Disk-based backup News
July 06, 2016
Our annual storage purchasing survey finds that storage managers will have a bigger data storage budget to spend this year.
April 05, 2016
EMC unveils the virtual edition of its Data Domain disk library, DD VE, allowing the Data Domain operating system to run inside a VMware hypervisor and back up to any hardware.
March 02, 2016
Oracle upgrades its virtual tape library for the cloud. The Virtual Storage Manager system helps connect traditional mainframe storage to the cloud through tiering.
February 12, 2016
NAS vendor ioSafe puts together BDR 515 disk backup hardware using Western Digital drives and StorageCraft SPX software. The product is part of an appliance-based strategy.
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Flat backup, also known as direct backup, is a backup approach based on storage snapshots, and it's gaining popularity.
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Data protection has evolved at such a rapid pace over the last few years that today's backup and disaster recovery systems barely resemble those from a decade ago. One of the ways this evolution has occurred is through the convergence of backup and ... Continue Reading
Enterprise mobility is becoming more common, which can help employees stay on top of work when traveling or working from home. But infrequent backups could cause insecure data. Continue Reading
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Data backup and archiving have long been separate processes. But backup software and hardware advancements are enabling convergence between the two disciplines. Continue Reading
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