NAS – Advantages, Limitations & Recommendations for Ethernet Storage over TCP/IP Networks

NAS is the short form of Network Attached Storage. Of course, we are talking about Ethernet, TCP/IP Networks and the storage systems that use them to store data. In this article, we will see why the NAS over TCP/IP Networks has gained a lot of popularity and acceptance in the recent years and matured as a reliable storage technology like SAN (Storage Area Networks) and we will also see some best practices and recommendations for setting up a TCP/IP network to make NAS more efficient.

Continue reading

Introducing Continuous Data Protection (CDP) as a viable back-up strategy

You thought back-ups only happens on a scheduled basis (once in a day, etc)? Ever saved a wrong entry in excel sheet and wondered how to go back to the previously saved version? Been on continuous travel without access to corporate back-up mechanisms and the hard disk crashes right then? Well, there is something you ought to know then – Continuous Data Protection. Read on…

Continue reading

Email Archiving

This article gives an introduction to email archiving, explores why email archiving solutions might be required, what are the different models of email archiving solutions, how the emails are classified, stored and searched in such email archival systems.

Continue reading