Data reduction and deduplication
- 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.
- 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 05, 2019
Dell EMC backup appliances get a software update that improves speed and expands public cloud support, showing a conscious push for multi-cloud and midsize customers.
- January 14, 2019
The Quantum backup appliance lineup gets refreshed with the addition of the DXi4800 and DXi9000 series. But the vendor is staying away from integrated appliances at the moment.
- August 06, 2018
Quest strips the data deduplication software out of DR appliances, launching it as the independent QoreStor application, which supports any vendor's backup hardware.
- July 05, 2018
The former Cisco exec hopes to use Quantum's high-ingest technology and tape storage to serve a growing need in the surveillance, medical and entertainment markets.
- 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.
- May 08, 2017
The Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance is the vendor's first integrated enterprise backup target. What does this mean for physical Data Domain appliances?
- 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.
- February 11, 2016
The ExaGrid EX32000E version 4.9 backup hardware appliance and its deduplication software offer capacity for 25 appliances and support 15 data centers for cross-site DR.
- February 11, 2016
The Oracle Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance is integrated with RMAN and Oracle Enterprise Manager and is designed to drastically reduce data-loss exposure.
- November 05, 2015
Making a backup purchase? You probably want to solve specific problems and build out your infrastructure, but cost, capacity and scaling matter.
- August 17, 2015
ExaGrid Systems adds global deduplication and better Oracle RMAN support for its disk-based backup hardware as it looks to become an enterprise player.
- July 30, 2015
Today's backup software does more than just copy data. These platforms are evolving to support faster restores, disaster recovery, and even archiving.
- April 09, 2015
Rubrik takes a shot at managing and protecting data locally and in the cloud with integrated appliance and Amazon Web Services replication.
- March 02, 2015
ExaGrid CEO says the vendor's revenue grew in double digits last year and he expects to become a public company within a few years.
- February 11, 2015
Dell's DR6000 disk backup appliance is enhanced with Rapid NFS and Rapid CIFS for source-side deduplication.
- February 11, 2015
The HP StoreOnce 6500 backup and deduplication appliance takes gold in Storage magazine's annual Products of the Year awards.
- February 11, 2015
Quantum's DXi6900 backup deduplication appliance grabs silver in the Storage magazine/ SearchStorage.com Products of the Year awards.
- January 20, 2015
Unitrends isn't new to integrated backup appliances, but puts a new twist on their systems by adding up to 480 GB of flash to handle processing chores.
- September 05, 2014
ExaGrid gives its backup dedupe appliance an upgrade to improve its replication performance and work better with Veeam backup software.
- 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.
- June 10, 2014
HP claims it can simplify management of deduplicated backups with Federated Catalyst software running on its StoreOnce disk appliance.
- May 12, 2014
Dell gives NetVault Backup new look and greater scalability and monitoring, launches enterprise DR disk appliance.
- April 08, 2014
FalconStor CEO Gary Quinn says the vendor will focus on the enterprise and reunify its data protection products to try and recover from a long slump.
- April 03, 2014
EMC wants to make its data protection products -- including Data Domain, Avamar, NetWorker, Vplex -- more appealing to non-backup administrators.
- March 21, 2014
Roswell Park Cancer Institute struggled with VM backups and restores until it combined Veeam software and Hewlett-Packard StoreOnce disk targets.
- November 05, 2013
New EMC backup SVP discusses trends he sees for data protection over the next few years, including why BYOD isn't an IT priority and tape isn't dead.
- October 24, 2013
ExaGrid deduplication appliances inch toward the enterprise with the EX21000E, a system that can scale to 210 TB in a 10-unit grid.
- October 23, 2013
InMage's 4000 Series "Magic Box" places software, compute and storage capacity on a turnkey appliance for backup, disaster recovery.
- October 15, 2013
No longer a VTL-only holdout, Sepaton launches VirtuoSO backup appliance with NAS interface and plans to add Fibre Channel support.
- October 02, 2013
Dell backup products come from various acquisitions, but at least NetVault and DR4100 now work together.
- July 10, 2013
EMC backup targets Data Domain, and data protection software Avamar and NetWorker now support databases, VMs and primary storage platforms.
- June 07, 2013
FalconStor signs a deal to sell its virtual tape library software on IBM hardware again, five years after losing its IBM VTL partnership.
- April 29, 2013
Guy Churchward, chief of EMC's backup and recovery systems division, looks at how data deduplication will fit with flash, cloud and primary storage.
- April 16, 2013
EMC tweaks Data Domain OS to ingest archived data faster, and pushes its dedupe staple as a consolidation play for backup and archiving on one box.
- January 22, 2013
Western Digital picks up software vendor Arkeia for its Network Backup software to provide data protection for its SMB NAS and integrated appliances.
- December 20, 2012
Audax Group revamps its data protection system with Actifio copy management appliances to eliminate tape, traditional backup and replication software.
- December 07, 2012
Teach For America found cloud backup costly and tape backup slow, so it switched to data dedupe appliances for data center, remote data backups.
- November 19, 2012
After a data scare at the race track, the Lotus F1 auto racing team added Symantec NetBackup 5220 and Backup Exec 3600 appliances for backup and DR.
- October 04, 2012
Unitrends is moving up from SMBs to SMEs with its Recovery-943 integrated appliance for backup, but faces tough competition in a crowded market.
- August 28, 2012
VMware uses EMC Avamar to bring dedupe and file restores to its new vSphere Data Protection (VDP) SMB backup product.
- July 10, 2012
EMC NetWorker 8 arrives nearly a decade after NetWorker 7; enhancements include a way to bypass the media server and multi-tenancy for cloud backup.
- June 06, 2012
Sepaton says its DBeXstream improves performance and data reduction by deduplicating large multistreamed and multiplexed database backups.
- June 04, 2012
HP StoreOnce Catalyst speeds the dedupe process by deduping at the application and backup servers before moving data to the B6200 backup target.
- May 23, 2012
EMC rolls out bigger, faster Data Domain system, discontinues separate global dedupe and archiving products, and adds tape support for Avamar.
- April 24, 2012
EMC looks to give Oracle RMAN a DD Boost by extending its Data Domain dedupe-enhancement software to the database recovery application.
- March 21, 2012
Quantum Corp., said its virtual backup appliances built on its DXi and vmPRO software can reduce size of data sent to the cloud.
- February 17, 2012
Symantec charge Veeam Software and Acronis with patent infringement in separate lawsuits; says smaller rivals’ software use Symantec’s technology.
- January 11, 2012
Dell gets off the sidelines and into deduplication appliance backup game with the DR4000 based on Ocarina data reduction technology.
- November 29, 2011
HP adds B6200 disk backup with StoreOnce deduplication software, also brings dedupe to Data Protector and envisions federated deduplication across data tiers.
- October 04, 2011
New Quantum DXi4610 remote office and branch office (ROBO) backup deduplication target lets customers add capacity without hardware upgrades.
- August 30, 2011
Symantec extends its data backup appliance strategy with its first Backup Exec appliance, and its fourth Backup Exec appliance.
- July 28, 2011
Quantum looks to take on EMC’s Data Domain Boost with its DXi Accent software that offloads part of the data dedupe backup process to media servers.
- April 18, 2011
EMC makes its two backup dedupe products work better together, adding DD Boost support for Avamar 6.0 client-side dedupe backup; also tightens Avamar’s integration with VMware.
- April 01, 2011
Loomis turns to EMC Avamar data deduplication software to protect data from its cash management systems at dozens of remote sites.
- March 14, 2011
Dedupe appliances were the big dog for a long time, but software-based products have come on strong more recently, offering many useful capabilities, often at a lower cost than an appliance.
- March 11, 2011
SonicWall CDP appliances now have centralized policy-driven data management and the ability to dedupe data on clients before moving it to its continuous data protection appliance.
- January 18, 2011
EMC's Data Domain deduplication platform gets a new member -- an archiving system for long-term data retention to go with its backup appliances, which have also been upgraded with new high-end and global dedupe models.
- December 16, 2010
Faster, denser LTO-5 tape can't stop backup hardware trend toward disk backup and data deduplication devices; leading backup software vendors partner for new disk backup appliances.
- December 16, 2010
ExaGrid upgrades most of its EX data deduplication appliances with more powerful processors and shrinks footprint in hopes of appealing to enterprise customers.
- November 11, 2010
EMC acquires its mainframe virtual tape library OEM partner Bus-Tech, and looks to ride data deduplication to mainframe backup supremacy against IBM and Oracle/Sun.
- October 20, 2010
Arkeia Software gets into the data deduplication backup market with "progressive deduplication," while ExaGrid broadens its options for its deduplication disk appliance customers.
- October 18, 2010
Looking for speedier backups, Cross Country Home Services picked ExaGrid post-process data deduplication appliances over EMC's Data Domain inline dedupe systems as part of an IT overhaul.
- October 11, 2010
Quantum rolls its new data deduplication backup system. The DXi8500 has faster processors and support for 15,000 rpm 6 Gbps SAS drives for speed increase over its previous system.
- 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.
- September 07, 2010
Symantec ships its first NetBackup bundled appliance targeted for enterprise backup; also adds cloud connectors to NetBackup and Backup Exec software and adds eDiscovery upgrades to Enterprise Vault.
- August 30, 2010
Quantum rolls out DXi6700 at top of midrange family of data deduplication backup devices; virtual tape library appliance bucks trend of NAS disk targets in midrange.
- July 19, 2010
EMC rolls out faster Data Domain deduplication devices and larger virtual tape libraries (VTLs) based on Intel Nehalem processor, adds deduplication option for mainframe VTL.
- June 28, 2010
Sepaton releases version 5.4 of its VTL software, which includes storage pooling, improved data analytics and now runs on Hitachi Data Systems AMS 2100 storage platform; a NAS interface is on deck.
- June 23, 2010
Hewlett-Packard has high hopes for its StoreOnce data deduplication software, but it faces stiff competition for Data Domain on the backup side; Dell also set to enter primary deduplication market.
- May 12, 2010
The new version of Data Domain's integration with Symantec data backup software offloads some dedupe processing to the backup server; integration with EMC NetWorker is planned for later this year.
- April 12, 2010
Data Domain's first release of global data deduplication, a two-node cluster of DD880s, will require Symantec's NetBackup OST, with NetWorker integration to follow.
- March 17, 2010
This week's data backup and recovery news in brief: ExaGrid announces integration of deduplication product with NetBackup; Siber Systems releases data backup/sync product and more.
- March 10, 2010
IBM adds significant updates to TSM 6.2, including source-side data deduplication that does not require additional licensing, policy-based client distribution, and simultaneous copy operations.
- March 10, 2010
Dell brings out a new version of its PowerVault backup bundle with Symantec's Backup Exec 2010 for small and medium businesses, including an option for data deduplication.
- March 08, 2010
Source deduplication works particularly well in reducing backup data for remote offices/branch offices (ROBOs) and laptops.
- March 08, 2010
Sepaton aims to become more competitive with EMC's Data Domain in small enterprise and larger midrange accounts with a dual node virtual tape library bundled with data deduplication.
- March 03, 2010
Customers can keep a Data Domain deduplication box at SunGard's data centers to restore data online after an outage, though application and server failover remain separate services.
- February 24, 2010
Head of EMC's backup division discusses plans to add high availability pairs and backup software integration to Data Domain data deduplication series, streamline EMC's data protection portfolio, and move data deduplication beyond backup.
- February 04, 2010
The results are in for the 2009 Products of the Year. Find out who the winners are in the data backup and disaster recovery categories.
- February 03, 2010
NetApp confirms it has stopped development on its NearStore VTL. Analysts say it's now up to NetApp to partner or acquire a new data deduplication backup partner after failing to land Data Domain last year.
- January 27, 2010
This weeks data backup and recovery news in brief: Quantum releases StorNext 4.0 data management software; FalconStor releases FDS 2.0 and more.
- January 18, 2010
FalconStor and Nexsan add high availability features, support for more replication fan-in and lower the price for their Dedupe SG 2 data deduplication backup device.
- January 04, 2010
Here's Mr. Backup's predictions for how the backup and recovery planning landscape will change in 2010.
- December 14, 2009
According to the latest results of Storage magazine's Storage Purchasing intentions survey, storage managers are spending more on data deduplication, tape backup is decreasing, and some managers are turning to cloud backup.
- December 07, 2009
Despite new data reduction technologies like data deduplication, tape backup users say there's still a place for tape in backup and recovery.
- November 17, 2009
EMC Avamar 5 gets support for desktops and laptops, denser EMC Avamar Data Store grid nodes, and data deduplication for archival tape.
- November 04, 2009
Data archiving has backup benefits, and reduces data backup data sets before they're ever sent to a data deduplication device. Many users insist that data archiving is the best for data storage environments, but others disagree, saying data ...
- November 03, 2009
Arkeia prepares to challenge EMC's Avamar by acquiring IP and engineering from Kadena Systems to add source-based data deduplication to its Network Backup software.
- October 21, 2009
Quantum takes another shot at EMC/Data Domain in the midrange with a new platform of data deduplication backup devices with NAS interfaces and solid state drive (SSD) support.
- October 19, 2009
Data deduplication is the hottest technology in backup and recovery today. Learn about the latest dedupe software trends like global dedupe and dedupe and tape.
- October 15, 2009
BakBone adds data deduplication to its NetVault Backup tool with SmartDisk, along with new encryption options.
- October 14, 2009
EMC's backup division president Frank Slootman says Data Domain will be the vendor's lone disk target deduplication platform, with Disk Library serving strictly as a VTL.
- October 13, 2009
Online data deduplication calculators don't take all relevant information into account, and fail to accurately compare different vendors' applications.
- October 13, 2009
ExaGrid spruces EX Series product line as some EMC customers and former Data Domain channel partners take a new look at one of the last independent data deduplication vendors.
- September 16, 2009
We've compiled the latest backup news: Tandberg Data introduces DAT tape and media; Ardeo Logic announces Virtual Data Center Robot; Arkeia announces Network Backup V.8; and more.
- September 15, 2009
NEC increases performance, adds WORM features, encryption, and backup application support for data deduplication of its grid-based backup and archiving platform.
- August 26, 2009
High-end tape library maker Spectra Logic updates its BlueScale management software to perform policy-based migration of data between disk and tape backup tiers.
- August 20, 2009
We've compiled that latest data backup news: Quantum updates DXi7500; Healthcare firm backs up with Arkeia; and Imation to offer world's first multi-terabyte tape.