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This section takes on late-breaking business and partnership news written for industry insiders.
New Analysis Trends
CommVault has released a new version of its flagship data protection software, Simpana 8, with upgraded recovery management, data de-duplication, virtual server protection, and content management capabilities.
Dell has entered a three-way development partnership with Quantum and EMC under which the trio will develop and standardize all Quantum, Dell and Dell/EMC storage products on a common de-duplication architecture.
Xsigo Systems has landed a big partner: Dell is reselling Xsigo's line of I/O virtualization products as a server and storage connectivity option for its PowerEdge servers and PowerVault, EqualLogic, and Dell/EMC storage systems.
Warren Buffett's remark that, "only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked," is apropos for the current economic downturn.
The newest version of IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) backup/recovery software includes performance, scalability, and availability upgrades, as well as free data de- duplication technology.
The Storage Networking Industry Association's Green Storage Initiative (GSI) group recently released tools for classifying and measuring the energy consumption of storage systems.
Virtual tape libraries (VTLs) have come of age, solidifying their position as a preferred technology for tackling backup windows and data growth.
Storage In The Studio
<p>Higher resolutions require massive increases in storage capacity and bandwidth.</p>
<p>From large production studios to two-person boutiques, the mantra is the same: More bandwidth and more capacity.</p>
Application-centric storage models challenge the dominance of SAN architectures.
While doing some research for a white paper, I came across the term ?high velocity data??a term that resonated with me but caused me to wonder what the implications of high velocity data were for storage architectures.
This issue includes our annual Storage in the Studio supplement, which focuses on the role of storage in media/entertainment applications, such as pre- and post-production, non-liner editing, animation, special effects, etc. in the film and TV industries.
Each month, InfoStor rounds up timely new product announcements, providing a buyer’s guide for professionals.
Clusters address performance, scalability, efficiency and other IT requirements, but there are a number of options.