• 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.

  • 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 20, 2009 20 Apr'09

    Ocarina partners take on NetApp in primary storage dedupe

    BlueArc, EMC, Hewlett-Packard, Hitachi Data Systems and Isilon are looking to deliver a feature users have been clamoring for as data grows and budgets shrink.

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  • 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.

  • April 01, 2009 01 Apr'09

    Aptare widens SRM net to include VMware, NetApp replication

    With StorageConsole 7.0, Aptare adds storage resource management for replication and virtual servers to its capacity management and backup reporting capabilities.

  • March 20, 2009 20 Mar'09

    Web-based ticket site picks 3PAR installed 3PAR storage when implementing a new web-based ticket system, claiming it cost less and was easier to manage than competitors.

  • March 16, 2009 16 Mar'09

    CA makes its SRM more virtualization-friendly

    CA upgrades its storage resource management (SRM) for open systems and mainframes, and gives the distinct applications a common management interface.

  • March 12, 2009 12 Mar'09

    IT budget planning turns to virtualization, deduplication

    Storage managers faced with hiring freezes, limited funding and growing capacity turn to virtualization and deduplication as part of their overall cost-saving strategy.

  • March 11, 2009 11 Mar'09

    Sun flashes new NAND module

    Sun has a new memory-sized Flash module and additional solid-state support across its product line, with rumblings of an acceleration device to follow.

  • March 10, 2009 10 Mar'09

    Isilon expands with transactional and archive systems

    Isilon is looking to broaden its product line by taking on transactional data as well as archiving alongside its established scale-out NAS platform.