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Lab Review: Bridging the archive-backup divide
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
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
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
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
A number of vendors used this week's Storage Networking World (SNW) show in Phoenix to introduce new products. Here's a quick rundown.
BakBone ships NetVault with disk-based backup, dedupe features
BakBone Software is finally getting into the disk-based backup game with today's release of NetVault: Backup 8.5 and NetVault: SmartDisk for disk-based backup and data deduplication.
SNW: SNIA attempts to clear up cloud confusion
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
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
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
<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
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.