The amount of data being generated, processed, and stored has reached unprecedented levels. Even during the recent economic crisis, there has been no slow down or information recession. Instead, the need to process, move, and store data has only increased. Consequently, IT organizations are looking to do more with what they have while supporting gr
ISSUES, TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES - SETTING THE STAGE: Data Storage and Networking Trends and Issues. Data Storage and Networking Fundamentals. DATA AND INFRASTRUCTURE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (IRM): Storing and Managing Your Data. Data Footprint Impact Reduction. Protecting, Preserving and Serving Your Data. Performance, Availability, Capacity and Energy Planning. TECHNOLOGY AND SOLUTION OPTIONS: Storage Devices: Solutions and Options. Storage Connectivity: Networking Your Servers and Storage. Data and Storage Networking Management Tools. Integrated and Unified Solutions. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER: Various Topics, Issues and Opportunities. Somewhere Over the Technology Futures Rainbow.