Networking hardware

  • October 31, 2006 31 Oct'06

    E-vaulting's many faces can confuse IT efforts

    E-vaulting is the process that describes how enterprise IT departments ship backup tapes and replicate data to remote disk arrays and VTLs. E-vaulting is not a new concept, but more recently it has grown to mean remote backups and replication for ...

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Storage vendors polish their wares at SNW, page 2

    EMC upgrades recovery management software, HP unveils a storage blade and VTL gateway for the EVA; IBM sweetens warranty for DS8000; Symantec updates Backup Exec and Ghost.

  • October 30, 2006 30 Oct'06

    Storage vendors polish their wares at SNW

    EMC upgrades recovery management software, HP unveils a storage blade and VTL gateway for the EVA; IBM sweetens warranty for DS8000; Symantec updates Backup Exec and Ghost.

  • October 26, 2006 26 Oct'06

    LeftHand launches field integration for HP servers

    LeftHand Networks has introduced a new San/iQ field integration offering for HP ProLiant DL380 servers.

  • October 26, 2006 26 Oct'06

    Storage news round-up:EMC pledges $20M for Oracle

    EMC will invest $20 million over the next year in its partnership with Oracle; LSI Logic makes StoreAge acquisition official; Nexsan, FalconStor partner.

  • October 25, 2006 25 Oct'06

    Direct storage losing out to IP-based systems

    Users are set to move away from direct attached storage and on to IP-based storage as the cost of the technology falls.

  • October 11, 2006 11 Oct'06

    Virtual tape library specifications

    VTL systems use disk storage to improve backup and restore processes, allowing many organizations to move from tape to disk backups without disrupting current practices. High-end VTL systems can utilize almost 1,000 SATA drives, offering hundreds of...

  • October 11, 2006 11 Oct'06

    Arkeia sources new San system

    Arkeia has launched a new version of its Network Backup system in order to reduce costs, improve backup performance and increase flexibility for distributed infrastructures such as organisations with storage area networks.

  • October 09, 2006 09 Oct'06

    Isilon adds snapshots, makes play for mainstream NAS

    Users and analysts say Isilon's new snapshot features are a challenge to NetApp, but the NAS cluster specialist still has a way to go to compete in the enterprise.

  • October 05, 2006 05 Oct'06

    Storage news round up: EMC and Microsoft cozy up

    EMC Documentum tightens integration with Microsoft apps; QLogic acquires InfiniBand switch supplier SilverStorm; U.S. Department of Defense builds giant SAN.

  • October 04, 2006 04 Oct'06

    Enterprise-class disk array specifications

    Key specifications for a cross-section of enterprise-class disk array systems.

  • October 04, 2006 04 Oct'06

    Tiered storage becoming tried and true

    Tiered storage matches the value of data with the performance (and expense) of storage. Ideally, tiered storage can save money, while easing the access demands to any single storage tier. While tiered storage has clearly brought storage costs and ...

  • September 25, 2006 25 Sep'06

    ISCSI gets a boost from InfiniBand

    The InfiniBand protocol has already gained popularity in some bleeding-edge storage systems; a new spec will now standardise connection to iSCSI storage.

  • September 14, 2006 14 Sep'06

    Three ways to create clustered storage, page 2

    Clustered storage systems run on storage servers, NAS gateways and hosts. Here's how to determine which clustered file-system architecture is best for your needs and storage environment.

  • September 12, 2006 12 Sep'06

    Dell and EMC: Five more years

    Dell leans on EMC for support in the face of an SEC investigation and possible delisting from NASDAQ.

  • September 10, 2006 10 Sep'06

    Brocade monetises SAN Health tool

    For an annual fee of roughly $2,500, Brocade will provide more advanced features to its SAN Health tool; also new are updates to directors and file management software.

  • September 10, 2006 10 Sep'06

    ISCSI vs. Fibre Channel IQ

    What's your IQ when it comes to iSCSI and Fibre Channel protocols? Take our iSCSI vs. Fibre Channel IQ quiz and find out.

  • August 31, 2006 31 Aug'06

    Emulex acquisition could cloud future of FC-SATA spec

    New Emulex subsidiary Sierra Logic's strength is in FC-SATA bridging technology. Meanwhile, ONStor launches midrange clustered NAS, and Quantum shareholders withhold votes.

  • August 28, 2006 28 Aug'06

    Riverbed update offers users more bandwidth, better reporting

    Riverbed announced a package of hardware and software updates, which some customers say they've been waiting for.

  • August 27, 2006 27 Aug'06

    3PAR adds midrange array for secondary sites

    3PAR has introduced a smaller version of its InServ Storage Server, which it describes as a product-line extension into its existing customer base.

  • August 03, 2006 03 Aug'06

    EMC updates SAN Advisor design tool

    EMC's SAN design tool now recognises zones and allows users to customise rules; HP and EMC sign five-year cross-licensing deal.

  • July 19, 2006 19 Jul'06

    DTI gives flexiwork an infrastructure boost

    The Department for Trade and Industry is supporting a drive towards more flexible working with a new structured cabling installation contract with NTL Telewest.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    IT firms admit struggle to secure wireless Lans

    Almost 66% of technology businesses plan to expand their wireless local-area network (WLAN) deployments during the next 12 months, but most admit they do not have adequate security, according to analyst firms Gartner.

  • June 28, 2006 28 Jun'06

    Network Appliance adds to Brocade SAN portfolio

    Brocade says switch is capable of scaling from 32 to 64 ports in single domain

  • June 28, 2006 28 Jun'06

    SMB storage first from Net App

    Enterprise storage provider says scalable solution is perfect for SMBs

  • April 20, 2006 20 Apr'06

    Microsoft seeks San solution

    As part of its Universal Distributed Storage commitment Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Storage Server 2003 R2 and a software-enabled storage area network (San) boot of Microsoft Windows Server 2003.

  • April 12, 2006 12 Apr'06

    EMC focuses on SMBs for storage

    EMC Corporation has launched networked storage systems for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and the distributed enterprise.

  • April 11, 2006 11 Apr'06

    Network news in brief

    Brief takes on the week's news

  • March 29, 2006 29 Mar'06

    Emulex provides added San control

    Storage networking connectivity provider Emulex Corporation has launched a new line of multi-protocol storage router products, the Emulex Storage Router Models 725 and 735.

  • March 08, 2006 08 Mar'06

    QLogic SANbox ships with HP StorageWorks EVA platform

    Network equipment provider QLogic’s SANbox 6000 Series intelligent storage router is now available as the HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) iSCSI Connectivity Option.

  • March 07, 2006 07 Mar'06

    EMC expands NAS offering

    EMC has unveiled two new network attached storage (NAS) devices and a system for root-cause diagnosis of NAS systems.

  • February 12, 2006 12 Feb'06

    Iron Mountain sticks with NetApp Nas

    In a classic tale of business decisions trumping technology choices, Iron Mountain bought 800 terabytes of IBM-branded NetApp filers, against the choice of its storage department.

  • February 08, 2006 08 Feb'06

    Linksys launches switches for SMB networks

    Linksys unveils new range of web and SNMP Switches designed especially for SMBs

  • February 07, 2006 07 Feb'06

    Fast Guide: Storage technologies

    A guide to storage technologies for both SMBs and enterprise users. This will help you sort out the advantages, limitations and applications of each technology.

  • November 14, 2005 14 Nov'05

    WHSmith News cuts storage costs by 50% with three-tier EMC systems architecture

    WHSmith News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler and distributor, has reduced storage costs by 50% and cut backup time from 13 to six hours by deploying a storage infrastructure based on EMC's technology.

  • October 26, 2005 26 Oct'05

    Chatham Grammar solves data storage issues with low-cost San

    Chatham Grammar School for Boys has implemented a low-cost storage area network to cope with the growing volume of data being created by pupils' course work.

  • October 06, 2005 06 Oct'05

    WiFi voice and video quality standard wins approval

    A specification that should improve the quality of voice and video on wireless Lans has received approval from the IEEE standards body.

  • September 20, 2005 20 Sep'05

    SAS drives product roundup

    Serial-attached SCSI (or SAS) drives offer significant storage capacity at a much lower cost, while maintaining reasonable performance. Find out who the vendors are in this market.

  • September 18, 2005 18 Sep'05

    Cisco revamps VoIP products for SMBs

    The networking giant, hoping to also become the VoIP giant, is offering a new line of SMB voice products and services that may increase its advantage against competitors like 3Com and Avaya.

  • September 13, 2005 13 Sep'05

    Standards-based data management unveiled

    Storage suppliers demonstrated products supporting the latest Storage Management Initiative Specification (SMI-S) at last week's Storage Networking World Europe 2005 show.

  • August 31, 2005 31 Aug'05

    EMC acquisition boost to customer support

    EMC is to acquire network virtualisation company Rainfinity.

  • August 29, 2005 29 Aug'05

    Storage area network quiz

    It's all about the storage area network (SAN) -- man. The more you know, the easier it is. Take our SAN quiz and find out where you stand as a SAN guru.

  • August 18, 2005 18 Aug'05

    EMC set to acquire Rainfinity

    EMC is to acquire network virtualisation company Rainfinity to support businesses deploying network attached storage (NAS).

  • July 12, 2005 12 Jul'05

    Tony Asaro: Blogs and more

    Read what Tony Asaro is talking about in this month's blog, and listen to him speak in a number of webcasts.

  • June 02, 2005 02 Jun'05

    Virgin overhauls storage to cope with Sweetie and Crazy Frog

    Virgin Mobile is halfway through a full-scale storage redesign and implementation, centred on Network Appliance (NetApp) storage...

  • May 11, 2005 11 May'05

    Sun expands product range with acquisitions

    Sun Microsystems is expanding in the thin client and network attached storage (NAS) markets with the acquisition of Tarantella...