- January 16, 2015
Sphere 3D promises 3 TB RDX removable drives in its new QuikStor backup appliance, acquired in its $81 million merger with Overland Storage.
- January 15, 2015
CommVault Backup Appliance is sold on NetApp E-Series hardware; backup software vendor looks to take on Symantec, EMC appliances.
- January 14, 2015
Asigra will add Docker support for its container backup and recovery in version 13. Although early adoption rates may be limited, the company preps for an expected uptick.
- January 09, 2015
This year's backup and DR software and services finalists illustrate the variety of products available for data protection.
- January 09, 2015
The finalists in the 2014 Products of the Year backup hardware category are competitive and feature-rich disk systems.
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- January 08, 2015
A busy year in the cloud backup and recovery services market ends with CloudBerry Lab, Axcient and iland making upgrades to their lineup.
- January 05, 2015
Veeam Availability Suite proxy servers on Dell storage cluster create production replicas for restoring shared VMware storage.
- December 19, 2014
Backup 2014 included breakups as Symantec divorced itself, acquisition as EMC picked up cloud-to-cloud backup and additions as Hitachi Data Systems got into disk backup.
- November 04, 2014
Months after spinning off from CA Technologies, SMB backup vendor Arcserve expands its product portfolio by selling backup software on integrated appliances.
- October 02, 2014
Symantec's NetBackup 5330 scales to 228 TB, nearly double the maximum capacity of its 5230 appliances.
- September 16, 2014
LTO tape vendors extend the LTO roadmap to include generations 9 and 10 with increasing capacity and transfer rates.
- August 20, 2014
Rather than insist on customers buying its entire Simpana 10 R2 data protection package, CommVault is selling bundles for specific needs such as VM/cloud backup.
- July 21, 2014
StorNext 5 and pay-as-you-go pricing included in Quantum DXi6900 backup appliance; challenges four EMC Data Domain configurations.
- July 11, 2014
Catalogic CEO Ed Walsh says we're in a third wave of data protection, which requires instant recovery rather than slow tape or expensive disk backups.
- June 20, 2014
Carbonite, a cloud backup pioneer going back to the days when it was something done only by consumers, is moving deeper into the SMB market. Carbonite is also changing its delivery method from ...
- April 18, 2014
Unitrends CEO Mike Coney discusses product roadmap and integration of virtual backup vendor PHD Virtual, and says another acquisition is coming.
- January 30, 2014
NetIQ's latest version of PlateSpin Recon sizes up backups and disaster recovery needs to help customers plan and optimize those processes.
- January 21, 2014
Latest entry-level Quantum DXi deduplication backup target scales to higher capacity, but keeps the capacity pricing model of the previous version.
- January 21, 2014
Symantec NetBackup 7.6 arrived late, but the vendor said backup and recovery performance will stand out in lieu of groundbreaking features.
- December 19, 2013
Data backup news in 2013 was filled with vendors taking their technology to the cloud and quests to fix 'broken backup' with modern data protection.
- December 16, 2013
Integrated backup appliance vendor Unitrends and virtual machine backup specialist PHD Virtual will combine forces to compete with Veeam Software.
- December 12, 2013
Symantec's Backup Exec.cloud customers need another way to protect data, and many must pay for two services until migrating off Symantec's cloud.
- October 18, 2013
Acronis Storage is cloud backup software for service providers and enterprises who want to build private clouds.
- July 23, 2013
Engineering consulting firm exp wanted to get rid of tape and standardize backup in remote offices, so it built a private backup cloud.
- July 15, 2013
EMC backup executives detail plans to merge Avamar and NetWorker backup applications and fit Data Domain into its software-defined storage platform.
- June 04, 2013
The use of LTFS has taken off in certain markets, but compatible products for general-purpose storage and archiving have been slow to develop.
- May 14, 2013
While storage vendors reported slow sales at start of 2013, Symantec and CommVault had success with enterprise backup software.
- May 02, 2013
When employees recently found themselves in a faraway land without working laptops, backup software restored the important data the laptops contained.
- April 16, 2013
EMC tweaks Data Domain OS to ingest archived data faster, and pushes its dedupe staple as a consolidation play for backup and archiving on one box.
- April 04, 2013
Backup vendor PHD Virtual takes another step toward the cloud, adds DR testing startup VirtualSharp and the ability to recover data in a public cloud.
- March 15, 2013
NEC adds hybrid nodes to its HydraStor enterprise archiving and backup system, allowing it to scale higher for performance and capacity.
- March 11, 2013
EMC gives its Data Protection Advisor backup monitoring tool a new interface and analysis engine, and makes it easier to install.
- February 25, 2013
CommVault upgrades its data protection and management software, adding global deduplication and a simpler way to manage workflow in Simpana 10.
- February 22, 2013
Sales of LTO tapes were up in Q4 of 2012, according to Santa Clara Consulting Group, although overall sales revenues continue to fall.
- December 14, 2012
Unitrends revamps its off-site replication to facilitate disaster recovery, no longer requires shipping an appliance to recovery site.
- October 04, 2012
Unitrends is moving up from SMBs to SMEs with its Recovery-943 integrated appliance for backup, but faces tough competition in a crowded market.
- July 10, 2012
EMC NetWorker 8 arrives nearly a decade after NetWorker 7; enhancements include a way to bypass the media server and multi-tenancy for cloud backup.
- July 02, 2012
Dell backup plans receive a jolt from $2.4 billion acquisition of Quest Software and its physical and virtual machine data protection.
- June 06, 2012
Sepaton says its DBeXstream improves performance and data reduction by deduplicating large multistreamed and multiplexed database backups.
- June 04, 2012
HP StoreOnce Catalyst speeds the dedupe process by deduping at the application and backup servers before moving data to the B6200 backup target.
- January 11, 2012
Dell gets off the sidelines and into deduplication appliance backup game with the DR4000 based on Ocarina data reduction technology.
- December 15, 2011
Enterprise management software provider ASG Software expands its portfolio with its acquisition with data protection provider Atempo.
- July 28, 2011
Quantum looks to take on EMC’s Data Domain Boost with its DXi Accent software that offloads part of the data dedupe backup process to media servers.
- July 05, 2011
Linear Tape File System (LTFS) for LTO-5 is starting to gain support in tape libraries and other archiving products that are expected to simplify data archiving.
- January 18, 2011
EMC's Data Domain deduplication platform gets a new member -- an archiving system for long-term data retention to go with its backup appliances, which have also been upgraded with new high-end and global dedupe models.
- January 10, 2011
Mainframe backup is still widely used in today's industry. Find out why organizations are still choosing to use mainframe backup and how it's different from open-systems backup.
- November 11, 2010
EMC acquires its mainframe virtual tape library OEM partner Bus-Tech, and looks to ride data deduplication to mainframe backup supremacy against IBM and Oracle/Sun.
- June 28, 2010
Learn about how WORM disk is still an important option for data retention, and about the pros and cons of using WORM disk vs. tape.
- May 17, 2010
Many companies are still sticking with tape for data archiving purposes, although disk and cloud storage are gaining in popularity.
- May 12, 2010
The new version of Data Domain's integration with Symantec data backup software offloads some dedupe processing to the backup server; integration with EMC NetWorker is planned for later this year.
- April 30, 2010
Oracle executives discuss their tape archiving plans with user group of enterprise customers, pledging advances in libraries, drives and virtual tape.
- April 06, 2010
Quantum's Scalar i6000 enterprise-class tape library features LTO-5 tape drives, up to 16 PBs of storage capacity, and diagnostic and management features for archived data.
- March 31, 2010
Data archiving is vital for most companies, but which is best for you, archiving to disk, tape or both?
- March 05, 2010
Iron Mountain released an enhanced version of its Digital Record Center for Medical images, offering backup and archiving to the cloud.
- November 04, 2009
Data archiving has backup benefits, and reduces data backup data sets before they're ever sent to a data deduplication device. Many users insist that data archiving is the best for data storage environments, but others disagree, saying data ...
- October 21, 2009
Quantum takes another shot at EMC/Data Domain in the midrange with a new platform of data deduplication backup devices with NAS interfaces and solid state drive (SSD) support.
- October 13, 2009
Online data deduplication calculators don't take all relevant information into account, and fail to accurately compare different vendors' applications.
- August 21, 2009
Data destruction options for old backup tapes include degaussing, overwriting software and physical destruction. Another option is to outsource to a data destruction specialist. But are these methods secure for removing sensitive data?
- August 10, 2009
Data storage departments have been challenged by the daunting task of backing up growing numbers of mobile devices. Here's mobile data backup solutions for enterprises.
- June 25, 2009
Tools now exist to deduplicate data to tape, but the concept still has a way to go before it catches on because of potential costs and management issues.
- June 24, 2009
Continuous data protection is seeing a moderate uptick in usage now that it has evolved from a standalone product to a feature of backup and replication technology.
- March 26, 2009
Backing up Oracle is one of the most important tasks a backup/storage administrator can do today. Learn about backup best practices with Recovery Manager and Automatic Storage Manager.
- February 18, 2009
Analysts say new features in version 3.0 of the open-source software provider's product and its backup integration roadmap put it ahead of larger competitors in an emerging market.
- February 05, 2009
TSM 6 integrates IBM's DB2 database on the back end for increased scalability and performance, and also offers sub-file dedupe on TSM storage pools.
- January 27, 2009
Seeking to deduplicate data more efficiently across sites and storage tiers, Quantum upgrades the software and bumps up capacity for its DXi7500 disk backup device.
- December 22, 2008
Online data backup is becoming popular for SMBs and enterprises. But before you choose an online backup provider, make sure you get the right service-level agreement.
- September 30, 2008
Data deduplication is the hottest new data backup technology today. Here's a look at the top five data dedupe misconceptions and myths.
- August 04, 2008
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.
- March 31, 2008
Data Domain uses Veritas NetBackup API to streamline backups for customers of NetBackup 6.5 and Data Domain disk-backup devices.
- November 13, 2007
IBM adds key management and support for VMware Consolidated Backup to TSM version 5.5. Users are hoping the next release will add database maintenance and reporting.
- May 08, 2006
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 ...
- April 06, 2006
Backups can guard against data loss, support compliance and retention needs and protect the business from disaster. But good backups need much more than a new tape library or the latest software release. Backups need a clear plan that meets the ...
- September 27, 2005
Now that Data Protection Manager (DPM) is available, what can it do and what are its limitations? SearchStorage.com talked with a Microsoft DPM official to get some answers.
- May 13, 2005
There isn't one right way to protect your data -- it depends on what you're trying to protect. Take our quiz on data protection and see how much you know about data protection.