Lab Review: Bridging the archive-backup divide October 30, 2009
-- With the introduction of government regulations for strict archiving of particular data along with new backup technologies such as disk-to-disk backup and data deduplication, IT must now bridge that divide with a flexible archiving solution that easily integrates into current IT procedures.
Zetta delivers NAS-based cloud service October 22, 2009
-- Cloud storage startup Zetta has announced the commercial availability of its on-demand NAS service and is positioning the cloud as a cost-effective alternative to traditional methods of storing tier-2 data.
Quantum offers NAS-based dedupe appliances October 21, 2009
-- Quantum is out to expand its presence in the disk-based backup market through a new line of NAS-based disk backup and data deduplication appliances for midrange customers.
EMC refreshes Data Domain dedupe systems October 19, 2009
-- EMC overhauled Data Domain's entry-level and midrange deduplication systems with a new batch of disk-based backup systems that offer more performance and capacity than previous generation models.
Product highlights from SNW October 16, 2009
-- A number of vendors used this week's Storage Networking World (SNW) show in Phoenix to introduce new products. Here's a quick rundown.
SNW: SNIA attempts to clear up cloud confusion October 12, 2009
-- The SNIA has formed the Cloud Storage Initiative (CSI), a new program to advance the development and adoption of the Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) standard.
i365 offers cloud replication service October 7, 2009
-- Seagate's storage software arm, i365, today announced a cloud storage-based replication service for medium-sized businesses that takes data offsite to the i365 Cloud.
VMware beefs up SRM for DR October 6, 2009
-- VMware is now shipping a new version of vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with expanded storage support, tighter controls and expanded failover capabilities for disaster recovery for virtual machines.
Symantec unveils FileStore cloud storage platform October 5, 2009
-- <p><font size="2">Symantec today released Veritas FileStore, a new clustered file system aimed at enterprise customers looking to build public or private storage clouds.</font></p>
Lab Review: Automating D2D backup of virtual machines October 1, 2009
-- With NetBackup 6.5, IT is able to address the issues of data growth and storage resource utilization in a virtual operating environment via policy-driven data protection processes that reduce operator errors and promote automation.