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July 9, 2012  7:57 AM

Why Katie left Tom, and who gets the data?

Posted by: Randy Kerns
cloud backup, data backup, data management, data protection, data security, Storage

Like many people in the high tech world, I don’t usually pay attention to the latest entertainment gossip. But while watching the news recently at a hotel, I found myself barraged with information about

December 2, 2011  10:59 AM

Physical, virtual backup still mostly a two-headed beast

Posted by: Dave Raffo
data backup, quest vranger, veeam, virtual machine backup

We received a couple of reminders this week about how important backing up virtual machines is in an organization’s data protection strategy. First, virtual server backup...

July 28, 2011  2:17 PM

Quantum sputters, looks to new DXi launch for lift

Posted by: Dave Raffo
data backup, data deduplication, disk backup, DXi Accent, Quantum DXi, tape backup

Quantum has a lot riding on its new DXi Accent deduplication software and DXi6701 and 6702 backup appliances that launched Wednesday. During the vendor’s...

May 11, 2010  12:18 PM

EMC World Day 2: Backup and Unisphere

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, data deduplication, disk arrays, Storage conferences, storage vendors

Big day on tap at EMC World -- we were just given press releases for several announcements going out today: Data Domain software called DD Boost, integrated today with NetBackup and Backup Exec and in the second half of this year with EMC Networker; Unisphere unified management between Clariion and...

April 6, 2010  4:15 PM

NEC delivers HydraStor integration with Symantec’s OST

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, data deduplication, disk-based backup

NEC Corp. of America said today that its HydraStor grid backup and archive storage system has been integrated with Symantec's OpenStorage API (OST) to give Symantec NetBackup users direct control over HydraStor for data deduplication and replication. OpenStorage, first launched in late...

March 15, 2010  4:27 PM

A Sepaton data deduplication deep dive

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, data deduplication


January 26, 2010  6:14 PM

Symantec says VMware should update its VSS writer code

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, Storage and server virtualization

In a followup to my post Monday about VMware and VSS integration issues as pointed out by W. Curtis Preston, Symantec emailed over the following statement from Peter Elliman,...

January 25, 2010  10:02 PM

Backup expert says VMware VSS integration falls short

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, Storage and server virtualization

Among the updates Symantec announced today to its NetBackup 7.0 and Backup Exec 2010 backup applications are enhancements to the granular backup of applications running in virtual servers, in part...

October 16, 2009  3:54 PM

CommVault fires back at EMC’s Slootman

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, data deduplication, storage vendors

Former Data Domain CEO Frank Slootman, now president of EMC's data backup and recovery division, sat down for a Q&A with that's been getting some attention from the...

October 1, 2009  3:51 PM

Zmanda spruces up Windows cloud backup

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Cloud storage, data backup

Open-source data backup software company Zmanda Inc. is releasing version 2.0 of its Zmanda Cloud Backup (ZCB) for Windows today. New features include:

  • Geography control - customers can tag data so that it's backed up to a cloud data center in a certain region. For...

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