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This article is part of the Vol. 8 Num. 2 April 2009 issue of How to successfully deploy data replication
There's no skimping when it comes to data protection, but tight budgets mean that storage managers will be looking for solid value in their backup products. By Rachel Kanner As the economy slows, efficient data protection has become an even greater concern for companies. But as storage managers focus on doing more with less, finding the right data protection solution has never been more challenging. Marty Ward, senior director of product marketing, Data Protection Group at Symantec Corp., said finding appropriate data protection has become more urgent for two reasons: a general focus on saving money and companies no longer have the budget to hire more people. In the past few years, storage vendors have expanded their data protection portfolios. For example, Symantec built Veritas NetBackup to bundle features, including data backup, replication, virtual tape libraries (VTLs) and space-saving snapshots, into one data protection product. "We created interfaces into all of these different data protection technologies, whether they come from us or others, so you ... Access >>>
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