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September 6, 2013  10:38 AM

Storage revenues decline again, suggesting a buyer’s market

Posted by: Dave Raffo
storage efficiency, storage hardware, storage market share, storage purchasing, storage revenue, storage spending; storage vendors

Worldwide external disk storage system revenue came in at $5.9 billion for the second straight quarter for the period ending in June, according to IDC. The revenue also declined...

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February 28, 2012  9:22 AM

Data protection in transition

Posted by: Randy Kerns
data protection, storage efficiency

The increase in data capacity demand makes it difficult for Information Technology to continue with existing data protection practices. Many organizations have realized their protection methods are unsustainable, mainly because of...

February 21, 2012  9:07 AM

Organization structures need optimization

Posted by: Randy Kerns
data center optimization, storage efficiency

One of the most important parts of optimizing the data center involves improving storage efficiency. And that requires more than implementing the latest technologies. While...

February 15, 2012  9:17 AM

Today’s data growth requires new management approaches

Posted by: Randy Kerns
data growth, data management, storage efficiency

Information Technology storage professionals are looking at a grim situation. The amount of capacity they need to store their organizations’ data is beyond the scope of what they can deal with given their current resources. The

January 30, 2012  8:38 AM

Storage efficiency and data center optimization

Posted by: Randy Kerns
data center optimization, storage efficiency

Optimizing the data center is a major initiative for most IT operations. Optimization includes using resources more effectively, adding more efficient systems with greater capabilities and consolidating systems using virtualization and advanced technologies. The goals for optimization are...

December 9, 2011  11:06 AM

Why we keep data

Posted by: Randy Kerns
data hoarding, data management, data retention, storage efficiency

I’ve attended two conferences recently where a speaker talked about storage efficiency and the growing capacity demand problem. The speaker said that a part of the problem is...

November 23, 2011  8:46 AM

Efficient storage systems and data management add value

Posted by: Randy Kerns
data management, storage efficiency

Although IT professionals and vendors often think of

November 6, 2011  6:46 PM

Think business when measuring storage efficiency

Posted by: Brein Matturro
storage decisions, storage efficiency

By Francesca Sales and Rachel Kossman, Assistant Site Editors The best way to approach storage efficiency is to measure storage from a business perspective, Jon Toigo, CEO and managing principal of Toigo Partners International consultancy, told attendees last week at a...

May 18, 2011  4:13 PM

Storage purchasing decisions should focus on functionality, economics

Posted by: Randy Kerns
storage buying decisions; vendors shows; EMC World; Symantec Vision, storage efficiency

This is the season for vendors of storage systems, servers, software and networking equipment to hold events to show off their products and discuss their strategies.

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