Issue OverviewStorage magazine - Vol. 9 Num. 10 February 2011
Each year, the Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com editorial teams – as well as a group of independent storage experts and IT pros – select the enterprise data storage Products of the Year in five categories. The February cover story announces the winners and why these new and enhanced products stand out from the pack. Access >>>
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Once an expensive option, data replication is now available in many forms and is a more affordable and effective disaster recovery option than ever.
Using NAS for virtual machines
Common wisdom says you need block storage for virtual servers; but with most hypervisors supporting the NFS protocol, NAS may work just as well.
- Replication revisited
What you should know about global dedupe
by Arun Taneja
Global data deduplication can yield significant capacity savings, but its most attractive feature may be the architecture it's built upon.
Follow the leader: Mature virtualization projects reap biggest benefits
by Lauren Whitehouse
A recent survey shows the sharp contrast between the benefits associated with server virtualization projects and the age and size of the deployment environment.
Just don't call it disaster recovery
Things might be looking up in data storage shops these days, but a lot of firms are still falling short when it comes to DR readiness.
The end of NAS as we know it
by Tony Asaro
You've read all the predictions about how file storage will bury our data centers in a few years. How to cope? Probably not with NAS.
- What you should know about global dedupe by Arun Taneja
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