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data compliance and archiving

July 21, 2008  12:25 PM

NetApp bug-blog flap hits Jerry Springer proportions

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Around the water cooler, data compliance and archiving, Strategic storage vendors

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July 16, 2008  3:22 PM

NetApp Plasmon’s Trojan Horse for Enterprise Data Centers

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving, NAS, Strategic storage vendors

Since he sold Softek to IBM and was appointed CEO of British-based optical storage vendor Plasmon last November, Steven Murphy has had a tough row to hoe. Plasmon is one of the few survivors--if not the only survivor--of the optical storage market, which historically has been stunted by usability...

June 25, 2008  4:01 PM

Nirvanix readying cloud-based NAS

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving, NAS, Storage managed service providers, Storage Software as a Service

Startup Nirvanix today unveiled CloudNAS, which will combine Nirvanix software agents with Linux or Windows servers at the customer site to offer standard NAS storage in the cloud. Until now, Nirvanix and most other cloud storage services such as Amazon's S3 required API integration between...

June 19, 2008  10:17 AM

Users rebel against e-Discovery liabilities

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving

Tory Skyers' post about dedupe and the law jogged my memory about recent conversations I've had with users about data compliance and archiving. It's become a big topic for this industry, and as stewards...

June 19, 2008  8:46 AM

Compression, dedupe and the law

Posted by: Tskyers
data compliance and archiving

Data deduplication is the poster child of 2008. Everyone is rushing to add this capability to just about everything that could possibly ever sit on a network--I thought I saw an ad for a cable tester with de-dupe built in! On the face of it, de-dupe looks like the savior it's made out to be (except...

June 17, 2008  8:29 AM

Email archiving latecomer Atempo sweetens deal with file archiving integration

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving

Better late than never. Backup software vendor Atempo has ventured into the email archiving market by coming out with the first full integration into its product line of intellectual property it acquired with Lighthouse Global Technologies in February. Obviously, the release of an email...

May 12, 2008  10:35 AM

Kazeon and Clearwell square off in e-discovery price prizefight

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving

I need to start a category on this blog called "Vendorfights." Today's squabble comes from two e-discovery players. In this corner: Kazeon, which recently announced that they can do your data...

April 21, 2008  4:21 PM

Data deduplication: no lifeguard on duty?

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data backup, data compliance and archiving, data deduplication

In the course of a conversation today with a new SRM vendor, ArxScan, CEO Mark Fitzsimmons mentioned a use case for the startup's product that had me raising my eyebrows: basically, keeping data deduplication systems honest.

According to Fitzsimmons, a large pharma company wanted the...

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 4, 2008  2:35 PM

EMC hashes out enterprise archiving SaaS

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
data compliance and archiving

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