Henry Newman's monthly column takes an in-depth look at the I/O data path from the application through the operating system.
Storage benchmarks are widely cited by vendors, yet benchmark components like hardware and software can have a significant effect on the performance, reliability and price of the storage system. In this ongoing series, we outline the changes and controversies of storage benchmarks to better arm storage consumers.
Will enterprises trust their data to clouds -- and will clouds be up to the challenge?
Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA don't have to be the death knell for companies concerned about retaining files, as vendors step up to comfort them with new products.
Issues to consider as you craft a business continuity and disaster recovery plan.
Google's ambitious plan to control enterprise data could have a big effect on the storage market.
Server and desktop virtualization put a lot of demands on storage. Is your storage network up to the task?
NAS may be cheaper, but sometimes the extra performance of a shared file system may be worth it.
High prices and a down economy haven't kept flash-based solid state drives from catching on with enterprise storage users.
Small and mid-sized businesses are the fastest-growing segment of the storage market, but their needs can be quite different than their enterprise counterparts.
With EMC, IBM, Dell and Google moving into online backup and e-mail archiving, the storage services market may have finally arrived.
The Storage Case Studies series presents in-depth looks at how enterprises of various types have tackled and conquered specific storage challenges.
Nurtured over the past decade in the relative affluence of large data center budgets, SAN solutions are now poised to penetrate the vast middle market. This series looks at how new, lower cost storage technologies are spurring the adoption of SANs by SMBs.
Industry heavyweights chime in on the state of the storage industry and offer their perspective on the developments and challenges that will shape the future of enterprise storage.
The latest in storage networking news and trends.
A look at storage outsourcing issues.
Storage takes up much of the energy in data centers, and users are asking for some relief.
Taking a look at the relevant and often complex management issues encountered in today's storage industry.
We chronicle the rise of open-source and Linux-based storage technologies.
The latest in this important new storage technology.
Specifically designed for the storage newcomer, the Storage Basics series introduces readers to relevant storage topics with easy-to-understand articles. The series is also useful for those interested in quickly learning about specific storage topics.
New laws and regulations are creating headaches for end users -- and opportunity for storage vendors.
The Storage Focus series offers in-depth examination of specific enterprise storage topics. The series is designed to provide more advanced instruction than our Storage Basics series.
We delve into our crystal ball and reveals what the future holds for storage technologies and the storage industry in general.
This series takes an in-depth look at the state of storage security, and includes articles that address what you can do today to protect your storage investments and what technologies are on the horizon to help improve security.
Will your data be there when you need it?