Data reduction in primary storage
Data reduction in primary storage might be the hottest topic in storage systems today. While some systems vendors can already boast data reduction features, others are scurrying to add those capabilities, even scooping up the startups that provided much of the innovation in primary storage data reduction. We’ll cover the players and methods, and offer implementation suggestions.
Storage management apps for virtual storage environments
Virtualized servers have created numerous problems for data storage managers. Some storage management products have adapted to this new environment, providing the ability to track virtual servers, the apps they host and the storage they use.
Quality Awards VI: Backup and recovery software
In this sixth round of the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Quality Awards, we survey storage managers to gauge their satisfaction with the backup apps they’re using. CommVault has dominated this category, winning four of the five previous surveys.
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This was first published in May 2011