Access "Best storage Products of the Year 2008"
This article is part of the Vol. 7 Num. 13 February 2009 issue of Storage magazine's data storage products of the year
Traditional and not-so-traditional products and services earned honors this year, addressing such issues as data deduplication, solid-state storage and storage cloud services. Storage managers didn't get much of a break in 2008 as the struggle to keep pace with growing capacity demands continued unabated, but there was still plenty of good news to hearten them. Scores of excellent products were rolled out in the past year, introducing new technologies or adding significant enhancements to tried-and-true storage technologies. As with most technological advances, "bigger" and "faster" were key themes; however, this year they were joined by "efficiency" and "cost savings," terms that provided even more encouragement to beleaguered storage pros who are quickly learning how to do more with less. The editors of Storage magazine and SearchStorage.com, as well as a panel of judges -- including users, consultants and analysts -- pored through this bumper crop of new or improved products and selected the 15 we feel stood out based on innovation, performance, ease of ... Access >>>
Premium Content for Free.
The under-over on DR
One size doesn't fit all, especially when it comes to disaster recovery planning. Learn how to build a multitiered DR services capability.
Timetable for 10 Gigabit Ethernet
The next generation of Ethernet is likely to have a profound effect on storage; pumped-up iSCSI performance may challenge Fibre Channel's tier 1 dominance.
- The under-over on DR
Best storage Products of the Year 2008
by Editors of Storage and SearchStorage.com
Scores of excellent storage products were rolled out in the past year, introducing new technologies or adding significant enhancements to tried-and-true storage technologies.
Storage shops holding up under economic stress
Whether budgets are up or down, most storage managers are doing some belt tightening, ready to forego some features or performance in favor of lower price tags.
- Best storage Products of the Year 2008 by Editors of Storage and SearchStorage.com
Scale-out NAS poised for growth
by Terri McClure
The compelling economic benefits of deploying scale-out NAS have the technology increasing its footprint in the general storage space.
Survival guide for storage managers
Extreme circumstances call for extreme measures. We list four ways to trim or hold down storage costs this year.
Deduping: The rest of the story (Storage Bin 2.0)
Deduplication is great for paring backup data, so it should be even better for primary data. But where does it make the most sense to start dedupe?
- Scale-out NAS poised for growth by Terri McClure
More Premium Content Accessible For Free
The state of flash storage technology
In a relatively short time, solid-state storage has made an indelible mark on storage systems and data center environments. Today, few arrays ship...
Big data storage challenges: Speed, capacity and HDFS integration
Big data infrastructure and analytics are some of the hottest technology topics today, and it can sometimes seem impossible to dissect and digest all...
Moving target: Endpoint backup
Mobile workers are now accessing, creating and modifying data on ultra-portable devices such as smartphones, tablets and phablets. Most companies ...