Feature Articles

  1. Guest Column: RAID Is Certainly Not Dead But Its Future Looks Small
    12/17/2010
    The month of October saw a sizeable uptick in the readership of a blog entry that appeared nearly two years ago on DCIG's website on the topic of data loss on SATA storage systems. By Jerome M Wendt, Lead Analyst and President, DCIG Inc.
  2. Guest Column: The Real End Game Of Virtualization Is Automated IT Operations
    11/30/2010
    In conversations that I have with other analysts, end users and vendors, it seems to me that many are either missing the point or failing to grasp what the end game of virtualization is. By Jerome M Wendt, Lead Analyst and President, DCIG Inc.
  3. Guest Column: As 2011 Nears A Transformation In Backup Awaits
    11/30/2010
    The combination of cloud computing, cloud storage, inexpensive hardware, virtualization and heightened user demands for near real time backup and recovery are creating a crisis in traditional backup methodologies. By Jerome M Wendt, Lead Analyst and President, DCIG Inc.
  4. Case Study: Higher Education — Overbooked College Computer Labs Make The Grade
    11/19/2010
    Imagine 3,800 students competing for the use of 350 computers, sprinkled across a vast college campus in eight different labs, and you begin to understand the headaches that Leroy Sterner faced as Manager of User Services at York College. In today's academic halls of higher learning, if you don't have the computer power to compete you're not only going to quickly fall behind in class, you're going to lose students and faculty. By CRU-DataPort
  5. Case Study: Ford Motor Company Shifts Operational Efficiency Into High Gear With An IBM Storage Solution
    11/19/2010
    From its financial, manufacturing, and product development processes to marketing, sales, and dealership activities, the automaker depends on its global IT organization to keep business-critical applications up and running. As part of the product-led transformation, Ford is unifying and simplifying its entire infrastructure on an open, standardized platform that will strengthen the entire enterprise. By IBM
  6. White Paper: End-To-End, Snapshot-Aware Data Protection With CommVault SnapProtect
    11/4/2010
    Today’s IT departments are facing explosive data growth along with service-level agreements (SLAs) for data availability and recovery that can often seem unobtainable. By Darin Camp
  7. End-To-End, Snapshot-Aware Data Protection With CommVault SnapProtect
    11/4/2010
    Today’s IT departments are facing explosive data growth along with service-level agreements (SLAs) for data availability and recovery that can often seem unobtainable. By Darin Camp
  8. Overcoming Data Protection Challenges In Virtualized Environments
    11/4/2010
    Traditional backup approaches are less than ideal in virtualized environments. Performing a complete system recovery using file agents in a disaster recovery scenario, for example, can bedifficult and extremely timeconsuming. By Scott Herold
  9. White Paper: Overcoming Data Protection Challenges In Virtualized Environments
    11/4/2010
    Traditional backup approaches are less than ideal in virtualized environments. Performing a complete system recovery using file agents in a disaster recovery scenario, for example, can bedifficult and extremely timeconsuming. By Scott Herold
  10. White Paper: Accelerate And Secure Data Replication With F5 WAN Optimization
    11/4/2010
    Application availability, data center capacity,and business continuity can all depend on the timely movement of applications and data between remote sites. By Fred Johnson, Ujjwal Rajbhandari, and Puneet Dhawan