Monthly Archives: November 2011

Surveillance System Considerations

Choosing an IP-based surveillance system is an important decision – there are several factors to consider. Since, network cameras transmit over your existing IP network, bandwidth is important. You’ll also need to think about storage based on archival time, image … Continue reading

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DAS to SAN Migration Using a Storage Concentrator™

A common side effect of server consolidation projects or implementing a centralized Fibre Channel SAN is scores of unused disk arrays. Many organizations are reluctant to perform that they call ‘forklift upgrades’. Through our extensive analysis we have found three … Continue reading

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It’s All About Restore

Peace of mind comes from knowing your backed-up data can actually be restored quickly and reliably. Backups can be easily verified, but there is high anxiety associated with confirming the reliability of a restore.    In most cases, knowing that a … Continue reading

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Secrets to Affordably Protecting Critical Data

Whenever IT managers assess the value of their company’s data, they should ask two basic questions:     1.  What is the immediate impact if we lose access to the data?     2.  How quickly must we regain that access? The … Continue reading

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Unleashing the SAN in Your IP Network

 Computer storage holds the lifeblood of today’s economy. From movies, music, books, and classroom materials to corporate, personal, and financial data of all sorts, everything is being stored digitally.For this reason, the information and the knowledge derived from today’s Internet-reliant world … Continue reading

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