Storage Area Network SAN Management for Windows

  • May 10, 2010 10 May'10

    Best practices for SAN configuration and administration

    Storage headaches tend to get worse over time, but following the proper configuration and management steps can be the perfect remedy for your SAN-related woes.

  • April 22, 2010 22 Apr'10

    Microsoft shows maturing IT management vision

    Microsoft fleshed out its Systems Center roadmap and released some new tools this week, including the long awaited Service Manager.

  • March 18, 2010 18 Mar'10

    The challenges of iSCSI storage deployments for Windows

    While an iSCSI deployment might sound like a good idea, it's not always the right move. Most often it's the minor details that can trip you up.

  • July 25, 2006 25 Jul'06

    Microsoft aims management bundle at midsized users

    System Center Essentials 2007 is a Windows manageability package ready for public beta this fall. The features are targeted at midsized companies, but how about the price?

  • April 19, 2006 19 Apr'06

    A Windows administrator's guide to managing iSCSI SANs

    This compilation of tips will help you optimize the use of your company's iSCSI SANs.

  • March 03, 2006 03 Mar'06

    Are SANs too hard to install? Vote now

    Cast your vote in our current poll on Microsoft's plan for making SANs simple to install.

  • January 17, 2006 17 Jan'06

    FAQ: Ask the Expert

    Looking for expert advice? Before you pose your question to our panel of Windows experts, take a moment to see if your question may already have been answered. Visit the FAQ.

  • November 10, 2005 10 Nov'05

    A Window into interoperability

    Expert Laura E. Hunter explains the need for interoperability in Active Directory for netowrks running on Windows and non-Windows platforms.

  • October 12, 2005 12 Oct'05

    Storage Clips: HP unveils SMB backup package

    HP has launched HP StorageWorks Data Protector Express backup and recovery software for SMBs.

  • September 15, 2005 15 Sep'05

    Microsoft's Monad hits a milestone

    Microsoft has released a second beta for Monad, the company's alternative to the Linux and Unix command line scripting languages.

  • August 31, 2005 31 Aug'05

    Windows Server 2003 R2 now a release candidate

    "RC0" is a near-final form of the server operating system's R2 release, which will stand as an interim version of Windows Server until Longhorn ships in 2007.

  • July 29, 2005 29 Jul'05

    Working with the environment

    Scripting without objects is very limiting. This month's scripting column introduces you to a sampling of the Windows Scripting Host objects, how they help you perform administrative tasks and work with your environment.

  • July 26, 2005 26 Jul'05

    University learns storage lesson

    Seattle Pacific University switched from a FC to an iSCSI SAN and discovered that FC does not necessarily out perform iSCSI -- but still costs more.

  • July 11, 2005 11 Jul'05

    Vendors help resolve issues related to SAN boot

    Booting from a SAN still has its problems, including a thicket of hardware and OS issues. But, these days, help is easier to find.

  • May 17, 2005 17 May'05

    SMBs face threshold decision on storage

    Researchers define the point at which it makes more sense to choose a storage area network over direct-attached storage.