Latest Storage Area Networks articles

Are appliance-like converged infrastructures the solution to data centre challenges?

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As data centres become more complex, many organisations are turning to the appliance-like approach offered by converged infrastructure
07 Nov 2014

From slow lane to fast lane - the networking bottleneck

Faster internet connections are coming to rural areas
The phrase 'the network is the computer' was first coined in the mid-1980s, but it's never been more true than today. However, too many organisations have their data centres on the digital equivalent of a B-road rather than a super-highway
04 Nov 2014

If you want Cisco to deliver it’s “in for a penny, in for a pound” says University of Westminster

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"We went with Brocade because it looked less complex" says head of IT
11 Apr 2014

Dell acquires AppAssure for backup and storage

Dell's new acquisition provides software to support application protection across physical, virtual and cloud architectures
27 Feb 2012

Does virtualisation cause data centre bottlenecks?

The CTO of telecommunications firm Interoute discusses data centre bottlenecks caused by virtualisation - is it a valid concern?
09 Dec 2011

Production company HiT invests in storage solution

HiT tackles growing storage needs with HDS solution
10 May 2011

HP integrates 3PAR technology for cloud builders

Acquired utility storage systems bear fruit
02 Mar 2011

Dell completes Compellent purchase

Virtualised storage firm adds beef to enterprise systems
23 Feb 2011

Oracle takes tape capacity and speed to new extremes

New 5TB T10000C cartridge enables exabyte libraries
01 Feb 2011

Credit Market Analysis saves £2.5m with virtualisation

Financial markets data provider took on virtualisation solution from Compellent three years ago
28 Oct 2010

Fibre Channel will not die out as predicted

Fibre Channel over Ethernet sales to overtake Fibre Channel, says Infonetics
02 Jul 2010

Unilever boosts storage efficiency

Better troubleshooting and trending save time and money
08 Oct 2009

Storage case study: Canopius

Insurer boosts business continuity with move to iSCSI
08 Sep 2009

Storage case study: Domino's Pizza

SAN upgrade gives pizza chain a solid base for data analysis
08 Sep 2009

Making sure storage is firing on all cylinders

A storage overhaul has made Benfield Motor Group’s data more secure and easier to manage, and also helped to drive up the performance and responsiveness of its entire IT function
08 Sep 2009

Barbour waxes lyrical over IT infrastructure improvements

Clothing manufacturer upgrades to HP BladeSystem and StorageWorks to improve resilience of ERP software
07 Aug 2009

Cisco aims for datacentre leadership

Communications vendor announces new architecture to compete with IBM and HP
17 Mar 2009

Red noses stay on at Comic Relief thanks to virtualisation

VMware server consolidation software and Compellent SAN technology ensures stand-up comedy doesn't fall down
09 Mar 2009

Virtualisation provides multiple efficiencies

Lancaster University and Winchester City Council cut costs with virtualisation
23 Feb 2009