Table of Contents

Features

What is cloud-based storage?

The first installment in a three-part series looks at how ?storage in the cloud? will impact users and IT organizations.

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

This section takes on late-breaking business and partnership news written for industry insiders.

News Analysis Trends

Dell's iSCSI array tuned for VMware

Dell recently launched its latest salvo in the iSCSI storage market with the debut of the Dell EqualLogic PS5500E, a SAN array with triple the capacity of prior products and integrated data-protection tools for VMware virtual server environments.

EMC tackles VMware management

At the VMworld conference last month, EMC announced a round of upgrades to its ControlCenter storage resource management (SRM) software, including Application Discovery Manager (ADM) and EMC Infra service desk system products that blend the management of traditional physical systems with VMware virtual machines.

Q&A: Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE)

Solution Technology?s Robert Kembel addresses users? questions regarding the emerging Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) standard.

Virtualization: HP bundles EVA, clustering

Hewlett-Packard is shipping a new virtual storage system comprising an Enterprise Virtual Array (EVA) 4400 with scalable NAS file serving software developed via HP?s acquisition of PolyServe.

Editorial

Hosted storage gets cloudy

I’m not quite as enthusiastic about cloud-based storage as Jeff is, but I do agree that it’s here to stay, if only because of the relatively recent presence of big guns such as EMC, IBM, and Symantec, not to mention Amazon and Google.

New Products

Products

Each month, InfoStor rounds up timely new product announcements, providing a buyer’s guide for professionals.

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Volume 12
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October 2008