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Access "Recovery slows for storage shops"

Published: 18 Oct 2012

About the Storage Purchasing Intentions survey The Storage magazine/ SearchStorage.com Purchasing Intentions survey is fielded twice a year; this is the 10th year the survey has been conducted. Storage magazine subscribers and SearchStorage.com members are invited to participate in the survey, which gathers information related to storage managers’ purchasing plans for a variety of storage product categories. This edition had 687 qualified respondents across a broad spectrum of industries, with the average company size measured as having revenue of $1.3 billion.  Storage budgets have been recovering, but progress might be slowing. Storage managers are looking for tools to get more out of the gear they have or plan to buy. Storage managers have been grappling with spiraling disk capacities and new demands on their data storage infrastructures, while their budgets have dwindled or languished in the doldrums. As we all strive to regain some measure of predictability, IT planning is still often a tumultuous affair, and storage shops aren’t immune to the ups and ... Access >>>

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    • Cloud storage for archiving by Phil Goodwin, Contributor

      Cloud archiving services can offer accessibility and data preservation at a fraction of the cost of building an on-site archive infrastructure.

    • Recovery slows for storage shops by Rich Castagna

      Storage budgets have been recovering, but progress might be slowing. Storage managers are looking for tools to get more out of the gear they have or plan to buy.

    • DAS lives by George Crump

      Direct-attached storage may seem passé, but it’s making a comeback and gaining widespread interest.

    • Shortages -- real or not -- have hiked disk prices by Rich Castagna

      Find out what readers had to say about hard disk drive price increases and shortages. What types of compromises did they have to make when placing orders?

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