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Vol. 8 Num. 2 April 2009

Value-based data protection

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 ...

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Features in this issue

  • Power-smart disk systems

    Disk drive systems use more power than just about any other data center gear, but storage vendors are addressing this problem with a variety of technologies.

  • Value-based data protection

    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.

  • The buzz about dedupe

    Approximately one-third of respondents to Storage magazine's latest survey use a dedupe product, but how easy will it be to convert stragglers?

  • Replication alternatives

    Data replication is great for protecting critical data and ensuring quick recoveries. Find out where you should deploy replication: in your array, network or servers.

  • Virtual jobs

    Virtualizing servers, storage and even networks will change the face of IT and significantly impact the roles of storage professionals.

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