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February 14, 2011
Check out this week's latest data backup and recovery technology news.
February 01, 2008
F5 adds support for virtual snapshots and a management console to Acopia ARX switches, but integration between its app delivery and file virtualization technologies must wait.
October 27, 2006
EMC will invest $20 million over the next year in its partnership with Oracle; LSI Logic makes StoreAge acquisition official; Nexsan, FalconStor partner.
June 27, 2006
Atempo announced a customer win for its LiveServ Exchange backup and recovery product, and Lucid8 announced CDP and disaster recovery for Exchange.
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In tape backup, shoeshining (also known as backhitching) is the repeated back and forth motion a tape drive makes when there is interruption in the data stream. Continue Reading
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Using a Web-based email archiving service is an attractive option for storage administrators. However, to get the most out of it, you have to select the right vendor. This tip outlines what you need to consider. Continue Reading
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This tip looks at Macintosh backup and recovery best practices, and some things to keep in mind when backing up Macintosh and PC environments together. Continue Reading
The media considerations for archiving are varied. The most fundamental consideration is readability... Continue Reading
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Learn about why it's important to back up your network hardware, get troubleshooting tips and expert advice about network hardware backup in this article. Continue Reading
Here's a look at the most common Microsoft Data Protection Manger 2007 errors and what you can do to prevent and fix them. Continue Reading
Disk imaging software can help simplify and save time in your daily data backup and recovery process, but it's important to know what to look for in disk imaging software. Continue Reading