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The best example of a backup vendor that supports object storage is probably CommVault. Its Simpana backup software supports cloud-based archives that use object storage. It is worth noting, however, that Simpana does not support object storage in a generic sense. Instead, it is specifically designed to work with Quantum Lattus.
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In my opinion, I seriously doubt that we will see a rush of backup software products that will offer comprehensive support for object storage any time soon. There are a couple of different reasons why.
First, object storage tends to be proprietary (hence CommVault's support only for Lattus). As such, it would be really difficult for backup vendors to create a general-purpose object storage interface.
Second, object storage is geared toward petabyte-scale environments. In those types of environments, the sheer volume of the data can make traditional backups impractical. Data is more likely to be protected through hardware level snapshot and replication mechanisms.
It is worth noting that some vendors market their object storage systems as backup targets. EMC marketing material suggests that its Atmos object storage can be used as a target for backing up the C: drive on enterprise desktops, for example.
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