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  • January 28, 2009 28 Jan'09

    Three ways to add capacity to an existing environment

    Sooner or later, you'll have to increase storage capacity. Will you buy more or stretch your existing systems? Find out your options so you'll be prepared when the time comes.

  • January 21, 2009 21 Jan'09

    How virtualisation affects backups

    Server virtualisation presents us with a new problem in the backup arena. How do we capture information, and what strategy do we adopt? SMBs have three main options: Backup at the host level, backup within the virtual machine and backup via snapshot...

  • January 15, 2009 15 Jan'09

    Navigating host bus adapters, zoning and LUNs

    When implementing a SAN, you need to watch for pitfalls. Martin Taylor at the Royal Horticultural Society tells you how to navigate HBAs, zoning and LUNs.

  • January 14, 2009 14 Jan'09

    The realities of virtual tape libraries

    VTLs are a bit like losing coins in the car: You know they're between the seat and the handbrake, but you can't see them.

  • January 09, 2009 09 Jan'09

    Cisco, Brocade Fibre Channel strategies differ

    With two successive quarterly dips in revenue, has Cisco neglected 8 gigabit Fibre Channel and been premature with its FCoE roadmap?

  • January 08, 2009 08 Jan'09

    Documenting backup and storage practices

    Most people working in technology know that writing documentation related to the processes that drive backup and storage are the cornerstones of a successful IT environment. However, most of those technology pros don't enjoy documentation and often ...

  • January 05, 2009 05 Jan'09

    Tiered storage steps up its game

    Tiered storage that matches data types to Fibre Channel, SATA and SAS disk according to performance needs is rapidly gaining ground as a feature of storage subsystems

  • January 05, 2009 05 Jan'09

    Five hot storage technologies for 2009 (and five flops)

    Which storage technologies will make a difference in 2009? And which will disappoint? Read our annual predictions to learn how the future might unfold.

  • December 16, 2008 16 Dec'08

    Service provider hooks up commodity storage with Seanodes

    Aenigma, an application hosting and cloud service provider based in London, found Seanodes' hardware-agnostic product more affordable than HP/ LeftHand Networks.

  • December 15, 2008 15 Dec'08

    How to plan for a disaster-free storage Christmas

    How to ensure preparedness in storage, backup and disaster recovery for the holidays, when many organisations operate only skeleton storage staff.

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