IT managers give SANs a qualified thumbs-up

IT managers give SANs a qualified thumbs-up

Early this year, mortgage lender Fannie Mae Corp. went live with a new primary data center and storage-area network (SAN)...

October 31st, 2002 Lucas Mearian

Cylink, Expand Networks compress VPN traffic

Cylink, Expand Networks compress VPN traffic

Cylink Corp. and Expand Networks Inc. are teaming up to deliver a way to compress traffic across VPN links, making...

August 20th, 2002 Tim Greene

Consolidation on IT

Consolidation on IT

Demand for enterprise data storage will grow at a rate of 90 per cent through 2004, according to a report...

August 5th, 2002 Cindy Steinman

Networking the intragrid

Networking the intragrid

In a previous column I introduced the next "killer" application: the grid. For the grid to succeed in increasing corporate...

August 4th, 2002 Frank Dzubeck

IP will come to SANs in 2003, says storage group

IP will come to SANs in 2003, says storage group

Several new technologies that may replace Fibre Channel as the main way of providing connectivity to storage area network (SANs)...

July 2nd, 2002 Kuriko Miyake

Commitment to patching pays off

Commitment to patching pays off

We push and pull our computers in directions they were never meant to go, all in the name of increased...

June 30th, 2002 Chris Conrath

Certification more political than practical

Certification more political than practical

Some months ago, I proudly earned my Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) in network intrusion detection from the Bethesda, Md.-based...

March 31st, 2002 Vince Tuesday

Single storage platform the goal of EMC update

Single storage platform the goal of EMC update

EMC Corp. has launched an updated version of its ESN Manager software designed to bring storage products from third-party vendors...

March 21st, 2002 Scott Gardner

Big IP-based storage net takes shape

Big IP-based storage net takes shape

Brokerage house Edward Jones & Co. is deploying what may be the first storage-over-IP network of its scale. It will...

December 9th, 2001 Lucas Mearian