Server Virtualization: The Tip Of The Iceberg By Kim Tchang, SANRAD
Like iPOD for the consumer market, server virtualization is one of the hottest technology
trends to sweep the commercial market. Many enterprises are deploying or investigating
server virtualization to save power, cooling and management costs, improve asset
utilization, and increase flexibility.
Submitted by SANRAD
Data Storage Outlook: 2008 Summary Report
Data Storage Outlook“ conducted in-depth, face-to-face interviews with senior IT decisionmakers
such as Chief Information Officers and Vice Presidents of IT, across two waves of research.
In the second wave (Wave 2), 129 interviews were completed. In the first wave (Wave 1), 49
interviews were completed. During these meetings the interviewees addressed a broad range of
storage-related questions designed to gauge their current and projected storage requirements and
to identify their storage challenges. Submitted by Corporate Technologies, Inc.
Centralized Data Backup Won't Cripple Your WAN
The need to be close to customers, manufacturing facilities and specialized labor have required organizations to extend the traditional concept of "headquarters" to offices and factories hundreds or even thousands of miles away. However, along with the opportunities that come with workforce globalization, come the realities of dealing with data that sprawls across the organization. Whether the data is at the Munich branch or at HQ in New York, it is equally susceptible to loss, requiring that data recovery and security plans apply to all parts of the organization, regardless of location. Submitted by Riverbed Technologies
Best Practices For Selecting WAN Optimization Solutions: Benchmarking Performance ROI
This white paper explains how to best make this critical technology decision. It provides an overview of
best practices for defining requirements and comparing alternative solutions. Most important, it offers a
metric – performance ROI – that IT organizations can use to select the WAN optimization solution that
delivers the greatest business value.Submitted by Shunra Software Ltd.
RELDATA Doubles Up On Storage Veterans
RELDATA, the pioneer of a new generation of unified networked storage systems, recently announced the appointment of David Hubbard as President and CEO and the appointment of Jeff Helthall as Vice President of Sales.
Gretna School District In Nebraska Builds Gretna School District In Nebraska Builds Advances That Boost Efficiency, Lower Costs
Nestled just 10 miles outside of Omaha, Neb., Gretna is a quiet community of established families. It is known for its small town atmosphere and its exceptional school district, which has gained national recognition for its educational opportunities. It is also an area that has experienced enormous
growth in the past five years, doubling class sizes and prompting expansion of classroom and administration buildings, and stretching the boundaries of the school district's computer network. Submitted by D-Link Systems Inc.
Network Security: A Key To Regulatory Compliance
From the boardroom to information technology departments, regulatory compliance rules and regulations are placing increasing security demands on companies of all sizes. Regulations require companies to strictly monitor and control access to information to protect against fraud, abuse, and data breaches. Failure to comply may result not only in financial liability and costly legal action, but also loss of corporate reputation and brand value. The ultimate goal is securing business processes, and compliance is a means to that end. Used with permission from Business Solutions magazine
IP SANs To Replace NAS
A number of businesses are selecting IP SAN solutions over traditional NAS products for fulfilling storage consolidation projects. This document reviews the advantages and disadvantage of NAS vs. SAN, how NAS vendors address their disadvantages, and introduces an IP SAN solution. Submitted by SANRAD
iSCSI: Maximizing FC SAN Investments With iSCSI
Businesses have made significant investments in their Fibre Channel storage area networks or FC SANs. The challenge is to leverage the FC SAN so that these investments in capital equipment, staff, and infrastructure deliver ever-increasing value to the business. Submitted by RADirect
iSCSI — The New Standard For Networked Storage
With iSCSI, businesses can get a handle on storage administration expenses without retrofitting their existing network infrastructure or investing in hardware that quickly becomes obsolete. Enabling low cost, interoperable, and high-performance SANs, iSCSI is about to revolutionize the world of networked storage. Submitted by EqualLogic