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Cloud Storage

The Cloud Storage topics page provides news articles, tips, tutorials, guides, special reports and podcasts for data storage professionals looking for cloud storage best practices information. Look here for advice on cloud storage, cloud storage services, cloud computing in a storage environment, cloud archive, hybrid cloud storage, cloud backup, private cloud storage, public cloud storage, cloud computing companies, online backup services, online file backup, online data backup and more. More about Cloud Storage

Storage and Virtualization

The Storage and Virtualization topics page provides news articles, tips, tutorials, guides, special reports and podcasts for data storage professionals who manage storage hardware and other storage resources in their company's data center. Look here for guidance and advice on storage and virtualization topics such as SAN virtualization, SAN storage consolidation, file virtualization, NAS virtualization, data storage solutions for a virtual environment, virtualization strategy, storage network virtualization and other technologies. More about Storage and Virtualization

SAN (storage area network)

SAN (storage area network) technologies cover Fibre Channel, iSCSI, SAN planning, switches, SAN routing and partitioning, SAN protocols, HBAs and RAID configuration. Find the latest news and resources within this topics page More about SAN (storage area network)

NAS (network attached storage)

Find information on network attached storage (NAS) clusters, NAS hardware or appliances, NAS management and NAS virtualization. More about NAS (network attached storage)

Primary Storage or Storage Hardware

Primary storage refers to storage that is in active use, in contrast to storage used for backup purposes. Find resources about primary storage and storage hardware, including RAID arrays and storage arrays, on this topic page. More about Primary Storage or Storage Hardware

Data Protection

Storage professionals now have the responsibility of keeping corporate data safe through disaster recovery planning, remote data protection and other security measures. News and resources on data protection can be found here. More about Data Protection

Data Storage Management

Data storage management consists of tiered storage initiatives, data storage compliance, data archiving, remote and offiste data storage, storage virtualization and having the right data management tools. More about Data Storage Management

Storage Strategy

Storage strategies for the data center, outsourcing storage, small business storage, jobs and salaries, and storage vendors are all topics that you'll find covered in this section. More about Storage Strategy

Object storage

Object-based storage is an alternative to file storage for unstructured data. Object technology contains extended metadata. Each object has a unique identifier that lets a server retrieve it from any physical location. Object storage use cases include cloud storage, photos, video, audio and large image files. Object storage systems can be software-only or hardware based. More about Object storage