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  • Backup basics: Six tape backup

    Backup basics: Three backup plans -- six tape backup

  • Backup basics: Ten tape backup

    Backup basics: Three backup plans -- ten tape backup

  • CD and DVD media care

    Getting the most out of your media: Care and handling tips -- CD and DVD media care

  • Care and handling tips -- data cartrid

    Getting the most out of your media: Care and handling tips -- data cartridge care

  • Dos and don'ts of SAN cabling

    Fiber optic cable is one of the simplest parts of a SAN and one of the most time-consuming to troubleshoot. Here's how to insall and troubleshoot it.

  • Getting the most out of your media

    Getting the most out of your media: Care and handling tips

  • Spotlight on SAN/NAS convergence

    Combining NAS and SAN in the same storage environment can be a difficult. Here are some helpful resources to make the process more smooth.

  • Fear, uncertainty and doubt

    With the major power outage this summer and widespread viruses, don't let vendors sell you products based on fear.

  • Treat databases the SAME

    SAME defined, and why you need to wait.

  • An eye on SCSI

    The newly minted iSCSI standard--which enables companies to run block-based data over standard IP networks--promises to lower the cost of entry for SAN deployments. Find out how.

  • A new tack

    A variety of new approaches are emerging for SAN-NAS convergence. Here are some of the options.

  • SAN management: Consolidation concerns

    Along with the growth of storage consolidation projects comes the need for better SAN management. Here's help in selecting the right SAN management tools.

  • SD 2003: The ABCs of RFPs

    At Storage Decisions in September, experts lent a helping hand to the users working through the RFP process. They offered this advice.

  • SD2003: Panel - Regulatory compliance

    There are over 15,000 regulations in the U.S. that govern the handling of data. Research analyst Peter Gerr shared this statistic while moderating a recent panel on compliance.

  • SD2003: Rate the backup vendors panel

    Panelists rated backup vendor performance, sharing challenges they had with backups. (Vendors take heed, your customers aren't happy.)

  • SD2003: Storage management tools

    Stephen Foskett, a senior consultant at GlassHouse Technologies, presented an elaborate matrix of SRM tools and how they map to the various storage management processes identified.

  • Secure remote backups

    Considerations to secure your data.

  • SD2003: DR for the new realities

    Damien Walch recently shared a widening chasm between what internal customers have come to expect from IT in the event of disaster and what IT is prepared to deliver.

  • SD2003: Rate the disk vendors

    Attendees to the Storage Decisions 'Rate the disk vendor' session heard some common refrains from panelists as they gathered to dissect the state of the disk vendor market.

  • SD2003: From regulation to desperation

    Vendors are making noise about regulatory compliance and data retention. While the topic may be surrounded by hype, however, the implications for the end user are all too real.