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Software Functionality Revealed in Detail
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New Storage Array from Sun
Sun has launched an attempt to break into the ranks of large-scale and enterprise storage system vendors like EMC, IBM, and Compaq.

scale out storage  yet can achieve massive scale to address high-end enterprise requirements as well. Sun has designed the Sun StorEdge T3 array for continuous availability with no single point of failure and features such as redundant hot-swap components, dual paths to the host and mirrored cache. In the event of a component failure, the system is easily serviceable. Components can be accessed and swapped out without interrupting data availability. Among the performance strengths of the Sun StorEdge T3 array are the

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Small Business Software (SBS)

The Small Business Software (SBS) evaluation model targets functional requirements for fully featured solutions designed to support all business requirements of a typical small business. Extending beyond mere accounting functions, it is primarily applicable to those businesses for which full-scale ERP software may be too complex or cumbersome. However, the model of SBS solutions includes all the essential categories such as General Ledger, Accounts Payable (A/P) and Accounts Receivable (A/R), Payroll, Job and Project Costing, Multinational Accounting, Light Manufacturing, Inventory, Technology, and much more. 

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Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Storage Resources


Organizations of all sizes face similar challenges when managing storage—not enough capacity or protection. Help has arrived with Internet small computer system interface storage area networks (iSCSI SANs)—and they're steadily gaining momentum. With iSCSI SANs, businesses can effectively manage their storage needs, while lowering costs and increasing security. Find out why many industry leaders are choosing iSCSI today.

scale out storage  arrays enables him to scale easily without downtime. The other vendors could not offer this, and for an organization that is growing rapidly and requires five nines availability of customer data, non-disruptive scalability is key. Monroe originally purchased two PS100E arrays to provide a networked storage environment only for the Oracle database supporting the mission-critical middleware. Oracle is run with two servers, a primary and standby that can be used for load balancing and failover. To ensure Read More

SmartOps Steps Out in to the Cloud SCM


SmartOps Corporation is a quiet provider of supply chain planning (SCP) solutions that right-size inventory and capture more sales (by way of managing demand) for global enterprises that compete in complexity and uncertainty of their global supply chains. Deploying SmartOps’ solutions has dramatically improved supply chain performance at more than 50 Fortune 1000 and global 2000 companies in

scale out storage  need for customization. Smaller scale deployments can have short timelines, but because SmartOps products can operate at enterprise scale, it can take months to roll out across all global products, locations, supply chains, and business units for a large-scale customer. The offering does not offer strategic network optimization (SNO) capabilities, which are occasionally supplemented by Llamasoft . For more info, see TEC ’s article SAP SCM—Stepping Out of Obscurity . Cloud-based Demand Sensing In Read More

Virtualized Storage for SMB: How Synology DiskStations Provide an Affordable iSCSI Solution to Grow Storage Needs


Historically, enterprise level IT tools, at enterprise level prices, have been out of reach to most small businesses. In recent years, the landscape has changed and more frequently small businesses are gaining access to enterprise level features at small business prices. One of the most talked about large-scale features in storage is the capability to use and manage virtual storage to create separate, private disks for different departments or clients. Learn about solutions that offer a simple way for for small businesses to implement virtual storage.

scale out storage  the most talked about large-scale features in storage is the capability to use and manage virtual storage to create separate, private disks for different departments or clients. Learn about solutions that offer a simple way for for small businesses to implement virtual storage. Read More

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Companies often struggle to manage large-scale e-mail environments thanks to their reliance on techniques that were already showing their age in the 90s. Nowhere is this more evident than when they try to support key messaging systems with direct-attach storage. Find out about the problems associated with direct-attach storage, and about a solution that provides a remedy.

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Storage Efficiency in a Virtual Environment


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Nimble Storage


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If you’re dealing with increasing demands on your server storage by adding servers one at a time, the number of servers is growing hand in hand with management complexity, while stretching your IT budget. Make sure your data assets are covered—find out how server and storage consolidation storage systems can simplify storage management, increase flexibility, and advance data protection and disaster recovery.

scale out storage  to Use a Network Appliance SAN for Server and Storage Consolidation How to Use a Network Appliance SAN for Server and Storage Consolidation If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Our storage systems offer unmatched business agility, superior application uptime, simplicity of management, and breakthrough value for your enterprise. Source : NetApp (Network Appliance) Resources Related to Network Appliance SAN for Server and Read More

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Getting Maximum Business Value Out of ERP


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Buying Less Storage with NetApp


Storage system administrators are constantly battling with growing volumes of data. But can you create more space-efficient storage? You can. With a data virtualization solution like NetApp Snapshot, administrators can create point-in-time copies of data volumes—consuming only a fraction of the space normally required. Find out how using data virtualization tools can help reduce your ongoing data storage management costs.

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Measuring the TCO of Tape Storage Solutions


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