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  • Bargain hunting for NetBackup

    In this interview, GlassHouse Technologies storage consultant Jeff Harbert offers some tips on how to swing a better price for your NetBackup software.

  • Best practices for enabling compliance

    Join this webcast panel discussion on the best practices for enabling and maintaining compliance.

  • Serial Attached SCSI gains momentum

    Alan Earls lists future product plans for SAS, explains why many see momentum building for SAS and where this technology is headed.

  • Feeling the data migration pain

    The explosion in data is putting a hurting on migrating data from legacy HW/SW to newly installed products. Find out here what users and vendors can do to combat the problem.

  • Using NAS for database storage

    This tip takes a look at online yellow page company YP.Net, and shows how their CTO optimized the company's database for high performance, and why he chose NAS storage over SAN.

  • Will RFID strain your storage?

    Analysts predict that RFID technology will be pervasive in the next couple of years. But will RFID technology create a new glut of data for storage managers to contend with?

  • 12 critical disaster recovery teams

    This excerpt discusses the 12 types of teams you should identify and staff ahead of time, as part of efforts to develop an overall disaster recovery plan.

  • How many admins can manage a terabyte?

    In this tip, storage management expert Brett Cooper tells a reader if there's a rule-of-thumb on how many storage admins should be on staff per terabyte of data.

  • SCSI/FC disk vs. IDE/ATA disk

    Are you comparing SCSI or Fibre Channel disk to IDE or ATA? Expert Chris Poelker lets you know what the disk differences are and what the important metrics are on spec sheets.

  • Which switches to use for iSCSI SANs

    Which switch is best for an iSCSI SAN? Chris Poelker helps you determine the options.

  • The critical link in mirroring

    It's important it is keep the lines of communication open. The same is true for data mirroring. This tip explains why it's crucial to analyze the quality of your lines.

  • Is WORM media necessary for archiving?

    Here, Bob Spurzem discusses how to begin the three-step process of building an enterprise data archive.

  • Don't let compliance hinder technology

    Learn more about how much data regulations can stymie your technology choices in this tip from compliance expert Mike Casey.

  • A two-dimensional approach to security

    In this column, security expert Vijay Ahuja outlines a two-dimensional layered approach to storage security.

  • All aboard the 4 Gb Fibre Channel band

    This tip discusses the benefits associated with new 4Gb Fibre Channel technology, the vendors who support it, when you can expect to see it, and what its potential costs will be.

  • Salary survey insights from TechTarget

    According to the SearchWin2000 salary survey, the top three-paying jobs have to do with managing and manipulating corporate data. Read the rest of the results for more information.

  • Best practices of storage management

    If you're going to try new technologies, you need to implement them with new processes and procedures to maximize their benefits. This tip will show you how.

  • Defining critical storage management

    In this tip, expert Brett Cooper lists several leading areas critical to managing the day-to-day storage environment and a highlights a few improvements of current processes.

  • Is 2004 the year of compliance? compliance expert Mike Casey offers his predictions for the year ahead in regulatory compliance.

  • Where the SATA vs. SCSI race stands

    There is much talk about SATA storage taking over SCSI. How does SATA differ in its functionality with SCSI?