Storage

What is Bare Metal Recovery and what are its Advantages/ Limitations?

What is Bare Metal Recovery and what are its Advantages/ Limitations?

If a server or a group of servers are totally destroyed (by a disaster like flood, fire etc), Bare Metal Recovery still enables the IT team to recreate them from scratch (on a different machine) including the Operating System, its configuration/ settings, patches, applications running on the operating system and (perhaps with the help... »

Are we moving towards Solid State Disks/Drives for Storage?

Are we moving towards Solid State Disks/Drives for Storage?

With Apple's MacBook Air standardizing on flash based storage system for their ultra-portable laptop, can we see this trend picking up with enterprise storage as well? Why is the industry excited about the Solid State Storage? Is the Solid State technology trouble-free and mature enough? What are the types of flash based storage and... »

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... »

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

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... »

Email Archiving

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. »

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Bi-Monthly Computer Networking/IT Industry Updates (1 – 14 July ’14)

By Rajesh K

Hello, Welcome to bi-monthly Computer Networking/IT industry updates. In this edition, you’ll find important news and product releases by the vendors in our industry,... »