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Review of Microsoft Windows Storage Server shows strong results

Mar 20, 20063 mins
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Test: Review of Microsoft Windows Storage Server shows strong results, 03/20/06

In our Clear Choice Test of Microsoft’s latest version of its file-pinching network-attached storage software – dubbed Windows Storage Server R2 – we found it to be fast, difficult to misconfigure, highly efficient and a useful storage operating …

Healthcare system juggles upgrades, 03/20/06

For Community Medical Centers, a recent move to a filmless environment has had multiple business benefits. The traditional method was expensive and time-consuming. Two years ago the nonprofit hospital group began moving to a system that would let …

Open Source Storage serves up custom systems, 03/20/06

Open Source Storage’s 32- and 64-bit servers (including a new two-processor model called the RS 64 that boasts up to 64GB of memory) are designed for high-density processing.

Azaleos adds e-mail backup option, 03/20/06

E-mail management vendor Azaleos this week is set to introduce an e-mail back-up option for users of its OneServer appliance. The option, which combines OneServer appliances running Exchange with network storage devices from Network Appliance, gives …

How we tested Windows 2003 Storage Server R2, 03/20/06

How we conducted our Clear Choice Test of Microsoft’s Windows 2003 Storage Server R2 software.

Storage Weblog: Merrill Lynch fine for unrecoverable e-mails, 03/17/06

It’s been an expensive week for Merrill Lynch, which was fined $2.5 million for frittering away an SEC request to hand over e-mails. It seems that Merrill Lynch took too long to respond to the SEC’s request for e-mails of its traders. While no one …

Small Business Technology Newsletter: More tapes morph into disks, 03/16/06

Conventional wisdom, as usual, needs updating. The back-up medium of choice used to be tape, end of question. Now backups are done using disks, offsite storage …

Novell, BrainShare and storage, 03/16/06

I’m headed to BrainShare next week — BrainShare is where Novell is going to outline its plans for the next version of its Open Enterprise Server. If you haven’t been totally obsessed with Microsoft Windows 2003 or Solaris, you may have heard that …

Storage Newsletters: Are you ready to extend collaborative working to your remote workers?, 03/16/06

Increasing numbers of workers are operating out of remote offices, and many will be working with a new generation of software. If your interest is …

ADIC acquires data de-duplication vendor, 03/15/06

ADIC Tuesday announced that it is acquiring Rocksoft for $63 million cash.

Open Source Storage serves custom systems, 03/15/06

KPMG’s computer forensics division needs processing power, and lots of it, for work such as data analysis and transaction reconstruction. The team also has a good idea of what the systems needed to supply that power should look like.

Storage Weblog: ADIC acquires data de-duper, 03/15/06

ADIC has joined the data de-duplication crowd with the acquisition of Australia-based Rocksoft. Rocksoft has two software products — Blocklets and Veracity. Blocklets looks at the data being backed up and stores only unique elements of that data. The …