White Papers

  1. Data Storage Outlook: 2008 Summary Report
    12/4/2007
    White Paper: Data Storage Outlook: 2008 Summary Report
  2. Data Storage Outlook: 2008 Summary Report
    12/4/2007
    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.
  3. Centralized Data Backup Won't Cripple Your WAN
    12/4/2007
    White Paper: Centralized Data Backup Won't Cripple Your WAN
  4. Centralized Data Backup Won't Cripple Your WAN
    12/4/2007
    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
  5. Best Practices For Selecting WAN Optimization Solutions: Benchmarking Performance ROI
    12/2/2007
    White Paper: Best Practices For Selecting WAN Optimization Solutions: Benchmarking Performance ROI
  6. Best Practices For Selecting WAN Optimization Solutions: Benchmarking Performance ROI
    12/2/2007
    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.
  7. Gretna School District In Nebraska Builds Gretna School District In Nebraska Builds Advances That Boost Efficiency, Lower Costs
    10/26/2007
    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.
  8. Network Security: A Key To Regulatory Compliance
    10/15/2007
    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
  9. IP SANs To Replace NAS
    10/15/2007
    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
  10. iSCSI: Maximizing FC SAN Investments With iSCSI
    10/15/2007
    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