There is a real opportunity for storage managers to play a greater role in the business by planning ahead for e-discovery litigation requests
The Cost of E-Discovery
Storage vendors are rollng out a wave of products to help companies find crucial documents and defend themselves against lawsuits
E-Discovery Trends in 2009
New developments in e-discovery will affect enterprise general counsel and compliance officers, law firms serving corporate clients, and IT departments
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Service Providers Get Appy
Carriers say growth in use of new data applications like music downloads and remote storage will save them
Qlogic& NetXen 1+1=1.5?
FCoE is the VTL of storage protocols, letting us use Ethernet for transport while still looking to the host and SAN management software like we were running on a Fibre Channel SAN, just as a VTL lets us use disk for storage while looking to our backup software like we were using tape.
CA Strengthens Its Recovery Management Portfolio
Proper disaster recovery testing is disruptive, complex and an administrator burden, so many IT organizations would like to sweep it under the rug. Anything that makes effective DR testing feasible and easier is to be welcomed.
Owning The Silicon May Make All The Difference
Time-to-market for tangible FCoE connectivity products may simply boil down to who actually owns the silicon that the connectivity cards, switches, server and storage products are built upon.
Google Granted Floating Data Center Patent
Google is considering floating data centers because of the practical problems it faces in trying to locate data centers on coastal land, where real estate is typically expensive.
The Storage Behind The Cloud
If your provider is down and can't return you to operations quickly, the only thing a service-level agreement is good for is a lawsuit
IBM Pays Customers To Ditch Sun Servers
Big Blue is doubling a rewards program under which businesses can get thousands of dollars worth of software and services for free -- if they unplug their Sun boxes.
Videoconferencing Seeks Its Moment In The Sun
With the double whammy of a global recession turning business travel into an expensive indulgence even as swine flu fears make it seem downright dangerous, small and midsize companies have never been more interested in finding ways to do business without leaving their desks.