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.

Tandberg Data Makes Some Noise
Tandberg Data is developing a new tape head and tape format technology based on High Speed Optical Servo. If the company delivers on this technology as intended, it will have exciting products to offer to various OEMs in the storage market.
Microsoft's Storage Appliances
Microsoft offers a complete embedded Win2K OS that developers can use for a variety of applications, and the company has targeted Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Web servers through OEM channels for the embedded OS's use.
Request for Reader Feedback, and Storage Service Providers 13
Barrie Sosinsky asks for feedback from Storage UPDATE readers and gives a brief overview of the utility and service models that Storage Service Providers (SSPs) currently use.
DVD Standards Proliferate
DVD technology has sold fast; at the same time, DVD formats have proliferated. Some agreed-upon standards and interoperable formats will benefit market and customers alike.
Storage UPDATE Survey Results, Part 3
Barrie Sosinsky offers a third set of results from the recent Storage UPDATE survey, including the figures for Network Attached Storage (NAS) deployments, Storage-over-IP (SoIP), and use of Storage Service Providers (SSPs).
Storage UPDATE Survey Results, Part 2
In this column, Barrie Sosinsky offers more results from the recent Storage UPDATE survey, focusing on the figures for Storage Area Networks (SANs).
Storage UPDATE Survey Results, Part 1
Barrie Sosinsky offers results from Storage UPDATE's recently completed survey. This column describes survey respondents and reports about storage trends, backup software, backup routines, and network management software.
Showtime: Storage Networking World
Barrie Sosinsky reports on Storage Networking World's recent conference, which emphasized the growing importance of Storage-over-IP (SoIP) and included several significant product announcements.
Emulex Buys Some Insurance
Barrie Sosinsky explores how many years of life fibre channel has left and whether most fibre channel companies will focus on becoming multiprotocol, as Emulex has become, to ensure their futures.
The Future Microsoft of Storage?
VERITAS is a growing company in the storage software space--with an increasing presence in the Windows arena. Barrie Sosinsky explores whether a number of similar characteristics might make VERITAS the "Microsoft" of the storage industry.
SNIA's Storage Network Model
The value of an open-storage model, such as the shared-storage model that the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has developed, is that it promotes industry standards that let one vendor's product work with another's interchangeably.
Storage Bottlenecks
Storage servers suffer from limited client and server access to data stored on the disks that the servers control. Now, the speed and scalability of BlueArc's SiliconServer could dramatically change the landscape of enterprise storage deployment.
HP Storage: Moving Fast
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is a $49-billion company with a storage division that is moving up in the marketplace. What makes HP storage most notable is the scope of its current and upcoming storage hardware and software offerings.
<i>Windows 2000 Magazine</i> Salary Survey
Find out what Windows 2000 Magazine's readers had to say about salaries, benefits, job characteristics, and more during a reader survey.
Storage at the Edge of the Network 2
A cable modem, a SOHO firewall, and Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server add up to a SOHO caching server.
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