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April 9, 2007  7:02 AM

Triple whammy, not enough

Posted by: mwright16
Storage backup

Like many in the storage industry, I keep wanting to declare tape is dead, or at least on its last legs, when it comes to data protection. I surely thought the triple whammy of emerging technologies like deduplication, asynchronous replication and removable disk cartridges were going to finally...

March 28, 2007  8:13 AM

The dark side of data protection

Posted by: mwright16
Storage backup

As backup software vendors are discovering, being flexible is the name of the game when it comes to incorporating the management of some of today’s hottest storage technologies – CDP, data classification, data de-duplication or integration with VTLs – into their backup software.


March 27, 2007  2:38 PM

Datacatch extends Google Desktop to thumb drives, CD-ROMs

Posted by: Beth Pariseau
Storage backup

Another software company riding the Google wave came to our attention this week--Datacatch, an Australian company which already markets an indexing tool for offline media written by Windows clients, including tape, CDs, DVDs, Blu-Ray and HD-DVDs, as well as flash drives. Datacatch has been...

March 20, 2007  12:04 PM

Backups are great. Restores are better!

Posted by: JoMaitland
Storage backup

The Alaskan Department of Revenue has just learned the hard way that your backups are only as good as your restores.


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