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Content posted in May 2008
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Stimulus Checks And Storage
Commentary  |  5/6/2008  | 
With stimulus checks on the way, the question I'm sure you're asking is how you can use yours to help out the storage industry. You are, aren't you?
Data Deduplication Will Not Become A Feature
Commentary  |  5/5/2008  | 
As data deduplication matured last year, the constant question I was asked by industry analysts was "Isn't this just a feature?" The question implied that anyone that was specifically in the data deduplication space was going to be erased by the larger manufacturers as they added deduplication to their offerings. It seemed logical, but hasn't occurred. The major manufacturers have struggled putting together viable strategies for data reduction and, to some extent, it's really not in their best i
Security Continues Its Drive Toward The Cloud
Commentary  |  5/5/2008  | 
Everything from CRM software to word processors and spreadsheets is now delivered as services. It's about time that more security vendors do the same.
Most Workplace Toilet Seats Are Cleaner Than Most Workers' Keyboards
Commentary  |  5/5/2008  | 
The viruses in your computer can harm your computer's data; the viruses (and germs and bacteria and toxins) on your computer can harm you.
Plug Storage Leaks With Data Access And Leakage Tools
Commentary  |  5/2/2008  | 
Your storage has holes and the data is leaking right out of it... Lost tapes continue to capture headlines. Recently I meet with a client that had 300 GB of data worth $500K stolen. How did they know it was worth $500K? That's what they paid for it. The disk was encrypted and the network was pretty well locked down. So how did the master thief hack into the network and steal the data? Through the front door -- with a USB hard drive in his pocket.
How Prepared Are You For Disaster Recovery?
Commentary  |  5/2/2008  | 
If your business got hit by a natural disaster that resulted in your "losing everything" -- would that "everything" include your company's digital records and history? It shouldn't.
Be Careful With Whom You Chat
Commentary  |  5/1/2008  | 
Security firm Akonix Systems is warning of a big increase in attacks that target instant messaging systems.
Interop: The Scary Business of Data Privacy
Commentary  |  5/1/2008  | 
With Interop taking place in the very unreal city of Las Vegas, it's easy to forget that a smaller business has anything to worry about. But the issue of privacy and database breaches is not only very real, apparently it's getting more and more real every day.
'Greening' Primary Storage With Thin Provisioning
Commentary  |  5/1/2008  | 
Welcome to the Storage Blog at InformationWeek. As I take over the reins from Terry Sweeney, who has moved on to be editor in chief at TechWeb's Internet Evolution site, the first order of business is a quick introduction. I am a veteran of the storage area from the late '80s. I have worked at almost every angle of the storage space, from customer to supplier to integrator and now finally as analyst and writer. As founder of Storage Switzerl
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