Storage


BitLocker Password Exploit Is 'Very Unlikely,' Sisk Says

Redmond responded on Wednesday to an independent security vendor's discovery of a hard-drive encryption vulnerability affecting Microsoft's BitLocker function, Intel/HP's BIOS and several other products and programs.

Microsoft Details SharePoint-SQL 2008 Integration

Microsoft really wants SharePoint users to upgrade to SQL Server 2008, which was released to manufacturing on August 6.

Microsoft Virtualization Launch Planned for Fall 2008

Microsoft announced a launch event for its virtualization products, scheduled for Sept. 8, 2008 in Bellevue, Wash.

Power Pack 1 Unveiled for Windows Home Server

Update adds product support plus a fix for an infamous bug that has plagued Microsoft's consumer server offering since December.

Most Network Data Sits Untouched

Statistically speaking, most data on enterprise networks rarely gets accessed after it is written to network storage, according to researchers from NetApp Inc. and the University of California (UC). Evidently, we are too busy writing new data to go back over old data.

Please Tell Me That Was a DDS-2 Tape

Of all the times to have a backup crisis, it had to be the eve of Y2K.

Which One Is for Production?

Better make sure...especially when you're working with credit card information.

Microsoft Advisory Targets SQL Injection Attacks

Microsoft on Tuesday issued a new security advisory after the discovery of "a recent escalation in a class of attacks" targeting Web sites.

Majority of Data Breaches Go Unnoticed, Study Finds

Verizon Business reports that more than half of the data breaches on enterprise systems go undetected and are caused by general negligence and lax security.

Save Your E-Mail and Save Your World

E-mail archiving and storage that ensure compliance with regulatory standards continue to be an ongoing challenge.

Population Explosion

Or, "The Vacation That Wasn't."

Making Sure the Backup Backs Up

Testing and backup problems result in an all-nighter for a health care IT staff.

Beta Update of Windows Home Server Offered

Microsoft has begun enlisting the support of beta testers for Windows Home Server Power Pack 1.

Microsoft's High Performance Computing Server 2008 Beta 2 Debuts

Microsoft released High Performance Computing Server 2008 (HPC Server 2008) Beta 2, the next-generation version of Compute Cluster Server 2003.

Windows Home Server Backup Problem Fixed

A bug that caused problems when backing up files in Windows Home Server has been fixed, according to an announcement issued by Microsoft on Wednesday.

Sometimes You Have to Say No

One admin realizes too late that he might have taken more than he could handle.

Find That E-Mail

Sunbelt Exchange Archiver makes e-mail archiving and retrieval accessible to the rest of us.

Always Open for Business

Follow these best practices to help ensure high availability for your mission-critical applications.

Brother, Can You Spare a Drive?

On the day they call "Black Wednesday," what didn't go wrong?

Always There for You

Hardware and software products use different approaches to high availability.

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