Do You Really Need a SAN?
By Scott Alan Miller | Article Published February 27, 2013
SANs make sense in certain use cases, but many people have misconceptions about their benefits.
Tags: SAN, Storage area network, Enterprise, NAS, DAS, Storage
Trends in the Storage Networking Market
By Drew Robb | Article Published May 28, 2010
Looking back at EMC World, a series of overriding themes emerge, particularly regarding cloud computing and the future of SSDs.
Tags: SAN services, storage networking, SAN, Storage area network, Storage
Spotting Storage Vendor Problems Ahead of Time
By Henry Newman | Article Published April 16, 2010
Sometimes the announced product roadmap of a storage product vendor may not match the actual deliverables leaving your enterprise out on a limb.
Tags: SAN services, storage networking, SAN, SAN storage, Storage
Storage Area Network (SAN) Guide
By Drew Bird | Article Published April 07, 2010
A SAN, or storage area network, enables efficient client access to data storage devices, yet many companies are unsure of whether to implement a SAN. This guide to storage area networks provides an overview for those considering this option.
Tags: SAN services, SAN, Storage area network, SAN storage, Storage
Storage Networks Boosted by Virtualization Technology
By Herman Mehling | Article Published March 19, 2010
Enterprises are spending heavily to store and back-up their virtual machines, to the delight of data storage vendors. Clearly, server virtualization is shaping the future of the data warehousing industry.
Tags: virtualization, SAN services, SAN, Storage area network, Storage
Implementing SAN Services
By Chris Evans | Article Published March 17, 2010
Deploying SAN services requires balancing costs and storage demands. Here's a guide to choosing the right SAN services vendor and technology to suit your needs.
Tags: SAN services, storage networking, SAN, Storage area network, storage management
EMC Talks Storage Network Future
By Paul Shread | Article Published March 16, 2010
The storage network will grow ever more sophisticated, if EMC's new plans comes to fruition. Global Marketing CTO Chuck Hollis provides the details.
Tags: EMC, SAN services, storage networking, SAN, storage management
Storage Networks and Solid State Drives: the Right Choice?
By Henry Newman | Article Published March 12, 2010
Your storage area network can benefit greatly from selecting the best solid state drive (SSD). It's also essential to choose the right controller to get the most out of the expensive drives.
Tags: data storage, SAN services, SAN, Storage area network
Google Claims Disaster Recovery Edge
By David Needle | Article Published March 04, 2010
The search giant opens up with more details as to just how its cloud-based Google Apps suite recovers from disaster. Can you say "zero loss of data"?
Tags: cloud computing, Google Apps, SAN services, SAN, disaster recovery
Will Solid State Kill Hard Drives?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published March 03, 2010
It's reasonable to consider that flash-based solid state drives (SSDs) might take over from conventional hard disk drives (HDDs). However, currently SSDs are far more expensive per gigabyte than HDDs.
Tags: data storage, SAN services, SSD, SAN, hard drives
Can SAN Services Replace Your Storage Network?
By Jennifer Schiff | Article Published February 25, 2010
Cloud-based data storage -- SAN as a service -- is touted as an alternative to in-house storage networking. But are companies really migrating to the brave new world of SAN services?
Tags: SAN services, SAN, Storage area network, data backup, data management
By Serdar Yegulalp | Article Published February 25, 2010
SAN services, or storage area networks purchased as a service, allow users a wide menu of choices for data storage. Plus: assessing SAN services offerings.
Tags: data storage, SAN services, SAN, Storage area network, storage management
Exploring Office 2007: Outlining a Worksheet in Excel 2007
By Helen Bradley | Article Published January 30, 2009
Our latest Exploring Office 2007 article illustrates how you can summarize important data in your Excel 2007 worksheets and reduce the data to more manageable levels with the ultra-efficient outline tool.
Tags: data, IT, SAN, Cell, display