Archiving and backup News
November 23, 2016
Startup Cohesity launches DataPlatform Cloud Edition, a version of its converged secondary storage software designed to run on Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.
October 14, 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.
August 10, 2016
Facebook's strategy for flash storage technology revolves around disaggregation, tiers and innovating in emerging tech, such as NVMe, QLC and 3D XPoint.
August 05, 2016
Spectra Logic tape libraries will serve as flag bearers for NBC's video archiving and disaster recovery services during its production of the Rio Olympic Games.
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Cold backups are ideal for disaster recovery because they protect important data. But the process requires downtime, so it should be conducted during quiet periods. Continue Reading
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Veritas NetBackup software comes with many backup capabilities for the enterprise, like backup to tape, VM recovery and cloud integration. Continue Reading
With features that support the complex demands of enterprises and cloud-based data recovery, Veeam backup software continues to outpace other vendors' offerings. Continue Reading
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Though hyper-convergence originally dealt only with primary storage, these days, hyper-converged systems are an essential part of your data protection toolkit. Continue Reading
No, the tape storage system isn't dead yet. This Drill Down explores how it lives on, mainly for archiving and with a boost from new technologies such as LTO-7 and Linear Tape File System, or LTFS.
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You may hear chatter that data is too ephemeral to go through the trouble of backing up and archiving it, but Jon Toigo says it's a worthy exercise. Continue Reading
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, ... Continue Reading
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