Disk based backup

  • November 03, 2006 03 Nov'06

    IDC: VTL market to hit $1.4B by 2011

    IDC projects huge growth for VTL market; Adaptec offers cheap iSCSI target software; BlueArc staves off NetApp patent infringement claims.

  • November 01, 2006 01 Nov'06

    EMC drops $165M on data deduplication firm Avamar

    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 16 Oct'06

    NetApp adds compression to VTL, lacks dedupe

    NetApp has updated the controllers in its NearStore VTL adding hardware compression, but deduplication is still a missing ingredient.

  • October 13, 2006 13 Oct'06

    Data Domain launches dedupe array

    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 03 Oct'06

    Virtual tape libraries on the way out, experts say

    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 28 Sep'06

    NYC sanitation dept. taps Microsoft for cleaner backup

    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 27 Sep'06

    Storage Decisions: Product news highlights

    Microsoft releases Data Protection Manager v.2; Fujitsu launches high-end storage systems; Symantec touts SRM user; Avamar improves VMware backup.

  • September 20, 2006 20 Sep'06

    EMC buys virtual tape library company

    EMC scrapes up the assets of struggling VTL provider NearTek, raising questions over the future of its own Clariion Disk Library.

  • July 27, 2006 27 Jul'06

    VTL vendors target SMBs

    Small virtual tape libraries inserted into the backup process can help small businesses meet their daily restore needs between full backups

  • July 17, 2006 17 Jul'06

    NetApp VTL tightens up tape tracking

    NetApp is integrating its virtual tape library with backup applications to keep better track of off-site tapes.

  • July 10, 2006 10 Jul'06

    Storage Clips: HDS resells Diligent VTL

    HDS announced it will resell three software products from Diligent; are HP and McData on the rocks?

  • June 20, 2006 20 Jun'06

    Storage Clips: FalconStor adds dedupe to VTL

    FalconStor VTL customers can now add a single-instance data repository; Fortiva makes a bold email archive search guarantee.

  • June 07, 2006 07 Jun'06

    Law firm ditches tape as primary backup

    Winthrop & Weinstine cut hours off its tape backup window and slashed its media costs by $10,000 per year by switching to a D2D2T strategy using Data Domain.

  • June 01, 2006 01 Jun'06

    Government agency picks NetBackup over VTL

    A user at a recent backup road show seminar says he evaluated VTLs but opted to stick with a disk backup feature included in NetBackup instead.

  • May 08, 2006 08 May'06

    D2D2D -- Disaster recovery for the rest of your data

    Disk-to-disk backup has been widely adopted and the next step is to use it to perform remote replication to another site for disaster recovery (DR). This is a smart and economical way to perform DR augmenting what you currently have, rather than ...