Three of the top five tips were focused on storage security. One discussed finding storage security vulnerabilities and two others focused on encryption. This comes as a surprise in light of a recent Storage magazine survey which indicated that, for many, encryption was not a top priority and another survey indicated that encryption was not a dominant factor influencing the decision to upgrade to LTO-4 tape.
Check out the top Storage Management Tips of 2007 below:
- Why and how your storage environment will be attacked
Learn where storage security vulnerabilities exist and how your systems are likely to be attacked.
- Thin provisioning pros and cons
Learn how thin provisioning works, as well as its benefits and drawbacks, so you can decide whether it is right for your storage environment.
- Storage encryption: How much is enough?
Seven steps to determine your storage security weaknesses are outlined, which can help you determine where you need storage encryption in your environment.
- How to resolve storage issues in virtualized server environments
Storage networks are a key building block in deploying server virtualization solutions. Learn five storage-related issues to consider when implementing server virtualization solutions.
- Laptop encryption the hard(ware) way
Learn the pros and cons of hardware-based laptop disk encryption and about products on the market today.
This was first published in December 2007