Disk Based Backup Featured Articles

ExaGrid Buffs Up Its Disk Backup Appliances
October 17, 2014 -- The company's new EX32000E backup system scales to 882 TB of disk-based backup capacity.
Disk Storage System Sales Slip in Q2: IDC
September 5, 2014 -- Data storage vendors experience a drop in demand for high-end systems for the fourth straight quarter.
Dell Launches DL1000 and DR2000v Backup Appliances
July 16, 2014 -- Company ships new data protection offerings with SMBs and remote office environments in mind.
What Do 6TB Drives Mean to Data Storage?
April 22, 2014 -- How will the release of these hefty drives change the data storage landscape?
Helium Drives for Data Storage
March 31, 2014 -- You might consider a helium drive, but make sure you’re making the right product comparison.
Data Storage Mysteries: What Happened to MAID?
March 10, 2014 -- The technology behind massive array of idle drives never took off, despite massive hype. Its failure offers a lesson for today's storage admins.
Sony and Panasonic Work on New Optical Archival Disc
March 10, 2014 -- Another optical disc format? The companies see a future for a Blu-ray successor that packs up to 1 TB of storage capacity.
The Need for Realistic Benchmarking Protocols
March 5, 2014 -- Without realistic benchmarks that address real world problems all we we are going to get is vendor hype.
Data Storage Issues: Big Data Benchmarking
February 26, 2014 -- SPEC storage benchmarks are well designed, yet the underlying hardware is often not configured for the real world.
The Future of Cold Storage
February 24, 2014 -- Several data storage technologies are competing to be the leader in the storage of infrequently accessed data.
Data Storage Buyouts Reflect Industry Trends
January 7, 2014 -- To know what data storage trends are hot, look at which companies are getting acquired.
Seagate to Acquire Xyratex for $374M
December 27, 2013 -- Hard drive maker is snapping up a provider of enterprise storage systems and drive testing equipment used in manufacturing.
The Rise of Helium Drives in Data Storage
December 16, 2013 -- After many years of research, helium-filled enterprise class disk drives are entering the market.
SGI Tackles Big Data Storage
October 23, 2013 -- HPC systems provider unveils a new line of Big Data storage solutions and pre-integrated Hadoop systems.
HDDs Are Still Spinning (Rust Never Sleeps)
October 21, 2013 -- Contrary to some accounts, traditional spinning disks continue to play a major role in enterprise storage.
Kaminario Upgrades K2 With DataProtect
February 28, 2012 -- The solid-state pure play is bundling new data protection software with its K2 SAN systems.
Nimbus Delivers Flash Storage for Mission-Critical Infrastructure
January 31, 2012 -- Nimbus Data Systems' E-Class Flash Memory System is a fully redundant multi-protocol solid-state storage system that packs 440 TB into a single rack and is intended for mission-critical enterprise and cloud infrastructure.
Seagate Revises 2Q Guidance Upward but HDDs Still in Short Supply
January 5, 2012 -- Reporting preliminary fiscal second quarter 2012 financial results, Seagate Technology said revenues for the quarter were better than expected, but it believes hard disk drives will continue to be in short supply through 2012.
Market for External Disk Storage Systems Continues Growth, but Slows
December 9, 2011 -- IDC and Gartner agreed that external disk storage systems posted double-digit growth for the sixth consecutive time in the third quarter of 2011, but that growth appears to be slowing.
Nimble Ships Hybrid Storage Appliance
July 15, 2011 -- By combining flash memory with high-capacity disks, Nimble aims for smaller IT shops that want a single device for both primary storage and enterprise backup.
Acronis Ships Backup & Recovery 11
June 21, 2011 -- Long a disk imaging stalwart, Acronis just updated its backup and recovery package for businesses.
Sepaton Rolls Out Remote Office Solution
May 23, 2011 -- Sepaton is readying new remote office backup solutions that work on a 'hub and spoke' model.
Iomega Debuts New Storage for Small Businesses
May 4, 2011 -- In a move meant to hone its focus on the SMB marketplace, storage provider Iomega trots out a new line of configurable storage for smaller businesses.
SGI preps file-based active archive
March 9, 2011 -- ArcFiniti scales to 1.4PB and provides a tiered storage architecture with automated, policy-based data movement between tiers.
Taneja Group Lab Review: Cirtas' Bluejet
March 8, 2011 -- Hands-on testing of Cirtas' Bluejet Cloud Storage Controller.