Issue OverviewStorage magazine - Vol. 8 Num. 1 March 2009
The March 2009 issue of Storage Magazine includes a cover story announcing the winners of the Midrange Arrays Quality Awards. Also in this issue, get information about remote office backups, disaster recovery plan testing, deduplication, and an eye-opening editorial on crucial data that often isn't being backed up properly. Access >>>
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Quality Awards IV: Dell plus EqualLogic -- A winning combination
Dell's midrange arrays soar from last to first in our user service and reliability survey.
Dedupe update: What's coming in 2009
Everybody knows that the hottest thing in storage in 2008 was data deduplication. Don't expect it to cool off in 2009.
- Quality Awards IV: Dell plus EqualLogic -- A winning combination
Remote-office backups made easy
With plenty of economical disk-based backup products and cloud-based services available, remote offices can be brought back into the fold.
More testing, more confidence for DR plans
More firms are testing their disaster recovery (DR) plans regularly, and storage managers are more confident that their DR plans can avert a significant business disruption.
- Remote-office backups made easy
Think data, not equipment (Storage Bin 2.0)
If IT can put itself back into a position of treating every decision from the perspective of the data itself, our effectiveness could be optimized.
Where does deduplication belong in backup? (Hot Spots)
Should you go with a software-based approach that allows for policy-based deduplication or a hardware-based approach because it can be implemented quickly and easily?
Data on the brink
You might think your company's data is secured and safely backed up, but there's probably still a lot of crucial data that's out of the reach of your backup systems.
- Think data, not equipment (Storage Bin 2.0)
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