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iSCSI opportunities and market growth.(SNIA)
January 1, 2010 ... When iSCSI was launched, Fibre Channel was well-established as a high-performance SAN solution. It seemed obvious, therefore, that iSCSI would appeal to IT environments that chose not to move to a SAN: either direct-attached storage environments...

The best storage investments for 2010: technologies that reduce costs and risks should have the highest priority over the next few years.
January 1, 2010 ... Transitioning into a new budget cycle is an opportunity to review your IT strategy and one of the biggest components of IT--storage. This article is designed to help IT managers and administrators understand how to prioritize potential projects...

MLC lowers enterprise SSD prices.(multi-level cell)(solid state drives)(Editorial)(Brief article)
January 1, 2010 ... Virtually every storage analyst and editor (including me) put solid-state disk (SSD) drives on their Top Technologies of 2009 list, de spite miniscule unit shipments. Although you could argue that reliability concerns are a gating factor to...

Does MLC flash belong in enterprise SSDs? Users and systems/storage integrators would benefit from significantly lower prices.(Special REPORT)
January 1, 2010 ... There's a good bit of debate about whether or not enterprise-class solid-state disk (SSD) drives can use multi-level cell (MLC) flash technology, as opposed to single-level cell (SLC) technology, which is currently the dominant technology for...

How to control the storage impact of virtual servers: consider deduplicating OS images, using storage tiers, consolidating SANs, NAS, snapshots, and backup deduplication.
January 1, 2010 ... In his keynote address at Storage Networking World in October 2007, Andy Monshaw, IBM's general manager of systems storage, said, "Until [2005], data was predictable [and] you could understand what your storage capacities were going to be in the...