Evaluating virtual tape library (VTL) products, comparing storage area networks (SAN) and network attached storage (NAS), data retention, cable management and storage resource management (SRM) are issues that are our readers are sweating these days. Check out the top storage management tips of the first half of the year and then go throw a frisbee around or something. It's summertime, get out there and enjoy it.
This tip offers three helpful steps for evaluating a VTL and a template that can be used for comparison evaluations. Also, learn how and where VTLs can be used as part of an effective data protection strategy.
This tip will enable you to make a more informed decision on whether a NAS or SAN environment is best for the applications you need to deploy.
This tip can help you maximize uptime by limiting bandwidth, distance, latency and congestion issues in your cable plant.
Information security expert Kevin Beaver outlines 13 data retention mistakes storage administrators frequently make, and what you can do to avoid them.
Information security expert Kevin Beaver discusses security tests you can perform and tools you can use to ethically hack your storage systems and uncover vulnerabilities you might not have discovered otherwise.
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