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  • Goodbye, old backup app

    There’s hope for storage shops straining to back up ever-growing data stores, but it might mean using a modern backup alternative instead of a traditional backup app. The usual scenario of weekly fulls/daily incrementals can break down as data ove... 

  • More choices for virtual server backups

    Virtualizing servers has had an impact on nearly every facet of storage operations, but moving from physical to virtual servers had the greatest effect on backup. Firms tried traditional approaches with backup agents in each virtual machine and other... 

  • Cloud-based DR to the rescue

    Disaster recovery (DR) scenarios used to require dedicated or rented alternate data center sites, but cloud storage services have helped slash the cost of getting data offsite in a recoverable mode. Pairing cloud storage with cloud-based servers allo... 

  • Buyer’s checklist on storage for big data applications

    The attributes of big data applications are often described as the four Vs: volume, velocity, variety and variability. Taken singly, any one of those traits would pose a serious challenge to traditional storage systems; when combined, they force a re... 

  • How to get the most out of solid-state technology

    Our research shows solid-state technology usage is skyrocketing, with more than a third of data storage shops using flash now. Dennis Martin, a leading expert on solid-state storage, describes how companies can use the still costly storage to their b... 

  • Improve data storage efficiency with archiving technology

    Data archiving technology moves inactive data from primary storage to more suitable media. It may be used for compliance, governance or storage efficiency. By moving data to less-expensive media, an archiving strategy can help avoid new capacity purc... 

  • How to improve your virtual server storage setups

    One of the biggest challenges of building a virtual server infrastructure is fine-tuning the storage that supports the virtual machines. Having multiple server OSes running on a single physical server can easily overload a storage network and supp... 

  • Rethinking the way storage architectures are packaged and presented

    Cloud storage, virtualization and the growth of unstructured data have contributed to the way storage architectures are built and used. Virtual storage appliances and server-based shared storage are two concepts that have emerged as viable product... 

  • Disaster recovery planning: 10 tips to help you avoid costly missteps

    Storage magazine for March 2013 features advice from disaster recovery (DR) expert Jon Toigo, who outlines 10 key points to keep in mind when developing and implementing a disaster recovery plan. Storage is a key element of any company's DR pl... 

  • SearchStorage's best data storage products of 2012

    The Storage magazine/SearchStorage Products of the Year singles out the best new/enhanced storage products from 2012. Our judges rate products in six categories: backup and DR software and services, backup hardware, storage networking equipmen...