Welcome to BlogNotions' Data Center Blog

The BlogNotions Data Center Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in the data center industry. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest technology and software, best practices for storing data, recommendations for choosing various data center solutions, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions,and collaborate freely.

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

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For those who have read any of my previous posts, seen some of my articles, news letters, videos, pod casts, web casts or in person appearances you may have heard that I have a new book coming out this summer. Here in the northern hemisphere its summer (well technically the solstice is just around the corner) and in Minnesota the ice from the winter is off the lakes and rivers.

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Green IT goes mainstream: What about data storage environments?

There still exists a Green IT gap and missed oppourtunities.

Green IT (and storage) are about enabling more efficient and effective information services delivery boosting productivity while supporting growth, or if you prefer, about sustaining business and economic growth in the same or smaller footprint impact in a cost effective, service friendly manner.

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Tape talk time

For being a declared dead or zombie technology (here, here or here) tape remains very much alive however its role is changing. There is no disputing that hard disk drives (HDDs) are continuing to expand their role for data protection including backup/restore, BC and DR where tape has been used for decades. What is also […]

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Using Removable Hard Disk Drives (RHDDs)

Removable hard disk drives (RHDD) are a form of removable media which includes magnetic tape that address many common use cases. Usage scenarios include enabling bulk data portability for larger environments or for D2D backup where the media needs to be physically moved offsite for small and mid sized environments. RHDDs include among others those […]

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