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January 24, 2013  9:27 AM

Symantec CEO praises NetBackup, prepares new company strategy

Posted by: Dave Raffo
Storage, Symantec

Symantec executives Wednesday indicated backup and storage would continue to play a big role in its future, especially after a strong fourth quarter for NetBackup. Symantec folded its earnings report into a two-hour presentation focused mainly on outlining the company’s strategic direction...

August 13, 2012  2:55 PM

Violin turns to Symantec for solid-state software stack

Posted by: Dave Raffo
flash, flash array, solid state storage, Storage, Symantec, violin memory

Flash arrays already have spinning disk drives beat for performance, but they will require data management software for flash to become the medium of choice...

April 24, 2012  11:19 AM

Symantec backup sales slip, hopes appliances will help

Posted by: Dave Raffo
backup appliances, Backup Exec, Net Backup, Symantec

Symantec today said its sales for last quarter came in below expectations, impacted in part by customers waiting for its Backup Exec refresh. But while its storage...

February 22, 2012  4:19 PM

Symantec set to hop on Hadoop, tackle ‘big data’

Posted by: Dave Raffo
big data, hadoop, Symantec

Symantec will jump into the “big data” market this year with an application designed to make Hadoop

January 18, 2012  6:56 PM

Symantec gobbles up LiveOffice for $115 million

Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Clearwell, e-Discovery, Facebook, LiveOffice, social media, Symantec, Twitter

Symantec Corp. plans to use its newly acquired LiveOffice, a cloud-based archiving service, to provide end users with better search and data analysis capabilities for legal documents stored in the cloud. Symantec announced on Monday it acquired LiveOffice for $115 million, a transaction that...

December 8, 2011  1:42 PM

Symantec enlists partners for Backup Exec beta testing

Posted by: Sonia Lelii
Backup Exec, disaster recovery, Symantec, V-Ray

Symantec Corp. is ready to roll out the Backup Exec 2012 beta, which includes...


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