The following is a compilation of the last data backup technology news.
Memeo Backup Professional now available at Ingram Micro
Memeo Inc. announced an agreement with Global Marketing Partners Inc. to distribute Memeo's all new Backup Professional. Memeo Backup Professional is a local and online data backup product that can be used on office desktops and laptops. It automatically stores files to user-designated locations such as hard drives, networked computers or network-attached storage.
Acronis announces upgrade program for Acronis Backup & Recovery 10
Acronis Inc. announced a limited-time upgrade program for customers using other data backup products that move to Acronis Backup & Recovery 10, currently shipping. The program, coupled with Acronis' license-based pricing, drops the cost of entry to data deduplication to as much as 1/20th of software-based alternatives. The software's new deduplication starts at a list price of $28 per machine.
Acronis also unveiled an online calculator to quickly estimate the storage savings an organization could realize using data deduplication. The company claims the savings from deploying deduplication will more than cover the software's cost.
Bus-Tech announces mainframe virtual tape libraries for SMBs
Bus-Tech Inc. announced the introduction of the Mainframe Data Library (MDL) model 100S. Designed to provide mainframe virtual tape library (VTL) functionality to mainframe SMB shops, the MDL-100S has multiple data protection options for SMBs who are looking for mainframe tape storage replacement.
The MDL-100S is offered with 4.5 TB of usable RAID. Bus-Tech's Virtuent Replicator provides scheduled or mainframe-initiated asynchronous replication to secondary and tertiary sites via Internet Protocol while Virtuent Tape Backup gives users the option to back up the internal disks to IBM LTO-4 tape autoloader.
Incentra announces replication service with EMC Avamar
Incentra announced a new secure replication service delivered with EMC Avamar. This new product automates the offsite replication of customer backup data to improve disaster recovery capabilities and is the latest addition to Incentra's portfolio of managed storage services.
Incentra's Secure Replication infrastructures are designed on Dell and EMC technology. These infrastructures are housed in high-availability, SAS 70 Type II facility. The service, systems and processes are monitored 24/7 by Incentra's Network Operations Center located in Colorado. Performance reporting, alerts, historical analysis and ordering are available through the Incentra GridWorks portal. Backup data is automatically replicated over an encrypted VPN link. Data may be restored over the wire or with HDD media.
ExaGrid Systems posts record Q2 2009 sales results
ExaGrid Systems Inc. reported Q2 sales for the company were up 70 percent compared to the same quarter last year. The company said with more than 1,500 systems installed in more than 650 unique locations at 400 customers, ExaGrid has the industry's second-largest installed base of disk-based backup appliances with data deduplication in mid-market/small enterprise companies.
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