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Update On IP-based Storage

Update On IP-based Storage – Industry Trend or Event Dave Schwaderer Pick up any computer trade publication and you likely see articles discussing Storage Area Network (SAN) products and strategies. Briefly, SANs allow efficient and flexible connection of servers and storage by de-coupling nonvolatile storage (hard disks and disk arrays) from the servers used by […]

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Server virtualization

Server virtualization Jaime Gmach Most of us wouldn’t dream of going on vacation with nothing more than the clothes on our back and a small handbag. Taking along a huge suitcase, however, is not only heavy but requires waiting in the check-in line for some time. Unfortunately, only in a dream world can a handbag […]

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Next generation portals: will Web services make a difference?

Next generation portals: will Web services make a difference? – Internet Bruce Grant The Web portals of the late ’90s captured loads of market attention. Names like Yahoo, Excite, AOL, etc., were all tagged as the new “up-and-corners” of the Information Age. Although the high-tech industry has cooled somewhat, today’s Web portals are still playing […]

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An effective SME disaster recovery strategy for branch offices

An effective SME disaster recovery strategy for branch offices Mark Phillippi May 30, 2007 at 08:44 PM The 2007 Atlantic hurricane season started early this year, the second time in five years a storm has formed before June 1. As a result, experts are again predicting an above average hurricane year, estimating that there is […]

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7 critical questions for IT

Storage in utility computing: 7 critical questions for IT E.P. Komarla It is easy to understand why the concept of utility computing has become latest trend in Information Technology. Analogous to traditional public utilities such as electric or water service, utility computing comprehends an essentially demand-based business model for the full range of IT infrastructure […]

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Raidtec CEO Noel May On State-of-the-Art RAID – Technology Information

Raidtec CEO Noel May On State-of-the-Art RAID – Technology Information – Interview In an effort to identify the technical and business direction of RAID technology, CTR recently interviewed Noel May, the founder of Raidtec. He has a broad background in the international computer industry including founding and operating his own company, which designed and manufactured […]

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Occasionally connected computing architectures

Occasionally connected computing architectures – Storage Management D. Britton Johnson As the price/performance of notebook computers ant other mobile platforms grows ever more compelling, the desktop computer’s days are numbered as the dominant business-computing platform. This trend has interesting implications on the future of enterprise application architectures. Today’s centralized architectures require persistent connectivity. Even in […]

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Audience participation in storage networking – first in / first out

Audience participation in storage networking – first in / first out – Industry Overview Mark Ferelli Nothing adds to an experience like audience participation. Bringing the spectator into the plot adds considerably to the value of an event, as entertainers like Carol Burnett and game show icon Monty Hall can attest. In the world of […]

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Verbatim to deliver 8x DVD + R write-once media as drives hit market: new discs significantly reduce recording time, company ramps production as DVD burner availability, demand increase – Top Technology Showcase

Verbatim to deliver 8x DVD + R write-once media as drives hit market: new discs significantly reduce recording time, company ramps production as DVD burner availability, demand increase – Top Technology Showcase – Brief Article Verbatim Corporation has announced that it will begin shipping 8x-speed DataLifePlus 4.7GB DVD+R media this month as higher-speed DVD multi-format […]

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Storage Networks Start To Converge. NAS Gains Momentum And Respect – network-attached storage

Storage Networks Start To Converge. NAS Gains Momentum And Respect – network-attached storage – Technology Information Fred Moore The dynamics of the storage industry are changing at an unprecedented pace. A new millennium begins with annual spending on IT exceeding $1 trillion signaling to us all that change is (or should be) a core competency […]