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Archiving and backup News
October 05, 2021
Quantum's new product combines ActiveScale object storage and Quantum tape to deploy a petabyte-scale cold storage environment within customers' on-prem data centers.
August 10, 2021
America's Test Kitchen uses Rubrik to store backups and snapshots in the cloud, then archives older data to an on-premises StorOne appliance for faster and cheaper retrieval.
July 30, 2021
Storage customers such as the German data processing service center GWDG have started to think about how they can archive data forever. It's challenging and complex, but possible.
July 13, 2021
XenData launched an object storage interface for its LTO archives, along with a new synchronization service that consolidates multiple archives into a single, global repository.
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Microsoft's Project Silica stores data in silica glass, similar to the crystals in 'Superman' films. In fact, 'Superman' already played a major role in the forward-looking project. Continue Reading
DNA storage isn't just a futuristic concept -- many companies are actively involved in its development and promotion. There's a major use case in data archiving. Continue Reading
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NAS devices provide reliable data storage for businesses of all sizes. Backing up that data requires organizations to implement additional data protection efforts. Continue Reading
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A strong data protection strategy must follow applicable standards and regulations to protect data and comply with privacy laws. What are some key standards to look out for? Continue Reading
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