- June 03, 2020
As COVID-19 increased the number of people working remotely, experts have found that more businesses move to bolster their backup for protection against ransomware attacks.
- May 29, 2020
For the Boston Red Sox, Acronis remote backup took on enhanced meaning during the coronavirus crisis. Acronis also provides the team with recovery and security capabilities.
- May 27, 2020
Odaseva said its new DailyExport.io app fulfills the needs of customers who use Salesforce Weekly Export and the soon-to-be-shuttered Salesforce Data Recovery Service.
- May 27, 2020
Veeam and Kasten, two leaders in their respective markets, are collaborating on backup for Kubernetes, which one analyst called the 'de facto standard' in container management.
- May 21, 2020
Arcserve extended its Sophos suite of cybersecurity products aimed at protecting backups from ransomware to include cloud and Microsoft Office 365 workloads.
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- May 20, 2020
Storage analysts have had a lukewarm response to 2020 virtual shows. Rubrik Forward showed small improvements but failed to escape the 'long webinar' formula that lacks pizzazz.
- May 14, 2020
NetVault's Quest for stability: Version 13 adds a REST API and Teams backup for Office 365. Analysts say it's a good product, but can Quest's new CEO improve its market execution?
- May 13, 2020
Backblaze releases S3-compatible APIs for its B2 Cloud Storage. Several vendor partners joined the launch with integrations. Uses include backup and archiving.
- May 11, 2020
Rubrik Polaris data management platform extended its support to several cloud workloads popular among enterprise customers: AWS RDS, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft OneDrive.
- May 11, 2020
Rubrik CEO says 'We are social beings, and nothing can replace the face-to-face connection' of a physical user conference. But Rubrik's virtual show will attract a wider audience.
- May 05, 2020
TrilioVault for Kubernetes backs up and recovers applications within Kubernetes containers. It is one of the few third-party offerings for Kubernetes backup, but demand is growing.
- April 30, 2020
Igneous Systems' upgrades to DataDiscover and DataFlow address unstructured data growth by allowing customers with massive data sets to see everything they have and move it anywhere.
- April 29, 2020
Clumio takes aim at the 'vulnerable' area of software as a service. Its backup for Microsoft 365 includes security features and assorted restore options.
- April 29, 2020
Rubrik Andes 5.2 doesn't add any groundbreaking features, but it focused on using backup capabilities to enhance test/dev and improving backup speed for large datasets.
- April 28, 2020
Tech events such as Rubrik Forward have gone virtual due to COVID-19, and the challenge is to make them as engaging as live ones. Experts say they must be more than just webinars.
- April 20, 2020
Cohesity launched a free mobile app version of Cohesity Helios. It delivers key features such as monitoring and ransomware alerts to users who are away from a workstation.
- April 16, 2020
Unitrends Helix automates the tasks of monitoring, remediating and maintaining backup servers. While tedious, they are necessary to prevent failed backups.
- April 14, 2020
Data protection experts discuss important backup trends outlined in research, as well as customer tendencies in the age of the coronavirus. Security best practices are critical.
- April 14, 2020
After its latest funding round, Cohesity doubled its valuation in two years. It indicates how hot the backup market is as vendors add data reuse capabilities to their portfolios.
- April 09, 2020
With Alibaba cloud support in its latest features update, Commvault builds towards a platform for easy workload migration across on-premises clouds and multiple public clouds.
- April 08, 2020
The coronavirus has thrown tech conferences and vendors' product launch schedules into question. Some suggest live tech shows will be heavily scaled down even after the pandemic.
- March 31, 2020
HYCU seeks to simplify backup, recovery and migration of Azure data. The data protection and management vendor sees an opportunity in an evolving market.
- March 24, 2020
FalconStor's new StorSafe product combines container, erasure coding and data reduction to archive backups and make them portable across cloud sites.
- March 23, 2020
While plenty of teleworking tools exist to help the increase in people working at home due to COVID-19, managing and protecting proliferating endpoint data can alter IT pros' jobs.
- March 18, 2020
Rubrik appointed Dan Rogers, former CMO of ServiceNow and Symantec, as its first president. Rogers wants to push Rubrik towards data reuse, which he says is the future of backup.
- March 17, 2020
Igneous rocks on-premises backup, data management with ability to use Dell NAS appliances as targets for its SaaS platform that was designed for public clouds.
- March 13, 2020
N2WS launches its first major product update since Veeam sold the company back to its founders. Backup & Recovery 3.0 focuses on storage and cost efficiency.
- March 05, 2020
Veritas added Advanced Supervision to its cloud archiving platform and said even customers outside of heavily regulated industries demand communications monitoring tools.
- March 03, 2020
Retrospect version 17 makes deploying its backup software easier. The new onboarding feature focuses on simplicity, which is demanded regardless of customer size.
- February 28, 2020
Rubrik, which uses artificial intelligence in ransomware detection and governance offerings, bought additional AI technology for more proactive data management assistance.
- February 27, 2020
A study found that more businesses are recognizing the need for intelligent data management. But pervasive data classification and education in the market are still needed.
- February 21, 2020
Version 9.2 isn't as features-heavy as Nakivo's previous releases, but Office 365 backup is a significant step. The vendor plans to delve deeper into SaaS application data backup.
- February 19, 2020
The new extension offers file-level backups on one integrated system that removes the use of NDMP silos to make the process less time-consuming for users.
- February 19, 2020
The new Cohesity appliance is designed to provide backup at a branch location without IT expertise. The software runs on Cisco or HPE servers, and the central office manages backups.
- February 18, 2020
It's getting harder to recruit and replace IT personnel with backup expertise, but simpler products and more automation can help companies compensate for the skills gap.
- February 18, 2020
Veeam released the much-anticipated Version 10 of its Availability Suite software, a product that executives have promised for years. NAS support headlines the key additions.
- February 12, 2020
Infrascale's new CEO has his eyes on the 'multi-cloud' sky. The vendor plans to roll out updated backup and disaster recovery technology to its SMB base over the next year.
- January 31, 2020
Nexsan Assureon 8.3 ramped up retrieval speeds, making it suitable for backup and DR. However, relying on the archive appliance for multiple use cases carries its own risks.
- January 30, 2020
As Veeam takes aim at the U.S. market and the world of hybrid cloud, users could see enhanced products and technology now that it's under the ownership of Insight Partners.
- January 27, 2020
Quantum says tape's main perk is as an air-gapped defense against ransomware. Its new Ransomware Protection Packs combine tape libraries with a built-in, off-network vault.
- January 23, 2020
Backup vendors Druva and Commvault say the multi-billion-dollar Veeam acquisition validates the strategies they've been executing and proves the importance of the backup market.
- January 21, 2020
Nakivo now supports tape and physical servers, a departure from its initial focus on cloud and VMs. Demand and expert opinion suggest there will always be need for physical backup.
- January 20, 2020
Catalogic's new KubeDR tool protects cluster configurations, metadata and certificates, which is data often overlooked by Kubernetes protection tools.
- January 17, 2020
Veeam co-founder Ratmir Timashev discusses why now is the right time to sell the data protection company, which shifts its focus to hybrid cloud after it 'won the VMware market.'
- January 14, 2020
Storage and backup industry analysts say as data grows at the edge and inside containers, those areas will require more attention from backup products in 2020.
- January 09, 2020
Veeam is under new ownership. Insight Partners acquired the data protection company for an undisclosed sum. With the acquisition comes a modified leadership team.
- December 30, 2019
As part of TechTarget's 20th anniversary, we're looking at some of the top trends and technologies over those years. Here, vendors that offer cloud backup discuss this newer trend.
- December 19, 2019
Actifio's 10c update added some significant new capabilities that further take advantage of the cloud. Backup, disaster recovery, migration all got a boost in this update.
- December 16, 2019
XenData's X1 appliance makes archiving by tape, Sony Optical Disc Archive and cloud object storage simpler and more network-friendly. It connects archives for multiple users.
- December 12, 2019
Several data backup vendors, including Carbonite, Commvault and Clumio, had a bustling 2019. The backup market continues to develop with acquisitions and more cloud-based products.
- December 04, 2019
In response to customers' expanding AWS footprint, Druva added new backup features to CloudRanger, which it acquired in 2018 for protection of data stored in AWS.
- November 27, 2019
Although demand for container backup remains low, vendors anticipate growth in this area. Containers have shifted from being lightweight throwaways to persistent mini-VMs.
- November 26, 2019
Container storage backup is an emerging trend. Kasten K10, which launched in 2017 and provides backup for Kubernetes, takes on security in its major 2.0 update.
- November 25, 2019
Illinois Mutual wanted to switch from tape backup to something cloud-based. It needed a vendor that integrated with Hyper-V but could also support tape during the transition.
- November 25, 2019
Following an acquisition of Time Inc., Meredith Corp. dumped most of its traditional IT gear and added newer technology developed around virtualization, convergence and the cloud.
- November 21, 2019
Clumio plans to use its funds to expand its data protection to data sources including more public clouds, SaaS applications and containers. It's starting with Amazon EBS support.
- November 20, 2019
Odaseva is rolling out a feature that can provide Salesforce with high availability, letting them work with Salesforce data even when the SaaS application is down.
- November 18, 2019
E-commerce sites need backup in the event of data loss situations, especially during the holidays. Rewind gives merchants the chance to go back to a safe point in time.
- November 13, 2019
To prepare for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Vancouver Canucks used Veeam to protect against point-of-sale system failures -- a major upgrade over its previous tape backup.
- November 13, 2019
HYCU dives deeper into the Google Cloud Platform with backup for SAP HANA. The backup vendor aims to keep costs down and provide a fully managed service.
- November 11, 2019
Commvault is adding nonbackup capabilities to Metallic and integrating Hedvig with HyperScale. The vendor will roll out features for the two ventures over the course of next year.
- November 07, 2019
As part of a project to get its branch offices and business units on the same backup product, Emerson Electric used Commvault to simplify, save money and lower its RTO and RPO.
- November 06, 2019
Switching to Veritas NetBackup let Oaktree perform hourly backups instead of daily, greatly reducing risk of data loss during restores. Oaktree also uses Data Insight for audits.
- November 01, 2019
Veeam cloud backup gets a shakeup. The company has sold off N2WS, an AWS data protection company, and has a number of cloud-focused product updates set to launch.
- October 30, 2019
Druva's next update will include Slack and Microsoft Teams backup, on top of integrations with ServiceNow, Splunk and Okta. The company is capitalizing on increased SaaS adoption.
- October 29, 2019
Helping customers overcome the hurdle of cloud migration is just the first step, Jaspreet Singh says. Companies must be ready for the next step: monetizing the data.
- October 28, 2019
IBM focuses on data protection with backup support for container volumes in Kubernetes, Red Hat OpenShift environments, VMs in VMware Cloud on AWS; adds new Virtual Tape Library.
- October 25, 2019
Veritas makes an edge play with a smaller Flex appliance running NetBackup, designed for remote offices to deduplicate data at the source before it is migrated to a data center.
- October 24, 2019
Backblaze gives users the ability to keep everything in the history of their backups. The cloud storage and backup vendor also enhanced upload performance.
- October 23, 2019
In 2019, Commvault has hired a new CEO, made its first acquisition and launched its first subsidiary. At Commvault Go 2019, the company also reflected a new culture and attitude.
- October 21, 2019
Customers at Commvault Go said they were having trouble coming up with reasons for adopting Metallic SaaS backup or Hedvig software-defined storage until they hear more details.
- October 14, 2019
Metallic is a Commvault brand focused on delivering cloud-based SaaS backup, with separate products protecting servers and VMs, Office 365 and endpoints.
- October 09, 2019
Aparavi's new File Protect & Insight is designed to clean up backup data by combining data protection with the classification and search capabilities of archiving software.
- October 03, 2019
Rubrik's CEO shot down a recent article claiming he was looking for buyers. Experts say unless there's a buyer making a massive offer, there's no good reason for Rubrik to sell.
- October 01, 2019
Through deeper integrations with partners, Zerto 7.5 continues its convergence of DR and backup by enhancing security and shoring up its long-term retention capabilities.
- September 27, 2019
Well-funded startups moved up in the 2019 Forrester Wave, while most legacy vendors dropped. Cyberattack recoverability and single-pane-of-glass management were leading factors.
- September 26, 2019
As part of TechTarget's 20th anniversary, we're taking a look at some of the top trends and technologies in IT over those years. Here, experts discuss the newer cloud backup trend.
- September 26, 2019
Rubrik's Cloud Data Management is now tested and validated to work with NetApp's StorageGrid, giving customers a new target option for backup and archiving across hybrid clouds.
- September 25, 2019
Igneous DataProtect's software-only version is aimed at cloud-first customers. It has the same capabilities as the NAS appliance version, including integration with DataDiscover.
- September 23, 2019
Aside from improvements to the Data Domain hardware, Dell also upgraded the PowerProtect software with a new air-gapped vault feature and improved integration with VMware vSphere.
- September 23, 2019
Quest Software has added backup and restoration of user mailboxes and OneDrive user and group files. SAP HANA and Nutanix AHV plug-ins have also been added.
- September 13, 2019
Cyber Shield, an extension of Cobalt Iron's Adaptive Data Protection SaaS, uses automation and analytics to identify and contain cyberattacks.
- September 12, 2019
Cohesity's new feature lets test/dev teams access fresh, accurate and compliant data directly through Cohesity DataPlatform, without going through backup admins.
- September 06, 2019
KCF Technologies decided getting Cassandra backup through a vendor like Rubrik would be less work and more reassuring than putting it together from open source tools and scripting.
- September 04, 2019
Commvault makes its first acquisition: software-defined storage vendor Hedvig, with plans of converging primary and secondary storage to serve data management needs.
- August 29, 2019
Clumio has come out of stealth to try to make its mark in a crowded backup market. The cloud-based vendor claims to make it easier to install and manage backups.
- August 29, 2019
Regeneron saved money by switching from on-premises Data Domain to cloud-based Druva backup. But the real value came from creating a searchable data lake for all its research data.
- August 28, 2019
Cohesity backup customers told tales both good and bad while offering advice about their journey to cloud-based data protection during a panel at VMworld 2019.
- August 26, 2019
The new Druva cloud tiering capability saves customers money by automatically optimizing data stored in Glacier Deep Archive, Glacier and S3 based on usage patterns.
- August 23, 2019
Acronis True Image 2020 improved its small business backup capabilities with simultaneous replication to local storage and the cloud, automating the '3-2-1' backup rule.
- August 16, 2019
The new Actifio GO for GCP has expanded from backup as a service to include copy data management and disaster recovery, putting it on par with the vendor's on-premises product.
- August 14, 2019
With capabilities providing data governance, automated disaster recovery failover and failback and continuous data protection, Rubrik Andes 5.1 seeks to consolidate tools and silos.
- August 12, 2019
TACC added a Quantum tape library to its Ranch long-term storage system for better space allocation control and to replace an aging Oracle HSM-based archive system.
- August 02, 2019
Cohesity CyberScan uses Tenable.io to find security vulnerabilities in backup copies. Because the app is scanning backups, it doesn't affect performance of production environments.
- August 01, 2019
Asigra partnered with Zadara to release a purpose-built backup appliance with a subscription-based pricing model. It's aimed at service providers who would rather rent than buy.
- July 31, 2019
The acquisitions, funding rounds and CEO changes among backup vendors so far this year hint that even more changes are coming. Experts weigh in on the trends in backup we've already seen in 2019.
- July 30, 2019
Former Carbonite CEO Mohamad Ali joined tech media company International Data Group as Steve Munford stepped in to become interim CEO.
- July 29, 2019
Quantum continues support of legacy tape, NAS and disk, but its products are now 'software-defined and hyper-converged.' CEO Jamie Lerner says its SEC probe is winding down.
- July 24, 2019
Backup alone is not enough, according to Acronis CEO Serguei Beloussov. True data protection involves a combination of security, privacy and accessibility on top of backup.
- July 16, 2019
Carbonite Endpoint 360 brings data protection to Microsoft Office 365 applications and emphasizes the need to protect SaaS applications and cloud-stored data.