- June 13, 2012
Actifio improves data dedupe and multi-tenancy for its Protection and Availability Storage (PAS) data protection appliance.
- June 06, 2012
Sepaton says its DBeXstream improves performance and data reduction by deduplicating large multistreamed and multiplexed database backups.
- June 05, 2012
Quest NetVault XA will offer a common backup management interface for the company’s virtual and physical data protection applications.
- 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.
- May 30, 2012
CommVault CEO Bob Hammer talks about backing up big data, cloud backup and the relationship between archiving and backup.
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- May 23, 2012
EMC rolls out bigger, faster Data Domain system, discontinues separate global dedupe and archiving products, and adds tape support for Avamar.
- May 10, 2012
Backup Exec 2012 upgrade has angered long-time customers, but Symantec executives say the changes were needed and users will adapt.
- May 09, 2012
CEO Enrique Salem says Symantec will emerge as the leader in virtual backup and the cloud; he also expects appliances to surpass backup software.
- May 07, 2012
Symantec doubles down on its backup appliance plans, putting NetBackup 7.5 and Backup Exec 2012 on appliances with dedupe software and media servers.
- May 02, 2012
Ohio education network turned to StorServer appliances running IBM TSM backup software to form a community backup cloud.
- April 25, 2012
With Symantec taking the lead, backup appliances that bundle backup software with dedupe and disk challenge traditional virtual tape libraries (VTLs).
- April 24, 2012
EMC looks to give Oracle RMAN a DD Boost by extending its Data Domain dedupe-enhancement software to the database recovery application.
- April 24, 2012
Bocada’s vpConnect combines Prism and Vision backup reporting software modules to bring backup reporting for physical and virtual machines under one monitoring tool.
- April 16, 2012
Quantum’s Scalar LTFS appliance brings linear tape file system (LTFS) support to its tape libraries, making it easier to access files on tape.
- March 29, 2012
Druva inSync is known as one of the leading laptop backup products, and now protects Apple and Android smartphones and tablets.
- March 26, 2012
Tape NAS brings file-level access to LTO tape for archiving, but Crossroads StrongBox is alone among hardware that takes full advantage of LTFS.
- March 21, 2012
Quantum Corp., said its virtual backup appliances built on its DXi and vmPRO software can reduce size of data sent to the cloud.
- March 20, 2012
The latest Egnyte file sharing offering for the cloud is an enterprise bundle with object storage in place of NFS, and support for NetApp filers in place of NetGear.
- March 06, 2012
Version 6.3 of Tivoli CDP will offer several new features, including automatic expiration of deleted files from remote storage.
- March 06, 2012
Arkeia and Acronis add virtual server backup – Arkeia through a new virtual appliance and Acronis with an upgrade to vmProtect.
- February 17, 2012
Symantec charge Veeam Software and Acronis with patent infringement in separate lawsuits; says smaller rivals’ software use Symantec’s technology.
- February 06, 2012
Symantec enhances backup applications NetBackup and Backup Exec: adding speed, search and NetApp integration to NetBackup and better virtual backup to Backup Exec.
- February 01, 2012
Riverbed Technology introduces Riverbed Granite, a new iSCSI appliance for remote storage performance, and splits Steelhead into CX and EX storage models.
- February 01, 2012
CommVault enhances Simpana 9 with remote laptop data backup and a better way of backing up ‘big data’ repositories.
- January 24, 2012
CommVault launches IntelliSnap Connect program, making it easier for support storage arrays for its SnapProtect backup snapshot technology.
- 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.
- December 12, 2011
NetApp backup strategies can consist of carving out space in the array instead of adding a separate disk target.
- December 05, 2011
Startup Actifio closes funding round to develop its Protection and Availability Storage (PAS) appliance that replaces data protection point products.
- November 29, 2011
HP adds B6200 disk backup with StoreOnce deduplication software, also brings dedupe to Data Protector and envisions federated deduplication across data tiers.
- November 23, 2011
Swiss university turns to Amplidata’s object-based storage to digitize 45 years of Montreux Jazz Festival performances in an active archive.
- November 17, 2011
National Geographic Global Media turns to Spectra Logic T950 library for tape archiving to hold PBs of data at lower cost and less space than disk.
- November 15, 2011
Quantum gives DXi8500 disk backup system better dedupe and scalabilty, adds dual robotics and dynamic provisioning to Scalar i6000 tape library.
- November 04, 2011
TechTarget's Storage Media Group reports on product releases from Spectra Logic, Bocada and from a Storage Decisions conference for intelligence community professionals.
- November 03, 2011
Bocada Vision ties into VMware and provides granular backup reporting and analysis of the data protection process for virtual machines, either as a module to Bocada Prism for physical machine backups or a standalone product.
- November 01, 2011
Spectra Logic launched its latest high-capacity enterprise tape library, with new management software and features to lengthen the useful lifespan of tapes.
- October 31, 2011
Los Angeles school district and engineering firm Psomas use public cloud storage gateways as tape alternatives for data protection in remote offices.
- October 28, 2011
Backblaze backup launched version 2.0 of their services, allowing customers access to unlimited storage for $5 a month; plus other cloud news.
- October 04, 2011
New Quantum DXi4610 remote office and branch office (ROBO) backup deduplication target lets customers add capacity without hardware upgrades.
- August 30, 2011
Symantec extends its data backup appliance strategy with its first Backup Exec appliance, and its fourth Backup Exec appliance.
- August 29, 2011
Quantum and Acronis target VMware backup and recovery at VMworld: Quantum launches vmPRO 4000 appliance and Acronis rolls out vmPROtect 6.
- August 22, 2011
Veeam provides details of Backup & Replication 6 virtual server backup software, including one-click failback and file restores
- August 10, 2011
More businesses now look to cloud backup services to store and protect their critical data – but issues of reliability and recovery time remain.
- August 08, 2011
EMC, looking to convert mainframe tape users to disk, ugrades its Disk Library for mainframes (DLm) platform.
- August 03, 2011
Metalogix upgrades its Archive Manager Exchange email archiving software with mobile device support and one-stop content searching.
- 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 26, 2011
Over the past year, tape systems have seen a good deal of innovation, including higher capacities, faster throughput, and new tape library robotics.
- 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.
- June 21, 2011
IBM rolls out public cloud protection services for backup, archiving and virtual machine DR while HP brings out PC backup service.
- May 20, 2011
Druva’s SafePoint uses 256-bit encryption, Global Positioning System (GPS) and remote data wipe capability to protect data on lost or stolen laptops
- May 17, 2011
Autonomy takes a leap forward into cloud backup services by acquiring digital storage assets from Iron Mountain for $380 million.
- May 13, 2011
CA will let ARCserve customers move data off to Microsoft Azure, adding subscription-based backup to ARCserve’s onsite backup in a move that follows rivals Symantec and CommVault.
- May 09, 2011
IBM becomes the first vendor to add Linear Tape File System (LTFS) support for tape libraries, and expands its TS3550 library to 2.7 exabytes of compressed data capacity.
- May 05, 2011
Symantec CEO Enrique Salem discusses where hybrid cloud data backup, appliances and virtual environments fit in the future of backup and storage management.
- May 03, 2011
Acronis adds traditional backup features to its Backup & Recovery 11 image restore application, enhancing file backup and virtual machine protection.
- May 03, 2011
At its Symantec Vision user conference, Symantec launches Backup Exec 2010 R3, including a new appliance and hosted cloud backup service, and emphasizes virtual machine backup.
- April 19, 2011
Pancetera Unite’s SmartMotion capability lets users push out data to any NAS target without the need for staging servers and virtual machine backup software.
- April 18, 2011
EMC makes its two backup dedupe products work better together, adding DD Boost support for Avamar 6.0 client-side dedupe backup; also tightens Avamar’s integration with VMware.
- April 12, 2011
Quantum is following Spectra Logic’s lead by adding data verification for data stored on tape for long-term archiving.
- April 12, 2011
This week’s backup and recovery news in brief: Quest Software introduces Backup Reporter for Oracle, Nirvanix Cloud Storage Network now integrated with DIVASolutions; and more.
- April 01, 2011
Loomis turns to EMC Avamar data deduplication software to protect data from its cash management systems at dozens of remote sites.
- March 25, 2011
i365 releases virtual edition of EVault for Microsoft DPM; Dynamic Solutions International and B&L Associates announce virtual tape offering; and other data backup news.
- March 21, 2011
Spectra Logic’s upgraded BlueScale software performs data integrity verification to ensure archived data can be read years after it is stored on tape libraries.
- March 18, 2011
Spectra Logic T-Finity tape library is selected for 8 PB archive; Wuala releases new iPhone app, and other data backup and recovery news.
- March 14, 2011
Dedupe appliances were the big dog for a long time, but software-based products have come on strong more recently, offering many useful capabilities, often at a lower cost than an appliance.
- March 11, 2011
Check out this week's data backup news in brief.
- March 11, 2011
SonicWall CDP appliances now have centralized policy-driven data management and the ability to dedupe data on clients before moving it to its continuous data protection appliance.
- March 08, 2011
A community health center switches its data management and data protection strategy, moving from an EMC SAN and reliance on tape to NetApp and NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup (NSB).
- February 28, 2011
Remote backups -- or ROBO backups -- have long been a challenge because of tape. Now, cloud-based backups are making remote office backup projects more manageable.
- February 23, 2011
Promise Technology emphasizes data protection with its new SMB multiprotocol NAS and iSCSI storage system, including a cloud backup option and bundled backup software.
- February 15, 2011
VTL vendor Sepaton’s new CEO Mike Thompson sees 10-Gigabit Ethernet joining Fibre Channel as an enterprise disk-based backup protocol, and maintains post-process data deduplication is still the best way to back up a “large mass” of data.
- February 14, 2011
Check out this week's latest data backup and recovery technology news.
- February 07, 2011
Riverbed RiOS 6.5 software for its Steelhead WAN optimization appliances aims to speed replication between EMC Symmetrix boxes using SRDF; also enhances QoS
- February 02, 2011
Check out this week's latest backup and recovery news briefs: Fujifilm will manufacture Oracle's new 5 TB tape drive; Rebit releases Rebit 5 data backup software; and more.
- January 31, 2011
Oracle wants to prove it will continue to innovate the tape platform it acquired from Sun; launches StorageTek 10000C tape drive with 5 TB native capacity and 240MBps uncompressed data rate.
- January 26, 2011
This week's data backup and recovery news in brief: BridgeSTOR introduces new appliance for Microsoft DPM; Actifio reveals virtual data management product and more.
- January 24, 2011
Sepaton gives its virtual tape libraries a hardware and software makeover, with faster processors, support for Symantec OpenStorage (OST) and better integration with IBM TSM backup software.
- 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 13, 2011
The JFK presidential library's four-year digital archive project has placed hundreds of thousands of documents, and multimedia files from President Kennedy's term in office online.
- 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.
- December 16, 2010
Faster, denser LTO-5 tape can't stop backup hardware trend toward disk backup and data deduplication devices; leading backup software vendors partner for new disk backup appliances.
- December 16, 2010
ExaGrid upgrades most of its EX data deduplication appliances with more powerful processors and shrinks footprint in hopes of appealing to enterprise customers.
- November 22, 2010
University of Michigan Health System uses a tiered archiving system of disk and tape instead of backup to protect and access critical large-image patient medical files stored on Picture Archiving Communications Systems (PACS).
- 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.
- November 10, 2010
The combination of Quest's virtual server backup and BakBone's physical backup could solve the problem of having to use separate backup products; will others follow down this path?
- November 08, 2010
Find out who the key players are in the backup reporting software space, and why it's important to have a backup reporting tool.
- October 20, 2010
Arkeia Software gets into the data deduplication backup market with "progressive deduplication," while ExaGrid broadens its options for its deduplication disk appliance customers.
- October 18, 2010
Looking for speedier backups, Cross Country Home Services picked ExaGrid post-process data deduplication appliances over EMC's Data Domain inline dedupe systems as part of an IT overhaul.
- October 11, 2010
Quantum rolls its new data deduplication backup system. The DXi8500 has faster processors and support for 15,000 rpm 6 Gbps SAS drives for speed increase over its previous system.
- October 05, 2010
CommVault makes major upgrades to its flagship Simpana data protection application, adding source-based dedupe, array-based snapshots, improved protection for virtual machines and capacity-based licensing.
- October 04, 2010
Virtual tape libraries are still alive and well in data backup environments, despite the popularity of disk-to-disk backup.
- October 01, 2010
Exagrid announces new data backup application support, eClaris uses Index Engines to Process for backup tape e-discovery project, and other data backup news.
- September 07, 2010
Symantec ships its first NetBackup bundled appliance targeted for enterprise backup; also adds cloud connectors to NetBackup and Backup Exec software and adds eDiscovery upgrades to Enterprise Vault.
- August 30, 2010
Quantum rolls out DXi6700 at top of midrange family of data deduplication backup devices; virtual tape library appliance bucks trend of NAS disk targets in midrange.
- August 30, 2010
Storage product news leans heavily toward data protection on first day of VMworld 2010, with Veeam previewing virtual machine backup upgrades and Neverfail extending continuous availability OEM deal with VMware.
- August 27, 2010
Image-based backup specialist Acronis launches Backup and Recovery 10 Online, joining a growing list of vendors offering local plus cloud backup for small businesses.
- July 19, 2010
EMC rolls out faster Data Domain deduplication devices and larger virtual tape libraries (VTLs) based on Intel Nehalem processor, adds deduplication option for mainframe VTL.
- July 13, 2010
ProStor Systems CEO Frank Harbist says InfiniVault archiving systems represent the long-term future for the vendor that supplies the industry's RDX removable hard drives.
- July 08, 2010
OSU administrator finds tape cheaper, greener and better suited for backup and archive than disk, despite all the talk that tape is dead; uses Spectra Logic tape libray with backup and archiving software from Atempo to protect rapidly growing ...
- June 28, 2010
Sepaton releases version 5.4 of its VTL software, which includes storage pooling, improved data analytics and now runs on Hitachi Data Systems AMS 2100 storage platform; a NAS interface is on deck.