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Storage magazine - Vol. 10 Num. 2 April 2011

Struggles with disaster recovery (DR) may soon be in your rearview mirror, thanks to the power of virtualization. In the April 2011 cover story of Storage magazine, Lauren Whitehouse highlights the benefits of using virtualization for DR and provides tips for how to integrate these technologies into your own strategy.   Access >>>

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    • Thin provisioning in depth by Stephen Foskett

      Thin provisioning can help you use your disk capacity much more efficiently, but you need to get under the hood to understand how the technology might work in your environment.

    • Virtual disaster recovery by Lauren Whitehouse

      Whether used singly or combined, server virtualization and storage virtualization are making an impact on IT's ability to deliver disaster recovery, and to do so cost effectively.

    • Exchange 2010 and storage systems by Brien Posey

      With Exchange Server 2010, Microsoft made some significant changes to the email app's database structure, and those changes may also affect the storage it resides on.

  • Columns
    • Fibre Channel still top dog among disks

      What kind of data drives are you using? Are they 6 Gig SAS? Solid state? Or good old Fibre Channel (FC)? More than half of the companies in our survey favor FC for their top tier.

    • Gotta yottabyte?

      Four different news reports all point to the same fact: Data is growing uncontrollably. It's time for storage shops to start cleaning house.

    • Backing up to the cloud requires new approach to bandwidth by Lauren Whitehouse

      A lot of attention has been focused on security issues related to cloud backup, but bandwidth and transfer issues may be bigger problems.

    • Some clarity for enterprise cloud storage by Tony Asaro

      Cloud storage is a next-generation IT infrastructure that's altering the data storage landscape. And its cast of key players is beginning to take shape.

    • Don't let the cloud obscure good judgment by Arun Taneja

      Cloud storage is likely to become a significant part of your data storage infrastructure. But test the waters before locking into a vendor.

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