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

July 2005

  • Switching storage vendors

    Many storage managers would rather push their existing storage to the max rather than install a new vendor's equipment. Three companies describe how they changed vendors with as little pain as poss...

  • Survey Says: iSCSI will erode Fibre Channel sales

  • Clustering comes to NAS

    Kicking the monolithic NAS habit

  • Storage security basics

    Is your firm focusing on performance and availability instead of security? Do you consider security "someone else's job"? If you answered "Yes" to these questions, you need a storage security wake-...

  • FC and SCSI drive resiliency

    Storage expert Greg Schulz offers advice to a reader who asked a question regarding FC and SCSI drive resiliency.

  • Storage Clips: Indian bank outsources DR to IBM

    An India-based financial institution has brought IBM in to manage its data center and DR site; NAS gateway vendor ONStor licenses PyX iSCSI software.

  • Cisco storage chiefs retire en masse

    Cisco announced that Cafiero, Jiandani, Jain and Mazzola are retiring, leaving the company's storage business without proven leaders just as the business gains a foothold.

  • Behind the firewall 17

    Invista: What's in a name? ... Apple slicing up its business ... Can you spare $500,000 for a Magic Quandrant?

  • Clustering solves NAS scalability snag

    Fed up with monolithic NAS boxes that don't scale? Clustering provides a way out of the management headache that's being perpetuated by some industry players.

  • Tape is not about to go away

    Tape gets an image boost

  • The myths and realities of SATA

    There's a lot of rumors out there about SATA. This tip will clarify what is true and what is mere folklore, and details the proper usage of SATA drives.

  • Smart Shopper: Users voice concern over manageability of NAS

    A survey conducted by SearchStorage on midrange NAS systems found that users are more interested today in the manageability of NAS than features like snapshot.

  • Storage Clips: Dell to use McData switch

    Dell is the latest to join McData's list of partners among server vendors; IBM group eyes data security standards; LeftHand and TimeSpring also announce new partnerships.

  • New backup strategies

    If your backup requirements include remote, unattended data centers; a five-minute RTO; a 15-minute RPO or a non-existent backup window, this tip is for you.

  • Storage Clips: Iomega to include file sharing

    Iomega will be shipping a basic version of a transparent file-sharing application, with all its hard drives.

  • Cisco in talks to acquire EMC?

    Summary: Word has it Cisco is considering a $43 billion acquisition of EMC. With all the storage mergers going on, is this possible?