• Storage switch growth spurred by new features

    A switch separates a network into segments. This helps to manage network traffic by passing traffic at wire speeds to only the segment(s) that host destination nodes. But, network needs vary dramatically, and switches have proliferated in size and ...  Continue Reading

  • Pop Quiz: Storage current affairs

    How current are you when it comes to storage current events? Do know such things as which company won an award for best NAS product or what company HDS is partnering with to build its first CAS product?  Continue Reading

  • Disk storage final exam

    Are you disk storage savvy or sorry? Take our test and evaluate your knowledge of disk drives and arrays.  Continue Reading

  • FCIP vs. iFCP quiz

    Are you familiar with the pros and cons of FCIP and iFCP? Both can be used to route FC data over IP networks, but which is more easily implemented and which one reduces overall availability? Every protocol has its ups and downs so take our quick ...  Continue Reading

  • Pop Quiz: 10 hot storage terms

    We know you're familiar with the terms SAN, NAS and RAID, but what do you know about MAID and RAIN? Take our quick quiz and see if you're in the loop when it comes to hot storage terms.  Continue Reading

  • Pop Quiz: An IT Thanksgiving

    All of us here at SearchStorage.com are thankful to you, our readers, for contributing to our site's success and helping us to be the best storage information site around. Please join us for our traditional Thanksgiving quiz-feast of tasty IT terms.  Continue Reading

  • Fast Guide: Advanced SAN

    Now that you're beyond the basics of SAN and into more complex configuration solutions, troubleshooting performance issues, strategies and management tasks, take a look at our Fast Guide to Advanced SAN. We're sure you'll find the answers and help ...  Continue Reading

  • Crash Course: Mainframe storage

    In case you haven't heard, mainframe storage is alive and doing very well. Check out this Crash Course and find out if Linux on the mainframe is for you, how to get mainframe storage on the cheap and who the key products and vendors are in the ...  Continue Reading

  • Learning Guide: NAS

    If you want to learn more about NAS, this is the place. Whether you're setting up your first NAS box or you're an expert who wants to stay up to date on what's new in the NAS world, you'll find something of interest here. Check out our resources on ...  Continue Reading

  • Learning Guide: Low-cost storage

    If you're trying to find resources on low-cost networking, iSCSI, SATA and IP storage, you've come to the right place. SearchStorage.com's editors have put together a stockpile of the latest news, expert advice and tips to help you stay on top of ...  Continue Reading