Disk based backup

  • October 07, 2008 07 Oct'08

    Dell launches backup bundle with Symantec and CommVault

    Symantec and CommVault have connected backup software to Dell's MD1000i hardware to create Dell's first disk-to-disk backup appliance.

  • September 09, 2008 09 Sep'08

    NEC takes Hydrastor grid storage system higher

    With the market for scale-out storage systems heating up, NEC comes out with a second-generation offering of its Hydrastor grid storage system. The new entry-level configuration of one accelerator node and two storage nodes beats the performance ...

  • August 11, 2008 11 Aug'08

    Asigra sues backup service rival ROBObak for libel

    Asigra sues ROBObak, claiming its backup software rival unfairly represented Asigra in press releases.

  • August 04, 2008 04 Aug'08

    The true role of a backup administrator

    When asked what they do on a daily basis, some data backup administrators often opt for the short answer and reply, "I look after data backups." While this is not necessarily the wrong answer, it is not the full answer.

  • July 16, 2008 16 Jul'08

    EMC brings Mozy online backup to Best Buy

    EMC continues to expand down market by bringing three of its acquisitions together in a new backup bundle that combines Mozy with Restropect Express and Iomega external hard drives.

  • June 17, 2008 17 Jun'08

    HP prepares double dose of data deduplication

    HP's first data deduplication products surface, unannounced, at HP's Technology Forum. One is an in-line dedupe application for SMBs and remote offices. The other is a dedupe license option for its enterprise VTLs.

  • June 09, 2008 09 Jun'08

    Sepaton upgrades VTLs and data deduplication

    Sepaton launches upgraded VTL series with better performance and capacity, and upgrades its data dedupe software to support remote replication.

  • May 28, 2008 28 May'08

    School district gives data dedupe mixed grades

    Anchorage school district switched from Data Domain to Quantum seeking better scalability. Instead, it found that reliability, stability and performance suffered.

  • May 19, 2008 19 May'08

    EMC unveils data deduplication, spin-down for VTLs

    At EMC World, EMC launched three virtual tape libraries that include data deduplication software from Quantum. Users can choose either inline or post-process deduplication, and the largest of the new VTL models -- the EMC Disk Library 4000 -- is ...

  • May 16, 2008 16 May'08

    Storage Decisions: Users list must-have data dedupe options

    Storage users on a data deduplication panel say it's important to look beyond dedupe inline and post-processing features when evaluating systems, and to check out built-in replication, backup optimization and vendor interoperability.

  • May 02, 2008 02 May'08

    Midsized shops favor ExaGrid data dedupe over EMC VTLs

    Two organizations recently swapped out tape for disk-based backup saying they passed over VTLs from EMC and IBM in favor of NAS with data deduplication.

  • April 30, 2008 30 Apr'08

    Disk backup in 2008: CDP continues to evolve

    Over the past year, CDP has evolved from a standalone product to a common backup software feature. This article outlines CDP's evolution and details where it stands today.

  • April 25, 2008 25 Apr'08

    Data Domain dedupes its way to profit

    With data deduplication/nearline storage sales picking up alongside its traditional backup and recovery market, Data Domain execs say they expect more 2008 revenue than previously expected.

  • April 18, 2008 18 Apr'08

    IBM acquires Diligent for data deduplication, VTL

    IBM completes deal for Diligent Technologies, moving into VTL data deduplication space that is heating up with partnerships and new products.

  • April 15, 2008 15 Apr'08

    Atrato adds disk encryption, cozies up to Seagate

    Atrato joins the growing list of storage vendors offering disk encryption, but analysts suspect it has more to do with building a relationship with Seagate than security.