SAN advice: Five "real" reasons to implement a SAN and the trials of disk and tape
All year long site expert Christopher Poelker has shared his insights on a variety of SAN questions posed by our audience. Brush up on your SAN knowledge. Take a look at Chris' three most popular expert answers for the year and see if you agree with his insights:
The top five "real" reasons for implementing a SAN
Chris' 2002 crystal ball predictions: Management and protocol wars, much ado about virtualization
Using both disk and tape in a SAN environment
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Christopher Poelker, Storage Architect, Hitachi Data Systems
SearchStorage.com expert category: Storage area networks
Prior to Hitachi, Chris was a lead storage architect/senior systems architect for Compaq Computer, Inc., in New York. While at Compaq, he built the sales/service engagement model for Compaq StorageWorks and trained most of the company's VARs, Channels and Compaq ES/PS contacts on StorageWorks. Chris' certifications include: MCSE, MCT (Microsoft Trainer), MASE (Compaq Master ASE Storage Architect) and A+ certified (PC Technician).