Get a lowdown of what is a SAN, and how it can be used in a variety of business environments. You will also discover advantages SANs have over traditional server-attached storage. Finally, expect a taste of what companies are hot in this space and why.
A new development platform from Insightful Corp. and a new service from DigiMine Inc. provide customer analysis options for the do-it-yourselfer and for enterprises that simply want to see reports with less IT intervention.
In my last column, i asked readers to send me the ethical dilemmas with which they have to grapple in their roles as corporate IT managers: be it a gap between corporate policy and practice or ticklish situations regarding data privacy, software piracy or
EchoStar Communications has reportedly turned to UBS Warburg and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co. for $3 billion in short-term loans that the satellite broadcaster needs to make a bid for the parent of its chief competitor, DirecTV.
Infiniband, a new high-speed interconnect technology designed to boost bandwidth inside data centers, reached a significant milestone last week when supporters demonstrated it running enterprise-class database applications for the first time.