Stories by Kristy Pryma

Storage: trying for more with less

With enterprises facing new challenges, storage product vendors say they are being forced to minimize complexity and adapt to the needs of their customers.

Interoperability leading to other issues

Regardless of what solution an enterprise decides upon, specific business problems have emerged around storage. According to Oliver Day, an independent analyst in Aliso Viejo, Calif., the first hurdle to be cleared was that of interoperability, which the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has addressed. However, Day is unconvinced that this interoperability is enough.

Feature: Caching brings smaller centers up to speed

If you ask the average high-speed Internet user what they're looking for in an ISP, they might just sound like the opening credits of the 1970s television show The Six Million Dollar Man: better…stronger…faster.

Corel pins its hopes on Deepwhite

With the announcement of Deepwhite, a line of enterprise software tools and services for creating "smart" content that can be tied to back-end servers and modified over the Web, Corel Corp. has taken the plunge into Web services waters.

IT companies realise diversity is good business

Information technology is a white-collar field. However, thanks to a changing societal climate and some well-placed programs promoting diversity, the people wearing those white collars are increasingly from a variety of backgrounds and experiences, religions, ethnicities, physical abilities and sexual orientations.