Virtual Instruments upgrades SAN monitoring tools
Targeting virtual server environments, Virtual Instruments this week released the 2.0 version of its VirtualWisdom SAN monitoring, measurement and analysis tools, which include software and hardware probes.
Aptare adds SAN fabric monitoring to SRM suite
Aptare, one of the last pure-play enterprise SRM software vendors, updated its StorageConsole SRM suite today with a range of enhancements and a new StorageConsole Fabric Manager, which monitors changes in the SAN fabric.
Storage virtualization: Benefits and alternatives
Storage virtualization may seem too expensive for SMBs, yet companies of all sizes can benefit from the technology without breaking the bank, using commodity hardware or traditional storage virtualization engines.
Weighing the pros and cons of unified computing
Cisco's introduction of the Unified Computing System (UCS) and its entry into the server market sparked a new arms race in the IT industry and has forced the heavy-hitters -- storage, server and networking vendors alike -- to come up with new strategies for data center convergence.