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April, 2008

April 17, 2008  4:17 PM

Disk vs. tape, cont’d (ad nauseam)

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup

Disk vs. tape is not a new argument, but over time it takes on different permutations, especially as disk-based backup in its various forms gains popularity and new technologies get introduced like data deduplication that bring some of the economics of disk closer to those of tape. One theme I've...

April 16, 2008  1:17 PM

ExaGrid, Dell, EqualLogic partner on dedupe

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data deduplication, Strategic storage vendors

Dell's been so acquisitive in storage lately that every new announcement from them, especially about partnerships, has me paying attention. I don't believe that their buying spree is necessarily over. This week, Dell certified

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April 15, 2008  12:42 PM

Oracle jumps into archiving; can Microsoft be far behind?

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving

Oracle is getting into the archiving game with the Oracle Universal Online Archive, which will archive email as well as unstructured files. The product will use Oracle's own database as the underlying infrastructure, with Oracle Fusion Middleware on top for data ingestion and user...

April 14, 2008  2:36 PM

More SaaS: distribution and the appeal of outsourced archiving

Posted by: Beth Pariseau

My previous post about the value-add of online backup got me thinking about another series of conversations I've had recently about data storage SaaS in general (more on the compliance and archiving side than in backup, per se).

One value prop I hadn't really thought about was suggested...

April 14, 2008  2:20 PM

Blog dialogue: Online vs. traditional backup

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, software as a service, Storage backup

I was very happy to see one of my regular blog-stops, Anil Gupta's Network Storage, pick up on a recent post I wrote--the one about HP's new online storage services.

In his response...

April 11, 2008  1:24 PM

Further thoughts on self-healing storage

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, Strategic storage vendors

In case you're like me and can't get enough of the technical nitty-gritty on the new self-healing storage systems from Atrato and Xiotech, here are some tidbits from the cutting room floor so to speak, that didn't make it into the article I did this week comparing the two systems. This in...

April 10, 2008  2:44 PM

SAS storage on a Windows Vista desktop

Posted by: Tskyers
disk drives

This blog is about three months in the making. First, a bit of background. Several posts ago, I predicted the death of SATA in favor of SAS, which is only marginally more expensive...

April 9, 2008  5:14 PM

EMC certifies Exchange competitor

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Strategic storage vendors

It's fairly routine for EMC to certify a multitude of different products as interoperable with its own, based on customer requests. But a recent press...

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April 8, 2008  4:30 PM

HP unveils unlimited online storage for SOHO market

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage managed service providers, Storage Software as a Service, Strategic storage vendors

HP has taken the wraps off a new online storage service for consumers and small offices, called HP Upline. The service has three levels: Home and Home Office, Family Account and Professional Account. Home accounts include one license, unlimited storage, online backup and basic support for $59 per...

April 8, 2008  9:25 AM

Riverbed, Silver Peak offered third-party AutoCAD testing

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Data storage management, Strategic storage vendors

Wading into bickering between vendors is always fun. My most recent go-round with this has been the AutoCAD compatibility debate between Silver Peak and Riverbed. It began with the

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