Robert L. Scheier

Robert L. Scheier is a veteran IT journalist based in Swampscott, Mass. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packad's marketing website TechBeacon.

Vendor Sampling

These vendors all provide some type of automated tiering system. Many of them are based on storage federation or virtualization.

Busting the nine myths of cloud computing

Wherever you turn, someone's ready to tell (or sell) you something related to cloud computing. Cutting through the myths is essential to deciding whether, when, and how the cloud is right for you. Here's our top list of myths; we...

When and why you should roll out 10G Ethernet for storage

Ten Gigabit Ethernet -- the latest and fastest version of the ubiquitous data networking protocol -- is also coming to the networks that link storage arrays to each other and to servers.

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