I'm working on a new feature article for Storage Magazine focused on selecting an enterprise email archiving product. This is something I've done quite a bit of work around, so I decided to redirect it into a "bride magazine" type "ten things to look for" item. If you too know about the field of email archiving products, how about weighing in with a comment or email with your … [Read more...] about Key Technical Differences Between Email Archiving Products?
Archives for March 2008
I travel for work. I also travel for pleasure. You could say I travel a lot - not as much as some but definitely a lot. For example, I've spent at least one day in another state almost every week so far in 2008. Although getting there is never really fun, it can be made slightly better by mixing in some of the latest and greatest social services from our fabulous Internet. … [Read more...] about Three Incredible Travel Websites You Ought To Use
Lotsa people use and love data de-duplication (to hyphen or not - that is the question) technology for backup and archiving, but it looks like this tech is about to bust out for primary, live, real, mainstream, what-you-are-using-to-store-your-stuff storage. Big news! First up was the company now officially called NetApp, which officially blessed the use of their advanced … [Read more...] about De-Duplication Goes Mainstream
Imagine there was someone many people loved to hate, but grudgingly loved just the same because of their incredible prowess. In Red Sox Nation, that would be Alex Rodriguez, who we follow year after year with a mix of admiration, envy, and anger as he seems to make all the right moves for the wrong team. Lots of IT people feel the same about Microsoft, whose runaway success … [Read more...] about Microsoft: The A-Rod of Storage
Network Appliance is no more. The company that made the second enterprise storage device I ever used, added the terms "filer" and "appliance" to the enterprise IT lexicon, and long suffered from a confusing array of names, is now officially called NetApp. This is probably a good idea. A company needs a single name, and NetApp is what lots of people (even me) have long … [Read more...] about The Artist Formerly Known As Network Appliance