- June 10, 2009
Gardner Trucking turned to ExaGrid Systems for data deduplication, ending years of spinning its wheels with tape backup.
- June 05, 2009
Dell takes the 'it's a feature, not a product,' approach to data deduplication, and adds the feature in as many places as possible.
- June 01, 2009
Quantum launches its first dedupe disk backup box for remote offices while NEC makes HydraStor's dedupe content aware.
- May 18, 2009
Even with a slow economy and adoption of LTO-4 by no means complete, the LTO Consortium is gearing up to offer LTO-5, which is slated for release in early 2010.
- May 18, 2009
Iomega beefs up its portable USB 2.0 eGo drives to 500 GB, and adds security software and EMC Retrospect backup application.
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- May 15, 2009
Streamling all of its backups on NetApp disk and CommVault's Simpana backup application makes the process shorter and easier to manage for research consortium Sematech.
- May 11, 2009
Even with all of the data deduplication product rollouts last year, we can expect plenty more throughout this year. Here's a look a new product developments in dedupe.
- May 05, 2009
The Windows backup and recovery startup had received $36 million in funding, but has been acquired by its OEM partner BakBone for just under $2 million today.
- May 04, 2009
Data Domain upgrades its Replicator application, adding the ability to replicate an entire system mirror and improving remote site fan-in to 90-to-1.
- April 30, 2009
Assuming enterprise NetBackup customers prefer to keep backed up data in-house, Symantec is offering a new service based on remote monitoring and management.
- April 27, 2009
Version 12.5 of CA's Recovery Management suite includes data deduplication for disk and tape, more granular support for virtual server backups, and backup reporting.
- April 24, 2009
Data deduplication vendor Data Domain's CEO says it is ready to take on enteprises, and doesn't need clustered systems to do it. Competitors and critics say Data Domain's dedupe systems aren't built for enterprise data centers.
- April 23, 2009
The Indianapolis Colts drafted Venyu's online data backup services based on good scouting reports for the former AmeriVault company in the NFL.
- April 13, 2009
Learn about SharePoint data backup and recovery best practices in W. Curtis Preston's latest column.
- April 03, 2009
Sepaton closed a $15.5 million funding round, and CEO Mike Worhach says the VTL vendor is preparing to add replication to its data deduplication capabilities for disaster recovery.
- March 31, 2009
Data deduplication is becoming increasingly popular SMBs because it saves time and money out of the box. This tip discusses data deduplication options and how using less storage capacity can delay additional purchasing.
- 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.
- March 26, 2009
Zen Innovation said it deployed Zmanda Amanda Enterprise for about one-tenth the cost of EMC Networker.
- March 25, 2009
Quantum's deduplicating VTL customers say that after an accidental power loss, their systems have taken hours and sometimes days to come back online.
- March 03, 2009
NetGear's ReadyNAS now comes preconfigured for backing up data to an Amazon S3 partner.
- March 02, 2009
Data backup and recovery can be faster with continuous data protection (CDP). Here's a look at the latest CDP products, the pros and cons of near versus real CDP, and its role in backup today.
- February 27, 2009
We've compiled the latest data protection/backup news: BakBone NetVault: Backup achieves VMware certification; Bocada announces new plug-in for Bocada Enterprise; FalconStor introduces HyperTrac Backup Accelerator; and more.
- February 24, 2009
Data deduplication has been penetrating shops of all sizes, but if you focus on the problem dedupe is addressing, it's one of many technologies that can achieve the same ends.
- 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 16, 2009
Tape vendors have recently improved their tape devices' density, enhancing management tools, integrating tape with their disk storage systems, and adding encryption.
- February 12, 2009
A key management interoperability protocol drafted by four major IT vendors, including HP, IBM and EMC, will take its first step toward becoming an industry-wide standard today.
- February 10, 2009
As predicted by analysts, small companies have found Symantec's Protection Network most appealing so far.
- February 09, 2009
Struggling tape vendor Overland Storage has been trying to reinvent itself with new disk products, but analysts say midrange tape's not dead yet.
- February 06, 2009
A regional bank and national cable television network scope data deduplication systems and choose EMC products to streamline their backups.
- 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 30, 2009
In part two of our series on data backup issues facing organizations today, we look at the biggest backup trends of 2008, and look at the year ahead.
- January 28, 2009
Email security vendor Barracuda, which has been making forays into the online backup space, plans to fold in Yosemite's software agents with its Barracuda Backup Service.
- 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.
- January 13, 2009
Microsoft's first service pack for Data Protection Manager includes an option for backing up data to Iron Mountain Digital, as well as boosted Hyper-V and application support.
- January 07, 2009
After two years of neglect, EMC upgrades the engine behind its Retrospect data backup software for Mac to bring its features up to date with the Windows version.
- January 06, 2009
Here's a look at the hottest trends in disk-based backup and recovery today: VTLs, data dedupe, encryption, virtualization and Serial ATA disk.
- January 05, 2009
Data protection/data backup saw several noteworthy trends in 2008. Here's a look at the the future of backup in 2009.
- 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.
- December 19, 2008
Looking to the future, storage administrators stress the need for better data management before the data ever gets to the backup stage.
- December 18, 2008
Not every backup admin has installed new disk systems or added CDP software -- some have improved their backup process by removing it from their IT environment entirely, and relying on a service provider in the cloud.
- December 17, 2008
Modernizing backup isn't just about disk and tape. Organizations also have an unprecedented number of software options to improve their backup process for different applications.
- December 16, 2008
Learn how users are taking advantage of new disk-based hardware choices to improve backup performance and reduce backup management time.
- December 05, 2008
So many organizations have lost data when tapes were lost during offsite transport or when a laptop was stolen, that unencrypted data represents a major risk.
- December 03, 2008
Most SMBs know they need to back up, but they don't match practices to risks, according to a recent survey.
- November 20, 2008
The lastest backup news this week: Spectra Logic releases new BlueScale features; SGI standardizes on Spectra Logic tapes; Fujifilm unveils new data center services; and more.
- November 18, 2008
EMC updates its data protection portfolio with enhanced data backup, deduplication, replication and backup reporting tools.
- November 14, 2008
Due to better integration with software partners, NetApp's data protection tools can be managed with CommVault's Simpana software. The data protection tools can also recover Mimosa's archive and Exchange applications.
- November 12, 2008
Seagate's services company i365 expands its EVault data protection platform with continuous data protection and bare-metal restore software applications, as well as SaaS disaster recovery for small and medium-sized businesses and remote offices.
- November 03, 2008
Learn about how virtual tape libraries (VTLs) are being intergrated into the data backup process with features like data deduplication and how data deduplication tools are used.
- October 29, 2008
NetApp is last to the party with secondary-storage data deduplication, but said it's taking a new approach to dedupe designed specifically for its own VTL.
- October 27, 2008
Online backup services are being successfully implemented by small to midsized businesses (SMBs) and enterprise users.
- October 13, 2008
Open-source backup company Zmanda is branching out with a closed-source Windows-only integration with Amazon's S3.
- October 10, 2008
Roger Williams Medical Center turns to data deduplication for improved backups after massive data growth and combines dedupe and VMotion for disaster recovery.
- October 07, 2008
Symantec and CommVault have connected backup software to Dell's MD1000i hardware to create Dell's first disk-to-disk backup appliance.
- 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.
- September 30, 2008
The coming 6 Gbps SAS spec may help SAS drives challenge not just Fibre Channel drives in enterprise SANs but solid state drives as well.
- September 24, 2008
Diligent CEO Doron Kempel and IBM VP Cindy Grossman talk to SearchStorage about data dedupe VTLs, IBM's 2009 roadmap, and what's in store for backup and data management.
- August 11, 2008
Asigra sues ROBObak, claiming its backup software rival unfairly represented Asigra in press releases.
- August 11, 2008
Some users of EMC's MozyPro onilne backup service are experiencing lengthy restores.
- August 07, 2008
Spearstone launches backup Software as a Service (SaaS) with data security features, such as remote data destruction.
- 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.
- August 04, 2008
Open-source backup startup Zmanda adds integration with Oracle and Windows apps, in order to play "feature catch-up" in the enterprise backup software arena.
- July 30, 2008
Quantum says its transition from tape vendor to systems vendor is nearly complete after getting a sales surge in data deduplication disk products while tape revenues decline.
- July 30, 2008
Analysts are impressed by the speed of IBM's first integration of CDP startup FilesX into the TSM portfolio, but further integration points remain.
- July 25, 2008
Data Domain, ExaGrid and EMC Avamar all report surging sales for their data deduplication products this week.
- July 21, 2008
Ask a storage manager which files they back up and you get a variety of answers, but there are definitely some file types you should avoid backing up.
- July 16, 2008
EMC continues to expand down market by bringing three of its acquisitions together in a new backup bundle that combines Mozy with Restropect Express and Iomega external hard drives.
- July 10, 2008
As a publisher of books on open-source tools, O'Reilly prefers to use them, but went with BakBone when open-source backup failed to meet its needs.
- June 17, 2008
BakBone Software turns to an open source strategy, tries to spark viral deployment of its NetVault Backup product by releasing a Free Use Edition for Enterprise Linux.
- June 16, 2008
Bank streamlines hundreds of backup tools acquired from a series of mergers down to two, saving it $800,000 in the process.
- June 12, 2008
Symantec revealed more details about NetBackup's new object-level recovery. Specific requirements for using the features, such as Windows NFS, have dimmed some users' enthusiasm for the products.
- June 10, 2008
Symantec's updated NetBackup gives users the ability to take incremental snapshots of VMware hosts, as well as CDP and data deduplication integration.
- June 09, 2008
Sepaton launches upgraded VTL series with better performance and capacity, and upgrades its data dedupe software to support remote replication.
- May 23, 2008
As Bocada adds policy management to its data protection software, some observers say that Bocada survives only because its software is sold through the Microsoft channel.
- May 19, 2008
At EMC World, EMC launched three virtual tape libraries that include data deduplication software from Quantum. Users can choose either inline or post-process deduplication, and the largest of the new VTL models -- the EMC Disk Library 4000 -- is ...
- May 13, 2008
IBM adds compression cards to its rebranded FalconStor VTL and says it has no plans to support its block-level data deduplication.
- May 12, 2008
Data Domain rolls out its data deduplication storage system, while EMC prepares to unveil its VTLs with data deduplication licensed from Quantum.
- May 02, 2008
Two organizations recently swapped out tape for disk-based backup saying they passed over VTLs from EMC and IBM in favor of NAS with data deduplication.
- April 30, 2008
Over the past year, CDP has evolved from a standalone product to a common backup software feature. This article outlines CDP's evolution and details where it stands today.
- April 28, 2008
A hospital's IT team selects CommVault's Simpana application to back up its key PACS archiving system because of its SIS data deduplication feature.
- April 18, 2008
IBM completes deal for Diligent Technologies, moving into VTL data deduplication space that is heating up with partnerships and new products.
- April 10, 2008
The Windows-focused FilesX product will add CDP capabilities to IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager backup software, with the goal of widening CDP's appeal in the midmarket, as well as remote offices.
- April 02, 2008
Sepaton's VTL customers say adding disk-based backup has shrunk backup windows, but it will be months before it can shrink data backed up by CommVault Simpana or EMC Networker software.
- March 31, 2008
Data Domain uses Veritas NetBackup API to streamline backups for customers of NetBackup 6.5 and Data Domain disk-backup devices.
- March 20, 2008
IBM may be looking at acquiring Diligent Technologies, which would make Diligent the second Israeli company in IBM's portfolio for data deduplication on virtual tape libraries.
- March 19, 2008
Here's how Ford & Harrison, a legal practice with 18 offices located across the country, protected multiple terabytes of sensitive data scattered across multiple locations.
- March 10, 2008
Hifn is adding data deduplication processing and encryption to its boards, which should appear in OEM products later this year.
- March 05, 2008
Symantec launches Veritas Backup Reporter 6.5 with more support for new disk-based backup options and tighter integration with NetBackup remains on the roadmap.
- February 26, 2008
Many new features such as data deduplication, CDP and encryption are being included in data protection software packages. Here's how the different packages stack up.
- February 11, 2008
HDS and Diligent take data deduplication downmarket with prepackaged appliances to simplify deployment, but analysts hope to see them take deduplication beyond VTL.
- February 07, 2008
CA hopes that the newest version of its ARCserve data backup software, which improves application integration with XOsoft, will boost ARCserve's declining market share in the data protection and data recovery market.
- February 01, 2008
Earnings reports show Data Domain and 3Par sales picked up after going public, despite increased competitive pressure.
- February 01, 2008
F5 adds support for virtual snapshots and a management console to Acopia ARX switches, but integration between its app delivery and file virtualization technologies must wait.
- January 28, 2008
Customers of CommVault's Simpana suite can now perform Web-based monitoring and troubleshooting of backups during off-hours.
- January 23, 2008
FalconStor beefs up clusters in v5 of its VTL software to boost data deduplication performance.
- January 22, 2008
EMC unveils its data backup Software as a Service product, Mozy Enterprise, along with a mystery architecture called Fortress.
- January 18, 2008
Open source backup product lets users back up to disk, tape and Amazon's grid; Drobo networks desktop storage; Quantum claims full-height LTO-4 performance in half-height drive.
- 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.
- November 12, 2007
Sepaton makes an enterprise push with its new hardware VTL platform, bolstered by DeltaStor deduplication technology and its forthcoming remote replication application.
- October 25, 2007
It takes more than blank tapes or cheap disks to handle enterprise data backups. Administrators must protect the business while meeting the compliance standards that are appropriate for their industry. Although faster tape drives can speed a ...