Storage


Amazon Expands Into Data Center Market

Critics thought it was over the top when Amazon.com Inc. expanded from books into music in 1998. When the Web retailer let competitors start selling things alongside its own inventory in 2000, they said Amazon had gone nuts.

Joyent's Hosted Apps Back Up, Going Open Source

After a more than week-long crash of a server hosting two of its inexpensive Web-based services, Strongspace and BingoDisk, Joyent is taking steps to address customer complaints following the outages -- and taking both applications open source.

Exchange Servers: Highly Available and Happy

With Service Pack 1 out, admins should know that there are a few tricks to updating clustered Exchange 2007 servers the right way. Here's a guide.

Cable Co. Empties 14,000 E-Mail Accounts

Charter Communications officials believe a software error during routine maintenance caused the company to delete the contents of 14,000 customer e-mail accounts.

Strongspace's 10-Day Crash Highlights Web Storage Risks

For the past 10 days, Sausalito, Calif.-based online document and storage hosting company Joyent struggled to get its online secure document collaboration service, Strongspace, back online.

News Analysis: Is Green IT Falling Short?

Green IT. Everyone wants it or is paying lip service about wanting it.

What's In Store for Storage 2008

Disaster recovery tends to become a focus during any period of economic uncertainty -- and 2008 will deliver uncertainty in spades if market pundits are correct.

Record Data Breaches in 2007, Groups Say

The loss or theft of personal data soared to unprecedented levels in 2007, and the trend isn't expected to turn around anytime soon.

First Things Should Never Be Done Second

Things fall apart before an admin's first security inspection.

Windows Home Server Causing File Corruption

Microsoft is facing its first crisis with Windows Home Server, which is causing file corruption when used with certain programs -- most of them from Microsoft itself.

Sanbolic Brings Clustered File System, Volume Management To Hyper-V

Sanbolic bolsters Microsoft's virtualization game plan with Melio clustered file system and LaScala Volume Manager.

Dell To Pay $1.4B for EqualLogic

Computer maker Dell said Monday it has agreed to buy EqualLogic Inc., which makes storage network systems, for $1.4 billion in cash.

SAP To Acquire Business Objects

Marking perhaps the most significant BI acquisitions to date, SAP plans to buy Business Objects, the largest supplier of BI software, for $6.7 billion.

Old and In the Way

Tired of wading through old folders in your file servers? Check out this script.

A Monster Problem

A recently disclosed fraud involving hundreds of thousands of people on the Monster.com jobs Web site reveals the perils of leaving detailed personal information online, security analysts say.

Compression with a Dose of Encryption

SecureZIP lets you compress and encrypt e-mails and files on your desktops, laptops and servers.

Exchange 2007: Always On

Exchange 2007 comes equipped to let you use several high availability techniques.

Masters of Disaster

Partners do their best to help customers survive the worst.

Attack of the Podcasters

The blogging world's cream of the crop sets its sights on print. Plus, virtualization keeps movin' on up, and an investment firm toughens up security.

Smaller Is Better

ImageX is a slick compression tool that can help with Windows Vista deployment, as well as everyday file compression.

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