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  • Allegiance Health migrates to Atmos with Seven10 Storage

    Allegiance Health is utilizing Seven10's Storfirst data migration software to transition from NetApp's StorageGrid to EMC Atmos scale-out cloud storage.

  • Buyer's checklist to software-defined storage vendors

    Vendors have flocked to SDS to help describe their various approaches to the market. When all the vendor hype and marketing presentations are over, how does today’s storage pro truly understand this transformative technology? This Buyer’s Guide will differentiate between the various types of software-defined storage. This buyer’s checklist explains what to look for in a true SDS offering and outlines the vendor offering in various implementations of SDS. What do the experts say about SDS support? What about software-only offerings? How important is it to choose your own hardware when running SDS? Finally, what’s an SDS implementation really going to involve? Storage pros need answers to these crucial questions and our Buyer’s Checklist breaks down the major players and their game plans in a way that is easy to understand and use.

  • Do-it-yourself data storage arrays

    Take storage and a few servers, add the special software and -- voila -- instant array.

  • Vendors predict the future of data storage

    Gazing into their crystal balls, storage vendors make predictions -- some hit, most miss.

  • Storage magazine chooses its 2014 data storage products of the year

    In the 12th edition of the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Products of the Year, we highlight 19 excellent data storage products in six categories. Our qualification process is unique -- vendors can only enter products that were newly introduced or significantly updated in the past year. As such, winners are a mix of veteran vendors and precocious upstarts that have rolled out impressive wares. We profile the winners and salute all 55 finalists.

    Software-defined storage is a hot topic these days, but what does it really suggest? If you’re looking for a storage DIY project, here’s everything you need to know before rolling up your sleeves.

    Where to stash archive data has always been an issue. You can copy it to tape and vault the tapes offsite, but retrieving data is slow and risky. Keeping it on disk is costly and wastes data center real estate. Cloud archive services can be the perfect remedy.

  • Symantec Storage Foundation 6.1

    Storage Foundation added notable features in version 6.1 to give admins more flexibility with caching, DAS and disaster recovery.

  • Best data storage products 2014: Products of the Year

    A panel of users, analysts, consultants and Storage magazine and SearchStorage editors voted these 19 products the best of 2014.

  • OpenStack Manila ready to leave the incubator

    Momentum builds for OpenStack Manila file-share service for the cloud as work continues to move project from incubation to core status.

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  • Storage magazine salary survey 2014 finds compensation flat, but still high

    Our twelfth annual salary storage survey shows that in a changing IT landscape, storage expertise is still valued.

  • The Storage magazine/SearchStorage 2014 Salary Survey

    For 12 consecutive years we have surveyed Storage readers to get a picture of the kind of salaries and benefits data storage expertise commands, and our 2014 salary survey confirms what we’ve seen over the years: storage pros are well paid, get good benefits and are generally enthusiastic about their work. With an overall average salary of nearly $98,000, it’s clear storage is a good career choice.

    Among storage pros, data backup is a key concern. But with huge data stores and new interest in big data, the big backup suite vendors are responding with new capabilities that go beyond just backup.

    Moving data on the wire is no easy trick. As more companies look to the cloud to augment their in-house storage resources, there’s renewed interest in WAN optimization products. It’s a relatively easy way for a company to widen its pipes to cloud services and extend its communications bandwidth.

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  • 2013 Salary Survey Results Member-Exclusive Download

    The 2013 Salary-Survey Results Member-Exclusive Download on SearchStorage.com

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    The 2013 Salary-Survey Results on SearchStorage.com

  • Storage pros reap rewards in 2013 salary survey

    Our Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com 2013 Salary Survey offers encouraging news: pay for storage pros rose again to an average of $98,082. Salaries have climbed steadily over the decade, but new capacity demands and other challenges have increased at an even steeper rate. Still, most respondents to our eleventh annual survey view their jobs favorably, with 55% looking to leverage their storage chops to move up the IT ranks.

    Creating a viable disaster recovery (DR) plan is hard work, but ensuring it will work when needed can be even tougher. A handful of available tools can make the job of testing a DR scenario a little easier while avoiding some of the costs of full-scale DR testing.

    Big data can be a confusing term, but one thing is clear: traditional storage systems may not be able to meet the needs of big data analysis when millions -- or even billions -- of files are involved.

  • Salary survey 2013: Salaries for data storage pros continue to climb

    The heavy workloads remain but the pay is a little better and the benefits are a plus. Our data storage salary survey 2013 paints a favorable picture.

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  • Wanted: Storage professionals

    All this talk about storage being a commodity might make storage professionals feel inferior. But if you look at storage pay, those gloom-and-doom prophecies just don't add up.

  • Wanted: Storage professionals

  • VIEW MORE ON : Storage management jobs and salaries
  • Vendors predict the future of data storage

    Gazing into their crystal balls, storage vendors make predictions -- some hit, most miss.

  • Storage magazine chooses its 2014 data storage products of the year

    In the 12th edition of the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com Products of the Year, we highlight 19 excellent data storage products in six categories. Our qualification process is unique -- vendors can only enter products that were newly introduced or significantly updated in the past year. As such, winners are a mix of veteran vendors and precocious upstarts that have rolled out impressive wares. We profile the winners and salute all 55 finalists.

    Software-defined storage is a hot topic these days, but what does it really suggest? If you’re looking for a storage DIY project, here’s everything you need to know before rolling up your sleeves.

    Where to stash archive data has always been an issue. You can copy it to tape and vault the tapes offsite, but retrieving data is slow and risky. Keeping it on disk is costly and wastes data center real estate. Cloud archive services can be the perfect remedy.

  • Unitrends Certified Recovery Suite

    This year, Unitrends announced UCRS, a new software bundle that offers backup for virtual and physical servers, as well as hybrid cloud DR.

  • Asigra Inc. Cloud Backup Version 13 Featuring Cloud-to-Cloud Backup and Recovery

    The latest version of Asigra Cloud Backup adds cloud-to-cloud backup for Salesforce.com, Google Apps and Office 365.

  • Code42 Software Inc. EDGE Platform Version 4.1.4

    With version 4.1.4, Code42 combines its CrashPlan and SharePlan backup and file sync-and-share products.

  • Dell DR6000 Disk Backup Appliance

    Dell's DR6000 disk backup appliance is enhanced with Rapid NFS and Rapid CIFS for source-side deduplication.

  • HP StoreOnce 6500

    The HP StoreOnce 6500 backup and deduplication appliance takes gold in Storage magazine's annual Products of the Year awards.

  • Quantum Corp. DXi6900 Deduplication Appliance

    Quantum's DXi6900 backup deduplication appliance grabs silver in the Storage magazine/ SearchStorage.com Products of the Year awards.

  • HP 3PAR StoreServ 7450

    HP's 3PAR StoreServ platform wasn't built for flash, but the vendor has tailored its thin technologies to develop an all-flash version of its 7450 array.

  • PernixData FVP version 2.0

    Version 2.0 of PernixData's FVP wins the 2014 Storage Products of the Year competition in the storage system software category.

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  • Still some pain when it comes to storage for virtual machines

    We've come a long way, baby, but we still haven't worked out all the kinks in configuring and provisioning VM storage.

  • Disaster recovery planning process still a hit-or-miss affair

    Nearly half of the companies we recently surveyed still don't have a disaster recovery planning process in place.

  • Enterprise data protection shopping lists focus on cost, scalability

    Changing backup applications or processes may keep storage managers awake at night, but cost and scalability concerns remain firm.

  • EMC, Dell and NetApp top NAS storage systems satisfaction survey

    Our ninth annual survey collected user feedback regarding the service and reliability of NAS storage systems.

  • Six hot data storage trends for 2015

    For 12 years, Storage magazine has presented its roster of new data storage trends that are ready to have an impact in data centers. We’ll tell you why VMware VVOLs, all-flash arrays, cloud disaster recovery, flash caching, server SANs and hybrid arrays should be on your short list for storage technology refreshes.

    Admins struggled with backing up virtual machines (VMs), until vendors responded with updated suites and new backup apps especially for VMs. But there were more basic issues with supporting virtual environments with traditional SAN and NAS systems. A handful of startups stepped up with arrays that shed the paradigms of the past in favor of a hypervisor-centric approach. Find out what life after LUNs is all about.

    Our ninth annual Quality Awards survey for tape libraries reveals our readers' choices for the midrange and enterprise libraries that stand out in their environments.

  • Solid-state flash storage now a mainstream choice

    The preferred method of adding solid-state tech to environments is via hybrid arrays that mix a small amount of flash with ample hard disk capacity.

  • IBM and Dell dominate tape storage systems user ratings survey

    Perennially a strong competitor, IBM earns the top spot among enterprise tape libraries for the second time, while Dell snares its first midrange win.

  • Storage magazine salary survey 2014 finds compensation flat, but still high

    Our twelfth annual salary storage survey shows that in a changing IT landscape, storage expertise is still valued.

  • The Storage magazine/SearchStorage 2014 Salary Survey

    For 12 consecutive years we have surveyed Storage readers to get a picture of the kind of salaries and benefits data storage expertise commands, and our 2014 salary survey confirms what we’ve seen over the years: storage pros are well paid, get good benefits and are generally enthusiastic about their work. With an overall average salary of nearly $98,000, it’s clear storage is a good career choice.

    Among storage pros, data backup is a key concern. But with huge data stores and new interest in big data, the big backup suite vendors are responding with new capabilities that go beyond just backup.

    Moving data on the wire is no easy trick. As more companies look to the cloud to augment their in-house storage resources, there’s renewed interest in WAN optimization products. It’s a relatively easy way for a company to widen its pipes to cloud services and extend its communications bandwidth.

  • File storage capacity key to new NAS purchase

    Thinking of making a new NAS purchase? Learn the requirements of your storage peers and the criteria they use to evaluate a storage vendor.

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