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Back-up vs. Archive: What’s the Difference?

There have been some high profile situations in the media these days that have been centered on the topic of data retention and data retention policies. The 6-month data retention policy of the IRS is one that comes to mind. Since it seems a timely topic, we thought we’d take a look at what goes […]

Moving the IT Bottleneck: How to Manage it

If there’s one constant, we know that there is always change in the IT World. Organizations are almost continuously upgrading, adding to, or tweaking their IT environments -sometimes with unanticipated results.  These days, companies are considering implementing everything from Power to Intel to increasing their Virtualization, and they put these newer technologies onto their existing […]

Should You Upgrade Your Storage Environment for Capacity or Performance?

Often, we have conversations with companies who are looking to replace their current storage environment with a new configuration.  Typically, they need to upgrade because they’re running out of capacity, so that is the specification they focus on when they build the new one. They determine how much capacity they are going to require and […]

The Future of SAN

For this week’s post, we want to take a look at the future of SAN and the issues and situations shaping it. A Shift to FCoE When we look at the future of SAN, we certainly see Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) taking off more and more across the board regardless of the size of […]

Gartner 2013 SSDs and Solid-State Arrays Market Analysis

Last week, Gartner released its 2013 market share analysis for SSDs and Solid-State arrays. The report details the 2013 final rankings by market share and percentage increase in share vs. the competition for SSA dedicated flash solutions in the industry. The overall results for revenue are below: The numbers represented on this chart tell us […]