• April 18, 2008 18 Apr'08

    Storage in high places

    Two press releases caught my eye this week that aren't exactly earth-shattering, but got me thinking about the way the storage market is changing and widening. First, SanDisk revealed that its ...  Continue Reading

  • April 18, 2008 18 Apr'08

    Exchange alternative eases email storage management

    A Linux-based alternative to Microsoft Exchange, called PostPath Server, has been certified by EMC Corp. for use with its Clariion disk arrays. PostPath Server is simplifying storage management and backups for organizations like the Appalachian ...  Continue Reading

  • April 18, 2008 18 Apr'08

    Omneon to provide storage systems for NBC's Olympics coverage

    Omneon Inc. will provide storage systems, media servers and transport engines to NBC during the network's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics. It is expected that there will be more than 3,000 hours of footage that will need to be stored and ...  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2008 17 Apr'08

    Disk vs. tape, cont’d (ad nauseam)

    Disk vs. tape is not a new argument, but over time it takes on different permutations, especially as disk-based backup in its various forms gains popularity and new technologies get introduced like ...  Continue Reading

  • April 17, 2008 17 Apr'08

    Storage budgets in movie industry rated S for skyrocketing

    Making a single movie can require more than 2 TB of storage capacity. High-definition TV, 4K high-resolution cameras, archiving digitized files and rendering are all part of why storage budgets in the entertainment industry are skyrocketing.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    ExaGrid, Dell, EqualLogic partner on dedupe

    Dell's been so acquisitive in storage lately that every new announcement from them, especially about partnerships, has me paying attention. I don't believe that their buying spree is necessarily ...  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    Managing disaster recovery

    Disaster recovery management must become a process much like change management, and it must become part of the daily operations. Companies must operate in a state of disaster avoidance and preparedness. Learn four of the more pressing disaster ...  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    How to plan a disaster recovery strategy

    Three components belong in every disaster recovery plan. Your backups must be protected. You must be able to recover your business operation from the backup. And your recovery process must function properly within the timeframe prescribed by your ...  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    FalconStor upgrades, repackages IPStor storage virtualization software

    FalconStor's IPStor storage virtualization software will be split into three modules: NSS, CDP and VTL. The storage virtualization software will be sold in virtual appliances, offering cheap high availability for SMBs and remote offices.  Continue Reading

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    Product Roundup: File virtualization

    Some file virtualization products allow storage administrators to manage multiple existing heterogeneous NAS devices from one console. Others provide a virtual file system known as a global namespace.  Continue Reading