July 2005

  • RAID fast guide

    You need info about RAID. It's that simple. In the world of storage, RAID (redundant array of independent disks) is a major topic. Whether you are a RAID rookie or you're trying to optimize perform...

  • The essential storage toolkit (that I wished I had!)

    Jon William Toigo offers tips and hints to help you figure out who is using up the most storage and what it's costing you.

  • SATA II arrives -- sort of

    Learn the origin of SATA II, and why some products that claim to support SATA II don't

  • EMC to refresh Symmetrix DMX

    EMC is preparing to launch bigger and badder versions of its flagship Symmetrix array.

  • IBM storage chiefs speak out about midrange products, NetApp

    Two of IBM's storage directors discuss the role of tape, why the midrange is hot, SVC versus Invista virtualization and the NetApp reseller deal.

  • IBM storage chiefs speak out about iSCSI, SAS

    Two of IBM's storage directors discuss the role of tape, why the midrange is hot, SVC versus Invista virtualization and the NetApp reseller deal.

  • Storage Clips: HP might lay off thousands

    Rumors of a major announcement from HP on Tuesday; Cisco sets age limit for board members.

  • IBM storage chiefs speak out about tape, SVC

    Two of IBM's storage directors discuss the role of tape, why the midrange is hot, SVC versus Invista virtualization and the NetApp reseller deal.

  • capacity optimization (CO)

    Capacity optimization (CO) is a technique for getting more data on a storage medium by analyzing the data for unique repetitive patterns that can be stored as and reassembled from shorter symbols.

  • Tech Roundup: Enterprise arrays

    Enterprise arrays are big storage boxes designed for big companies -- and the competition among vendors keeps getting more intense.

  • How to survive a hurricane

    During a widespread emergency, such as a hurricane, backup hot sites fill up and there is nowhere to go. Experienced data center pros plan a backup for their backup.

  • Encryption outside the box

    When it comes to encryption, users have two basic choices: hardware appliances or software applications. Given software's performance issues, only small shops need apply.

  • Storage Clips: EU mulls data retention

    EU considers mandatory data retention; Adaptec rehires Lowe; Revivio employee appointed to SNIA; LSI Logic interoperable with McData; Startup earns a big investment.

  • Tech Report: E-mail archiving

    This Tech Report gives you everything you need to know about e-mail archiving.

  • Stephen Foskett: Blogs and more

    Read Stephen Foskett's latest blog, as well as other material by this storage expert.

  • Storage Clips: IBM boosts FC drives

    IBM to introduce new FC drives; EqualLogic announces 500 customer milestone; Arkeia to support Mac.

  • Tony Asaro: Blogs and more

    Read what Tony Asaro is talking about in this month's blog, and listen to him speak in a number of webcasts.

  • Midrange arrays get a makeover

    Two fixtures of the midrange modular array scene have received substantial makeovers, and more are on the way.

  • Film studio hits deadline with NAS upgrade

    Director of technology for a Montreal-based 3D effects company spoke with SearchStorage.com about his company's choice of NAS upgrade.

  • Storage Clips: BakBone offers backup encryption software

    Backbone's encryption offering steers away from hardware; FalconStor integrates with MS SQL server; Promise launches SATA products; combined DR software from Permabit and QStar.