Disk based backup
- December 19, 2006
The Defense Contract Management Agency is betting that data deduplication will be ready to help it deal with disk backup growth at its next technology refresh in 18 months.
- December 07, 2006
Users at the Storage Decisions conference in Las Vegas said they're holding back on data deduplication due to concerns over performance and the integrity of backups.
- December 06, 2006
Since EMC gobbled up Avamar, Data Domain might look second best in the data deduplication market, but its users beg to differ.
- December 04, 2006
Cubist Pharmaceuticals mixes production and backup data on the same disks in its Pillar Axiom array, a feature one expert cautions against.
- November 14, 2006
Symantec's NetBackup 6.5, due out in mid-2007, will include new support for disk-based backup without the need for a virtual tape library interface.
- November 09, 2006
The Baltimore Ravens get better backup while saving thousands on capital expenses by outsourcing; telecom provider CBeyond keeps things in-house, but slashes costs using iSCSI.
- November 08, 2006
Data protection is changing; it used to be backing up your data to tape; it could be as often as once an hour, once a day, once a week or even once a month. To many IT managers, that is still the meaning of data protection.
- November 03, 2006
IDC projects huge growth for VTL market; Adaptec offers cheap iSCSI target software; BlueArc staves off NetApp patent infringement claims.
- November 01, 2006
EMC announced plans to acquire data deduplication backup vendor Avamar, another acquisition within a week of CEO Joe Tucci promising a slowdown in the company's buying spree.
- October 16, 2006
NetApp has updated the controllers in its NearStore VTL adding hardware compression, but deduplication is still a missing ingredient.
- October 13, 2006
Data Domain takes the wraps off data center deduplication storage array, partners with ETI-NET; U.K. mapping agency picks Plasmon and BridgeHead for digital archive.
- October 03, 2006
Virtual tape libraries are selling like hot cakes to improve backup and recovery operations, but some experts say the technology is already outmoded.
- September 28, 2006
Fed up with failed backups, the Bureau of Motor Equipment at the NYC Dept. of Sanitation is relying on Microsoft Data Protection Manager, not its existing NetBackup application.
- September 27, 2006
Microsoft releases Data Protection Manager v.2; Fujitsu launches high-end storage systems; Symantec touts SRM user; Avamar improves VMware backup.
- September 20, 2006
EMC scrapes up the assets of struggling VTL provider NearTek, raising questions over the future of its own Clariion Disk Library.