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Published: 16 Oct 2012

Will compliance do for storage networking what the Web did for data networking? Storage managers often find themselves in that special circle of IT hell where they could really make a big difference if they had the resources they needed, only they can't get those resources because the people who allocate them don't see it quite that way. Compliance with new data retention laws could change a lot of that. Storage managers find themselves in the same situation that data networking managers were in circa 1994. LAN technology had proven its worth, but getting funding to build a true enterprise network was difficult. Then along came the need to get on the Internet and the Web, and graduating from interLANs to fully networked businesses was a no-brainer. Now, a host of demands for record keeping and retrieval are hitting companies in varying degrees. Even within a single company, there are a variety of new and high-profile retention requirements. You may be standing on the sidelines as CFOs and business VPs sort out the multitude of applications that fall under ... Access >>>

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