Storage


Tech Trends: The Rapid Move to Cloud E-Mail Archiving

While security is still a concern for some companies, more and more businesses are outsourcing e-mail archiving to cloud vendors. And the vendors themselves are proliferating.

Microsoft Outlines Details of New Windows File System

Microsoft has outlined details of its next-generation file system, which will make its debut in Windows Server 8.

SkyDrive 1.0 for Windows Phone and iPhone Released

Microsoft today released SkyDrive cloud storage apps for mobile devices, including its own Windows Phone, plus Apple devices.

Product Review: A Bigger Cloud with SMEStorage

SMEStorage provides a convenient, common place for users to park cloud data stored with multiple vendors.

Ex-Microsoft Cloud Exec To Lead EMC's Storage Division

EMC Corp., the parent company of virtualization giant VMware, has chosen a new president for its Advanced Storage Division: the former head of Microsoft's Server and Cloud Division (SCD), Amitabh Srivastava.

A Hyper-V Admin's Guide to VMware

IT professionals who work with Hyper-V on a regular basis might feel lost in a VMware environment, but some key similarities between the two offerings can provide a welcome sense of familiarity.

Rapid Backups: Transitioning from Tape to Disks

If you're still using tape-based backups, read on.

Microsoft iSCSI Software Target 3.3 Released

Microsoft today released an addition for Windows Server 2008 R2 that enables shared block storage in storage area networks using the iSCSI Protocol.

Oracle Releases Cloud File System

Oracle today released software aimed at letting organizations build private clouds by adding elasticity to their applications via a clustered file system.

Optimizing SharePoint Workspace Storage

You can still work with SharePoint even when you're working offline if you optimize your SharePoint Workspace storage architecture.

Top 10 Companies Microsoft Should Buy Today

Here's 10 companies we think Microsoft should buy right now to solidify its place in a variety of markets.

Backup 2.0: The Way Forward

Old habits can die hard, but is the current way you're doing backup really the way it should be done?

Microsoft Announces Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials

Microsoft has scheduled the release of Windows Storage Server 2008 R2 Essentials for the first half of 2011, the company announced on Monday.

New Microsoft Small Business Server for Storage: Breckenridge

A new Windows storage server option for small businesses appears to coming down the pipeline: Breckenridge.

TechMentor: Best Practices for Exchange 2010 Capacity Planning

Experts described optimal preparations for deploying Exchange 2010 at the TechMentor Las Vegas event last week.

Review Round-Up: Data Protection and Recovery Products

Backup software has come a long way in recent years. We compare four products that should prove useful, particularly for small to midsize enterprises.

Coming This Fall: Windows Azure Cloud Appliances

Addressing one of the key objectives of cloud computing, Microsoft today said its Windows Azure platform will be available as an appliance that can run on customer and partner premises.

Backup Basics in Windows Server 2008 R2

A free tool from Microsoft can make backing up data in Windows Server 2008 R2 efficient and almost hassle-free. Here's how to use it effectively.

Take the Pain Out of Backups

The 3X Remote Backup Appliance is a useful system that can serve as your company's private backup cloud.

Iron Mountain Acquires Mimosa

Iron Mountain on Monday said it has acquired e-mail and SharePoint archiving solutions provider Mimosa Systems for $112 million.

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