Commentary/How-To'sGreen IT Discussion Changes
New tools and technologies have made it easier to be green in the data center, even if we don't call it that these days. Endpoint Data Protection: Tablet Trouble
Backup managers should look at bringing endpoint protection in-house and using it to protect tablets. 3 Roles For Tape In The Cloud
Cloud storage vendors like to say tape is dead. Don't believe it. Here are three ways you should be using it with the cloud. How Server Vendors Can Compete In Storage
Imagine if every server you bought already included all the storage capacity and performance you needed. Here's how server vendors could make it... Software-Defined Storage Vs. Traditional Storage Systems
Here's why software-defined storage won't drive established storage companies out of business. Is Software-Defined Storage Right For You?
Data centers have new storage options, but "new" isn't always "better."
By The NumbersStill Taking Risks
More respondents to our 2012 State of Storage Survey are testing their BC/DR plans vs. 2011, but too many still live on the edge.
Base: 313 respondents in January 2012 and 377 in November 2010
Data: InformationWeek State of Storage Survey of business technology professionals
NewsIn-Q-Tel Bets On 3 Hot Technologies
Intelligence community's investment arm taps artificial intelligence company to turn data into narratives, also invests in flash storage and solar... Thumb Drive Security: Snowden 1, NSA 0
Thumb drives helped NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden transport top-secret data from the agency. If the NSA can't keep a lid on thumb drives, can you? Dell Launches New Cloud Products For Citrix Users
Dell's new converged infrastructure and thin client products expand the company's enterprise portfolio -- but can they distract from buyout drama...
- Dropbox Adopts Single Sign-On Technology
- University College London's Huge Cloud Storage Plan
- Flickr Can Store Any Data, Not Just Photos
- Google Combines Storage For Gmail, Drive, Photos
- At EMC, Scale Out Storage Grows Up
- Box Expands Healthcare Offerings
- Dropbox For Business: Right For You?
Research: 2013 State of Storage
A burst of innovation in storage hardware and software means better performance and integration. Some highlights: Ethernet is taking off, with a combined year-over-year boost of 20 points in iSCSI and FCoE; 60% now encrypt at least some stored data; and good help is hard to find, as 26% cite insufficient staffing as a top concern, up from 19% in 2012.
E-Discovery, Mobility and the Cloud
Do you know everywhere business documents reside? Storage pros are often tasked with aiding discovery, yet as IT increasingly relies on cloud repositories while employees substitute mobile devices for PCs, that question is getting much harder to answer. Problem is, in the event of litigation, courts won’t accept 'the cloud ate my homework' as an excuse. Here's how to cope.
The Cloud's Role in BC/DR
Cloud services can play a role in any BC/DR plan. Yet just 23% of 414 business technology pros responding to our 2011 Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Survey use services as part of their application and data resiliency strategies, even though half (correctly) say it would reduce overall recovery times. Here's how the combination of cloud backup and IaaS offerings can be a beneficial part of a "DR 2.0" plan.
Cloud Storage: Lower Cost and Increase Uptime
This Aberdeen Analyst report presents results from IT experts on their cloud initiatives & benefits cloud storage users recognize upon adoption.
Steps to Take Before Choosing a Business Continuity Partner
This Aberdeen Analyst report details the necessities in creating business continuity plans & if there's the need to outsource part/all of the process.
2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery
Gartner published its Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery for companies to pilot the many solutions to address their backup/recovery needs.
A Guide to Affordability, Security, and Flexibility of Cloud Backup
This resource answers the common questions enterprises have about cloud backup & recovery including its security, affordability, and flexibility.
Requirements Checklist for Choosing a Backup and Recovery Service Provider
Find out the top five questions you should be asking when selecting the most qualified backup and recovery service provider.