Week of 16 Jan 2017 StorageCraft backup diversifies, acquires Exablox object storage (19 Jan 2017)
StorageCraft backup targets server-based storage. Exablox OneBlox is converged hardware, with an object-based file system and NAS front end. Product integration is a goal.
Week of 28 Nov 2016 Veeam backup software protects mental health facility's Hyper-V (30 Nov 2016)
A mental health and addiction facility had an ongoing problem with its virtual machine backup and recovery until it was solved with Veeam's Backup & Replication.
U.S. court dismisses Symantec lawsuit against Veeam (29 Nov 2016)
A U.S. district court ends the patent lawsuit that Symantec, now Veritas, brought against Veeam four years ago. The court dismissed the lawsuit with prejudice.
Week of 07 Nov 2016 With Microsoft Office 365 backup, Veeam breaks into new market (10 Nov 2016)
Veeam's beta program for backing up Microsoft Office 365 pulls in 1,500 downloads within a few days of the offering's release. Customers want local protection for Exchange data.
Trying to rebuild the Backup Exec brand, Veritas adds support for Microsoft Azure, Windows Server 2016 and Hyper-V Server. The upgrade is part of the new Veritas' cloud focus.
Week of 10 Oct 2016 Quantum Scalar platform grows with LTO libraries, StorNext appliance (14 Oct 2016)
Quantum's unstructured data archiving platform consists of Scalar LTO tape libraries and StorNext data management. The vendor aims to make tape more efficient across multi-tiers.