Barrie Sosinsky


Barrie Sosinsky is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro. He is an industry analyst with the Sosinsky Group, which specializes in application-development and testing services, database design, network system design, and IT industry analysis.

bCentral and the .NET Experience
Take a trip through Microsoft's portal for small-business services to sample the .NET experience.
Win2K Server Appliances
Several vendors have released Web or Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliances based on Win2K.
Network Appliances
Vendors offer boxes optimized for Web serving, file serving, and other targeted tasks.
NORTHERN Releases Quota Server 5.3 2
NORTHERN announced Quota Server 5.3, the latest version of its enterprise storage management solution.
Cereva Changes Its Board
The Boston Globe reported that startup Cereva Networks has made some major changes.
MaxOptix Unveils New Low-Cost AIT Autoloaders
MaxOptix unveiled the first terabyte-capacity AIT-1 autoloader, priced at less than $5000.
VERITAS Software and EMC Report Lowered Earnings, Diminished Expectations
Two prominent companies in the storage industry reported their second-quarter 2001 earnings. Read Barry Sosinsky's summary of their reports.
The Holy Grail of Storage
Storage virtualization is important to the storage industry. Being able to pool disks and meter out storage capacity as volumes demand lets administrators greatly increase the amount of storage they can manage more easily.
SOS Storage Array Lawsuit Goes to Trial
The Storage Computer Corporation (SOS) is suing Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) for violating technology-related patents that the storage industry uses for RAID arrays. Read why SOS claims major storage vendors have infringed on many of its other patents.
LiveVault's Online Backup Service 3
Most data centers take backup seriously, using costly technology. But many small businesses don't have the resources for quality backups. Read about a software package that lets even a small company back up its data using a standard Internet connection.
Storage in the Year 2000, Part 2
The year 2000 was extraordinary for storage companies. Read the conclusion of Barrie Sosinsky's summary of how the overall RAID-based disk market grew, and how storage is expected to grow in 2001 and beyond.
Storage in the Year 2000, Part 1
The year 2000 was extraordinary for storage companies. Read Barrie Sosinsky's summary of how the overall RAID-based disk market grew, and how storage is expected to grow in 2001 and beyond.
InfiniBand and Storage
Many developers think the new server bus standard called InfiniBand will replace PCI bus. Learn what Barrie Sosinsky found out about this new technology at the second InfiniBand Developers Conference.
What Windows XP Brings to Storage
The upcoming Windows XP OS contains several new storage-related features that many users will find valuable. Read Barrie Sosinsky's review of how these new features can impact your work.
SNIA Launches Interoperability Initiatives
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) is developing projects to help storage vendors' products interoperate. Learn about SNIA's Supported Solutions Forum, which provides vendor-tested and supported Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions.
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