Enterprise data storage strategies

  • June 22, 2006 22 Jun'06

    Disaster Recovery planning and testing

    Disaster recovery (DR) -- the data center's response to an emergency situation -- is the most crucial aspect of any company's business continuity plan.

  • June 22, 2006 22 Jun'06

    Beware of DR planning recipes

    Disaster recovery is not to be taken lightly. Here are some tips for implementing a full-fledged DR plan.

  • June 19, 2006 19 Jun'06

    Disaster recovery: Ad hoc and expensive

    Users at Gartner's storage show in Orlando this week admit that their disaster recovery plans are unrehearsed and too expensive.

  • June 08, 2006 08 Jun'06

    Deduping: an essential backup tool in the data center?

    Analysts and vendors say deduping to eliminate storage redundancy is emerging as an important and perhaps indispensable management tool to ease backup efforts in the data center

  • June 06, 2006 06 Jun'06

    New Orleans law firm braces for storms with new DR plan

    Post-Katrina, a New Orleans law firm has purchased new hardware, implemented HA/DR software and set up a secondary, out-of-state data center.

  • May 31, 2006 31 May'06

    Exchange failover: Texas university dumps NetApp

    Texas Christian University recently dropped NetApp as its MS Exchange failover vendor, tapping SteelEye Technology for email disaster recovery.

  • May 30, 2006 30 May'06

    Tiered storage shifts focus away from disk

    At Storage Decisions, users and analysts discussed creative ways to tier storage according to levels of data protection and storage services, rather than disk costs.

  • May 30, 2006 30 May'06

    Florida data center prepares for hurricane season

    In a move to better prepare for hurricanes, one of Florida's largest public school districts recently built a new disaster recovery site 13 miles further inland from the coast.

  • May 12, 2006 12 May'06

    CDW improves backup server speeds by 1,000%

    Tech retailer CDW consolidated 18 backup servers to an EMC Clariion disk library, radically improving its backup operation.

  • May 03, 2006 03 May'06

    Sun props up storage line in quarterly update

    Among the highlights: updates to its mainframe VTL, a new NAS gateway and a change in the story about the long-delayed Honeycomb CAS system.

  • April 11, 2006 11 Apr'06

    Washington energy lobby adopts Exchange failover

    One of the largest lobbying associations in the U.S. energy industry recently implemented failover software from XOsoft to guard against costly e-mail lapses.

  • March 30, 2006 30 Mar'06

    American Fidelity shows how disaster recovery planning gets done

    American Fidelity Assurance Company's number one priority is paying claims -- especially in a disaster. The company tests core disaster recovery plans twice a year.

  • March 21, 2006 21 Mar'06

    Brooklyn hospital hooks up wireless DR

    A Brooklyn hospital has hooked up a wireless network to sync its databases for DR purposes, cutting the costs of wiring beneath city streets.

  • March 14, 2006 14 Mar'06

    VTL users talk shop

    Three different users pick three different VTLs and discuss their implementations.

  • February 27, 2006 27 Feb'06

    User ditches Iron Mountain for EVault

    After Iron Mountain failed to deliver its tapes during a power outage, a Canadian mattress manufacturer turned to EVault to back up its critical data.