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Disk-based backup News
November 20, 2017
Commvault's strategy of sticking to software has given way to an integrated HyperScale appliance, which was front and center at its GO user conference.
October 19, 2017
Commvault's HyperScale appliance is a scale-out architecture for linear scalability. HyperScale is part of the vendor's new product strategy to build out its data services.
August 02, 2017
Cohesity's Orion 5.0 software for hyper-converged secondary data supports more protocols and hypervisors, and DataPlatform hardware now includes 183 TB node.
July 06, 2017
An Iowa-based hospital switched its troublesome IBM Tivoli backup offering for Commvault's data platform, simplifying virtual backups of VMware and Hyper-V.
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