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October 02, 2014
Symantec's NetBackup 5330 scales to 228 TB, nearly double the maximum capacity of its 5230 appliances.
August 14, 2014
Hitachi Data Systems acquires its disk backup appliance partner Sepaton to enter crowded market; promises aggressive development of data protection technology.
August 01, 2014
When a custom app developer switched its AIX backup to Windows-based TSM integrated appliances, the project required re-architecting Tivoli databases and machine-by-machine migration of individual AIX clients to Windows Server 2008.
July 25, 2014
EMC data protection president Guy Churchward says EMC can deliver Data Domain as a virtual appliance and discusses plans for cloud-to-cloud backup and data protection services inside ViPR.
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SearchDataBackup Senior Site Editor Andrew Burton explains what EMC's Data Domain Boost software is designed for, how it works, and which products it supports in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
Backup deduplication is so common today, it is often taken for granted. However, there are a number of things to consider before choosing a dedupe approach. Continue Reading
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Brien Posey discusses why hypervisor-based snapshots can cause problems when they're applied to application servers and how application awareness can mitigate the issue. Continue Reading
Brien Posey discusses ways the Internet of Things will impact backing up data, including data growth and the difficulty of protecting information on nontraditional computing devices. Continue Reading
In this segment of his Storage Decisions presentation, George Crump of Storage Switzerland discusses using disk for archive storage. Continue Reading
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There are a variety of ways to make sure you have backup redundancy. Independent backup expert Brien Posey explains in this tip. Continue Reading
Colm Keegan of Storage Switzerland discusses ways to prevent performance issues associated with virtual backups. Continue Reading
George Crump discusses why your data protection strategy should include more than just data backup and encompass snapshot and replication. Continue Reading
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What's the best choice: tape-based, disk-based or cloud-based archiving? Continue Reading
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Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses using removable disk for small office backups and suggests some possible alternatives. Continue Reading