• February 06, 2019 06 Feb'19

    New Commvault CEO Mirchandani: We're ready for the next wave

    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.

  • February 05, 2019 05 Feb'19

    Dell EMC backup appliance lines support GCP, Alibaba Cloud

    Dell EMC backup appliances get a software update that improves speed and expands public cloud support, showing a conscious push for multi-cloud and midsize customers.

  • January 31, 2019 31 Jan'19

    Data leak exposes list of Rubrik backup customers

    A security snafu left a server containing Rubrik customer information -- including names and contact information -- exposed. Rubrik claims no customer-owned data was leaked.

  • January 30, 2019 30 Jan'19

    U.K. trade union fends off ransomware with Asigra backup

    After moving off of tapes to Asigra software for disk and cloud backup, the Public and Commercial Services Union gained faster restores -- and foiled a ransomware attack.

  • January 30, 2019 30 Jan'19

    Commvault CEO Hammer says goodbye, prepares handoff

    Bob Hammer is ready to pass the baton to a new CEO. He says Commvault is in good shape, but the data protection vendor still faces questions and challenges in a shifting market.

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  • January 29, 2019 29 Jan'19

    Unlimited use licensing offered for Asigra backup customers

    The 'all-you-can-eat' licensing model is meant to help Asigra backup customers by providing a predictable cost and potential savings. However, it is not the best fit for everyone.

  • January 29, 2019 29 Jan'19

    Vanderbilt books Spectra tape library for research data

    Research data can accumulate fast. A Spectra Logic tape library stores petabytes for Vanderbilt's research center, and the university plans to use far more backup storage space.

  • January 28, 2019 28 Jan'19

    Veeam, Rubrik funding show interest in data protection

    New rounds of Rubrik, Veeam, Actifio and Cohesity funding have given these vendors resources to challenge established backup vendors such as Veritas and Dell EMC.

  • January 24, 2019 24 Jan'19

    XenData introduces magnetic tape backup migration service

    XenData now offers a service to move magnetic tape backup data to either a newer tape format or to cloud, allowing customers with old tapes to get rid of legacy systems.

  • January 23, 2019 23 Jan'19

    Cohesity backup gains ransomware detection, SAP HANA restores

    Cohesity backup boosts its anti-ransomware capabilities with a new DataLock feature to prevent unauthorized backup deletion and releases a certified integration with SAP HANA.

  • January 22, 2019 22 Jan'19

    Veeam cloud backup gains tiering, mobility, AWS enhancements

    The Veeam cloud backup platform becomes more comprehensive as backed up data continues to shift to the cloud. Updates allow users to move data around easier.

  • January 14, 2019 14 Jan'19

    Quantum backup appliance portfolio grows by two

    The Quantum backup appliance lineup gets refreshed with the addition of the DXi4800 and DXi9000 series. But the vendor is staying away from integrated appliances at the moment.

  • January 14, 2019 14 Jan'19

    Data backup and recovery tools: 2018 Products of the Year finalists

    The 2018 backup and disaster recovery software finalists feature new vendors in the competition along with established players. Many products offer comprehensive data protection.

  • January 14, 2019 14 Jan'19

    Backup hardware devices: 2018 Products of the Year finalists

    Some finalists in the 2018 Products of the Year backup hardware category aim to entice data-rich SMBs, or carve their niche by branching out beyond backup and recovery.

  • January 10, 2019 10 Jan'19

    Veritas NetBackup provides Docker container backup

    A new NetBackup client enables users to back up application data on Docker containers, becoming one of the few products to offer data backup and recovery in the container space.