Scott Tyler Shafer

Articles by Scott Tyler Shafer

E-mail storage solutions

Archiving e-mail properly is one of the most difficult chores for companies attempting to comply with new government regulations, largely because of the sheer volume of e-mail.

Security vendors unleash silver bullet

At separate events for their respective customers and partners, Network Associates International Inc. and Internet Security Systems Inc. (ISS) have outlined strategies and product road maps that consolidate many security functions

Hitachi rolls out Thunder array

Hitachi Data Systems Corp. is sharpening its focus on enabling customers to consolidate their datacenters, with the goal of stealing high-end market share from EMC Corp. Next week HDS will unveil an ILM (information lifecycle management) strategy, a third member of its Thunder 9500V family, new replication software, and enhancements to its Lightning 9900V series.

3Com back in router business

After a lengthy hiatus from the router business, 3Com Corp. is jumping back in.

Gateway spans into storage

Looking to score small and midsize business customers it believes are underserved by Dell Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co., Gateway Inc. will enter the storage business on Tuesday.

XOsoft debuts Data Rewinder

To change the way enterprises think about backing up their data, startup XOsoft Inc. has introduced recovery software that saves application and database transactions continuously.

Provisioning software improves

Veritas Software Corp. on Monday began following through on efforts to join the utility space, although the storage software giant isn't alone.

InfiniBand grabs enterprise foothold

Storage startups are looking to elevate InfiniBand from HPC (high performance computing) environments to the enterprise at this week's ClusterWorld Conference in San Jose, Calif.

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