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Exagrid announces new data backup application support and other news

Exagrid announces new data backup application support, eClaris uses Index Engines to Process for backup tape e-discovery project, and other data backup news.

ExaGrid Systems Inc. announced expanded support of additional data backup applications. The new backup applications it now supports are from Veeam Software and IBM Corp.

The company said Veeam's VMware data protection product allows joint customers to utilize Veeam in VMware virtual environments on ExaGrid's disk-based backup system utility share.

ExaGrid also now supports the ability to protect data on the IBM System i platform, also known as iSeries or AS400. Users can now store data with ExaGrid's byte-level data deduplication.

Other data backup applications supported by ExaGrid include CA ARCserve, CommVault Simpana, EMC Corp. NetWorker, Hewlett-Packard Co. Data Protector, Symantec Corp. NetBackup and Backup Exec, Microsoft SQL, Oracle RMAN, Linux/Unix "Dumps" and Vizioncore vRanger Pro.

eClaris uses Index Engines for backup tape e-discovery project

eClaris Inc. announced the completion an e-discovery project where eClaris used Index Engines to discover and collect of 517 TB of data contained on 1,200 backup tapes, consisting of more than 2.2 billion unstructured files and email. The cataloging, indexing, search and extraction of the relevant data were completed in 47 days. eClaris performed this project for a law firm handling a SEC investigation. The court mandated that relevant tape data be produced within 60 days. The electronically stored information that was ordered discoverable was from five years of data backed up using Symantec Backup Exec.

Cortex I.T. announces BackupAssist update

Cortex I.T. Labs recently released an update of its BackupAssist product that covers the latest Windows 2010 business products, including Exchange Server 2010 and SQL Server 2010. The new features of BackupAssist v6 include fully automated backups on Windows Hyper-V Server, Windows Server 2008 R2 and the ability to facilitate remote backups via rsync to the cloud. New security features include AES-256 encryption and file name obfuscation.

Spare Backup Launches Spare Mobile Security

Spare Backup announced its new Spare Mobile Security, which is a new suite of software tools that will be offered as a standalone product or with its mobile backup software. Spare Mobile Security allows users to remotely manage their mobile device. The suite includes five features: Locate my Phone, Message my Phone, Lock my Phone, Remote Audible Alert and Wipe my Phone. Spare Backup is currently working with its partners to develop additional features that will be bundled with its mobile backup application.

Tandberg Data announces agreement with Toshiba

Tandberg Data announced an agreement with Toshiba in which Tandberg Data will provide Toshiba with RDX removable disk devices to back up its line of MAGNIA servers. Toshiba customers can use 160 GB, 320 GB and 500 GB RDX cartridge capacities. The company said its RDX technology offers a native 45 MBps transfer rate.

Trend Micro announces SafeSync

Trend Micro Inc. announced its first standalone product resulting from its acquisition of Humyo, an online storage and data synchronization company. Trend Micro SafeSync offers a secure personal cloud to individual consumers. It features automatic online backup and data synchronization of files to an online storage center across multiple computers and Internet-connected devices. Using a Web browser, users can access and share their files. Users can also download a client software, which synchronizes files across all their computers and enables access to Trend Micro SafeSync through a virtual hard drive on their PC -- even when offline.


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