• July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Simpana jumps to the front

    42 man years of work and 18 months of development. That’s the amount of time and effort that CommVault put into its  Simpana 7.0 Software Suite announced on June 10th, according to Dave West, ...  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Unorthodox ISPs jump on storage SaaS trend

    As hosted storage gets hot, an insurance broker and an ISP are among the businesses now trying to attract new clients by offering storage software as a service.  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Mix SAS/SATA drives for speed or capacity

    The emerging class of mixed SAS and SATA storage systems could be the next big disruptive technology. Mixing high- and low-cost SAS and SATA disk drives within the same system, at interconnect speeds comparable to Fibre Channel, is a recipe for ...  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    What's on those tapes?

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  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Hot Spots: The inevitability of tape encryption

    In the near future, encryption technologies will closely mirror the old "death and taxes" cliché as one of those things that are inevitable. Approximately 25% of enterprises have gotten the encryption message, but the vast majority are still ...  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Can iSCSI crack the enterprise?

    iSCSI storage systems are showing up in medium-sized businesses, but storage managers at large enterprise shops have been reluctant to embrace them. This is largely because Fibre Channel (FC) is so firmly entrenched in bigger companies. But iSCSI ...  Continue Reading

  • July 12, 2007 12 Jul'07

    Tools to fine-tune your backups

    Backup and recovery applications typically include reporting capabilities, but they're often rudimentary and provide only basic information on the success or failure of data protection operations. Data protection and recovery management (DPRM) ...  Continue Reading