Thursday, August 25, 2005

Q&A: Sun Exec Sees Sales Revival From StorageTek Buy

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Computerworld Storage Update
August 25, 2005
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In this issue:

* Q&A: Sun Exec Sees Sales Revival From StorageTek Buy
* Cutting Through The Hype Of Continuous Data Protection
* Format War Looks Inevitable Over Optical Disk
* Share Poll: Sarbanes-Oxley Seen As Biggest IT Time Waster
* Google Bypasses Browser To Search PC Drives, Web

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* ILM: Which flavor are YOU familiar with?

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Q&A: Sun Exec Sees Sales Revival From StorageTek Buy

Mark Canepa, executive vice president of the Network Storage Products
Group at Sun Microsystems, expects a storage sales revival from
StorageTek's sales team once that company's acquisition is completed.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104145,00.html?nlid=SU

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Cutting Through The Hype Of Continuous Data Protection

Continuous data protection can protect high-transaction,
high-availability applications with no forgiveness for data loss.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104128,00.html?nlid=SU

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Format War Looks Inevitable Over Optical Disk

A format war between HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc in the race to replace
DVD looks increasingly inevitable as time runs out for a compromise.

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Share Poll: Sarbanes-Oxley Seen As Biggest IT Time Waster

IBM users polled recently consider Sarbanes-Oxley compliance a major IT
time-waster.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,104118,00.html?nlid=SU

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Google Bypasses Browser To Search PC Drives, Web

Google is unveiling a computer and Web search tool designed to
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'Innovative' but potentially DANGEROUS alternative

There is a new offering for storage being placed on the market. While it may
sound intriguing on the surface, it could be a dangerous means of storing data.

http://www.computerworld.com/blogs/node/826?NLT_ST

ILM: Which flavor are YOU familiar with?

Those of us in the Records and Information Management (RIM) profession have been
having a problem with the manner in which the storage industry (primary
interface has been with SNIA has hijacked the long-time term from RIM,
Information Life Cycle Management and given it a completely different "spin"
from their perspective.

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