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Alan Radding

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4 ingredients of safe storage every manager should know about

This analysis discusses four storage technologies that have recently gained traction in the market: Massive Array of Idle Disks, Switched Bunch of Disks, Perpendicular disks and USB thumb drives.

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Jewels among storage standards

The second of a two-part article looking at emerging technologies.

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Mastering a moving market

As new standards stir up enterprise storage, here's what forward-thinking managers can expect.

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Spinning a new tune

Agencies interested in disk-based backup face a slew of options.

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Know your network

Milwaukee County uses discovery tool to keep network humming.


EPA takes the pain out of patching

Automated approach lets agency spread security patches far and wide .


Internal medicine for what ails you

Business process management means rethinking how an organization functions

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Core components and technology tools of BPM

Forrester Research analysts classify business process management vendors into five categories.

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Roll with the changes

Desktop migration tools aim to smooth mass software upgrades


Working on the Web

Tips for making the most of online collaboration systems

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The inner workings of SRM

Storage resource management (SRM) products can manage storage-area networks (SANs), network-attached storage and direct-attached storage.

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Keeping track of storage

Storage resource management helps IT staff do better capacity planning

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Deploying SRM