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January 2009 Table of Contents

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Solid state looks good on the showroom floor Do more with less is rapidly becoming an IT mantra. Even if your budget hasn't gotten hammered, you'll still have to deal with growing capacity and other demands on your storage systems. Here are four ways to cut back on storage expenses without crippling operations.

Killing off infectious data: Storage Bin 2.0 Better start thinking about your data growth in deadly terms.

Disaster recovery site options Hot site, warm site or cold site? Here's how to figure out the best disaster recovery strategy for your company.

Consolidated archiving There are two main approaches to archiving data: independent architectures for individual applications or one architecture that consolidates all archives on a single platform. We examine the pros and cons of each approach.

Faster disk drive rebuilds: Hot Spots RAID might not be the best choice for high-capacity drives. It's time to rethink your rebuild strategies.

Green is still the color of money in storage Storage readers sound off on what the economy has in store for their shops. Many are hoping it will be business as usual in 2009, but some are ready to pass on features or performance to save a few bucks on storage purchases.

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