Is Green IT Dead?
In many cases it costs money to go green, and the return on that power efficiency investment takes time
Nanotubes & Memory
University researchers are trying to develop a nanodevice for data storage by using carbon nanotubes
Is Disk Backup Green?
The challenge is that adding disk in almost any form is going to require additional power consumption when compared to backing up to tape
Progress In Interoperability
All eyes are, once again, on Microsoft. During the VoiceCon session where the inter-domain agreement was announced, IBM's Pat Galvin made it clear that he doesn't feel the job is done. "As far as IBM is concerned," Galvin said, "this process is only half complete."
Change Is Good
New technologies and better management software are poised to make inroads in enterprise storage
Dell's De-Duplication Strategy
Dell is working with industry leaders EMC and Quantum to provide compatibility across the three companies' brands and product lines
Citrix Improves Application Performance
Improved system throughput has been an ongoing desire for small and medium businesses. Many performance improving products were designed to maximize the use of devices housed in central locations and with set traffic patterns, so their efficiency is waning. One vendor is trying to deliver tools to enhance the performance of Internet based applications.
Is Quantum Safe?
The stock has been beaten pretty badly over the past few months, but there is a silver lining
Microsoft Users Highlight VoiceCon
Betsy Frost Webb, Microsoft's GM for Unified Communications marketing, talked up the need to focus on the organizational impacts of UC, then brought out two enterprise end users who are living through those impacts
HP Moves Quickly to Integrate Colubris
Summer was a dramatic period in the network equipment market. While most folks were sitting at the beach getting a tan, vendors were up late at night trying to find a suitable merger or acquisition targets. The fruits of one such pairing have started to be seen.
Data De-Dupe & Archiving
De-duplication in archiving can show great rewards, but it should not be the primary determining factor in selecting a system
One More Broadband Wireless Network Option Emerging
On Election Day, the Federal Communications Commission (let's hope all the employees had time to vote) was quite busy. After months of deliberation and having sparked a considerable amount of controversy, the federal agency opened up one more chunk of wireless spectrum for mobile communications.
Block-Level Incremental Backup
BLI sacrifices some initial backup storage efficiencies to deliver a backup process that has minimal impact on the client