• June 09, 2009 09 Jun'09

    Isilon targets enterprise NAS with Backup Accelerator, N+2:1 parity

    To bolster its enterprise features, Isilon Systems Inc. releases Backup Accelerator, upgrades its SyncIQ replication software and offers N+2:1 option for parity data protection.

  • June 08, 2009 08 Jun'09

    Plan data protection strategy around business case: Storage Decisions speaker

    In his Storage Decisions keynote, Jon Toigo tells admins to be wary of hot technologies and to plan a data protection strategy around a solid business case.

  • May 29, 2009 29 May'09

    Brocade slams Cisco in SAN switching, gains in Fibre Channel director market

    Fibre Channel switch revenues dropped like other storage product areas last quarter, but Cisco's sales fell much more than those of its rival Brocade.

  • May 27, 2009 27 May'09

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) adds High Availability Manager (HAM) to USP V controllers

    Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) will add High Availability Manager to automate failover between USP V controllers; will make data migrations, upgrades easier. Bigger refresh possible.

  • May 20, 2009 20 May'09

    NetApp acquires data deduplication specialist Data Domain for $1.5 billion

    Acquisition lets NetApp compete in disk-based backup rather than virtual tape library space, but analysts skeptical NetApp's NearStore VTL will coexist with Data Domain offerings.

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  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    HP prepares Taxonom data classification SaaS service

    Hewlett-Packard's Taxonom Software as a service helps companies build taxonomies for data classification and records management. The Web-based service is coming later this year.

  • May 11, 2009 11 May'09

    Multiprotocol storage arrays gain interest, adoption

    Multiprotocol storage arrays, or unified storage, combine block and file storage access protocols. Interest due to cost savings, advances in technology and simpler management.

  • May 05, 2009 05 May'09

    Sun claims open storage traction; will Oracle approve?

    Sun makes incremental updates to its Amber Road NAS appliances and claims the product line has amassed 800 customers in six months. But will Oracle Corp. approve its future?

  • April 28, 2009 28 Apr'09

    MAID technology remains underutilized

    Analysts say MAID is still not fully employed in data centers. But regulations mandating more power savings will help drive the technology, as will the rise of persistent data.

  • April 22, 2009 22 Apr'09

    Data classification best practices

    Data classification benefits from a team effort between IT and business stakeholders, whether the result is storage tiering, e-discovery or another project.