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April 28, 2017  10:11 AM

Data protection report finds ‘availability gap’ hurting IT growth

Paul Crocetti Paul Crocetti Profile: Paul Crocetti
Data protection

Many organizations face the danger of falling through data protection gaps, according to a recent survey. Eighty-two percent of organizations agreed or strongly agreed that they have an "availability gap" between how fast they

October 28, 2016  8:09 AM

StorNext sales help Quantum scale revenue

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Data protection, DXi, Quantum, Scale-out Storage, StorNext

With its StorNext revenue rising while data protection sales remained flat, Quantum achieved its second straight growth period last quarter. The StorNext file system...

October 26, 2016  9:30 AM

Cloud holds silver lining for Commvault

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Commvault, Data protection

Commvault’s push to store customer data in the cloud is paying off. CEO Bob Hammer said the amount of data stored in the cloud with Commvault software has more than doubled since the start of 2016. That helped the data protection and management software vendor to better revenue growth than...

September 16, 2016  1:46 PM

Veritas: Dell EMC’s no marriage made in heaven

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Data protection, Veritas

LAS VEGAS -- In the pre-Symantec days when Veritas was an independent storage software company, its executives frequently bashed their primary competitor EMC. That rhetoric cooled after Symantec bought Veritas, and the chief EMC bashers (including current Dell EMC CMO

July 29, 2016  9:55 AM

Quantum results indicate ‘stable’ backup market

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Data protection, Quantum

It’s no secret that storage sales have been hard to come by over the last year or two. Most of the large vendors experience product revenue decreases or small increases quarter after quarter. But the data protection market appears to be on the upswing, or least it’s no longer on the...

May 3, 2016  5:47 PM

Commvault Systems posts second straight quarter of revenue gains

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Data protection

Data protection vendor Commvault Systems generated $159.6 million in revenues in the fourth quarter, hitting the second consecutive quarter of sequential growth after three quarters of declining revenues. The company beat Wall Street analysts' expectations by $2.47 million, with total revenues...

April 12, 2016  1:59 PM

Cohesity adds cloud to its converged data protection

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Cohesity, Data protection

Cohesity, which bills itself as convergence for secondary data, is adding public cloud support to its data protection platform. Cohesity’s  converged data protection strategy...

May 26, 2015  1:07 PM

Commvault takes next step in file sync/share

Sonia Lelii Sonia Lelii Profile: Sonia Lelii
Commvault, Data protection

Like many data protection vendors, Commvault added file sync and share capabilities within the last few years. Today, Commvault expanded its

January 30, 2015  3:38 PM

CommVault now sees a point in smaller bundles

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
Commvault, Data protection, Storage

For years, CommVault boasted about how it sold one application that handled all data protection and management needs. That is changing, as its tries to perk up tepid financial growth in a more competitive market. CommVault CEO Bob Hammer said the one-stop shopping approach still helps with large...

July 11, 2014  12:50 PM

CA’s arcserve goes out for a spin

Dave Raffo Dave Raffo Profile: Dave Raffo
ArcServe, Backup software, Data protection, Storage

When CA Technologies launched its arcserve Unified Data Protection (UDP) platform in May, it was considered a new direction for the backup and recovery platform. It turns out the direction...


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