Those vendors that claim tape is no longer viable for data storage usually have a vested interest in other storage media.
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When comparing Amazon Glacier and data storage tape for long term archiving, be aware of costs and logistics.
Hybrid data storage systems that combine LTFS tape and disk promise low cost storage that’s faster than the cloud and almost as scalable.
Cloud computing failure is far from a remote option, so businesses must have a plan to handle partial or complete cloud outages.
The best data protection plan requires planning, scheduling and documentation -- among other key features.
Cloud computing is changing disaster recovery, from pricing to methodology.
Data storage backup is easy to do inefficiently. Best practices require some careful thought.
While not the sexy topic it once was, data storage backup still sells a lot of software.
Open source storage software applications to help individuals and organizations prepare for and recover from disaster situations.
Hitachi’s recent launch focused on four key foundations for IT infrastructure.
More companies are adopting a hybrid cloud storage model as cloud storage plays an increasing role in the enterprise.
A vendor's assurance that your data is encrypted is not enough to protect yourself in all scenarios.
Even for storage admins well versed in data handling, virtual environments pose an array of challenges.
A data storage pundit questions a recent blog posting that provides analysis of the disk drive selection process.
From which technologies are favored to which vendors are leading the way, the data storage market is changing dramatically.
Hybrid cloud storage offers significant cost savings, but beware of over-hyped solutions that don’t offer all of this technology’s true benefits.
As the data storage market churns with the old guard fending off the newcomers, where is enterprise storage headed?
A data storage expert offer techniques to help squeeze your expanding data into finite storage capacity.
The one RING? Storage startup blurs the lines between file and object storage.
VirtuoSO also provides enterprise-level grid scalability, multi-protocol support and smart data movement.
Contrary to the hype, tape is far from dead in the data storage market.
Red Hat Storage Server running on the AWS infrastructure is an open-software-defined storage platform providing a highly available storage solution with unified file and object access.
When the unforeseen hits, an IT department needs a pre-set response pattern to lessen the chaos.
Enterprises should look for a backup and recovery platform with next-gen architecture and features.
These vendors provide a wide array of disaster recovery and business continuity services.