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  • Will IBM's new Shark make a splash?

    There has been an undercurrent of mixed emotions among users and experts over IBM Corp.'s Enterprise Storage Server --code-named Shark -- since its debut two years ago, but Big Blue could silence the


  • Group releases full storage benchmark results

    One month after completing its first-ever benchmark tests


  • Virtual tape libraries in depth

    For disk-based backup, VTLs have been a relatively easy way to replace traditional tape libraries. With added features such as deduplication, they can be an attractive alternative to other disk target


  • SNW Roundup: Sun adds data deduplication to VTL

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Sun Microsystems is launching its first virtual tape library (VTL) with data deduplication at Storage Networking World.

    The Sun StorageTek VTL Prime is the third member of


  • Use storage more efficiently

    Getting the most out of what you already have isn't just smart, it might be the only way to keep your storage shop alive and well.

    Data storage efficiency is often an elusive target


  • HP storage: What went wrong?

    By all accounts, Hewlett-Packard Co.'s storage division has had a miserable week. First it got slammed in the courts for infringing


  • The skinny on data deduplication

    Data deduplication products drastically cut the amount of data you need to back up, but the way these systems reduce and store data varies.

    Data deduplication changes all the rules in


  • Cut data down to size

    Data-reduction technologies are emerging as key components of data protection products. By reducing the amount of data stored, you can cut storage costs and gain greater backup efficiency.


  • Solid-state storage finds its niche


    Still extremely expensive vs. traditional media, solid-state disks can make a convincing economical case for some

  • Catching up with deduplication

    Deduplication backup products differ in how they recognize and reduce duplicate data. Here's how to pick the product that will best fit into your environment.

    Backup has seen the future


  • IBM makes several announcements regarding the 2105 ESS

    IBM recently made multiple announcements for the 2105 Enterprise Storage Server (Shark).

    • Support for 72.8GB disk devices
    • New

  • Midrange NAS arrays product specifications

      The following cross-section of midrange NAS arrays was selected based on input from industry analysts and SearchStorage.com editors. The specifications,


  • SAN holdouts

    Better disk utilization. Better scalability. Improved data availability. These are just a few of the advantages supposedly awaiting enterprises making the move from direct-attached to networked storage


  • Tape: Alive and full of options

    Despite major advances in disk technologies, tape continues to be the mainstay of most companies' backup efforts, despite being viewed to some users as throwback technology. New capabilities such


  • Best storage products of 2005

    With a bumper crop of outstanding new products in 2005, our fourth annual Products of the Year awards honor the 15 new or enhanced storage products that stood out from the rest.


  • Best storage products of 2003

    Many storage managers had a heads-down 2003, struggling just to keep pace. If you were one of them, you may not have