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This section takes on late-breaking business and partnership news written for industry insiders.
We've run a number of feature-length articles, and dozens of news stories, about cloud-based storage.
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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.
Some analysts believe replication is where the battle for data de-duplication dominance is being fought.
Offers free virtualization software.
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 Technologies, which specializes in backup for VMware environments, recently released the 3.5 version of its flagship esXpress backup/recovery software.
<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>
Doubled performance is only one of the additions in the next generation of the SAS interface.
Cloud computing and cloud-based storage will significantly improve data protection, and host-based replication will play a key role.
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.
Virtual tape libraries have become de rigeur in large enterprises, and adoption in medium-size companies is picking up steam.