Disk based backup

  • August 14, 2007 14 Aug'07

    Data backup copies overview

    All backups produce copies of valuable data that protect an organization against loss, theft, failure and other unforeseen calamities. But traditional "backups" are typically relegated to slow tape or optical media where data is not intended for ...

  • August 01, 2007 01 Aug'07

    Disk-based backup overview

    The best way to protect valuable corporate data is to create one or more copies of that data -- backups. However, the burden of implementing a backup scheme that is fast, safe and cost-effective remains a serious challenge for storage administrators...

  • July 13, 2007 13 Jul'07

    IBM brushes up mainframe VTL, touts SVC performance

    IBM added virtual tape library and tape products for mainframes and says the latest version of SVC is 75% faster than the previous release.

  • June 25, 2007 25 Jun'07

    Quantum first with data deduplication flexibility

    The latest addition to Quantum's disk-based backup line allows users to set whether or not the system uses inline or post-process data deduplication during backup windows.

  • June 12, 2007 12 Jun'07

    Symantec improves disk support in NetBackup

    Long-awaited disk-based backup options are coming to NetBackup 6.5, encompassing VTL and data deduplication features.

  • June 11, 2007 11 Jun'07

    Virtual tape library vendors zero in on midmarket

    Overland has scaled up and Diligent has scaled down, as the VTL vendors focus in on midsized businesses.

  • May 03, 2007 03 May'07

    Clinic clamors for backup blade on HP BladeSystem

    Austin Diagnostic is using FilesX CDP software to protect 100 Windows servers, but is eager for HP's BladeSystem to reduce network traffic.

  • April 24, 2007 24 Apr'07

    IBM updates VTL, shuns data deduplication

    IBM has released an LTO-4 product and enhancements to tape backup offerings, including its VTL, but claims the jury's still out on data deduplication.

  • April 11, 2007 11 Apr'07

    IBM eyes FalconStor acquisition, sources say

    Rumors are flying that IBM is in talks to acquire FalconStor to control the virtual tape library (VTL) market, according to industry sources.

  • March 27, 2007 27 Mar'07

    Storage newcomers fight uphill battle

    Gresham is newly marketing its VTL product to mixed U.S. reviews, and Australian file management player Moonwalk is inching its way onto U.S. radar screens.

  • March 19, 2007 19 Mar'07

    Overland boosts performance of low-end VTL

    The REO 1500 is the first hardware refresh for the low-end VTL product in two years as Overland moves ahead without its former OEM partners.

  • January 29, 2007 29 Jan'07

    IBM improves data recovery process for TSM users

    Tivoli Storage Manager 5.4, released this week, establishes a disk cache for most recently backed-up files, improving the slow restore times associated with the product.

  • January 04, 2007 04 Jan'07

    NEC preps grid-based disk backup appliance

    NEC is gearing up to launch Hydrastor, a disk-based backup appliance that offers grid-like features for scalability, along with deduplication and compression.

  • January 03, 2007 03 Jan'07

    Storage Outlook '07: In search of better data management

    Brian Peterson, storage architect for a Midwest-based Fortune 100 company, says better data management and business processes will be the main goal in 2007.

  • December 22, 2006 22 Dec'06

    Disk-based backup continues gaining steam

    Many who work in the field of data protection will attest that 2006 was one of the better years that they have seen in a long time.