• November 30, 2007 30 Nov'07

    Tape is the only option

    Just when I think that I have heard every reason for keeping data on tape, new arguments keep emerging. Now the latest is that tape is more energy efficient than disk. My first real insight into ...  Continue Reading

  • November 30, 2007 30 Nov'07

    Beware of old disk drives

    In doing some research recently on the problems associated with recovering data from old tapes, I found out that a similar set of problems exist when trying to recover data stored on old ...  Continue Reading

  • November 30, 2007 30 Nov'07

    Disk arrays trickle down to SMBs

    Disk arrays allow SMBs to do away with individual storage servers and consolidate their storage onto dedicated devices. This article discusses SMB disk array costs, availability, management and connectivity.  Continue Reading