Automated tiering: Evaluating the criteria February 14, 2011
-- Storage tiering is gaining traction because it provides real value to users by lowering the administrative burden, improving performance, and reducing costs.
Drobo RAID arrays aimed at SMBs February 8, 2011
-- Drobo is pushing further into the SMB space, and beyond its consumer roots, with the introduction of three new arrays.
Mid-range RAID recap: Infortrend, Dot Hill, AMI November 22, 2010
-- A trio of RAID vendors that are focused primarily on the channel recently began shipping mid-range products, with an emphasis on multi-protocol (e.g. Fibre Channel, iSCSI, NAS) support.
Understanding the hidden costs of storage September 30, 2010
-- Technology advances have rendered the traditional cost-per-MB metric obsolete.
IDC research manager Noemi Greyzdorf examines the hidden costs of storage and offers advice on how to "buy what you need, and pay for what you get."