February 2009 | Archive by Month | SearchStorage.com

February 2009

  • JCPenney saves energy with larger drives and tiered storage

    Retailer JCPenney's drive to become energy efficient across the boards includes larger disk drives and storage arrays with solid-state drives (SSDs) in the works.

  • Network-attached storage (NAS) quiz

    Network storage is fairly common these days, but how much about network-attached storage (NAS) do you really know? Take our quiz and test your NAS knowledge.

  • FalconStor enhances VMware backups

    FalconStor rolls out an accelerator for VMware backups; Virtual Instruments unveils I/O optimization software for VMware; VirtenSys shows off I/O virtualization switch.

  • Hitachi GST gets into consumer storage; Hifn bought by Exar

    Hitachi will acquire Fabrik Inc., a consumer storage systems manufacturer; chipmaker Exar picks up storage connectivity vendor Hifn.

  • A case for 8 GB Fibre Channel

    Since 4 GB Fibre Channel (FC) was introduced, there have been significant changes in data centers, including server virtualization, a focus on power and cooling, and the rapid acceptance of solid-s...

  • Iron Mountain opens file archiving service

    With Virtual File Store, Iron Mountain offers customers the option of sending inactive archive data to the vendor's cloud.

  • EMC adds file-level single instancing, Flash to Celerra

    New EMC Celerra NAS series integrates replication with a new failback feature for VMware's Site Recovery Manager, handles file level dedupe and supports Flash solid state.

  • Brocade sees slowdown in convergence demand

    After buying Foundry, Brocade has an Ethernet platform to go with its Fibre Channel base but finds customers aren't demanding FC-Ethernet convergence.

  • Storage industry debates standardized cloud API

    Some argue it's too early to impose a standard on an emerging market, while others say a standard API for sending data to the cloud would spur adoption.

  • Kazeon bolsters e-discovery analysis and review functionality

    Kazeon adds e-discovery analysis and review, IBM rolls out SMB storage system, NeEx ships HyperIP for VMware.

  • Sun jumbles key management picture

    Vendors with competing standards claim they'll try to hammer out their differences, but analysts say a key management standard for the enterprise is already long overdue.

  • Timetable for 10 Gigabit Ethernet

    The next generation of Ethernet is likely to have a profound effect on storage -- pumped-up iSCSI performance may challenge Fibre Channel's tier 1 dominance.

  • Best storage Products of the Year 2008

    Scores of excellent storage products were rolled out in the past year, introducing new technologies or adding significant enhancements to tried-and-true storage technologies.

  • The under-over on DR

    One size doesn't fit all, especially when it comes to disaster recovery planning. Learn how to build a multitiered DR services capability.

  • Scale-out NAS poised for growth

    The compelling economic benefits of deploying scale-out NAS have the technology increasing its footprint in the general storage space.

  • The under-over on DR

    One size doesn't fit all, especially when it comes to disaster recovery planning. Learn how to build a multitiered DR services capability.

  • Survival guide for storage managers

    Extreme circumstances call for extreme measures. We list four ways to trim or hold down storage costs this year.

  • Timetable for 10 Gigabit Ethernet

    The next generation of Ethernet is likely to have a profound effect on storage; pumped-up iSCSI performance may challenge Fibre Channel's tier 1 dominance.

  • Healthcare IT eyes medical record digitization hurdle

    Part of President Obama's economic stimulus plan calls for the digitization of medical records, but healthcare IT people worry their industry may not be prepared to take on the project.

  • Deduping: The rest of the story (Storage Bin 2.0)

    Deduplication is great for paring backup data, so it should be even better for primary data. But where does it make the most sense to start dedupe?