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Business Briefs

This section takes on late-breaking business and partnership news written for industry insiders.

Editorial: Storage gets cloudy

We've run a number of feature-length articles, and dozens of news stories, about cloud-based storage.

New Product

Each month, InfoStor rounds up timely new product announcements, providing a buyer?s guide for professionals.

News Analysis Trends

CA adds de-duplication, SRM to ARCserve

CA has added a slew of enhancements to its flagship ARCserve backup/recovery software and the XOsoft line of replication and high availability products, all of which fall under the CA Recovery Management umbrella.

Data Domain expands de-duplication with replication

Some analysts believe replication is where the battle for data de-duplication dominance is being fought.

HDS expands management software

Offers free virtualization software.

HP debuts iSCSI SAN, SAS for blades

Hewlett-Packard has advanced its iSCSI SAN products acquired from LeftHand Networks last year with the launch of the P4000 series of IP SANs and a virtual appliance that creates shared storage inside blade server enclosures.

PHD Virtual improves VM backups

PHD Virtual Technologies, which specializes in backup for VMware environments, recently released the 3.5 version of its flagship esXpress backup/recovery software.

Feature

Consider data reduction for primary storage

<p>Technologies such as data de-duplication and compression, applied to primary data, can significantly reduce storage costs, as well as power, cooling and floor-space requirements.</p>

Market prepped for 6Gbps SAS

Doubled performance is only one of the additions in the next generation of the SAS interface.

Replication and cloud computing are inseparable

Cloud computing and cloud-based storage will significantly improve data protection, and host-based replication will play a key role.

Use cases make the case for cloud storage

A look at early adopters makes it clear why some companies have already embraced "storage in the cloud," but there are still lingering concerns among other users.

Special Report

Enterprises see increased adoption of VTLs

Virtual tape libraries have become de rigeur in large enterprises, and adoption in medium-size companies is picking up steam.

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Volume 13
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June 2009