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13. Mass Storage Reports

There are a number of consultants who also write regularly updated in-depth reports (and sometimes post here) about various aspects of the mass storage market; if you're going to get into this business or are planning on spending many thousands or millions of dollars on equipment, talking to one of them might be a good idea.

Sanjay Ranade (infotech@digex.com) is one of the ones who both writes and posts here (he also has a couple of reasonably-priced books about mass storage). Infotech's reports include HSM, network backup, magtape and libraries.

Others include Disk/Trend (Mountain View, CA, 405-961-6209) www.disktrend.com (good info there) and Freeman Reports (805-963-3853).

Strategic Research Corporation has numerous white papers and good links available at www.sresearch.com, including networked storage. Some of them seem biased in particular directions, so caveat emptor.


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