Disk based backup
- April 24, 2007
IBM has released an LTO-4 product and enhancements to tape backup offerings, including its VTL, but claims the jury's still out on data deduplication.
- April 11, 2007
Rumors are flying that IBM is in talks to acquire FalconStor to control the virtual tape library (VTL) market, according to industry sources.
- March 27, 2007
Gresham is newly marketing its VTL product to mixed U.S. reviews, and Australian file management player Moonwalk is inching its way onto U.S. radar screens.
- March 19, 2007
The REO 1500 is the first hardware refresh for the low-end VTL product in two years as Overland moves ahead without its former OEM partners.
- January 29, 2007
Tivoli Storage Manager 5.4, released this week, establishes a disk cache for most recently backed-up files, improving the slow restore times associated with the product.
- January 04, 2007
NEC is gearing up to launch Hydrastor, a disk-based backup appliance that offers grid-like features for scalability, along with deduplication and compression.
- January 03, 2007
Brian Peterson, storage architect for a Midwest-based Fortune 100 company, says better data management and business processes will be the main goal in 2007.
- December 22, 2006
Many who work in the field of data protection will attest that 2006 was one of the better years that they have seen in a long time.
- December 19, 2006
The Defense Contract Management Agency is betting that data deduplication will be ready to help it deal with disk backup growth at its next technology refresh in 18 months.
- December 07, 2006
Users at the Storage Decisions conference in Las Vegas said they're holding back on data deduplication due to concerns over performance and the integrity of backups.
- December 06, 2006
Since EMC gobbled up Avamar, Data Domain might look second best in the data deduplication market, but its users beg to differ.
- December 04, 2006
Cubist Pharmaceuticals mixes production and backup data on the same disks in its Pillar Axiom array, a feature one expert cautions against.
- November 14, 2006
Symantec's NetBackup 6.5, due out in mid-2007, will include new support for disk-based backup without the need for a virtual tape library interface.
- November 09, 2006
The Baltimore Ravens get better backup while saving thousands on capital expenses by outsourcing; telecom provider CBeyond keeps things in-house, but slashes costs using iSCSI.
- November 08, 2006
Data protection is changing; it used to be backing up your data to tape; it could be as often as once an hour, once a day, once a week or even once a month. To many IT managers, that is still the meaning of data protection.