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Using provisioning tools
Taking a look at the new generation of serial ATA arrays
Compatibility issue when adding tape capacity to a SAN
The price per managed GB/month for a SAN
Agentless discovery and SANs
The current state of tape SAN failover
Taking a look at NAS server options
SANs, distance and the speed of light
Looking at the cost of purchasing SAN/NAS storage
Pooled SAN storage for NAS
What is NAS and why would it be implemented in a SAN environment?
Problems with Lotus files on a NAS device
No easy formula to calculate storage capacity
Educating yourself on the deployment of network storage
Looking for economical backup software
Eight warning signs you may need to consolidate your data
Running a second daily backup
Using NetBackup with different servers
HA is in the eye of the beholder
Troubles with burning software
Remote data software
Looking for HA comparison software
Different types of disasters and how to protect your data
A few ways to encourage end users to manage their data
Striking a balance between corporate and personal data
SAN/NAS encryption complexity
Questions you should ask when evaluating storage management products
The trend toward data mobility
VPN products for encrypting data in flight
Looking for a DLM for general case filers
Where are storage networks headed?
Steps to take to evaluate and prioritize data you are managing
Managing user quotas, a touchy subject
Storage management software for offline, nearline and online storage
Where is the industry going with storage management tool?
Six questions to ask about future and existing security plans
DVDs may be best bet for long-term data backup
Which is best, hardware- or software-based replication?
A seven-step approach to data replication -- Part 1
The doctor is in: A six-step prescription for SAN backup
Mixing Fibre SANs with fiber IP networks
A seven-step approach to data replication -- Part 2
What's the purpose of gatekeeper volumes in EMC Symmetrix?
2003 storage management predictions: Consolidation and Cisco boost in FC switching
How many operating systems can a SAN handle?
2003 networking A to Z predictions: Software clarification and virtual SANs -- Part 1
2003 networking A to Z predictions: Software clarification and virtual SANs -- Part 2
Any published storage management best practices?
Consider integrated management with your low-cost primary storage
Contact vendor for error message troubleshooting
How many HBA adapters are required in a SAN environment for backup and restore policies?
The art of adding LUNs
What about consolidating data tape to tape?
Software-based vs. hardware-based replication solutions
Creating and allocating storage as needed
The best way to identify SAN partition settings
How to split a single fabric SAN and provide a fully redundant solution
Using an Oracle DB in a SAN environment
Using a NAS to reduce admin tasks
Does VMS work under NAS?
Securing data with IP SANs
What to do when trying to connect SAN to separate IP networks
Looking at two-way replication methods
Are people backing up data to a mainframe?
2003 storage management predictions: Think outside the infrastructure box
2003 consolidation/data management predictions: CRM/SRM becomes more critical
2003 security predictions: Security will define its enterprise role
2003 NAS predictions: NAS consolidation and TCP/IP accelerators -- Part 2
2003 storage admin predictions: More consolidated storage networks, NAS accelerates -- Part 2
2003 NAS predictions: NAS consolidation and TCP/IP accelerators -- Part 1
2003 storage admin predictions: More consolidated storage networks, NAS accelerates -- Part 1
2003 SAN predictions: Rules-based storage management and smart software -- Part 1
2003 SAN predictions: Rules-based storage management and smart software -- Part 2
2003 high availability predictions: Repurpose clustering software
Recommended reading for understanding networking fundamental concepts
How to build a highly available data center
What you should really know about high availability
Figuring the number of IP addresses for a two-node cluster
How to calculate the availability of an entire network?
Seven ways to configure failover management software
What's a native Fibre Channel and it's benefits?
Five golden rules for backup
The inherent dangers in relying solely on LUN masking
Using NAS for one-time and ongoing transfers
Five backup options to consider when implementing a SAN/NAS solution - Part 2
Making sure your HBAs and switches are supported and certified
Outsourcing storage management, what's available and what's needed
Recommendations for replicating data to a second data center
Five backup options to consider when implementing a SAN/NAS solution - Part 1
Explaining the essence of disk-to-disk backup and its advantages
Why optical media (MO/DVD) might not be a viable DR solution?
Setting up two backup jobs to perform simultaneously
A look at different drive technologies
When comparing backup/restore products, compare only what's important to you
Choice of LTO drive should be based on reliability
Why everyone is using LTO
How many TBs can be managed per FTE?
The best option for getting data between two DR data centers
Disk and tape and their advantages