Disk-based backup News
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.
February 11, 2016
The NEC HYDRAstor version 4.4 is viewed as the most scalable target dedupe appliance and its Universal Deduped Transfer offers source-side dedupe to reduce bandwidth usage.
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