Monday, August 2, 2021

Tom Clark

SANs Go International

The initial adoption of SAN technology was promoted by Compaq, Sun, and other vendors in the form of small arbitrated loop storage networks. Typically...

Storage Reality Check – Open Systems Standardization

The evolution of open systems SAN technology is constantly shaped by diverse market contradictions. Customers, for example, often make product selections based on unique...

Towards Trusted and Open Solutions

As articulated several years ago, the mission of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is to ensure that storage networks become efficient, complete, and trusted...

It Isn’t Easy Being You

Storage administrators are often the unsung heroes of data management. Charged with maintaining data availability and safeguarding the vital information that drives their companies’...

Security Spotlight Shines on SANs

In insecure times, security threats seem to be everywhere. When even little old ladies are made to take off their shoes for the airport...

The SAN Management Dilemma

Since the advent of SANs, customers have complained that storage area networks are difficult to manage. Along with interoperability issues, the lack of comprehensive and...

Bringing SANs to the Masses

Vendors sell technology that hopefully fulfills a customer's application requirements. Unfortunately, vendors usually know far more about the "speeds and feeds" of their particular...

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