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  • Second-generation virtual tape libraries

    From shorter backup windows to capacity optimization and dedupe, the next generation of virtual tape libraries (VTLs) promises major change. 

  • Change management in disaster recovery and business continuity planning

    Change management is an important process for business continuity and disaster recovery planning for several reasons. Learn about change management best practices and its role in BC/DR planning. 

  • Top tips when evaluating a storage automation product

    When choosing a storage automation product, evaluate the size and complexity of the environment, the degree to which the IT infrastructure is growing and outsourced functions. 

  • Avoiding storage-related bottlenecks in virtualized environments

    Although virtual machines can be managed like physical ones, many factors must be taken into account when designing a storage infrastructure for a virtualized environment. The only way storage managers can avoid storage-related performance bottleneck... 

  • How to increase your storage energy efficiency

    You can improve your storage energy efficiency by spinning down and powering off disk drives not in use, placing disk drives into a slower mode and using RAID levels and tiered storage. 

  • What to expect from a storage audit

    This tip outlines the three main types of storage audits, what you stand to gain from each type and offers insight into the audit process. 

  • Justifying your storage staffing

    Three things to consider when calculating staffing levels to get beyond staffing per terabyte. 

  • Keep end-user storage under control

    With free email services offering up to 2 GB of storage, it's tough to convince corporate email users that mailbox limits are needed. But companies are realizing that user storage quotas are a necessary evil. 

  • The rising cost of cheap storage

    The commoditization of storage has been driving acquisition cost down for quite some time. However, hidden costs are now starting to surface as organizations struggle to manage hundreds of terabytes of data. This tip discusses the some of the pitfall... 

  • Leasing vs. buying storage: A closer look

    To help you decide between leasing and buying storage, this tip looks at the pros and cons of each approach along with some situational considerations.