New & Notable


Talena embraces Amazon S3 as big data analytics archive

Talena backups are stored in a compressed and deduplicated format. Customers can now choose Amazon S3 as a backup target and run active big data analytics in AWS.

Problem Solve

Double down: When backups and archives beat as one

The purposes of data backup and archiving are quite different, as are the demands each technology places on the storage system. But most data centers, especially those in small to medium-sized organizations, don’t have formal archiving strategies, ...


Plan for a better SaaS or cloud-to-cloud backup

Migrating to software as a service can benefit an organization, but there are some questions administrators need to ask when considering a cloud-to-cloud backup.


Backup and archive convergence issues include migration

While converging backup and archiving may seem enticing, it's not always the right move. Explore important questions to ask before implementing this approach.

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from your peers on your most technical Data Backup challenges.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Find Solutions For Your Project

Data Backup Basics

  • Get Started

    magnetic tape

    Though it's not as big of a primary storage player anymore, tape is often an archiving vehicle. LTO and LTFS tape technologies have improved capacity and access.

  • Get Started

    DLT (digital linear tape)

    Before the popular Linear Tape-Open Consortium came into existence, Quantum had its proprietary digital linear tape (DLT) format. Learn more about DLT technology here.

  • Get Started


    Defining what backup is, and the tools and policies to manage it in organizations, comprise a key foundational principle for IT administrators.

View All Get Started

Blog: Storage Soup

Sections from across SearchDataBackup

  • News

    View All
  • Backup and recovery software

    Veritas CEO talks post-Symantec vision

    Veritas CEO Bill Coleman talks about how he intends to reshape the company around data protection, data management and the cloud after splitting from Symantec.

  • Backup and recovery software

    Veritas lays out its data management 'Vision'

    Newly independent vendor Veritas plans to evolve from selling more than data protection to targeting the data management market, while using the cloud.

  • Backup and recovery software

    Veeam platform: Physical joins virtual and cloud

    Veeam's availability product vision aims to protect data regardless of the type of workload. The vendor is also planning upgrades to its Availability Suite.