SMB data centers News
March 24, 2014
Hewlett-Packard unveils entry-level MSA shared storage system; HP upgrades StoreEasy NAS quality of service and expands capacity for StoreOnce 4500.
September 20, 2013
Seagate Technology recently announced two rackmount NAS devices aimed at business collaboration and data protection.
August 30, 2013
With Acronis vmProtect 9, vendor looks to attract small companies who need easy-to-manage VMware backup and recovery.
June 21, 2012
Cloud providers hesitate to declare that big data analytics will be the next big adoption driver for cloud analytics, but the area still hints at opportunity.
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Energy-efficient petite server systems can be a cost-effective solution for basic tasks or hyper-scaling applications in an enterprise data center. Continue Reading
This tip explores the background of LUNs in an SMB data storage environment, the different LUN features vendors have to offer and how to determine what type of LUN is best for you. Continue Reading
Upgrading DR capabilities is now a major priority for IT decision makers in small to midsized businesses (SMBs). In this tip, Garry Kranz discusses how your business can do business continuity (BC) planning on a constrained budget. Continue Reading