IT managers have a lot more motivation when it comes to keeping their storage area networks or SANs up and running. More and more data is being stored on these virtualized networks, and they continue to be popular. In a survey conducted of 388 executives in December 2008 for SHARE, storage virtualization was underway at half of respondents’ companies but that management was still a challenge and many of the implementations were at the departmental rather than enterprise level.
So what can you do to keep your SAN properly maintained? Read my article in Baseline magazine for several suggestions.