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Guidelines for implementing cloud storage
February 26, 2010 -- Whether you're considering an internal or external cloud, beware of the potential pitfalls and plan accordingly.
Cleversafe beefs up dsNet hardware for cloud deployments
February 25, 2010 -- Cleversafe has refreshed its Dispersed Storage Network (dsNet) hardware to include bigger disk drives, additional connectivity options and an integrated rack system.
Iron Mountain buys Mimosa for on-premise archiving
February 23, 2010 -- Iron Mountain has acquired archiving software maker Mimosa Systems for $112 million in cash to round out its archiving portfolio.
Double-Take partners with Amazon on cloud DR
February 22, 2010 -- Double-Take Software today announced a partnership with Amazon to deliver cloud-based backup and disaster recovery (DR) services.
Cloud Leverage offers cloud storage for a nickel per GB
February 22, 2010 -- Cloud Leverage claims to offer "enterprise-grade" cloud storage at a cost of $.05 per gigabyte, per data center without data transfer or bandwidth charges.
EMC intros GeoProtect, new hardware for Atmos
February 16, 2010 -- EMC today announced a round of hardware and software upgrades to its Atmos cloud storage platform with faster processors, higher-capacity disk drives, and more options for protecting data over distances.
Riverbed adds SSDs to WAN optimization appliances
February 10, 2010 -- Riverbed Technology has announced availability of the Steelhead 7050 WAN optimization appliance with SSDs, 10GbE connectivity and better performance than previous models for disaster recovery environments.
Startup Nasuni puts primary NAS in the cloud
February 9, 2010 -- Storage startup Nasuni today debuted a VMware-based virtual NAS file server that, according to the company, consolidates NAS clusters by putting primary storage data in the cloud.
Lab Review: Disk imaging for physical and virtual machines
February 5, 2010 -- Paragon's Drive Backup 10 Server software leverages disk imaging tools to simplify storage management issues, from consolidation to disaster recovery protection, in both physical and virtual environments.
Survey: Users not very interested in cloud storage
February 4, 2010 -- According to the results of a recent survey conducted by Forrester Research, end-user interest in hosted cloud storage is, at best, lukewarm and deployment is not on the horizon.
ProStor adds backup to InfiniVault appliances
February 2, 2010 -- ProStor Systems' InfiniVault appliances, which are based on RDX removable disk drives, are typically used for archiving. But this week the company added the ability to use the appliance as a backup target in addition to an archive platform.
CommVault connects Simpana software to the cloud
February 1, 2010 -- CommVault is now shipping a software option that allows its Simpana data management software to write backup and archive data directly to cloud storage platforms.