Increasing demands on IT are forcing organizations to rethink their data center options. For many organizations, that means turning to the flexibility afforded them by outsourced...
Companies that do not have sufficient in-house expertise to either deploy or maintain an IaaS cloud should turn to Managed Service Providers (MSPs) to accelerate the planning,...
This paper breaks down the challenges that often prevent the cloud from delivering the fast, flexible and affordable infrastructure companies seek - and then details the secret to...
Reservationless storage streamlines the delivery of block-based storage capacity that is used for thin provisioning and snapshots. It requires less capacity over the life of the storage system and dramatically reduces stranded storage. This ESG report explains how reservationless storage works and details three varied deployment scenarios.
Learn how virtualizing production e-mail servers can lower costs, improve management, and offer better resiliency to meet the business and technical needs of your organization.
Learn about the requirements and best practices for secure multi-tenancy in cloud computing environments.
Hosted virtual desktops (HVDs) will oblige organizations in provisioning significantly more storage for end-user data. As such, the expected growth in storage needs will likely force a re-evaluation of current tools, budgets, support and processes associated with PC data.
Learn options and strategies, including how continuous data protection (CDP) technology makes any point-in-time recovery possible and how EchoStream technology has significantly improved the recovery time and data recovery points for AIX.
This report includes the input of over 4,000 companies surveyed during 2009 that run AIX and IBM i (i5/OS) environments. The survey focuses on data protection and recovery technologies/strategies as well as migration plans to new IBM Power System servers.
Quantum developed the Scalar tape libraries with integrated iLayer management software that gives our tape libraries disk-like management features to boost backup reliability, reduce service calls, speed up issue resolution, and lower users’ operating expenses.
IT organizations of all sizes contend with a growing data footprint with more data to manage, protect and preserve for longer periods of time. Long-term data retention requires a combination of ultra-low cost, good performance during storage and retrieval, and reduced footprint in terms of power, cooling, floor-space and economics.
This technology brief provides 5 topics to think about as you design your long-term data retention plans.
Clipper Group's Analyst, David Reine, reviews the role of tape in a modern data center and the importance of LTO-5 technology. He also discusses the advantages of the Scalar i6000 tape library, iLayer technology as well as iLayer MeDIA (Media Data Integrity Analysis) – an exclusive Quantum feature.