Data reduction and deduplication
- 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.
- November 02, 2010
Fujitsu rolls out new virtual tape library for enterprise and midrange appliance with VTL and NAS options, using data deduplication from a partnership with Quantum; NetApp resells Fujtisu midrange system in Europe.
- 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 13, 2010
This week's data backup and recovery news in brief: Spectra Logic releases high-performance disk appliance; EASEUS offers free data recovery software and more.
- 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.