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September 04, 2019
Commvault makes its first acquisition: software-defined storage vendor Hedvig, with plans of converging primary and secondary storage to serve data management needs.
July 30, 2019
Making movies is a file-intensive business, and Hollywood studios must give their artists the right storage technologies to store, manage and protect business-critical data.
April 25, 2019
The Event Horizon Telescope team had to find a way to capture, store, process and back up petabytes of radio signal data to create the world's first black hole image.
January 14, 2019
The Quantum backup appliance lineup gets refreshed with the addition of the DXi4800 and DXi9000 series. But the vendor is staying away from integrated appliances at the moment.
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