January 2006 | Archive by Month | SearchStorage.com | Page 2

January 2006

  • Tech Report: SRM

    This month, storage analyst Jerome M. Wendt's Tech Report takes look at storage resource management (SRM) tools. According to Wendt, SRM tools are taking on new tasks, refining their data and devic...

  • Storage configuration on enterprise storage arrays hosting databases in the terabyte range

    What techniques does Oracle recommend for storage configuration on modern enterprise storage arrays hosting databases in the terabyte range? The complexity and abstraction involved in partitioning ...

  • 3Par's 'adaptive provisioning' not for everyone

    3Par pushes the limits of where users are prepared to go in managing and provisioning storage.

  • Movie network cuts to Isilon clustering

    MovieLink dropped what it was doing -- evaluating NetApp -- when it heard about Isilon's IQ clustering systems.

  • Storage Clips: IBM adds e-mail support to CDP

    IBM announced enhanced capabilities for its CDP software; Data Domain announced the release of a VTL option for its highly compressed storage boxes.

  • Tech Roundup: WAFS products

    According to analysts, about 80% of corporate data exists outside of the data center, usually tucked away on user laptops or relegated to remote servers in distant offices. In most cases, that data...

  • Has Cisco's storage group been benched?

    Industry insiders close to Cisco Systems Inc. say the company is disorganized and as a result, its storage group has been sidelined.

  • Storage Clips: Samsung working on Blu Ray

    Samsung joined Imation in announcing its development of Blu Ray DVDs, which can store up to 25 GB on a single layer disc.

  • BMC buys into continuous data protection

    IT management firm BMC partnered with DR startup XOsoft to sell CDP technology as part of BMC's backup software. This is the latest in a string of recent partnerships by major systems vendors aroun...

  • WTC-commissioned architect picks NAS over SAN

    Foster and Partners opt for a NetApp filer over EMC's NAS gateway and back-end SAN combo to keep things simple.

  • Storage Clips: Brocade files 10-K, finally

    Brocade finally closed out its unfinished business with the SEC; LogLogic will track EMC Smarts data.

  • Tacit to acquire laptop backup provider

    WAFS startup Tacit is expected to acquire laptop backup company Mobiliti, enabling centralized backup of laptop devices.

  • SRM packages: A closer look

    Storage resource management (SRM) is central to the storage administration in the modern enterprise. But like a lot of terms, SRM tends to conceal as much as it reveals. There are many SRM products...

  • Storage Clips: BMC resells XOsoft

    BMC integrated XOsoft's replication into its SQL backup product; new e-mail archiving products hit the market.

  • LUN expansion with Microsoft cluster server

    SAN expert Chris Poelker discusses how to change the size of a LUN in a Microsoft cluster server environment.

  • Wavelength vs. dark fiber for SAN

    SAN expert Chris Poelker compares connecting a SAN with wavelength cabling and dark fiber and discusses the pros and cons of each.

  • Top tape libraries revealed

    Users cite a high level of satisfaction for these backup mainstays, citing StorageTek and Spectra Logic as the top libraries, in the Diogenes Labs-Storage magazine Quality Awards.

  • Data leaks and losses abound

    Whether it was a government Web site exposing sensitive data or a bank losing a tape with 90,000 customers' Social Security numbers in the past week, there have been plenty of data security snafus.

  • Top tape libraries revealed - page 4

    Users cite a high level of satisfaction for these backup mainstays, citing StorageTek and Spectra logic as the top libraries, in the Diogenes Labs-Storage magazine Quality Awards.

  • Top tape libraries revealed - page 3

    Users cite a high level of satisfaction for these backup mainstays, citing StorageTek and Spectra logic as the top libraries, in the Diogenes Labs-Storage magazine Quality Awards.