Storage Executive Commentary
How To Manage Multiple Cloud Infrastructures
1/30/2011Much has already been written and said about cloud computing. Many use cases have been tested, and the performance and cost benefits are now measurable. By Mark Rivington, VP of Technology, Nimsoft
Selling Right The First Time
10/6/2010In an effort to meet the technology needs of clients across a wide spectrum of industries, many VARs juggle an exploding portfolio of products and services in an attempt to address pain points in a variety of situations across network infrastructure.
Data Insight Seeks To Answer The Most Basic Data Classification Question Of All: Who Owns The Data?
6/23/2010Over the last few years I thought I had seen just about every (well, maybe not every but most) automated eDiscovery, data classification, data management, data preservation and search engine technology on the market. By Jerome M Wendt
10 Guidelines For Enterprise Systems Optimization
6/21/2010By Manny Salinas, CMO, Diskeeper Corp
Increasingly sophisticated software and hardware is being used in modern storage environments — from disk-level technologies to massively scalable network storage facilities.
Benefits Of Cloud Hosting For SMBs
5/27/2010By Andy Burton, CEO, Rise
Cloud hosting has been talked about a lot recently — some would argue its hype, others that it is confusing technical talk. So, what exactly do we mean by cloud hosting, and how will it impact the traditional model of solutions that have for decades been on-premise and based upon the advice and established relationships of VARs and systems integrators?
The Importance of Persistent Hardware and Software Architectures
5/27/2010By Brian Bell, Compellent
For any CIO or IT manager, lurking within the excitement of purchasing a new technology product, there is always the specter of that technology’s end of life (EOL).
Will Your Disaster Recovery Plans Work As Planned?
5/26/2010By replacing cumbersome, less effective traditional tools and practices with automated disaster recovery testing and monitoring, IT organizations can significantly improve the success of their disaster recovery preparedness. By Niraj Zaveri, Senior Manager, Storage and Availability Management Group, Symantec
Does Your Customer Have A Technology Problem Or A Business Problem?
By Roy Bauer, CEO, Digitiliti
You’re in a postmortem meeting with your team analyzing why you lost one of your key customers. You‘ve been working diligently with this customer for the past two years, helping them deal with their data growth issues and out-of-control email. Then without warning, your firm was dumped.
Implement A Tiered NAS Architecture To Deliver Benefits Of Many Storage Technologies
5/3/2010Ron Bianchini, Avere Systems President and CEO
New and emerging market trends have placed the storage industry at the proverbial fork in the road. Do businesses try to boost the performance of their existing NAS architectures by adding additional hard disk drives to the environment? Or do they replace their lower-performing, energy-hungry hard drives with new storage media, such as solid state in their NAS systems to gain the performance improvement they're seeking?
Selling Storage Software In A Troubled Economy
3/24/2010By Ken Horner, SVP, corporate development and strategy, BakBone
While budgets are shrinking and many organizations are faced with difficult cutbacks, there is one element of business world continues to grow exponentially — data. Digital data, the lifeblood of organizations' knowledge base and source of revenue generation, doesn't slow down because IT budgets are trimmed or a company is faced with staff cutbacks.