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May 29, 2007  3:59 PM

Archiving action



Posted by: Karen Guglielmo
Data storage management, Podcast

Hitachi Data Systems announced a major upgrade to its Content Archive Platform, which SearchStorage.com News Director Jo Maitland reported on today. If you're considering adopting an archiving...

May 21, 2007  1:15 PM

Don’t like your email archiving system? Service providers are standing by…



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

Managed service provider RenewData briefed us today on its launching of a data migration service specifically for transferring email archives from one archiving product to another while maintaining a legal chain of custody.

Renew has partnerships with EMC, Symantec and CA (for the former...


May 16, 2007  8:51 AM

Storage Decisions Chicago: Blue-chips discuss DR, e-Discovery



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data center disaster recovery planning, Data storage management, Storage conferences

Things have gotten kicked off in earnest out here in the Windy City at this year's Storage Decisions conference in Chicago. Today was the first full day of sessions at this year's edition of the conference, and attendees heard discussions of hot topics from blue-chip companies including United...


May 2, 2007  1:14 PM

At the brink of the data deduplication wars



Posted by: Ndamour
Data storage management, Storage backup

OK folks, the data deduplication war has begun. In the center of the war are vendors such as Data Domain, Diligent Technologies, ExaGrid, FalconStor, Quantum and SEPATON. It is only a question of time...


April 13, 2007  3:26 PM

Another email recovery oopsie



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

First Intel. Now the White House. We'd love...


April 3, 2007  8:31 AM

Unstructured data management podcast



Posted by: Karen Guglielmo
Data storage management, Podcast

Unstructured data is... well, it's unstructured. Unruly, even. Unbearable? Well, maybe that's a bit too much, but it's definitely hard to deal with. Word documents, email, images and MP3s, among other types of files, are crowding storage systems at an exponental rate and classifying this data...


March 26, 2007  7:43 AM

Storage security podcast



Posted by: Karen Guglielmo
Data storage management, Podcast

These days, its tough to ignore the ever-present coverage of security breaches and identity theft in the news. In this podcast, storage security expert Kevin Beaver offers practical answers to the most...


March 22, 2007  1:43 PM

Analyst warns of “gotchas” with Google



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

The Burton Group put out a press release this week warning of some "gotchas" with Google's software as a service (SaaS). Storage Soup caught up with Burton Group enterprise search and records management analyst Guy Creese...


March 19, 2007  11:42 AM

“Never understimate the bandwidth of a station wagon driving down the Jersey Turnpike”



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

Jonathan Schwartz has an interesting post up right now that calculates the relative transfer power of Internet networks vs. a sailboat. The sailboat wins. Quoth Schwartz:

"Now you understand why tape based storage has such a lasting appeal to so many enterprises recording, compiling,...


March 7, 2007  9:54 AM

Skepticism on IDC “Digital Universe” report



Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management

Silicon Valley Watcher and its commenters have an interesting reaction to IDC's report yesterday (commissioned by EMC) that we're generating more data than we can...


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