September 2007

  • Best Practices: Pull the plug on high energy costs

    Spiraling energy costs are taking an increasingly big chunk of the data center budget. Data centers are grappling with rising electrical bills and, in some locations, limitations on the amount of a...

  • When purchasing NAS products, look before you leap

    Storage can be added to a network using NAS devices -- dedicated disk-based storage devices that attach to the LAN through an ordinary network connection. NAS devices can be expanded with additiona...

  • Learn all about SATA

    This handbook offers three related SATA tips which compare SATA to SAS and SCSI and provides advice on striking the right balance between them.

  • Product Roundup: E-discovery

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

  • Surviving e-discovery

    It's been eight months since the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure were amended, and e-discovery rulings are all over the map, creating chaos for companies that must comply.

  • Ten tips to meet data compliance audits

    Here are 10 tips that will help you prepare for, and master, the inevitable data compliance audits.

  • IDC: High-end storage stalls in second quarter

    IDC reports a lull in high-end enterprise spending in its quarterly disk tracker, with new growth lower in the market; Seagate plans encrypted 1 TB disk drive for PCs.

  • How to choose and implement a NAS aggregator

    Rick Cook details network-attached storage (NAS) aggregator basics, suggests things to consider before implementing a NAS aggregator, and outlines the major players in the market.

  • NetApp files suit against Sun over ZFS

    NetApp says Sun's ZFS violates its patents and seeks an injunction against its distribution, potentially putting Sun's storage business at risk. Update 9/6/07: Sun counterattacks.

  • IP storage quiz

    Think you know IP storage? Take our quick quiz and see how you measure up. Are you an IP storage moppet or master? Either way, challenge your co-workers to an IP storage showdown.

  • How to choose an e-discovery tool

    Here is a list of factors to consider when choosing an e-discovery tool.

  • Onaro adds capacity planning, plans VMware support

    Onaro announces new modules for its monitoring and change management software that should allow users to check off some long-standing items on their wish lists.