Storage


Keep Your Hard Drive Healthy

Diskeeper helps keep today's monster hard drives neat and organized.

The Poor Man's VMFS

Greg walks you through new ways to set up this technology.

Sun Unveils Portable Data Center

Server and software maker Sun Microsystems Inc. has a novel twist on the data center: a portable version of the hulking outposts that house nothing but computers and equipment needed to store and process raw data.

DataCore Delivers Low-Cost Storage Virtualization

Storage virtualization vendor DataCore Software announced it is shipping its SANmelody Virtual Infrastructure Foundation – a low-cost, entry-level virtualization solution for small and mid-sized businesses.

CA Seeks to Support Trusted Advisors with Portal

CA Inc. is building a network of partners who can take advantage.

Microsoft Beta Tests Continuous Data Protection Update

Microsoft has begun beta testing its upcoming System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) version 2, the company said Wednesday.

Windows Recovery Environment Debuts

Included with Windows Vista Release Candidate 1 is a new tool for aiding help desk personnel in recovering from installations of the new system that have gone south.

RSA Security Holders Approve Takeover

RSA Security Inc. said its shareholders approved the company's $2.1 billion acquisition by data storage provider EMC Corp.

EMC on Expansion Tear

EMC Corp. has spent $7 billion buying companies and assets in the past three years, topped by this summer's $2.1 billion deal for RSA Security Inc.

Brocade 3Q Earnings Beat the Street

Storage vendor cites strong demand in China among reasons in beating Wall Street estimates.

Bit by Bit

Encrypt an entire system partition with Microsoft's BitLocker for Windows Vista.

Back to Basics Quiz

Are you the master of your Windows domain?

Get a Grip on Those Gripes

From software packaging to lying users, the world can be an annoying place for IT admins.

Microsoft Pulls Private Folder Tool

Microsoft has abruptly pulled from its Web site a free folder encryption tool it recently released, saying the program's removal came about due to complaints from IT shops.

Microsoft Acquires Winternals, Sysinternals

Microsoft announced this week it has acquired Winternals Software LP, a well-known vendor of enterprise systems recovery and data protection solutions for Windows, along with the company's associated freeware site Sysinternals.

Lucid8 Ships DigiVault Update

Lucid8 LLC announced last week it is shipping the latest update to its DigiVault continuous data protection and disaster recovery package for Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5, 2000 and 2003.

EMC Shares Plunge on Word of $2.1B Deal

Data storage provider EMC Corp. saw its stock dive Friday after announcing a $2.1 billion deal for RSA Security Inc. that represented a hefty premium for the computer authentication provider.

Anatomy of the Deal: EMC Buys Interlink, May 11, 2006

Info storage leader goes deep with latest acquisition.

Storage Demands Fuel Hard Drive, Flash Memory Industries

The senior vice president of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. whipped out a tiny hard drive about the size of a Wheat Thin. The drive's label claimed a capacity of 1,000 gigabytes -- more than 100 times greater than today's models that can hold 8,000 photos or 2,000 songs.

Storm Warning

How Jefferson Parish planned for and responded to the worst disaster in U.S. history, and the lessons IT professionals can learn from it.

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