Data storage backup tools
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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 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.
- June 20, 2019
Druva's cloud backup and disaster recovery are built natively for Amazon Web Services. A big cash infusion from investors has the startup contemplating a possible IPO.
- June 10, 2019
Mall of America IT director says she'd rather have her staff working on other things -- such as data analytics -- than managing storage and data backup.
- May 15, 2019
ID Agent, the latest Kaseya acquisition, adds its identity protection capabilities to IT Complete and will be integrating with Spanning and Unitrends products.
- May 09, 2019
Storware's Kodo for Cloud release brings cloud backup capabilities for Microsoft Office 365. Kodo for Cloud is the vendor's first software dedicated to cloud backup.
- April 29, 2019
Storware's latest release, vProtect 3.8, provides support for Amazon EC2 backup and Google Cloud Storage, among other updates.
- April 05, 2019
Veeam Software's updated Microsoft Office 365 backup program is said to be faster and more secure than previous versions when it comes to backing up the cloud.
- February 06, 2019
The new Commvault boss says it's time for well-funded data management upstarts to 'take the training wheels off' if they want to compete in the enterprise.
- October 18, 2018
More than two years after escaping Symantec, Veritas fights off data protection newcomers by packaging NetBackup with an expanding appliance portfolio.
- October 15, 2018
Commvault's Activate, consisting of data analysis tools announced earlier this year, now allows users to learn about their unstructured data and effectively take action with it.
- October 11, 2018
Commvault moves its HyperScale appliance platform into the enterprise with the HS3300 and into remote and branch offices with the Remote Office Appliance.
- 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.
- September 27, 2018
Druva strategy includes first helping customers move backup data to the cloud over the short term, then managing it all after it's there a few years down the road.
- August 23, 2018
StorageCraft’s new OneXafe converged primary, secondary and backup appliance and ShadowXafe data protection software replace the vendor's OneBlox and ShadowProtect products.
- May 09, 2018
The Commvault HyperScale integrated appliance enables San Mateo County to back up more in less time. The appliance marks a new direction for Commvault.
- May 02, 2018
Commvault has begun a search for a new CEO. Commvault Advance is also underway, as the data protection vendor seeks to cut costs and improve products.
- February 15, 2018
Carbonite stays busy with its pending acquisition of Mozy and a forthcoming DRaaS product. The data protection vendor also announced its revenue results.
- December 28, 2017
WannaCry and Amazon S3 buckets put greater focus on data protection security in 2017. Converged appliances, a Veeam CEO shift and private equity deals also made news.
- December 19, 2017
Spanning cloud-to-cloud backup spins its way out of Dell EMC, embraces Amazon Web Services and protects data that lives in Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce and Google apps.
- 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.
- November 16, 2017
Endpoint backup specialist Druva's Apollo service for its cloud platform provides a management plane for IaaS and PaaS workloads. Features include snapshot management.
- October 18, 2017
Hitachi Vantara's Data Instance Director 6 was built with MongoDB to scale 100 times more than the previous version. HDID 6 also improves access control for security.
- 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.
- June 26, 2017
The University of Edinburgh sought better backup data monitoring and reporting, and landed on Rocket Software. Servergraph reports on the school's IBM Tivoli Storage Manager.
- June 12, 2017
Veritas now has an Amazon S3 Connector that gives users visibility into their unstructured data residing in the cloud. Information Map can help identify risk.
- April 04, 2017
Cohesity keeps extending its converged secondary storage platform, with object storage, NAS and erasure coding joining the lineup. The startup also completed another funding round.
- February 15, 2017
Cohesity upgraded its product line with a virtual edition appliance for converged protection in remote offices and branch offices. It also added a new hardware appliance.
- December 30, 2016
Backup and recovery trends for 2017 will focus on improved ransomware protection, integrated copy data management and more mature DraaS offerings.
- December 22, 2016
In 2016, backup vendors highlighted their intentions to evolve data protection technologies into a full data management platform.
- August 25, 2015
Soon after adding VMware VADP support, Catalogic Software's ECX copy data management software will support IBM FlashSystem and Storwize arrays.
- June 30, 2015
Veritas VP Matt Cain talks about the hybrid spinoff's plans for NetBackup, Backup Exec, appliances, the hybrid cloud and data information.
- June 19, 2015
Cohesity rolls out early-access appliance that aims to remove the need for multiple storage products by converging secondary storage workflows.
- January 15, 2015
CommVault Backup Appliance is sold on NetApp E-Series hardware; backup software vendor looks to take on Symantec, EMC appliances.
- December 05, 2014
Companies still find it difficult to achieve data protection goals, and downtime costs keep growing, according to a trio of vendor-sponsored surveys.
- October 14, 2014
Symantec breakup came about because executives realized its storage and security products were sold to a different set of customers, storage experts say.
- August 14, 2014
Hitachi Data Systems acquires its disk backup appliance partner Sepaton to enter crowded market; promises aggressive development of data protection technology.
- June 20, 2014
Carbonite, a cloud backup pioneer going back to the days when it was something done only by consumers, is moving deeper into the SMB market. Carbonite is also changing its delivery method from ...
- January 21, 2014
Symantec NetBackup 7.6 arrived late, but the vendor said backup and recovery performance will stand out in lieu of groundbreaking features.
- January 15, 2014
Nakivo adds features to its virtual machine backup application that make it easier to manage backups from multiple clients.
- November 21, 2013
EMC sees Mozy as its entrée to enterprise cloud backups and adds it to its Data Protection Suite alongside Avamar, NetWorker and Data Domain Boost.
- November 14, 2013
Highly Reliable Systems recently announced that it added NAS-to-NAS replication and SpeedSeed technology to its NetSwap systems.
- September 20, 2013
Addonics Technologies unveiled Sapphire Snap-In Disk Array external storage devices that can be expanded with RAID capability.
- January 21, 2013
Actifio PAS is attracting a loyal following with its copy data approach to storage management. Actifio now claims more than 200 customers use its PAS appliance.
- October 25, 2012
Paragon Software Group, D-Link and NovaSTOR announced storage and data protection products for small- and medium-sized businesses this week.
- April 16, 2012
Quantum’s Scalar LTFS appliance brings linear tape file system (LTFS) support to its tape libraries, making it easier to access files on tape.
- February 17, 2012
Symantec charge Veeam Software and Acronis with patent infringement in separate lawsuits; says smaller rivals’ software use Symantec’s technology.
- November 15, 2011
Quantum gives DXi8500 disk backup system better dedupe and scalabilty, adds dual robotics and dynamic provisioning to Scalar i6000 tape library.
- November 04, 2011
TechTarget's Storage Media Group reports on product releases from Spectra Logic, Bocada and from a Storage Decisions conference for intelligence community professionals.
- October 31, 2011
Los Angeles school district and engineering firm Psomas use public cloud storage gateways as tape alternatives for data protection in remote offices.
- February 07, 2011
Riverbed RiOS 6.5 software for its Steelhead WAN optimization appliances aims to speed replication between EMC Symmetrix boxes using SRDF; also enhances QoS
- 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.
- May 18, 2009
Iomega beefs up its portable USB 2.0 eGo drives to 500 GB, and adds security software and EMC Retrospect backup application.
- January 07, 2009
After two years of neglect, EMC upgrades the engine behind its Retrospect data backup software for Mac to bring its features up to date with the Windows version.
- October 02, 2007
Iron Mountain picks up healthcare records management firm to continue its diversification into digital records.
- November 21, 2006
This year's Diogenes Labs-Storage magazine Quality Awards for backup software had a come-from-behind winner: BakBone's NetVault.
- April 04, 2006
Symantec announces PureDisk, a disk-based remote office backup product that eliminates the need for tape at branch offices.
- March 24, 2006
Nearly every leading storage vendor now has a virtual tape library product, and nearly every customer I talk to is interested in VTL or has already implemented it. Okay, so a VTL system emulates a tape library… but what else does it do? Is ...
- March 14, 2006
First Independent Bank struggled for eight months to get EMC's MirrorView to work over a low-bandwidth connection, eventually giving up and using Kashya instead.
- February 16, 2006
After Iron Mountain failed to deliver its tapes during a power outage, a Canadian mattress manufacturer turned to EVault to back up its critical data.
- October 19, 2005
Trying to make your backups run more smoothly, or thinking about swapping out your existing system for something more current? Our Fast Guide to advanced backup is the place to get started. We'll give you tips on strategy, help you compare your ...
- September 28, 2005
Symantec unveils LiveState Recovery 6.0, a Windows server restoration technology that improves considerably on the basic bare-metal features in Veritas' backup products.
- September 06, 2005
Data backup is critical to any company. Read this review of data backup and recovery software solutions to find out which is the best for enterprises based on a survey of storage professionals.
- December 14, 2004
Backup has been a problem at companies for a long time and continues to be one. There are some signs that backup is moving in the right direction with smarter strategies.
- November 16, 2004
Unable to find a major software vendor that could adequately restore its data, a Long Island hospital found a snapshot solution from a startup.
- August 19, 2004
The iStora 4000 offers idiot-proof disk-to-disk-to-tape backup that smaller customers can afford.
- July 19, 2004
Backup is a bothersome task, but we all have to do it. How does your organization stand in regard to the basics of backup operations? Here's a checklist of 10 areas you should focus on in order to build a more effective backup practice.
- April 28, 2004
Now that you've listened to Backup school webcasts 5 and 6, take a quiz and test your expertise on backup. Good luck!
- March 09, 2004
SearchStorage.com caught up with experts W. Curtis Preston and Brendan Reilly for their take on disk-to-disk-to-tape technology. Is disk-to-disk-to-tape technology the ultimate backup solution? Find out who is most likely to employ D2D2T and if it ...
- February 23, 2004
Veritas beefed up its Storage Foundation 4.0 product suite on Monday by adding a laundry list of new features and functions to the software.
- February 19, 2004
Included here are nine basic backup guidelines. By keeping them in mind as you design your backup environment, you will make the best advantage of your backups, and they will serve you best when you need them.
- January 25, 2004
With one eye on the Windows user base, Computer Associates launched a new version of BrightStor ARCserve Backup Monday. CA's ARCserve release 11 for Windows is aimed at storing and managing data on Windows, NetWare, Linux, UNIX, and MAC OS X servers...
- July 22, 2003
CA knocks out new version of ARCserve; TeraCloud offers free Fibre Channel ping utility; and Finisar introduced a new family of SAN and LAN performance monitoring tools.
- June 10, 2003
StorageTek announced availability of the "fast access" T9840B tape drive with a native FICON interface for the latest high-throughput IBM zSeries servers.
- May 06, 2003
Veritas unloaded its product arsenal Tuesday at its annual user conference by announcing several software upgrades for its NetBackup and Backup Exec products planned for 2003.
- March 05, 2003
Pick the right ATA array for backup
- December 20, 2002
Atempo has a new tool for backing up IBM databases; ships PartitionExpert 2003, a dual mode disk partitioning utility; and ADIC has been named a "Preferred Supplier" to Fujitsu Siemens Computers.
- March 11, 2002
The functional benefits of LAN-free backup versus server-free backup implementations using a storage area network (SAN).
- October 24, 2000
Data backup without downtime
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