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Backup still a big issue
It's clear that the e-mail archiving market will continue to grow rapidly over the next few years.
It may be an apples-to-oranges comparison, but Emulex last year shipped more Fibre Channel ports than all of the fabric switch vendors combined, and that includes Brocade, Cisco, and McData.
Hitachi Data Systems recently began shipping its first disk array for the small to medium-sized business (SMB) market-the Serial ATA-based Thunder 9520V Workgroup Modular Storage System.
Hewlett-Packard last month expanded its storage portfolio with the introduction of three "tiered-storage" systems and a new release of its OpenView Data Protector software, which facilitates the movement of data/information among these resources.
Supports full line of EMC disk arrays
By now, most enterprise IT groups have undergone some form of server and storage consolidation aimed at correcting problems with backups, provisioning storage, or reducing storage management burdens.
Uses Avamar's D2D software
End-user spending in the overall storage market is expected to creep at an anemic 3.
Running applications such as replication from network-based devices provides a number of benefits, including lower costs and increased flexibility.
The key is to start by classifying data to determine the business value of information.
Building a storage utility center requires storage consolidation as well as cooperative partnerships.
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Q: ILM and HSM seem like the same thing. What's the difference between them?
Last year, EMC reached outside its traditional storage space to acquire Documentum.
A successful ILM strategy encompasses four segments: data classification, data policy, data management, and a tiered storage infrastructure.
Snia On Storage
SNIA's Common RAID Disk Data Format (DDF) promises to alleviate compatibility issues.