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  • Top 10 storage management tips 2006

    Below are the top ten storage management tips of 2006, based on our readers' interest, covering such topics as SRM software evaluation, storage provisioning, security, storage capacity planning and...

  • Top 5 NAS tips 2006

    Here are the top five NAS tips of 2006, based on our readers' interest, covering such topics as NAS consolidation, NAS for SMBs, top products and more.

  • Top 10 backup tips 2006

    Backup is, well, it's backup. It's pretty self-explanatory. You have to protect your data, and it's pretty obvious how to do it -- you make a copy. Although that concept is simple, unfortunately in...

  • Four remote replication management musts

    Remote replication isn't cheap. Getting the biggest bang for your buck from replication requires careful management. This tip outlines remote replication management best practices.

  • How to compare Fibre Channel (FC) and SCSI

    Storage expert Greg Schulz offers advice on how to compare Fibre Channel (FC) and SCSI technology.

  • Automated data migration: Choosing technology for ILM

    This tip looks at automated data movement in a tiered storage environment to support ILM; performance and capacity load balancing; compliance; and technology upgrades or replacements. Learn what yo...

  • The pros and cons of portable storage

    Find out what you should be looking for when it comes to portable storage devices. As they become smaller and more powerful, security risks and backup issues can become a real problem.

  • Multipath I/O: Guarantee redundancy during HBA failure

    Microsoft's Multipath I/O (MPIO) is designed to mitigate the effects of a HBA failure, by providing an alternate data path between devices. Learn why MPIO doesn't completely eliminate the possibili...

  • 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 nece...

  • Get fault resiliency with NAS clustering

    Learn some of the possibilities for fault resiliency with NAS systems using clustering.

  • IP storage: Five tips in five minutes

    SearchStorage.com readers frequently ask questions about IP storage. This article offers a collection of expert responses to recent reader queries.

  • Capacity planning: Reclaim orphaned storage

    This tip takes a look at how to maximize your storage capacity utilization by finding orphaned data and storage that can in turn be re-allocated for another productive use.

  • Consolidated storage management: Coming soon?

    Managing a heterogeneous storage environment means juggling a hodgepodge of vendor-specific tools. Some vendors are working toward a consolidated management console, but standards are needed for si...

  • Network disaster recovery: What to consider

    David Davis provides a checklist to prepare you with all the right questions to ask and topics to consider when creating a disaster recovery plan for your network.

  • Balancing SATA and SCSI

    Selecting the right combination of SATA and SCSI disk drives in your system is critical. This tip offers suggestions on how you can strike an effective balance.

  • Dealing with backup server instability

    Rick Cook outlines common causes of backup failure and suggests tips for avoiding backup server instability.

  • Five must-have storage security testing tools

    You know that your storage systems need to be secured and there are plenty of tools to find general security vulnerabilities. But, what about tools that look specifically at storage security vulner...

  • Five ways to add capacity to a NAS system

    NAS expert Randy Kerns offers some actions to take in order to find more space on your NAS system.

  • Email archiving implementation: What you need to consid

    Selecting an email archiving application based solely on functionality may result in unexpected administration costs. Considering the following 10 points before deploying an email archive can help ...

  • How to improve SAN utilization

    Improve the utilization of your SAN in terms of performance, capacity and availability. These tips can be applied in principal to FC, iSCSI or InfiniBand block-based SANs, as well as NFS or CIFS fi...