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On Demand Storage Stressed at Comdex

November 26, 2003
A mere shadow of its go-go '90s self, Comdex faced a cautious IT industry as HP and IBM readied attendees for the next-generation data center.
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Environmental Monitoring - A Storage Essential

November 18, 2003
Scorching temperatures with a chance of showers ... In the data center, this forecast can spell disaster for your SAN. However, there are ways to keep your systems cool, dry, and ready for anything.
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Storage Networking World: Bigger, Better, and 'Buzzier'

November 5, 2003
Judging by last week's event, it's little wonder that storage is one of the few IT bright spots. Drew Robb reports on some of the highlights.
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Breaking Down the Storage Virtualization Barriers

October 30, 2003
Is your SAN's growth outpacing your ability to effectively manage it? If so, storage virtualization may help cut through the complexity and rein in costs.
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Case Study: FICO Implements Tape SAN

October 6, 2003
Data is FICO's business, plain and simple. When poor backup reliability posed a problem, smart planning and a storage overhaul were in order.
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SCSI Failing to Drive Out Satan

September 16, 2003
Is Serial ATA the work of the devil? Some SCSI storage vendors would have you think so. However, succumbing to this temptation can lead to a slice of heaven in your datacenter.
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IT on Tap: How Realistic Is the Storage Utility Concept?

September 11, 2003
Just how realistic is the vision of storage as a utility service? Is it a distant dream or a near-term reality? And most importantly, how do we get there from here?
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Who Needs Mobile Backup?

September 2, 2003
Despite IT resistance, the growing legions of mobile users are forcing enterprises -- and network admins -- to confront laptop backups.
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Robbing the (Data) Bank

August 18, 2003
Security concerns surface about centralized storage.
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Backup Emerging from the Shadow of Storage

August 11, 2003
Is your organization on the ball when it comes to backing up your mission critical data? Drew Robb takes a look at how advances in backup technologies are changing the storage landscape and putting businesses on the path to resilient, easy-to-manage recovery systems.
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A Dashboard Approach to Storage Management

August 5, 2003
The Storage Management Essentials series continues with an examination of the factors to consider when selecting a console for effectively managing increasingly complex and ever-growing networked storage environments.
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Regaining Control of Storage Management

July 22, 2003
In part two of the Storage Management Essentials series, we examine how management portals can help tame an organization's growing storage infrastructure and offer a look into the future of self-managing systems.
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Too Much of a Good Thing: Managing Information Overload in Storage Management

June 23, 2003
Drew Robb kicks off the Storage Management Essentials series with a look at tools designed to keep administrators from getting swept up in a flood of event alerts and instead allow them to devote their resources to the events that truly matter.
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The Search for Storage Expertise

June 10, 2003
The explosive growth in SAN deployments has led to a dearth of personnel who are proficient at running them. The Storage Networking Industry Association hopes a new storage training program will address the SAN skills shortage.
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Coping with Chaotic Storage Growth

June 4, 2003
Managing enterprise storage is, in many respects, a mess. Drew Robb covers one possible solution on the horizon for organizations trying to minimize storage chaos.
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Case Study: It's All Sun and SAN at The Weather Channel

April 29, 2003
To improve its ability to rapidly adjust services to meet customer needs, The Weather Channel consolidated its mix of storage devices into a Storage Area Network with equipment from Hitachi Data Systems.
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