• 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.

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  • April 21, 2009 21 Apr'09

    Permabit makes secondary storage its primary goal

    Permabit offers customers a way to move data off expensive tier 1 storage, claiming it can reduce the cost of storage to less than $1 per gigabyte.

  • April 16, 2009 16 Apr'09

    Archiving vendors Iron Mountain, Tarmin sharpen e-discovery focus

    Iron Mountain signs a new email archiving partner that will integrate with Stratify; Tarmin adds data classification and SharePoint archiving to its software.

  • April 15, 2009 15 Apr'09

    Dedupe still mainly for backup, not primary data

    Happy with data deduplication for backup, some storage admins want dedupe everywhere; but it's not a great fit yet for most primary data.

  • April 10, 2009 10 Apr'09

    Energy firm tackles tape backlog with Index Engines

    Dominion Resources Services expects to save millions on outsourcing by deploying tape indexing software to manage 20,000 legacy tapes for litigation requests.

  • April 08, 2009 08 Apr'09

    Selecting an e-discovery software tool

    Learn the criteria storage managers use to choose an e-discovery software tool.