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Drew Robb

Drew Robb is a contributing writer for Datamation, Enterprise Storage Forum, eSecurity Planet, Channel Insider, and eWeek. He has been reporting on all areas of IT for more than 25 years. He has a degree from the University of Strathclyde UK (USUK), and lives in the Tampa Bay area of Florida.

Easing Server Sprawl and Storage Traffic Load

According to most analysts, the amount of stored information is growing at a rate anywhere between 50...

Extranet Hangups

It looks like a great idea -- using extranets, or collaboration portals, to dissolve the boundaries between...

Keeping Talent When Offshoring Looms

After long debate, it's been decided: your company is hiring an Indian outsourcer to take over many...

Lindows Tries to Take the Geek out of Linux

Computer users have grown spoiled over the years. Earthlink founder Sky Dayton likes to tell the story...

Moving from DAS to a SAN/NAS Combo

A few years ago, National Semiconductor of Santa Clara, CA, used only direct attached storage (DAS). In...

Who Should Adopt Networked Storage?

Storage consolidation and server consolidation sound great in theory. Reduce the number of servers, cut down on...

Deliver us from Evals: Evaluating Storage Software

Few people enjoy the grueling evaluation period that typically accompanies the purchase of storage software and systems....

The Five Flavors of W2K3

Whether you are speaking of shoes or server operating systems, one size doesn't fit all. So, while...