Backup and recovery software
- September 25, 2008
Experts at Storage Decisions give tips for testing data backups and setting service levels for data protection, but users say real world situations make both easier said than done.
- September 03, 2008
EMC looks to tap ThinkPad for new customers and attempts to pacify unhappy users by making changes to its online data restore process.
- August 29, 2008
CommVault customers say archiving and centralized management helped them improve backup times and success rates without changing backup hardware.
- August 11, 2008
Asigra sues ROBObak, claiming its backup software rival unfairly represented Asigra in press releases.
- August 05, 2008
Despite a lackluster quarter for sales, CommVault CEO Bob Hammer raises the forecast for the rest of the year and says Simpana 8 is on track with improved data deduplication.
- August 04, 2008
Open-source backup startup Zmanda adds integration with Oracle and Windows apps, in order to play "feature catch-up" in the enterprise backup software arena.
- July 22, 2008
The first generation of CDP didn't quite get off the ground, but some users are finding new offerings that integrate frequent snapshots with other backup products more robust.
- July 17, 2008
Users say they've found it more cost-effective and simpler to let applications, such as Microsoft's SQL Server 2008 and VMware's ESX Server, handle data protection tasks.
- July 10, 2008
As a publisher of books on open-source tools, O'Reilly prefers to use them, but went with BakBone when open-source backup failed to meet its needs.
- June 17, 2008
BakBone Software turns to an open source strategy, tries to spark viral deployment of its NetVault Backup product by releasing a Free Use Edition for Enterprise Linux.
- June 16, 2008
Bank streamlines hundreds of backup tools acquired from a series of mergers down to two, saving it $800,000 in the process.
- June 12, 2008
Symantec revealed more details about NetBackup's new object-level recovery. Specific requirements for using the features, such as Windows NFS, have dimmed some users' enthusiasm for the products.
- June 10, 2008
Symantec's updated NetBackup gives users the ability to take incremental snapshots of VMware hosts, as well as CDP and data deduplication integration.
- May 30, 2008
Users of Yosemite Technologies' Unlimited software bundle say it has brought them cost savings and easier administration, but there are some feature tradeoffs.
- May 28, 2008
Trimble Navigation hasn't used centralized backup hosts or portable media since 2002. Instead, it backs up workstations to regional repositories using Atempo's LiveBackup.