| | |
 
 
 
 
Showing 1 - 10 of 91  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 

Blog

Posts by Don Wilcox


Jun
23rd
Evolution of Wireless Radio in Business

Don Wilcox

The evolution of how and where wireless mobile radio communications are used has taken some interesting paths.

Read Full Entry
 
Jun
2nd
Samsung Introduces Industry's First 1 Terabyte mSATA SSD

Don Wilcox

The new 840 EVO mSATA SSD utilizes Samsung's advanced 128 gigabit (Gb) NAND flash memory based on 10 nanometer class process technology.

Read Full Entry
 
May
28th
The Frankenstein Effect of our Data Centers

Don Wilcox

It is important to control the growth and operation of your data center so that it works and operates efficiently.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
11th
Data Destruction

Don Wilcox

Data Security on the physical media level should not be taken for granted.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
10th
The Paperless Office of the Future Never Materialized

Don Wilcox

In the 1980's the paperless office concept began. The vision for the future saw more information stored on computers and not in paper files stored in filing cabinets.

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
19th
Mobility in Healthcare

Don Wilcox

Two-Way Radios improve healthcare delivery.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
25th
Data Center Cleaning

Don Wilcox

What you can't see can still hurt you.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
11th
Data Center Moves

Don Wilcox

As more and more companies require 24/7 server operations and network data traffic flow, data center relocations become even more difficult, especially for those companies without distrusted data centers to offset the flow.

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
26th
Clear Communication is the Key

Don Wilcox

Fast clear communication keeps everyone on track towards a common goal.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
26th
Storage Arrays

Don Wilcox

Data storage hardware has sure evolved over the years. What started as direct internal hard drive space on a server has evolved almost back to this same spot.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
18th
Managed Print Service Helps in Almost Every Industry

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

The ability to offload the burden to monitor and maintain vital equipment has been quickly recognized as a way to save time and focus on higher priority tasks.

Read Full Entry
 
Sep
11th
Readable Data Backup and Archives Challenge Many

Don Wilcox

In the last several months, we have received a huge increase in the number of clients needing to retrieve data on older formats of data media. They ranged from law offices to recording studios with a solid number of data centers square in the middle of the pack. As data storage technology evolves, many people don't also migrate their backup and archived copies.

Read Full Entry
 
Aug
26th
Extending Technology Hardware Maintenance Plans

Don Wilcox

Cost effective methods of covering an IT department's data storage, network, and backup equipment's ongoing maintenance coverage are actually easier than most people think.

Read Full Entry
 
Jul
25th
The Ups and Downs of Scalability

Don Wilcox

The ability to grow on demand without bottlenecks is a modern necessity in IT

Read Full Entry
 
Jun
20th
EVault Launches Industry-Pioneering Cloud Disaster Recovery Service in EMEA

Don Wilcox

Managed Service Provider and Partners Bring Guaranteed, Hot Cloud Recovery to EMEA

Read Full Entry
 
Jun
10th
Disaster Recovery Often Ignored

Don Wilcox

Top 5 Things to include in a Data Disaster Recovery Plan

Read Full Entry
 
May
28th
QStar Archive Manager Software is first to comprehensively support LTFS

Don Wilcox

Resellers Now have Full Flexibility to Leverage Choice of Tape Technologies supporting LTFS

Read Full Entry
 
May
23rd
Circadence Releases MVO 5.1

Don Wilcox

Newest Product Enhancements Support Mobile and Cloud Strategies with Increased Support for iOS, Android and Windows Operating Systems

Read Full Entry
 
May
2nd
Solid State Drive Technology Tops Storage Evolution

Don Wilcox

Data storage continues to evolve as technology advances. Over the last 100 plus years advances have increased at an exponential rate.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
16th
IBM Drives Flash Technology Deeper into the Enterprise

Don Wilcox

Company makes $1 billion investment in Flash; opens new Centers of Competency for client engagements; announces Flash deal with Sprint.

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
28th
Active Archive Alliance Adds Quantum, Seven10, Scality and XenData

Don Wilcox

Organization Grows Amid Demand for Easier, More Affordable Solutions for High-Volume Data Storage

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
11th
Top 5 Data Center Energy Trends for 2013

Don Wilcox

Finding solutions requires a multi-disciplinary approach.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
19th
Microsoft Windows Azure Ousts Amazon S3 as Top Performer in Nasuni's Stress Tests of Cloud Storage

Don Wilcox

Second Annual Test of Cloud Storage Providers (CSPs) Tested Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure Blob Storage, Google Cloud Storage, HP Cloud Object Storage, and Rackspace Cloud Files.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
18th
Dell Enters Into Agreement to Be Acquired By Michael Dell and Silver Lake

Don Wilcox

The transaction will be financed through a combination of cash and equity contributed by Mr. Dell, cash funded by investment funds affiliated with Silver Lake.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
11th
Ever-Improving Failover of Data Flow

Don Wilcox

The days of 99.99% uptime at a facility have almost become 100% uptime based on multi-facility failover plans.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
5th
Latest Release of Nexsan Unified Hybrid Storage Solution

Don Wilcox

New Nexsan NST5000 increases storage capacity by 400%; reduces caching cost by 50%; adds new enterprise capabilities for virtualization and cloud computing.

Read Full Entry
 
Jan
16th
Two-Way Radios Enhance Customer Service in Retail

Don Wilcox

Remember the days when store intercoms would blast out even the most personal of messages? Times have evolved along with technology.

Read Full Entry
 
Jan
4th
Imation Acquires Nexsan Corporation

Don Wilcox

Acquisition Further Strengthens Imation's Tiered Storage and Security Solutions Growth Platform, Accelerates Strategic Transformation

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
27th
FUJIFILM LTO Ultrium 6 Data Cartridge

Don Wilcox

First LTO in the world produced with Barium Ferrite Magnetic Particles.

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
10th
LTO 6 is Finally a Reality

Don Wilcox

A major milestone reached for the LTO Ultrium

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
29th
Maxell Announces Availability of LTO Ultrium 6 Data Cartridge With Expanded Storage Capacity to 6.25 TB

Don Wilcox

NeoSMARTTechnology Helps Create Storage Technology that Combines Lower Cost for Capacity, Low Energy Cost per GB, and High Transfer Rate for Data Storage Applications.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
29th
Tandberg Data Unveils New LTO-6 Tape Family

Don Wilcox

Tandberg Data, the global supplier of data protection and archiving solutions, today announced the availability of its new LTO-6 tape drives, tape automation and media products.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
13th
Tandberg Data RDX Disk Library Receives Recognition at XChange 2012

Don Wilcox

RDX QuikStation provides users with affordable, removable and automated backup and archive for small businesses.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
12th
Managed Print Services are not just for big business anymore.

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

In the past, managed print service (MPS) was simply an outsource efficiency move for larger enterprise businesses.

Read Full Entry
 
Oct
30th
CTERA Networks Wins MSPAlliance MSPWorld Cup Award 2012

Don Wilcox

CTERA Recognized as Best in Show for Its Contributions to the Managed Services Industry.

Read Full Entry
 
Oct
12th
Data Center Airflows Help Control Costs

Don Wilcox

Good air flow management is crucial to efficient data center operation. Minimize hot and cold air mixing by using well-designed containment.

Read Full Entry
 
Oct
10th
Ochsner Health System Transforms Its Backup and Recovery with EMC

Don Wilcox

Replaces IBM Backup, Leverages Full Breadth of Highly Integrated EMC Backup Product Portfolio to Go Completely Tapeless, Automate and Streamline Mainframe and Open System Backups and Restores, and Pursue Its Cloud Strategy.

Read Full Entry
 
Sep
17th
Survey of Data Center Users' Group

Don Wilcox

Emerson Network Power Survey of Data Center Users' Group Shows Growing Importance of Monitoring and Management in North America.

Read Full Entry
 
Sep
17th
Magnetic Tape Media Steadily Drives On

Don Wilcox

The cries over the last decade that "tape is dead" seem to have been a bit premature. Despite the bad press, tape continues to evolve and play a vital role in data backup and archiving.

Read Full Entry
 
Aug
20th
Top Reasons for Two-Way Radios in Retail

Don Wilcox

DataSpan is one of the largest resellers of Motorola two-way radios into the retail environment in North America.

Read Full Entry
 
Aug
6th
Understanding Data Center Infrastructure Management

Don Wilcox

Save time and money by centralizing IT and facilities monitoring and management using DCIM.

Read Full Entry
 
Jul
27th
Crossroads Systems Offers New ReadVerify Appliance

Don Wilcox

New RV800f Model Already Gains Early Adopters in the Fortune 100 and Federal Government

Read Full Entry
 
Jul
5th
Quantum DXi6000 Family Wins Its 3rd Product of the Year

Don Wilcox

Top Finish at 2012 Storage Awards: The Storries IX Further Demonstrates Company's Global Data Protection Leadership

Read Full Entry
 
Jun
4th
Real World Technology Information

Don Wilcox

Evaluating New Technology Hardware, Software, and System Choices

Read Full Entry
 
May
30th
IceWEB Wins Hardware Product of the Year Award

Don Wilcox

IceWEB, Inc. wins Storage Hardware Product of the Year Award in the 2012 DataCentre Solutions Awards.

Read Full Entry
 
May
17th
Trellis Platform to Unify IT and Facilities Management

Don Wilcox

Game-changing infrastructure management solution consolidates real-time information from IT and facilities devices into simple, comprehensive data center insights.

Read Full Entry
 
May
14th
Avoiding Potential Data Center Disasters

Don Wilcox

We prepare and plan for the worst, but sometimes it's not good enough.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
26th
Omni-ID Wins Best in Show Award at RFID Journal LIVE!

Don Wilcox

The Company was selected based on its entry featuring its newest innovation - the ProVIEW visual tagging system, also making its formal debut at the event.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
19th
Remote Site DR with Transportable Data Repositories

Don Wilcox

Cofio Software, Inc. Speeds Disaster Recovery for Distributed Enterprises, Cloud providers and MSPs.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
9th
All Tied Up in Knots

Don Wilcox

Data Center Cabling Out of Control

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
28th
IDC Names Schneider Electric a DCIM Market Leader

Don Wilcox

IDC calls Schneider Electric a Market Leader in their comprehensive worldwide DCIM vendor analysis.

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
19th
Evolution of Data Center Power and Thermal Monitoring

Don Wilcox

Cooperation between software and hardware manufacturers is paying huge dividends.

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
15th
Spectra Logic Innovative Use of U.S. Based Manufacturing

Don Wilcox

Data Mobility Group report highlights quality and innovation benefits of Spectra's stateside tape library manufacturing.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
16th
EMC VFCache Signifies a New Era for Enterprise Flash Technology-Makes Leap from Storage to Server

Don Wilcox

Together, EMC VFCache and EMC storage bring PCIe flash benefits to mainstream mission critical applications-delivers lightning-fast performance, intelligence and enterprise-class protection.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
13th
Got Labels?

Don Wilcox

How a small piece of paper can shut down a huge tape library system.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
9th
The Enterprise Embraces Storage Services

Don Wilcox

In 2011, Enterprises Demanded that Nasuni Add Multi-Site and Other Key Capabilities; Nasuni's Response Resulted in a Ten-Fold Surge in Bookings

Read Full Entry
 
Jan
25th
Spectra Logic Launches LTO-6 Tape Drive Pre-Purchase Program

Don Wilcox

Provides Investment Protection and Guaranteed Access to First Available LTO-6 Shipments

Read Full Entry
 
Jan
23rd
There is Stuff Everywhere

Don Wilcox

Knowing what IT assets you have and where they are located are more and more critical than ever.

Read Full Entry
 
Jan
10th
Omni-ID Sets Industry Standard - Launches 3-Year Product Warranty Program

Don Wilcox

Company Announces Extended Warranty as Standard Practice on RFID Tags

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
29th
ExaGrid Achieves IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Certification

Don Wilcox

IBM's Validation of ExaGrid's TSM Integration Offers Customers Enhanced Support for Scalable and Cost-effective Disk Backup and Restores

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
28th
Drobo to Enter 2012 on High Note with Customer and Industry Milestones

Don Wilcox

Company Ships 200,000th System as New B1200i Wins Industry Awards and Extends Drobo Presence in Business Accounts.

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
20th
Quantum's vmPRO 4000 Wins Storage Virtualization Product of the Year

Don Wilcox

Quantum's vmPRO 4000 was the clear winner in the Storage Virtualization category, confirming that vmPRO resonates with IT professionals looking for practical and cost-effective data protection for virtual server environments.

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
20th
Quantum Scores Top Ranking for All Categories in Storage Magazine Tapes

Don Wilcox

"Clean Sweep" in Both Enterprise and Midrange Reinforces Company's Data Protection Expertise and Benefits to Customers From Intelligent Solutions Focus .

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
13th
Solid State Drives Move to the Forefront

Don Wilcox

The high bandwidth and low latency data storage characteristics of SSD benefit organizations requiring fast transactions.

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
12th
Maxell Corporation of America to Distribute AirStash

Don Wilcox

The World's First and Only Wireless Flash Drive for iPad, and iPhone and Other Smart Devices

Read Full Entry
 
Dec
1st
Rackwise Forms DCiM Development Agreement with Intel Corporation

Don Wilcox

Real-time device level monitoring and reporting to yield significant data center cost savings.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
21st
What to Store, Where to Store It, and For How Long

Don Wilcox

As data storage needs grow, so do the considerations in media, software and policies.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
21st
Hard Disk Drive Prices and Supplies Impacted by Thailand Flooding

Don Wilcox

Flooding in Thailand is causing major ripples in the supply and pricing of hard disk drives.

Read Full Entry
 
Nov
15th
Nexsan Releases New E5510 Ultra-High Capacity NAS Storage System

Don Wilcox

New Member of the Nexsan E5000 Family of Storage Systems Delivers More Than 1 PB and Supports Synchronous Replication for Capacity-Intensive Applications

Read Full Entry
 
Oct
24th
Nasuni Unveils Global Multi-Site Access

Don Wilcox

New Capability Brings the Cloud Into the Data Center and for the First Time Gives Organizations a Simple, Safe, Secure Solution for Data Distribution and Global Access.....

Read Full Entry
 
Oct
24th
Don't Forget to Turn Out the Lights

Don Wilcox

When dealing with power bills in the millions of dollars each year, every little bit counts when it comes to energy savings in data centers.

Read Full Entry
 
Oct
21st
DataSpan Launches Webstore Powered by Sniperdyne eCommerce Platform

Don Wilcox

New site delivers rich user experience

Read Full Entry
 
Oct
11th
Sony to Develop LTO-6 Tape Media Technology

Don Wilcox

Estimated to Deliver Estimated Storage Capacity of up to 8TB

Read Full Entry
 
Sep
19th
Don't Assume that Your Data is Always There

Don Wilcox

Take a moment to review what would happen in the event of even a simple mistake coming between you and your data files.

Read Full Entry
 
Aug
22nd
Technical Training of Staff is a Crucial Investment

Don Wilcox

IT training is an investment with ROI and not simply an expense.

Read Full Entry
 
Aug
8th
Grasping the Exponential Growth of Data

Don Wilcox

What data we store and how we store it have changed rapidly over the past 20 years.

Read Full Entry
 
Jul
25th
Many Small Businesses Miss the Importance of Data Backup and Recovery

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

It is all too common to run across small and medium sized businesses who simply don't think through their data protection plan.

Read Full Entry
 
Jun
20th
Picking the Right SAN Vendor for the SMB Market

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

Do your homework. Don't buy a storage area network based on hype.

Read Full Entry
 
Jun
6th
Understanding the cloud

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

I find that many people are still not clear on what the cloud really is when it comes to computers.

Read Full Entry
 
May
23rd
Beware Silent Data Corruption

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

Installing backup software and hardware does not ensure that your data storage system is infallible.

Read Full Entry
 
May
19th
Tandberg RDX With USB 3.0 and SSDs Cartridges

Don Wilcox

Backup performance improves by up to eight times with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 and new SSD cartridges provide the ultimate in speed and reliability.

Read Full Entry
 
May
9th
The Death of Tape is Still a Myth

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

The end has been proclaimed many times, but tape still holds its own.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
28th
QStar Opens Up Archiving Technologies

Don Wilcox

QStar HSM Synchronous Archive Replicator software virtualizes up to four multi-vendor heterogeneous archive storage technologies and presents them through a platform specific drive share or mount. The software can support a mix of proprietary and/or industry standard file systems. These archives can be located within a single site or across multiple geographic locations.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
25th
Readability of Archived Data is Often Overlooked

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

Archiving backup data is important, but being able to read it is even more critical.

Read Full Entry
 
Apr
11th
A Solid Disaster Recovery Plan is Critical to Business Continuity

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

The size and importance of an organization's storage and electronic transactions will determine the required up-time a solid disaster recovery and business continuity plan must address.

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
28th
Tips for a Successful Data Center Consolidation

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

When a data center consolidation is executed with care, it can provide innumerable benefits to your enterprise.

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
14th
Japanese Earthquake Affects Tape Media Supply Chain

Don Wilcox

Plan tape media buying needs accordingly in order to avoid insufficient inventory levels.

Read Full Entry
 
Mar
14th
How to Improve Business Transactions with Flash Drives

Don Wilcox

Owing to advancements in flash drive technology and decreasing costs, flash drives have become a viable storage option for enterprises.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
28th
5 Cost-Cutting Strategies for Data Storage

Don Wilcox | COMMENTS (0)

In today's tough economic climate organizations are looking for ways to cut data storage costs.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
22nd
Dell Completes Acquisition of Compellent Technologies

Don Wilcox

Dell completed its acquisition of Compellent Technologies, a rapidly-growing provider of highly-virtualized storage solutions with automated data management features, including tiering and thin provisioning, for enterprise and cloud-computing environments.

Read Full Entry
 
Feb
11th
Scale Computing Revenue Grows By Six Times In 2010

Don Wilcox

Scale Computing, a leader in intelligent storage completes record financial year, expands internationally.

Read Full Entry
 
Archive
July, 2014
June, 2014
May, 2014
April, 2014
March, 2014
January, 2014
December, 2013
November, 2013
October, 2013
September, 2013
August, 2013

Posts by Category
Archive
Backup and Recovery
Blogs
Business Continuity
Cloud Storage
Data Center Services
Data Migration
Disaster Recovery (DR)
Energy Efficiency
Format Conversion
Managed Print Services
Network Attached Storage (NAS)
News
Press Releases
RAID
RFID
Security
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Storage Hardware
Storage Media
Two Way Radios & Walkie Talkies
Wide Area Network (WAN)

View By Author
Bill Trautman
DataSpan News
Don Wilcox
Jim Ferguson
Steve Breinig

« View All
 
 
 
 
 
| | | | |
 

Copyright © 2014 DataSpan. All rights reserved. | 5501 LBJ Freeway, Suite 350, Dallas, Texas 75240 | 800-660-3586