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February 12, 2016
After Rich Castagna offered his look at the future of data storage in 2016, vendors and analysts shared their guesses on what will happen this year.
December 14, 2015
It was another big year in backup for the cloud, but tape held strong as well. The following tips featuring these elements and more will help your organization's data backup plan.
December 04, 2015
Check out our Hot Techs for 2016! For the past 13 years, we've honored the best and brightest technologies for the upcoming year. And as always, we are proud to present a batch of technologies we believe will make a big impact on data storage market...
November 05, 2015
Making a backup purchase? You probably want to solve specific problems and build out your infrastructure, but cost, capacity and scaling matter.
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Server-side solid-state storage is more ubiquitous than ever due to growing capacities and rapidly dropping flash technology prices. There are a many ways to install flash technology in a server, though there are decisions to make before you buy. We... Continue Reading
LTO-1 is the first tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium. It has 100 GB native capacity (200 GB compressed) and a native transfer speed of 20 MBps (40 MBps compressed). Continue Reading
LTO-10 is an unreleased tape format from the Linear Tape-Open Consortium. It will offer read-and-write backwards compatibility with tapes from the previous generation. Continue Reading
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Though some folks mistakenly view tape as an outdated technology -- thanks in no small part to the fact that disk companies keep predicting its demise -- there's no denying its importance at the table of backup products. A recent Enterprise Strategy... Continue Reading
Many facilities are reintroducing tape. George Crump discusses why a tape backup system can be an effective platform for your organization. Continue Reading
Over the last several years, many organizations have at least partially transitioned from writing backups to local tape libraries to creating cloud-based backups. One of the primary obstacles that organizations may encounter along the way is that ... Continue Reading
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Whether you use disk, tape or cloud in your enterprise data protection, where you send your archives and backups is up to you. Continue Reading
Tape archiving offers low-cost, long-term data protection in a variety of industries, keeping it atop the list of data center backup technologies. Continue Reading
Disk, tape and the cloud all help ensure rapid recovery, reliable retention and data agility. Each should be part of your data protection strategy. Continue Reading
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Explosive data growth has brought about a commensurate increase in zettabytes, but a smart, proactive approach to archiving can help. Continue Reading
For 12 years, Storage magazine has presented its roster of new data storage trends that are ready to have an impact in data centers. We’ll tell you why VMware VVOLs, all-flash arrays, cloud disaster recovery, flash caching, server SANs and... Continue Reading
What's the best choice: tape-based, disk-based or cloud-based archiving? Continue Reading