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HDS to launch cloud storage services
Hitachi Data Systems expanded on the cloud strategy it announced last October with the introduction of two cloud storage services, one for private clouds and one for public clouds.
Cleversafe updates software, licensing for cloud providers
To entice service providers, Cleversafe today released a new version of its software and altered its pricing model to give customers more options for deploying and managing cloud storage.
Sepaton aims for the clouds with new software
Sepaton is shipping a new batch of disk-based backup appliances based on Hitachi's AMS 2100 disk arrays with a new version of its data protection software that turns Sepaton's appliances into back-end storage for managed service and cloud service providers.
EMC adds unstructured data to SourceOne's archiving
EMC continued to round out its SourceOne e-mail management and archiving software this week with the launches of EMC SourceOne File Intelligence and SourceOne for File Systems, a pair of products designed to manage unstructured data.
Why don't storage customers use tape tiers?
Everyone is talking about tiered storage for disk arrays, so why not apply a tiering strategy to enterprise tape as well? There are several obstacles to implementing a tiered tape strategy.
NEC debuts mini-HYDRA for SMB backup
NEC has packed the features and functions of its high-end HYDRAstor grid storage system into a single-node mini-HYDRA system as it attempts to expand the reach of HYDRAstor into the SMB market.
Sepaton offers Secure Erasure option for VTLs
Virtual tape library (VTL) vendor Sepaton is now offering Secure Erasure, a licensed option for its S2100-ES2 data protection appliances that guarantees the erasure of information on virtual tape cartridges.
Sanbolic tightens integration with Hyper-V
At Microsoft Tech-Ed this week, Sanbolic introduced two software solutions based on its Melio clustered file system -- one for Hyper-V SAN environments and one for non-SAN infrastructures.
SGI upgrades Copan disk-based backup platform
SGI is branching out beyond virtual tape libraries (VTL) and into the disk-based backup market with today's launch of the SGI Copan 400 series.
Riverbed optimizes bandwidth for EMC SRDF
Riverbed today announced version 6.1 of the Riverbed Optimization System (RiOS), which includes a set of optimization techniques that improve data reduction and throughput for EMC's SRDF.
Asigra enhances cloud storage software
Asigra launched Asigra Cloud Backup v10 software today with support for mobile devices, new levels of tiered recovery, and added support for virtual server platforms and backup sets.
Startup brings tier-1 performance to cloud storage
Panzura launched today with the introduction of the Application Cloud Controller (ACC), an application-aware device based on SSD drives that functions as a read/write cache to eliminate latency in cloud storage environments.