April 2009

  • Disaster recovery driving WAN for storage

    Storage spending patterns show disaster recovery (DR) is fueling the use of wide-area networks (WANs).

  • EMC overhauls data archiving product line

    The new EMC SourceOne family includes a replacement for EmailXtender and beefed up e-discovery tools, with integration of DiskXtender and other types of content archiving to follow.

  • Double-Take tackles Hyper-V disaster recovery

    Doube-Take adds failover and high-availability support for Microsoft Hyper-V; Idealstor adds 2 TB removable drives to backup box; Pivot3 protects its servers from data loss.

  • WAN optimization product roundup

    A look at the wide variety of specialized products available for application acceleration, TCP optimization and IT consolidation with data center storage.

  • Virtual jobs

    Virtualizing servers, storage and even networks will change the face of IT and significantly impact the roles of storage professionals.

  • Replication alternatives

    Data replication is great for protecting critical data and ensuring quick recoveries. Find out where you should deploy replication: in your array, network or servers.

  • Is cloud storage the return of the service provider?

    Cloud storage is a service, just like what storage service providers attempted to do years ago. But the technology has evolved and this time, cloud storage is real.

  • Coming in Storage magazine's May 2009 issue

    A sneak peek at Storage magazine's May 2009 issue.

  • The buzz about dedupe

    Approximately one-third of respondents to Storage magazine's latest survey use a dedupe product, but how easy will it be to convert stragglers?

  • Value-based data protection

    There's no skimping when it comes to data protection, but tight budgets mean that storage managers will be looking for solid value in their backup products.

  • Power-smart disk systems

    Disk drive systems use more power than just about any other data center gear, but storage vendors are addressing this problem with a variety of technologies.

  • Data virtualization turns less into more

    Less physical data living and moving over our plumbing means we can have more virtual instances of that data, which drives even more value.

  • Rethinking cloud storage

    Cloud storage vendors might find a silver lining to the current economic cloud as companies try to cut costs. But enterprise storage shops are still wary.

  • The value of easy-to-use SAN storage

    Storage-area network (SAN) storage is in a period of major change—it's getting much easier. In tight economic times, it makes sense for storage pros to consider these easy-to-use options des...

  • Aptare widens SRM net to include VMware, NetApp replication

    With StorageConsole 7.0, Aptare adds storage resource management for replication and virtual servers to its capacity management and backup reporting capabilities.