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  • August 21, 2008 21 Aug'08

    Microsoft and Novell expand Windows/Linux integration deal

    Microsoft and Novell are extending their interoperability agreement to tie Windows closer to Novell's SUSE Linux in the enterprise.

  • July 03, 2008 03 Jul'08

    intel part 2

    This is a replacement for the existing Intel story by JP with the same intro.

    Intel unveils predictions for next gen of processors - by John-Paul Kamath

    The...

  • November 06, 2007 06 Nov'07

    Adaptec reports losses

    Adaptec's revenue was down year over year, as well as sequentially; DataDirect says the InfiniBand business is booming.

  • November 01, 2007 01 Nov'07

    NPfIT went ahead after prime minister had 10-minute briefing

    A former Whitehall official has revealed that he and his colleagues were given 10 minutes to make the case to the prime minister over what became the world's biggest civil IT-based modernisation programme.

  • October 21, 2007 21 Oct'07

    Tackling the backup and recovery challenges of tomorrow

    Your data backup and data recovery challenges never stop changing. In this videocast, an EMC executive and a storage analyst discuss the new approaches you'll need to solve tomorrow's backup and recovery challenges.

  • October 14, 2007 14 Oct'07

    SNW Preview: Data protection makes a stand

    Led by EMC's integration of data deduplication and CDP into its backup software, data protection products are prominent at Storage Networking World.

  • September 06, 2007 06 Sep'07

    Learn all about SATA

    This handbook offers three related SATA tips which compare SATA to SAS and SCSI and provides advice on striking the right balance between them.

  • August 26, 2007 26 Aug'07

    What is considered best practices in terms of backup vaulting (offsite storage) frequency?

    As a consultant, this is something that I run into frequently. There seems to be a belief that if you're a smaller shop or smaller business: You don't have a lot of data, and you don't need to send your data offsite very often. A lot of times, the ...

  • August 23, 2007 23 Aug'07

    Nokia Intellisync boosts device management

    Nokia Intellisync has released updates to its Mobile Suite to enhance remote device support, loss and theft protection, and management capabilities.

  • August 14, 2007 14 Aug'07

    Apple iPhone to provoke complex mobile attacks, expert warns

    Mikko Hypponen, director of antivirus research at F-Secure, said he expects mobile malware attacks to escalate thanks to interest in Apple's iPhone.

  • August 09, 2007 09 Aug'07

    NAS appliance purchase considerations

    NAS appliances are frequently touted for bringing convenience and simplicity to network storage. Appliances include their own dedicated disks for storage and RAID, and most NAS appliances can be upgraded with more or larger disks for additional ...

  • August 08, 2007 08 Aug'07

    NAS appliance specifications

    NAS appliances are noted for their convenience, offering dedicated internal storage that is relatively straightforward to identify and manage. The biggest issue for NAS appliances is avoiding network bottlenecks and supporting expansion without ...

  • August 02, 2007 02 Aug'07

    Apple releases fixes for Mac OS X, iPhone vulnerabilities

    Apple Computer has released software patches fixing critical vulnerabilities in Mac OS X and its newly released iPhone.

  • August 01, 2007 01 Aug'07

    Mozilla fixes two critical Firefox flaws

    Firefox version 2.0.0.6 addresses critical flaws involving unescaped URLs passing to external programs and privilege escalation.

  • July 31, 2007 31 Jul'07

    Security update fixes Yahoo Widgets flaw

    Attackers could exploit a Yahoo Widgets flaw to run malicious code on compromised Windows computers, but a security update is available.

  • July 30, 2007 30 Jul'07

    New research promises denser disk drives

    New research into "magnetic avalanches" offers insight into one cause of disk drive failure and could lead to breakthroughs in density, according to experts.

  • July 30, 2007 30 Jul'07

    Warning issued over unpatched Firefox flaw

    Vulnerability clearinghouse Secunia and US-CERT have issued advisories about the input validation flaw

  • July 24, 2007 24 Jul'07

    Apple iPhone crack discovered by security researchers

    Researchers have found a way to take complete control of the Apple iPhone by sending a user to a malicious Web site.

  • July 23, 2007 23 Jul'07

    PCI compliance costs often underestimated, study finds

    Companies are moving forward with PCI DSS projects, but many are underestimating the costs associated with compliance.

  • July 03, 2007 03 Jul'07

    Data storage startups emerge from stealth

    Three new storage firms have come out of stealth mode this June. Analysts predict the next new crop of startups will focus on wireless storage, reporting and alternatives to RAID.

  • July 02, 2007 02 Jul'07

    Are PCI auditors pitching products?

    Auditors shouldn't be pitching remediation services or products to bring a company into compliance with PCI DSS rules, but some merchants are reporting the practice

  • June 25, 2007 25 Jun'07

    PCI Council hears complaints, suggestions for changes

    Companies with the most stringent security technologies endure hurdles to comply with PCI DSS. Some firms are turning to the upcoming Burton Group Catalyst Conference for answers.

  • May 07, 2007 07 May'07

    What are the most important new disk drive technologies?

    The first 1 terabyte hard disk drives have appeared. What will be the impact of hard disk drive technologies such as perpendicular recording, 2.5-inch high-performance drives, secure erase, encryption and hybrid technology drives?

  • May 07, 2007 07 May'07

    Is RAID in general an obsolete technology today?

    This is a technology that is so commonly used, so transparent, that we really don't even think about it...

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Scaling storage networks demands careful consideration

    In the Fibre Channel world, scaling often means adding more and faster switch ports to extend the fabric's bandwidth and connectivity. But IP storage (mainly iSCSI) is a growing area of SAN expansion, using ubiquitous Ethernet network technology to ...

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    Hitachi launches 1 TB SATA disk drive

    Hitachi has taken the wraps off three new products: a 1 TB enterprise SATA disk drive, a 2.5-inch SAS drive and a 300 GB multi-interface drive.

  • April 17, 2007 17 Apr'07

    Storage consolidation: Disks and disk subsystems overview

    Any storage consolidation effort must involve a serious consideration of disk subsystems and the specific disk types that those systems will contain

  • April 16, 2007 16 Apr'07

    Storage consolidation: Weighing the pros and cons

    Storage consolidation holds out the promise of more efficient storage management. But pitfalls include slower network performance and a difficult data migration process.

  • April 16, 2007 16 Apr'07

    DNS worm strikes at Microsoft flaw

    A new worm called Rinbot.BC exploits the Microsoft DNS flaw by installing an IRC bot on infected machines and scanning for other vulnerable servers.

  • April 10, 2007 10 Apr'07

    Capacity planning software specifications

    Gauging storage needs over time is one of the biggest challenges faced by IT administrators, and a new generation of capacity planning tools is emerging to help forecast growth and utilisation of storage resources.

  • April 08, 2007 08 Apr'07

    How data deduplication eases storage requirements

    Storage administrators are struggling to handle spiraling volumes of documents, audio, video, images and large email attachments. Adding storage is not always the best solution, and many companies are turning to data reduction technologies such as ...

  • March 26, 2007 26 Mar'07

    What is the impact of unstructured data on backup and restore and disaster recovery in general?

    As data volumes grow, there's a bigger problem meeting recovery time objectives. We depend on our data, and we have set recovery times for our systems that are zero (no downtime) in some cases, though most companies set recovery times from eight to ...

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    Flaws haunt protocol tied to national infrastructure

    Also: A weakness is found in Windows settings, Microsoft investigates a new Vista flaw, and flaws are addressed in OpenOffice.org and Firefox.

  • March 22, 2007 22 Mar'07

    Midrange storage array specifications

    Product snapshots highlighting key specifications for a cross section of midrange storage array products.

  • February 20, 2007 20 Feb'07

    Cisco routers threatened by drive-by pharming

    Millions of Cisco routers in circulation could be compromised by a newly-discovered attack technique Symantec calls drive-by pharming, the networking giant warned in an advisory.

  • February 14, 2007 14 Feb'07

    New attack technique threatens broadband users

    Millions of broadband users across the globe are threatened by a new attack technique called drive-by pharming

  • February 06, 2007 06 Feb'07

    Attackers hit computers that manage Internet traffic

    Several of the "root" servers that serve as the backbone of the Internet were targeted by digital miscreants Tuesday in the most significant attack in five years, though there was no major damage.

  • January 29, 2007 29 Jan'07

    Hybrid drives hit NAS boxes

    DNF will be making hybrid drives available in all of its storage products, but it doesn't recommend them for IP SANs.

  • January 25, 2007 25 Jan'07

    Apple fixes Mac Wi-Fi flaw

    The Mac OS X Wi-Fi flaw Apple fixed on 24 Jan was first disclosed as part of the Month of Kernel Bugs in November. Attackers could exploit it to crash the targeted system.

  • January 25, 2007 25 Jan'07

    Symantec makes major update to Enterprise Vault

    Symantec adds automated data classification and integration with security products in Version 7.0 of its Enterprise Vault archiving tool; EMC reports record earnings for the fourth quarter.

  • January 22, 2007 22 Jan'07

    MP slams slow payment of tax credit IT compensation

    The biggest compensation deal agreed between the government and a computer supplier - over tax credit IT problems - will, at the present rate of payment, take US company EDS more than 100 years to pay off in full.

  • January 22, 2007 22 Jan'07

    EMC and Ibrix elbow out Panasas at Disney Studios

    Disney needed a storage overhaul fast after merging with Pixar and making major changes to its upcoming new movie.

  • January 18, 2007 18 Jan'07

    ID theft victim to TJX customers: Mind your data

    Customers should guard their own data, says one ID theft victim. Meanwhile, some in the banking industry say TJX may have stored more data than necessary.

  • January 17, 2007 17 Jan'07

    Data breach at TJX could affect millions

    Retailer TJX Companies said a hacker gained access to its systems exposing the credit card data of millions of customers.

  • January 08, 2007 08 Jan'07

    What is the difference between InfiniBand, SAS and iSCSI and where does each technology fit?

    InfiniBand is an interface; just like Fibre Channel (FC) or Ethernet. As an interface, InfiniBand carries different protocols...

  • January 07, 2007 07 Jan'07

    Bug Briefs: OpenOffice vulnerable to attack

    Other flaws were reported in Apple QuickTime, Mac OS X, Adobe Flash Player, VideoLAN VLC, the Opera Web browser, and Cisco Access Control Server.

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