Enterprise data storage strategies

  • May 21, 2007 21 May'07

    DR site built with energy efficiency in mind

    Rather than replicate between three primary data centers, RightNow Technologies dedicated a site to disaster recovery using energy efficient AMD Opteron-based servers.

  • April 26, 2007 26 Apr'07

    Disaster recovery shortchanged by business execs

    Data center disaster recovery and business continuity are crucial to a businesses bottom line, but a new study shows business execs aren't making disaster recovery a priority.

  • April 19, 2007 19 Apr'07

    For good data center physical security, build a bunker

    MSApple didn't want another fire or busted water pipe damaging computer systems, so it built its data center in a bunker.

  • March 20, 2007 20 Mar'07

    IBM and Cisco team up for disaster recovery

    If disaster strikes, IBM and Cisco will send a box, SUV or truck with everything you need to reestablish network connectivity and get your operations back up and running.

  • March 12, 2007 12 Mar'07

    Iceland wants your backup data centers

    Iceland is trying to convince European and U.S. companies to locate backup data centers there, promising cheap and clean energy, as well as low tax rates. But will fears of network latency and volcanic eruptions usurp the discussions?

  • March 08, 2007 08 Mar'07

    Gulf Coast town disaster proofs with backup data center

    Reeling from Hurricane Emily, the city of Brownsville, Texas, called on IBM to design a backup data center and a city-wide WiMax network.

  • July 24, 2006 24 Jul'06

    Server Specs: Data center downtime hits

    Data center downtime hits; HP user group thriving one year after Interex folds; Pentadyne starts shipping new flywheel for energy storage.

  • July 19, 2006 19 Jul'06

    Disaster recovery management considerations

    Proper disaster recovery preparations can be costly, time consuming, and technically difficult. As a result, many organizations fail to implement or maintain adequate disaster plans because they simply lack the budget and expertise. Rather than ...

  • July 13, 2006 13 Jul'06

    CA acquires XOsoft, adds replication to ARCserve

    CA has snapped up XOsoft, adding long-distance replication and CDP to its ARCserve backup product.

  • July 13, 2006 13 Jul'06

    Keeping the WAN alive when disaster strikes

    Florida was just picking up the pieces from Hurricane Frances when Hurricane Ivan hit the panhandle, leaving a swath of destruction heading north. It is surely a nightmare for those who are putting the pieces of their lives back together.

    But ...

  • July 13, 2006 13 Jul'06

    Overstock saves millions on database replication tool

    GoldenGate, from GoldenGate Software Inc., is a product few in the storage space may have heard about. But in the right environment, the software, which replicates structured data between databases, might be a better choice than traditional backup ...

  • July 11, 2006 11 Jul'06

    Narrow down your replication or CDP options

    Backup expert Pierre Dorion offers suggestions on how to choose the best replication or CDP for your needs.

  • July 11, 2006 11 Jul'06

    Users debate best media for archiving

    Optical disk is the most reliable, but disk-to-tape is more frequently used for backup and archiving. Users weigh the pros and cons of each.

  • July 11, 2006 11 Jul'06

    Disaster recovery technologies overview

    Off-site tape storage has been the traditional defense against disasters, but the logistical demands of recalling the tapes from storage and then restoring them has always proven cumbersome. Today, the availability of the Internet and other ...

  • July 06, 2006 06 Jul'06

    Tapeless backup gains favor among storage architects

    Removing tape from the offsite data protection equation is no longer a brazenly reckless act.