September 2010

  • Hewlett-Packard beats Dell, pays $2.35 billion for 3PAR

    Hewlett-Packard outbids Dell and will pay $2.35 billion for storage array vendor 3PAR; HP needs to determine where 3PAR's products fit in its storage strategy while Dell considers its next move.

  • iSCSI SAN storage and its role in data storage environments

    Learn about iSCSI SAN storage. We explain how to use iSCSI SANs in a virtual environment, debunk myths about iSCSI technology and offer iSCSI best practices.

  • Primary storage dedupe: Requisite for the future

    Tools like automated tiering and thin provisioning help users cope with growing capacity demands; but more drastic measures, like primary storage data reduction, are needed.

  • Storage vendors stacking the deck

    Storage vendors have been busy creating server-to-application product stacks. It looks like the type of ploy that will give them more leverage, and take it away from you.

  • ILM lives again!

    Information lifecycle management faded into oblivion without getting serious notice. But it's back now, with a new name and more realistic goals.

  • Getting in front of backup

    Learn about a handful of key technologies that can help storage managers meet their backup recovery time objectives (RTOs) by making the first steps -- data capture and transfer -- simpler and more...

  • Coming in Storage magazine's October 2010 issue

    A sneak peek at Storage magazine's next issue.

  • Quality Awards V: Compellent regains top midrange arrays spot

    The fifth edition of our service and reliability survey for midrange arrays shows that users of midrange storage systems are pretty darned satisfied with thier purchases.

  • Top 10 tips for tuning your storage network

    Storage performance issues are often not related to the storage system at all, but rather to the storage network that links servers to disk arrays. These 10 tips will help you find and fix the bott...

  • Aging RAID still an effective protection technology

    RAID has taken criticism that it can't stand up to the rigors of a modern data storage environment. But 96% of the respondents to our survey said they rely on some form of RAID.

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  • Virtualizing NAS

    Companies of all sizes are being inundated with unstructured data that's straining the limits of traditional file storage. File virtualization can pool those strained resources and provide for futu...