Shakeup in the Storage Business
The big news here is not that Dave Donatelli has departed from EMC after 22 years. No, the big news is where he decided to go - HP
EMC Targets SharePoint Challenges
As SharePoint deployments multiply, IT managers have ranked identifying sensitive information in SharePoint sites as an important issue
The disappointing fact is that 58 percent of users still are not using SRM tools
The Mystery Of SIP Trunking
If SIP trunks can deliver service that's equivalent to PRIs at lower cost, they're a winner. But that's a big "if."
E-Discovery & Canada
In Canada, courts badly want to avoid the insane costs associated with US-based e-discovery
Spending More on Storage
Nearly two thirds of IT managers in a recent survey said they expect to spend more on storage hardware, software, and services this year than last year
Questions About Oracle/Sun
There is something to be said for owning just about everything in the stack for delivery of a solution to the customer
Why Metadata Matters
Metadata is a linchpin of document retention, which is founded on knowing the creation and modification dates of a piece of data
Oracle Snaps Up Sun
The future isn't clear for Sun's traditional storage products like tape drives
Mellanox on FCoE
Mellanox believes there are two technologies designed for convergence: Ethernet and InfiniBand
EMC Reworks Symmetrix
I must admit I was surprised to see a whole new Symmetrix architecture - and it was modular!
FCoE: No Big Deal
I seriously doubt that anyone is going to rip out all the FC in their data center and replace it with FCoE in one fell swoop
Mitel's Low-Cost, Anywhere Phone Extension
Mitel Networks new Dynamic Extension allows users to ring up to 8 phones simultaneously anywhere in the world and make any phone an extension -- just as long as it has buttons.
NetApp on FCoE
The pioneering storage vendor still believes the future is multi-protocol storage over Ethernet
Do you know how much of your data changes and how often? Discovering that information could influence how you plan your storage infrastructure
Is SNW Relevant?
SNW needs to adapt to the current economic situation and the way that users are asking for information to be disseminated
HP on FCoE
Is FCoE merely a bridge? Or will it become something more?
Dollars & Deals
For the first time in seven years, no billion-dollar tech mergers or acquisitions took place in the first quarter. But some storage companies were able to raise money
Another View From SNW
This year, with the economy in the dumps and travel budgets cut to the bone, the show seems a lot quieter
Live From SNW
Read a collection of my updates from two days at Storage Networking World. The focus this year was on using new technologies to allow the IT staff to become more
Brocade Raises FCoE Questions
I am polling storage companies and the Byte and Switch readership to find out if there is an industry consensus on FCoE
HP Outlines Tech Strategy
The company Technology Solutions Groups is focused on business-ready infrastructures, everything-as-a service, and, of course, clouds
De-Duping VM images
Unexpected rewards can come from combining data de-duplication, virtualization, and extended read caching using RAM and flash memory
The Joys of Buddy Backup
I'm always on the lookout for a good backup solution for friends and family that's almost idiotproof
EMC Bails Out Quantum
EMC is not afraid to buy the technology that it wants and has done so in the past. Why not Quantum?