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October 14, 2014
Symantec breakup came about because executives realized its storage and security products were sold to a different set of customers, storage experts say.
October 10, 2014
Symantec breakup hopes to undo the Backup Exec 2012 fiasco which followed its Veritas acquisition.
September 15, 2014
Data Protection Plus integrates Barracuda storage devices with tools to improve file sharing and information management.
August 20, 2014
Rather than insist on customers buying its entire Simpana 10 R2 data protection package, CommVault is selling bundles for specific needs such as VM/cloud backup.
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