[June 1, 2010] Cisco, HP and Oracle are among the vendors pursuing unified storage, server and networking strategies. Will customers win or lose?
Meeting Virtualizations Storage Demands
Server and desktop virtualization put a lot of demands on storage. Is your storage network up to the task?
[March 22, 2010] Storage networking vendors say flexible storage environments are just the thing for alleviating virtual I/O bottlenecks and capacity constraints.
[March 12, 2010] Virtualization users find that their storage costs can greatly exceed what they paid to virtualize their servers.
[February 9, 2010] Virtual servers have made backups much more challenging than they used to be. Here's how one company solved the problem.
[October 7, 2009] VMware's Site Recovery Manager is making disaster recovery easier for more than 2,000 customers.
[October 2, 2009] A large financial institution turned to Virtual Instruments' NetWisdom to solve problems in its EMC, Cisco and Brocade SAN environment.
[September 17, 2009] The long-running data storage technology could be headed for trouble. We look at the problem — and potential solutions.
[August 3, 2009] Server virtualization from the likes of Microsoft and VMware is helping companies save on disaster recovery costs.
[July 24, 2009] The storage world as we know it is about to change — and not all RAID vendors are ready.
[July 1, 2009] BlueArc and Panasas are also among the storage vendors working to solve the problem of I/O constraints caused by server virtualization.
[June 19, 2009] Storage and IT luminaries gathered last week to discuss the future, and they agreed that it's in cloud and virtual environments.
[June 16, 2009] Mergers, hostile takeovers, turf battles, high-profile defections... We look at what's behind the turmoil in the IT industry and what it means for the future of storage.
[June 11, 2009] The Israel Electric Corp. turned to EMC to keep its VMware environment running in case of a disaster.
[April 22, 2009] A small information management services company turned to DataCore and Citrix for an affordable storage and virtual server environment that worked.
[April 16, 2009] Cisco's new server has the potential to recast both the data storage and server virtualization markets.
[April 3, 2009] EMC wants to be enterprises' one-stop shop for data management, but the company's vision doesn't end with storage.
[December 16, 2008] A new service brings data center automation within reach of small businesses.
[November 24, 2008] One analyst thinks data center automation will be here within five years, which means you better start planning for it now.
[November 7, 2008] One IT services company got a handle on its global data centers through server virtualization and a common storage infrastructure from Brocade, EMC and Emulex.
[October 29, 2008] If you virtualize your server environment without taking storage into consideration, your performance will likely suffer.
[October 24, 2008] They're early in development, but some new technologies hold promise for reducing server virtualization's demand on storage environments.
[September 19, 2008] Virtual machines are a big drain on storage resources. Here's a few steps you can take to control them.
[July 11, 2008] VMware may be worried about Microsoft's virtualization entry, but storage users will have to wait a while for Hyper-V's functionality to rival that of VMware.
[June 25, 2008] Xiotech's Virtual View is helping one indoor climate company manage its storage in a VMware environment.
[March 20, 2008] Server and storage virtualization create greater efficiency and utilization, but they can also increase storage consumption and create their own management headaches.
[January 4, 2008] The server virtualization leader aims to manage everything in data centers with help from storage vendors.
[September 25, 2007] Storage vendors have been rushing to market with products that support VMware. We give you some issues to consider as you take a closer look at them.