are a satisfied bunch, but the winner of the Storage magazine Diogenes Labs Quality Award in this category might surprise some people.

  • Storage Clips: NASA installs Coraid storage appliance

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center has purchased its EtherDrive storage appliance to back up data for its SDO program.

  • What are the best midrange arrays? - page 4

    All in all, midrange array users are a satisfied bunch, but the winner of the Quality Award in this category might surprise some people.

  • Storage outlook '06: ILM a reality

    In the second of our series on '06 storage trends, Charles Shepard, lead systems engineer for MGM Mirage says his company will walk a fine line between consolidation and expansion.

  • What are the best midrange arrays? - page 3

    All in all, midrange array users are a satisfied bunch, but the winner of the Quality Award in this category might surprise some people.

  • Hot Technologies for 2006, part 4

    Storage's editors considered a wide range of technologies before settling on the five that we feel will be the hottest storage technologies for 2006. Among the many technologies available to storage...

  • What are the best midrange arrays? - page 5

    All in all, midrange array users are a satisfied bunch, but the winner of the Quality Award in this category might surprise some people.

  • Top tips to control storage budgets in '06

    With capacities spiraling upward and budgets barely meeting inflation, analysts offer some tips to help storage managers stretch every dollar.

  • Microsoft fleshes out Storage Server upgrades

    Microsoft announced enhancements to its DFS, took some time out to trash NFS and hinted at what's to come in the next major server release.

  • Storage Clips: Tandberg to ship Symantec

    The tape maker will include Backup Exec with several of its products; EqualLogic jumps on the R2 gravy train.

  • SAN vs. NAS: A diagram of the differences

    NAS expert Randy Kerns outlines the differences in SAN and NAS using diagrams that illustrate each type of storage system.

  • Storage Clips: HP expands storage partner program

    HP unveiled a new marketing strategy to work the channel; HDS qualifies and certifies left and right.

  • Quantum jumps into security fray

    Quantum announced new security capabilities for its tape libraries that will begin appearing next quarter. But for users waiting for full native encryption, it'll be at least another year.

  • Troubleshooting clustered server issues

    Storage expert Marc Staimer offers advice on troubleshooting a clustered storage environment with connectivity problems.

  • Limiting access to a SAN volume

    This advice details how to set up multiple servers with read-only access to the same SAN volume and have a single server read-write access to the same SAN volume.

  • Storage Clips: Quantum beefs up security

    Quantum is the latest to jump on the storage and security bandwagon; Mimosa nets more financing, adds execs.

  • Preparing an acceptance document for an FC SAN

    Preparing an acceptance document for the installation of a FC SAN can help ensure that the installation is fully implemented and all the features are enabled and available as per the vendor specifi...

  • Data on failed disks worries users

    Increased regulation and security scrutiny has users struggling with new problems, such as data on failed disks sent off site for repair.

  • The new breed of RAID controllers

    Whether you're selecting a RAID controller for a PC or Unix server, choosing a controller for a home-grown NAS box, or evaluating the controllers in a midrange or low-end array, or building your ow...