The following is a compilation of this week's backup and recovery news.
FujiFilm to manufacture 5 TB data cartridge for Oracle's new tape drive
Fujifilm Recording Media U.S.A. Inc. announced it will manufacture the data cartridge for Oracle's newest StorageTek T10000C tape drive. The StorageTek T10000C data cartridge is manufactured using Fujifilm's Barium-Ferrite (BaFe) particle and has a native storage capacity of 5 TB. It supports a native transfer speed of 240 MBps.
Rebit releases Rebit 5 data backup software
Rebit Inc. announced its newest data backup software, Rebit 5. Rebit 5 features a new user interface that shows backup and recovery status at a glance, support for direct-attached storage and network-attached storage, recovery point creation and system restore, drive rotation for home office and small businesses, and USB 3.0 support. It is available in single- and three-PC licenses and is also offered installed on portable and desktop hard drive appliances in capacities ranging from 320 GB to 2 TB.
3X Systems introduces new remote backup appliance with private cloud
3X Systems announced the 3X RBA Enterprise Series, a remote backup appliance for larger organizations and distributed users. 3X Systems uses a private cloud architecture. Organizations can back up all of their Microsoft Windows-based servers, workstations and laptops over the Internet to a central appliance that delivers data protection and disaster recovery capabilities. The appliance also offers data deduplication, encryption and block-level backup capabilities.
eSilo announces new backup and disaster recovery tool
eSilo announced SiloSphere, a new backup and disaster recovery product. SiloSphere's web management interface and global network architecture is designed to eliminate remote-office backup issues with one backup system. eSilo claims its distributed architecture makes recovery time better by restoring data on the target rather than the archive server, minimizing the data transferred. SiloSphere keeps all data backed up within an online archive and can identify blocks and prevent the retransmission of error files throughout the system leading to recovery.
National Research Council Canada chooses Arkeia Network Backup
Arkeia Software announced that the National Research Council Canada Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory has chosen Arkeia Network Backup to protect its scientific and operational data. NRC-DRAO used to employ three different backup products: Arkeia for Linux machines, CA ArcServe for AIX and Symantec Backup Exec for Windows. To simplify backup management, NRC-DRAO chose one -- Arkeia Network Backup for consolidation and support for VMware's vSphere.
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