August 2005

  • Smaller storage companies have proven that they can innovate

    Storage Bin: A handful of big companies dominate much of the storage market, but some of the smaller guys have proven that they can innovate and have caught the eye of savvy storage managers.

  • Storage for manufacturing

    Manufacturing environments typically have different storage requirements than corporate apps, and have to deal with globally dispersed design teams as well as growing regulatory concerns. Here's ho...

  • Future is fuzzy for Fibre drives

    Fuzzy future for Fibre drives

  • A SAN for super sleuths

  • Archiving unstructured data

    It may no longer be enough to archive your files and e-mail to meet compliance regulations. You also need to provide a way to search archives and find related information based on specific criteria.

  • Migrating old files curbs disk costs

  • Quality awards: Enterprise arrays

    We present the results of the first-ever Diogenes Labs-Storage magazine Quality Awards. In the inaugural product category, enterprise arrays, see how users rated the major array vendors and which...

  • Bridging the gap

    Many disaster recovery and remote backup programs rely on an efficient, cost-effective WAN. Fiber-optic network technology is often required for long-distance data transmission, but you need to kno...

  • Monolithic going modular

    Monolithic systems go modular

  • Why Windows is storage-friendly

    It's time to take Windows' storage features seriously. Two key technologies-Multipath I/O and the Volume Shadow Copy Service-demonstrate why Windows is much more storage-friendly than people think.

  • Getting serious about storage resource management tools

    Times have changed. Storage resource management tools--once dismissed as hype--are becoming more and more useful.

  • Clustering comes to NAS

    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.

  • ILM, ISI keys to real-time data warehousing

    Expanding volumes of data are a challenge to those trying to implement real-time data warehouses and business intelligence systems. ILM and ISI help make these systems manageable.

  • New tools to classify data

    Putting data on storage systems appropriate to its value requires the ability to classify data. An emerging category of applications, Information Classification and Management apps, can index enter...

  • Priceline replaces legacy storage with 3Par

    Reluctant to switch vendors, Priceline.com found the ROI on 3Par's utility-based storage and thin-provisioning software too good to turn down.

  • Wanted: Better support

    Wanted: Better support

  • Lesson 4: Justify your tiered storage strategy to management

    You know a tiered storage architecture is the right way to go, but how can you make sure management buys into your vision? Lesson four of Tiered Storage School will help you make your case to manag...

  • Storage Clips: NeoPath speeds up File Director

    Second generation of NeoPath's File Director offers support for 3 Gbps throughput; AmeriVault offers compliance service.

  • Tiered Storage School: Data classification for tiered storage

    Join Mike Casey and Greg Forest for a webcast on data classification. This lesson covers the strategy behind classification, real-world examples of data classification and the process of discovery.

  • Lesson 3: Designing a tiered storage architecture

    This webcast will show you how to create storage service configuration that meets the service level objectives of your data classes. The materials here will also explain how to utilize existing sto...