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December 13, 2010  10:48 AM

Sane data migration strategy: You don’t see this every day



Posted by: Eric Slack
archiving, Data migration strategy, Eric Slack, Storage Channel

Implementation is the killer -- just ask any IT manager. Getting a new or upgraded system up and running with all the hardware, applications and users it needs to support is really the heavy lifting in...

December 6, 2010  11:00 AM

Keep it simple, like Apple



Posted by: Eric Slack
Eric Slack, Storage Channel

A few years ago, I did an informal study at a storage company where I worked. We were launching a new product and were essentially trying to come up with some new ways to approach the market. The iPhone had just come out and the CEO suggested we look at Apple to see if we could get some ideas from...


November 22, 2010  10:50 AM

‘Converged storage’: Primary storage, data backup in one box



Posted by: Eric Slack
Converged storage, data backup, Eric Slack, primary storage, Storage Channel

Data protection is like insurance; it’s something you need and something you do but something you probably won’t use -- at least, not very often....


November 15, 2010  11:52 AM

Hybrid cloud storage one of ‘top 10 list’ items



Posted by: Eric Slack
cloud storage, Eric Slack, Hybrid cloud storage, Storage Channel

Storage Switzerland recorded a webinar last week, in which we did a “top 10...

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November 8, 2010  12:59 PM

Options for adding file capabilities to a SAN environment



Posted by: Eric Slack
Eric Slack, NAS capabilities, Network-attached storage, SAN, Storage Channel

When considering how to add file...

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November 1, 2010  9:30 AM

Hybrid cloud storage spawns software-based approach



Posted by: Eric Slack
cloud backup, cloud storage, Eric Slack, hybrid cloud, Storage Channel

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October 25, 2010  10:21 AM

LTO-5 enables simple backup, DR and the cloud



Posted by: Eric Slack
Eric Slack, LTFS, LTO-5, Storage Channel, tape

LTO-5 came out earlier...


October 18, 2010  9:30 AM

Beyond backup/restore: Business continuity systems



Posted by: Eric Slack
Business continuity, Disaster recovery, Eric Slack, Storage Channel

In case there hasn’t been enough political messaging in your area, I’ll bring back an oldie: “It’s the economy, silly.” OK, so I’m paraphrasing, but living in Colorado these past few months has left me a little tired of the...


October 11, 2010  11:45 AM

Trial-and-error storage monitoring and management results in cost explosion



Posted by: Eric Slack
Data storage management, Eric Slack, Storage Channel, storage resource management (SRM)

My father was in artillery in the Marine Corps, and as a kid I was fascinated by how they shot howitzers. Essentially, it’s a huge trial-and-error exercise -- at least it was during the...


October 4, 2010  10:33 AM

Primary deduplication’s effect on data integrity, performance



Posted by: Eric Slack
Data deduplication, Eric Slack, primary storage, Storage Channel

Dedupe has been with us for the better part of 10 years. Because of the percentage of duplicated data in the backup space, it was deployed there first. But risk also played a part in its appearance...


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