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April 16, 2015
Crossroads StrongBox archiving appliance ingests writes to disk and copies data to up two tape libraries for disaster recovery.
February 18, 2015
Infrascale Cloud Backup Accelerator combines data protection software, WAN optimization and a gateway to replicate to public or private clouds.
November 17, 2014
Latest Actifio upgrade adds automated log shipping, replication to more than two sites and enhanced integration with VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V.
October 22, 2014
Overland Storage releases 60- and 80-slot automated tape libraries in 6U rack and scales tape storage into petabyte range.
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