Copan touts MAID for archiving
<B>April 30, 2007</B>—Disk-based backup and archiving specialist Copan Systems has upgraded its Revolution 220A File Archiver product by increasing the system's scalability and adding new software features for storing, retaining, and searching archived data.
Unitrends unveils all-in-one appliance
<B>April 27, 2007</B>—Unitrends this week released its Data Protection and Rapid Recovery 3.0 appliance and a new Multi-Drive Archive device. The appliance-based backup, recovery, and archiving solutions include bare-metal recovery, disk-based backup and retention, and electronic off-site vaulting.
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Adtech, ASNP, CA, DataCore, EMC, Huaqi, IBM, Imation, ISIC, PacketLight, ProStor, QLogic, Sun, Symantec, TDK, Viglen, Yosemite, and Zetera.
Data classification: Use brains, not brawn
<B>April 24, 2007</B>—Data classification initiatives increasingly rely on business value criteria, necessitating a move toward auto-classification using system-generated metadata.
Symantec upgrades BESR
<B>April 16, 2007</B>—At the Storage Networking World conference in San Diego tomorrow, Symantec will announce an upgrade to its Backup Exec System Recovery (BESR) product line.
Gresham enters VTL fray
<B>April 12, 2007</B>—Gresham Enterprise Storage, the storage arm of UK-based software and services company Gresham LLC, this week announced a new virtual tape library (VTL) product with built-in monitoring and statistical analysis features
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HP debuts new AiO array for SMBs
<B>April 11, 2007</B>—Hewlett-Packard continues to roll out new storage systems for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with the latest addition to its family of All-in-One (AiO) disk arrays—the StorageWorks AiO1200.
Sun touts open source storage
<B>April 10, 2007</B>—Sun Microsystems has announced that it is handing some of its storage technologies over for free to the storage developers within the OpenSolaris community
User survey: E-mail maintenance inadequate
<B>April 6, 2007</B>—Even as organizations become more dependent on e-mail to run their businesses, many don't dedicate enough staff or technology to prevent downtime, according to a recent King Research survey.
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Arsenal Digital services target SMBs
<B>April 4, 2007</B>—Arsenal Digital will announce two new services on Monday that will offer new strategies for achieving data-protection and disaster-recovery objectives.
Data center power and cooling strategies
<B>April 2, 2007</B>—The equipment that IT puts into data centers today is stressing power and cooling systems in a way that was not fathomed when most data centers were built.
Mendocino offers ‘hybrid’ CDP
Recognizing that “true” continuous data protection (CDP) can sometimes be overkill, Mendocino Software has added a “near-CDP” option to its InfiniView software.
The role of CDP for SMBs
Now that affordable implementations of continuous data protection (CDP) are available, SMBs can take advantage of technology that was once available only to larger enterprises with big IT budgets.
The ABCs of CDP, RTO, RPO
Continuous data protection used to be only for very large enterprises with very large budgets and extremely stringent requirements in terms of recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs).
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NetApp bolsters midrange
Network Appliance last month added new models to its midrange FAS (stand-alone) and V (virtualization) series of “unified storage” disk arrays.
HP acquires PolyServe
Hewlett-Packard has extended its plans in the NAS market with the acquisition of OEM partner and clustered file system vendor PolyServe.
FANs shape the future data center
When the analysts at the Taneja Group research/consulting firm coined the acronym file area network (FAN) last year, the firm was attempting to classify an emerging amalgam of various networking, storage, and software technologies that, when used together, offer significant improvements in data access and management across geographically dispersed locations.
Data-center storage trends, challenges
Data centers have become extremely complex. New technologies, fast growth, acquisitions, the online data explosion, and increased security concerns have driven complexity up and utilization rates down.
Cisco to purchase NeoPath
Cisco last month announced an agreement to acquire privately held NeoPath Networks, a maker of file storage management software and appliances.