• Review

    Riverbed Granite takes iSCSI across the WAN

    Posted December 7, 2012 - 2:40 pm

    Granite Core and Edge appliances eliminate the gap between storage in the data center and servers in the branch
  • Your fateful decision: NFS or iSCSI?

    Posted September 11, 2012 - 4:56 pm

    The two predominant IP storage protocols have wildly different strengths and weaknesses. Is one really better than the other?
  • iSCSI storage networking: What you need to know

    Posted September 11, 2012 - 4:38 pm

    As simple as iSCSI is to get running, configuring it to perform optimally requires a solid knowledge of how it actually works.
  • How to speed up your NAS with iSCSI

    Posted May 21, 2012 - 9:51 am

    Many technologies originally intended for the enterprise end up trickling down into the consumer market at some point. Some of these technologies (ethernet or virtualization, for instance) are more practical than others; but if businesses find a use for a specific piece of technology, then chances are good that consumers can benefit from it as well. Such is the case with iSCSI.
  • Enterprises converge networks to maximize IT assets

    Posted October 13, 2010 - 1:23 pm

    For many of the IT professionals attending Storage Networking World, combining communications, server and storage networks is an appealing prospect. Some companies are already in the middle of converging on an IP network and others see it in their future.
  • Why Not iSCSI?

    Posted April 15, 2010 - 8:51 pm

    Even though FibreChannel over Ethernet gets all the hype, iSCSI over Ethernet is just as capable of converging or unifying data center servers, storage and networking, proponents say.
  • Review

    Review: Dell EqualLogic iSCSI SAN kicks it to 10G

    Posted February 24, 2010 - 12:07 pm

    Dell's EqualLogic PS6010XV 10G iSCSI array delivers big time performance, offering an easier and lower cost option to Fibre Channel.
  • Dell/EqualLogic PS4000: iSCSI for the common manager

    Posted October 5, 2009 - 1:30 pm

    Dell acquired EqualLogic in 2007, adding a strong iSCSI player to their existing Fibre Channel storage options. EqualLogic offers some very usable iSCSI systems at good prices, from a base of around $10,000, to $17,000 as tested, to well over $100,000.
  • Review

    Synology offers iSCSI on the cheap

    Posted October 5, 2009 - 1:25 pm

    While the Promise/DataCore combination offers an excellent feature set at a relatively low price, how about an 8TB RAID5 iSCSI system for $2,500? Synology makes the DS509+, a storage device intended as an SMB NAS system, but it supports iSCSI as well, and costs about $870 at
  • Dell announces entry-level iSCSI array line

    Posted June 16, 2009 - 8:43 pm

    Dell Inc. today announced the latest in its line of iSCSI storage arrays -- entry-level models aimed at small to medium-sized businesses and enterprise branch offices, and for backing up virtualized server environments.
  • Integrated NAS & IPSAN

    Posted June 5, 2009 - 5:53 am

    Unified storage refers to a single storage system that supports both file and block level access. In other words, the storage subsystem can support NAS (file-based access) and iSCSI (block-based access) storage protocols simultaneously.
  • Review

    Sun storage system delivers high performance

    Posted May 4, 2009 - 2:28 pm

    Sun's latest addition to its high-end enterprise storage repertoire -- the iSCSI-based Sun Storage 7410 Unified Storage System -- is certainly a high-performance offering, but we found some usability and some integration issues.
  • QNAP launches 1, 2-bay NAS with iSCSI

    Posted March 23, 2009 - 1:58 pm

    QNAP Systems on Monday introduced the TS-119 and TS-219, one- and two-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) systems equipped with iSCSI support.
  • As HP snaps up LeftHand, DataCore extends its right

    Posted October 7, 2008 - 11:43 am

    Earlier this week, HP announced that it signed a definitive agreement to acquire LeftHand Networks, a provider of storage virtualization and iSCSI storage area network (SAN) solutions. This is a big deal, because LeftHand Networks has more than 11,000 installations across 3,000 different customers. Another iSCSI vendor, DataCore is looking to capitalize on uncertainty among resellers.
  • HP to buy LeftHand Networks for $360 million

    Posted October 1, 2008 - 3:04 pm

    HP will buy LeftHand Networks for $360 million to fill in its storage virtualization and iSCSI lines with products for medium-size companies and remote offices and branches.
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