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  • The right way to provision storage, page 2

    Provisioning storage is mostly a manual job. But you can still tune your storage for greater performance and higher disk utilization. 

  • The right way to provision storage

    Provisioning storage is mostly a manual job. But you can still tune your storage for greater performance and higher disk utilization.Article

  • Consolidated storage management: Coming soon?

    Managing a heterogeneous storage environment means juggling a hodgepodge of vendor-specific tools. Some vendors are working toward a consolidated management console, but standards are needed for single-pane storage management to become a reality. 

  • storage medium

    In computers, a storage medium is any technology (including devices and materials) used to place, keep, and retrieve data. 

  • DASD (direct access storage device)

    Direct access storage device (DASD, pronounced DAZ-dee), is a general term for magnetic disk storage devices. The term has historically been used in the mainframe and minicomputer (mid-range computer) environments. 

  • Sprint spin-off struggles with mainframe tape migration

    Telecom firm Embarq touched a nerve with mainframe users at StorageTek Forum -- huge tape migrations are forcing them to reconsider their historic loyalty to tape. 

  • Five must-have storage security testing tools

    You know that your storage systems need to be secured and there are plenty of tools to find general security vulnerabilities. But, what about tools that look specifically at storage security vulnerabilities? There are a handful of these tools that yo... 

  • What you need to know about data storage provisioning

    Provisioning storage is still largely a manual task, but Anthony Bergen of The North West Company in Winnipeg is tapping tools with easy-to-use interfaces to carve up his company's storage arrays. Also, get information on what storage managers are bu... 

  • NetApp operations chief talks growth

    Tom Georgens, executive vice president and general manager at NetApp -- also rumored to be in the running as next CEO -- discusses what's driving its growth. 

  • Virtual File Allocation Table (VFAT)

    Virtual File Allocation Table (VFAT) is the part of the Windows 95 and later operating system that handles long file names, which otherwise could not be handled by the original file allocation table file allocation table (FAT) programming.