Typical data center management techniques may help you get by, but in the SAN environment a little more may be needed. Here are several challenges an IT manager can expect when monitoring and managing a SAN - and how to overcome them.
Looking to implement data deduplication but unsure of what the requirements are? In this tip, Rick Cook, talks of these requirements.
Fail-in-place is a relatively new concept in storage that prevents the potential damage that can be caused by hard disk failures. In this tip, Marc Staimer explains what fail-in-place systems are and how they work.
Before implementing a virtual desktop infrastructure, it is necessary to weigh the benefits over the costs of implementing such a system.
Traditional methods of securing your data with firewalls, file permissions, and passwords are no longer enough. Kevin Beaver discusses how you can identify weaknesses in your security and how to address them.
No matter how good your data management systems is, there is always the chance of a performance bottleneck occurring. Learn the different types of performance bottlenecks and how to resolve them.
No matter what data archiving system you are using, it should always include these three elements.
Follow these 5 questions to get the right provider for your requirements.
Blade servers can be very handy in data centers but they do not come cheap. Keep these questions in mind when making your purchase.
Tips on what to do and what not to do during data deduplication implementation.