Latest Technology News from the TechTarget Network
Monday, June 28, 2010
- Sepaton adds storage pooling and prepares to move beyond pure virtual tape library
Sepaton releases version 5.4 of its VTL software, which includes storage pooling, improved data analytics and now runs on Hitachi Data Systems AMS 2100 storage platform; a NAS interface is on deck.
- LeftHand virtualized storage helps Texas school board with synchronous replication
Learn how virtualized storage from LeftHand Networks helped the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) move toward synchronous replication between its two data centers.
- Survey: SMB security increasing for better cybercrime protection
Smaller businesses are becoming much more aware of the need to protect their information, but they still need to do more to stem the high cost of data breaches, according to a new survey from Symantec Inc.
- Agile done well through effective project coaching
This chapter excerpt written by expert tester Lyssa Adkins works as a field guide for teams looking to unify their development and testing efforts in agile. According to the author, agile development is easy to implement and hard to be good at. Proficient agile teams are the ones guided by strong project leaders and kept functional by committed team members.
- DataDirect Networks storage helps movie firm with HPC; and other data storage news
Movie firm opts for DataDirect Networks storage for HPC; zero-loss disaster recovery too costly for most; new cloud storage service from Iron Mountain; and other data storage news.
- Bloxx provides means of filtering personal emails
A new email filtering appliance claims to be able to separate business email from personal email, quarantining personal messages until after working hours.
- Storage virtualization projects: Factors to consider when implementing storage virtualization
Storage virtualization projects often go in tandem with the deployment of new hardware and networking infrastructure, requiring consulting help and deep commitment.
- Open source vs proprietary software: Getting the right fit
Weighing the open source vs proprietary software equation and wondering what you should really go in for? We evaluate the value proposition.
- As the WORM turns: The pros and cons of WORM disk vs. tape
Learn about how WORM disk is still an important option for data retention, and about the pros and cons of using WORM disk vs. tape.
- Xen virtual server setup streamlines business at IAFL
Indo Asian Fusegear saves on electricity and eliminates physical space constraints by going in for the Xen virtual servers.
- Federal government goes live on cloud computing
The General Services Administration is now actively seeking contractors that its agencies can draw on for cloud computing services.
- Red Hat and Cisco integrate Enterprise Virtualisation and VN-Link
Looking to simplify data centre deployments, Red Hat and Cisco will integrate virtual technologies; plus more daily news
- Former bank teller sentenced for fraud
Ex-Bank of America teller sold customer data to others who used it to make fraudulent withdrawals.
- Sun hardware shops happy? Not so fast, Oracle!
Several stalwart Sun shops are moving off their beloved Sparc hardware to non-Oracle alternatives.
- Oracle VM machine promised
Charles Phillips telegraphs plans for Oracle unified data center server to take on Cisco and HP.
- Disk-based backup and data deduplication key to efficient backup
Issues with disk-based backup and data deduplication attract UK users to W. Curtis Preston seminar; attendees cite tape, growing data volumes and sprawling backup windows.
- IT security must influence cloud computing decisions
Security professionals must advise decision makers not to embark on new cloud computing projects without considering the security implications.