October 2007

  • Iron Mountain acquires Stratify for $158M

    Iron Mountain will add legal processing to its e-discovery services through the purchase of its legal review partner.

  • Tutorial: Creating a tiered SAN architecture

    This tip offers the pros and cons of a tiered SAN architecture, as well as a number of points to consider before creating a tiered SAN.

  • How data deduplication works

    Chapter one of our data deduplication handbook takes you under the hood to show how data deduplication works so you can maximize the efficiency of this data reduction technology.

  • EMC acquires ITIL startup Voyence

    EMC will integrate Voyence's network configuration and change management software with ECC and Smarts to create al data center management framework.

  • Users leaving Fibre Channel for iSCSI SANs find pros, cons

    Users who recently updated aging Fibre Channel equipment with new iSCSI SAN products have find ease of use can be a double-edged sword.

  • How to calculate available disk space on a RAID 5

    Storage management expert Ashley D'Costa answers a reader's question: "How do I calculate the disk space available on my RAID 5?"

  • NetApp releases $3K iSCSI SAN

    NetApp pushes further down-market with the release of the S300, the latest SMB iSCSI SAN in its StoreVault line.

  • Data storage advanced-level quiz

    Are you up to date on advanced data storage technologies? Take our final exam and evaluate your knowledge of advanced data storage. This final exam isn't for the weak.

  • How to select a storage capacity planning tool

    To select a storage management and capacity planning tool, first calculate how much storage is available and how much of your total storage capacity is actually being used.

  • Comprehensive guide to data storage management

    Today, data centers must manage storage volumes that escalate at annual rates frequently exceeding 60%. Administrators need a versatile and robust suite of tools to report utilization and availabil...

  • Advanced NAS guide

    Network attached storage (NAS) technology connects storage to the LAN using an ordinary Ethernet port, usually simplifying enterprise storage. NAS systems are often complete file servers that integ...

  • Riverbed posts profit, but stock slips

    Riverbed reports higher sales, but its stock fell 25% on a poor rating from financial analysts.

  • MessageOne adds storage to DR messaging

    Users who sign up for a new Incident Collaboration Center service from MessageOne will have shared access to storage and business continuity documents after a disaster.

  • Guide to high-level administration of SANs

    SAN deployments can be complex. Administrators must configure the SAN hardware components, connectivity elements and protocols to get the right mix of performance and reliability.

  • EMC's Tucci vows to keep up with new features

    EMC's CEO says storage giant is widening its technology net to match innovations of smaller competitors.

  • Vanderbilt hospital fights archive growth with grid

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center simplifies document management using Bycast's archiving grid system.

  • Sun countersues NetApp over ZFS

    The saga of ZFS continues with Sun seeking to stop NetApp from shipping any and all filer products through a countersuit filed yesterday.

  • Understanding disk storage components

    The never-ending evolution of storage components such as disk drives, RAID technology, disk arrays and even network fabric hardware is enabling vast increases in storage capacities. This guide focu...

  • Product Roundup: ISCSI

    Here's a look at some of the vendors and products that make up the iSCSI market.

  • IBM acquires SRM player NovusCG

    With its hardware platforms stagnant and two boosts to its SRM offerings this week, analysts say IBM is refocusing its storage business.