• January 15, 2018 15 Jan'18

    Backup hardware devices: 2017 Products of the Year finalists

    Backup and disaster recovery hardware products that made the initial cut extend into the cloud and have more support for software-defined storage, data analytics and even tape.

  • December 28, 2017 28 Dec'17

    Data protection news 2017: Security issues make headlines

    WannaCry and Amazon S3 buckets put greater focus on data protection security in 2017. Converged appliances, a Veeam CEO shift and private equity deals also made news.

  • December 20, 2017 20 Dec'17

    Veeam Availability Suite 9.5 targets complete management

    Veeam adds physical and cloud capabilities in its Availability Suite update. The backup and recovery vendor is also accelerating its research and development.

  • December 19, 2017 19 Dec'17

    Spanning Backup survives series of ownership spins

    Spanning cloud-to-cloud backup spins its way out of Dell EMC, embraces Amazon Web Services and protects data that lives in Microsoft Office 365, Salesforce and Google apps.

  • December 14, 2017 14 Dec'17

    CloudBerry backups feature protection from ransomware

    CloudBerry Backup 5.8 detects possible cases of ransomware in backups. In the event of an attack, users can go back to the most recent good backup and then restore.

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  • December 06, 2017 06 Dec'17

    Data protection trends: Ransomware, M&A deals dominate news

    Ransomware made international headlines in backup 2017 news, and vendors looked to mitigate its effects. Vendors were also busy with acquisitions and hyper-converged backup.

  • November 27, 2017 27 Nov'17

    Veeam enterprise customers gain enhanced physical protection

    Veeam's push for additional and deeper enterprise bookings gets a bump with AIX and Solaris protection. The support is based on Cristie Software technology.

  • November 21, 2017 21 Nov'17

    Datos IO RecoverX backup gets table-specific

    Datos IO's RecoverX includes advanced database recovery functionality that restores specific tables, columns and rows. The software also now supports Kerberos authentication.

  • November 20, 2017 20 Nov'17

    Commvault GO: Vendor 'HyperScales' data management strategy

    Commvault's strategy of sticking to software has given way to an integrated HyperScale appliance, which was front and center at its GO user conference.

  • November 16, 2017 16 Nov'17

    Druva Cloud Platform expands with Apollo

    Endpoint backup specialist Druva's Apollo service for its cloud platform provides a management plane for IaaS and PaaS workloads. Features include snapshot management.

  • November 08, 2017 08 Nov'17

    Cloud backup strategy tips: Prepare for two-way traffic

    When using the public cloud, your storage strategy should take into account getting data in and out, and involving all of your IT and business teams before taking the plunge.

  • October 31, 2017 31 Oct'17

    New 'task' for Datto backup: Merging with IT management firm

    Following its acquisition by Vista Equity Partners, the Datto backup and recovery line is merging with Autotask. The companies plan to integrate their products and expand.

  • October 25, 2017 25 Oct'17

    Aparavi takes three-piece approach to cloud data protection

    Aparavi uses a three-part architecture to try to elbow its way into the emerging and competitive market for protecting, restoring and managing data stored in multiple clouds.

  • October 19, 2017 19 Oct'17

    Commvault HyperScale joins converged protection scrum

    Commvault's HyperScale appliance is a scale-out architecture for linear scalability. HyperScale is part of the vendor's new product strategy to build out its data services.

  • October 18, 2017 18 Oct'17

    Hitachi Data Instance Director redesigned for scalability

    Hitachi Vantara's Data Instance Director 6 was built with MongoDB to scale 100 times more than the previous version. HDID 6 also improves access control for security.