Backup for virtual servers
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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 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.
- 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.
- June 20, 2019
Intelligent data management has turned copies of backup data into tools for analytics, test/dev and other use cases. But company culture prevents some organizations from adoption.
- June 12, 2019
The Asigra FreeNAS plugin covers up to ten physical machines, ten virtual machines and ten cloud accounts for free. Customers wanting more must get Asigra on TrueNAS.
- May 31, 2019
StorageCraft wants to bring its ShadowXafe data protection software to midsize enterprises and managed service providers, rather than only small and medium-sized businesses.
- May 13, 2019
In its quest to reach feature parity with Veeam, backup software vendor Nakivo adds support for the Nutanix AHV hypervisor and the ability to replicate VMs from backup sets.
- May 01, 2019
The Arcserve UDP update extends the backup software's support to Nutanix AHV and Office 365, with the promise of other hypervisors and SaaS applications to come.
- March 27, 2019
Storware updates its vProtect data protection software for open platforms, adding backup support for Red Hat OpenShift containers and the latest version of CloudForms.
- February 25, 2019
Worried about slow recovery times and the impact ransomware might cause endpoint devices, Shiseido swapped in Synology Active Backup to reduce recovery time to 30 minutes.
- February 12, 2019
With Actifio GO, multi-cloud backup doesn't require backup software or any on-premises appliances. The SaaS data protection is based on the Salesforce model.
- January 10, 2019
A new NetBackup client enables users to back up application data on Docker containers, becoming one of the few products to offer data backup and recovery in the container space.
- October 02, 2018
Hewlett Packard Enterprise spruces up StoreOnce secondary storage with federated management of up to 100 appliances. HPE also deepened the StoreOnce integration with Commvault.
- August 06, 2018
Light on new functions, Nakivo's new update focuses on playing nicely with others, adding software support for VMware vSphere 6.7, Netgear ReadyNAS and Dell EMC Data Domain Boost.
- March 26, 2018
Hospitals' IT team liked Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure for primary storage so much, it went with converged backup vendor Rubrik for data protection.
- April 17, 2017
Rubrik CEO Bipul Sinha says cloud and virtualization were key pieces of his company's converged data protection platform from the start, but customers also want physical protection.
- February 15, 2017
The Komprise data plane sits out of band to return adaptive file analytics on data and metadata. The update supports unlimited linear scaling of Komprise VMs across a unified grid.
- February 13, 2017
Rubrik plans a first-quarter software update to enable its Cloud Data Management platform to support physical Windows servers, software-based encryption and customized reports.
- 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.
- January 29, 2016
Commvault and Nutanix collaborate on hyper-converged infrastructure through Commvault's support of Acropolis Hypervisor. Integration leverages the most appropriate hypervisor.
- December 24, 2015
Veeam Software has expanded its virtual machine backup from VMware-only to include Hyper-V backup, and customers would like to see its physical backup expand as well.
- November 24, 2015
Atlanta-based Sutherland Asbill & Brennan chose Actifio for a specific task, but extended its copy data virtualization for all of its data protection needs.
- October 20, 2015
Dell upgrades and rebrands Dell AppAssure as Rapid Recovery and adds Endpoint Recovery. Where will they fit after EMC acquisition?
- September 25, 2015
The Hawaii Disease Outbreak Control Division turned to a Veeam and Quantum backup service after a major expansion of its virtual infrastructure.
- September 03, 2015
Hyper-convergence has impacted primary storage, but Arun Taneja says hyper-converged vendors are bringing the concept to data protection.
- September 03, 2015
Datto clarifies cloud backup storage strategy with Backupify integration and Microsoft 365 support, Linux Agent, Datto Networking Appliance.
- June 15, 2015
Version 2.1 of Catalogic ECX copy data management software uses VADP to tell storage systems to move array-based snapshots to a supported Catalogic platform.
- June 05, 2015
Virtual machine backups are widely available, but many shops are ignoring the technology until their application performance suffers.
- April 06, 2015
Symantec, soon to be known as Veritas, brings out Backup Exec 15 on the heels of VMmare's vSphere 6 release to support the latest VMware technology.
- February 11, 2015
This year, Unitrends announced UCRS, a new software bundle that offers backup for virtual and physical servers, as well as hybrid cloud DR.
- February 05, 2015
The Hunger Task Force was dealing with long backup windows and an archaic tape-based archiving solution. Exablox's OneBlox solved those problems for the non-profit.
- September 29, 2014
SearchDataBackup contributor John Hilliard spoke with George Crump of Storage Switzerland to learn more about virtual server recovery in place -- a feature of some VM backup software products.
- September 05, 2014
ExaGrid gives its backup dedupe appliance an upgrade to improve its replication performance and work better with Veeam backup software.
- April 25, 2014
Virtual backup specialist Nakivo turns attention to Microsoft with greater Exchange support and roadmap plans for Active Directory and Hyper-V.
- April 18, 2014
Unitrends CEO Mike Coney discusses product roadmap and integration of virtual backup vendor PHD Virtual, and says another acquisition is coming.
- April 03, 2014
EMC wants to make its data protection products -- including Data Domain, Avamar, NetWorker, Vplex -- more appealing to non-backup administrators.
- March 31, 2014
To protect virtual machines on-site and for DR, law firm bypasses traditional disk backup for commodity-hardware-based Exablox OneBlox.
- March 21, 2014
Roswell Park Cancer Institute struggled with VM backups and restores until it combined Veeam software and Hewlett-Packard StoreOnce disk targets.
- February 27, 2014
Acronis CEO Serguei Beloussov discusses streamlining Acronis Backup software products with 'data anywhere' strategy to cope with new data challenges.
- December 19, 2013
Data backup news in 2013 was filled with vendors taking their technology to the cloud and quests to fix 'broken backup' with modern data protection.
- December 16, 2013
Integrated backup appliance vendor Unitrends and virtual machine backup specialist PHD Virtual will combine forces to compete with Veeam Software.
- December 06, 2013
Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut needed diverse backup support, so it chose PHD Virtual because it offered support for virtual machines and tape.
- October 16, 2013
VMware adds cloud backup and Data Domain support to vSphere Data Protection (VDP) and VDP Advanced (VDPA) apps, which use EMC Avamar under the hood.
- October 09, 2013
Veeam Software integrates its virtual server backup with its Management Pack, enabling management of backup monitoring in Microsoft System Center.
- October 07, 2013
Syncsort moves deeper into data protection by adding ECX for NetApp snapshot catalogues, VMware objects.
- September 13, 2013
Tandberg Data announced earlier this week that its removable disk, NAS and tape storage products work with Veeam Backup and Replication v7 software.
- September 13, 2013
Sea Tow marine assistance organization deploys PHD Virtual Backup and Rebit announces version 6 of its backup software.
- August 16, 2013
Startup Nakivo adds multi-tenancy and per-VM licensing for service providers in new versions of its virtual server backup software.
- August 06, 2013
In this Q&A, Rachel Dines discusses some of the most recent trends in virtual server backups and challenges facing IT pros today.
- August 01, 2013
Fast-growing backup vendors Veeam Software and CommVault point to virtualization today and the cloud tomorrow as hot backup trends.
- April 17, 2013
Roadmaps for backup applications NetBackup and Backup Exec will favor platform support over features, Symantec VP for product management says.
- March 12, 2013
Sepaton upgrades its flagship VTL, the S2100-ES3 2925, giving it data-at-rest encryption capability and support for open key management standard.
- February 14, 2013
The promise of free backup software is appealing to many SMBs, but backup expert W. Curtis Preston says you get what you pay for.
- November 27, 2012
Veeam Software disagrees with Symantec's claim that issues with the VMware vStorage 5.1 API makes third-party support impossible pending fixes.
- October 18, 2012
CA Technologies announced changes for ARCserve licensing prices, which CA said will let customers pick a backup service or an "all-inclusive" option.
- October 11, 2012
Startup Nakivo builds an app for VM, cloud backups that lets customers replicate data to a secondary site or place backups into the Amazon EC2 cloud.
- August 28, 2012
VMware uses EMC Avamar to bring dedupe and file restores to its new vSphere Data Protection (VDP) SMB backup product.
- August 22, 2012
Quest vRanger 6 to offer virtual machine backup and physical backup in one product.
- July 02, 2012
Dell backup plans receive a jolt from $2.4 billion acquisition of Quest Software and its physical and virtual machine data protection.
- May 09, 2012
CEO Enrique Salem says Symantec will emerge as the leader in virtual backup and the cloud; he also expects appliances to surpass backup software.
- May 07, 2012
Symantec doubles down on its backup appliance plans, putting NetBackup 7.5 and Backup Exec 2012 on appliances with dedupe software and media servers.
- April 24, 2012
Bocada’s vpConnect combines Prism and Vision backup reporting software modules to bring backup reporting for physical and virtual machines under one monitoring tool.
- March 06, 2012
Arkeia and Acronis add virtual server backup – Arkeia through a new virtual appliance and Acronis with an upgrade to vmProtect.
- February 17, 2012
Symantec charge Veeam Software and Acronis with patent infringement in separate lawsuits; says smaller rivals’ software use Symantec’s technology.
- November 03, 2011
Bocada Vision ties into VMware and provides granular backup reporting and analysis of the data protection process for virtual machines, either as a module to Bocada Prism for physical machine backups or a standalone product.
- August 29, 2011
Quantum and Acronis target VMware backup and recovery at VMworld: Quantum launches vmPRO 4000 appliance and Acronis rolls out vmPROtect 6.
- August 22, 2011
Veeam provides details of Backup & Replication 6 virtual server backup software, including one-click failback and file restores
- June 21, 2011
IBM rolls out public cloud protection services for backup, archiving and virtual machine DR while HP brings out PC backup service.
- May 03, 2011
At its Symantec Vision user conference, Symantec launches Backup Exec 2010 R3, including a new appliance and hosted cloud backup service, and emphasizes virtual machine backup.
- April 19, 2011
Pancetera Unite’s SmartMotion capability lets users push out data to any NAS target without the need for staging servers and virtual machine backup software.
- March 25, 2011
i365 releases virtual edition of EVault for Microsoft DPM; Dynamic Solutions International and B&L Associates announce virtual tape offering; and other data backup news.
- March 08, 2011
A community health center switches its data management and data protection strategy, moving from an EMC SAN and reliance on tape to NetApp and NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup (NSB).
- November 10, 2010
The combination of Quest's virtual server backup and BakBone's physical backup could solve the problem of having to use separate backup products; will others follow down this path?
- October 05, 2010
CommVault makes major upgrades to its flagship Simpana data protection application, adding source-based dedupe, array-based snapshots, improved protection for virtual machines and capacity-based licensing.
- August 30, 2010
Storage product news leans heavily toward data protection on first day of VMworld 2010, with Veeam previewing virtual machine backup upgrades and Neverfail extending continuous availability OEM deal with VMware.
- April 07, 2010
ShadowProtect 4 leapfrogs much of the data backup software competition with new features to accelerate restores, but it's still catching up to incumbents with features like replication and centralized management.
- March 22, 2010
Veeam's Backup and Replication 5 will introduce a new utility called SureBackup that will let customers spin up virtual machines with their application dependencies to test recoverability from a compressed snapshot backup image.
- January 04, 2010
Here's Mr. Backup's predictions for how the backup and recovery planning landscape will change in 2010.
- October 28, 2009
Veeam joins the early ranks of data backup tools that integrate with VMware's new vStorage APIs for Data Protection; one beta tester says his backup windows have gone from hours to minutes.
- February 27, 2009
We've compiled the latest data protection/backup news: BakBone NetVault: Backup achieves VMware certification; Bocada announces new plug-in for Bocada Enterprise; FalconStor introduces HyperTrac Backup Accelerator; and more.
- January 05, 2009
Data protection/data backup saw several noteworthy trends in 2008. Here's a look at the the future of backup in 2009.
- June 10, 2008
Symantec's updated NetBackup gives users the ability to take incremental snapshots of VMware hosts, as well as CDP and data deduplication integration.