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This article is part of the Vol. 3 No. 11 January 2005 issue of The 15 top storage products of 2004
QiNetix Aims to Move Mountains (of Tape) Product snapshot Product: CommVault QiNetix second generation. Description: Backup and recovery analysis and reporting tool. Key Features: Provides information to improve media usage and administrator productivity. Pros: Well-integrated architecture that's easy to use. Cons: Procedures are not very flexible, and straying from them can cause difficulties. Price: $34,085 as configured for the test. Root canal, IRS audits, college tuition payments, and backup and recovery (B/R) may well top the list of least-favorite events among storage administrators. In fact, B/R ranks among the most problem-plagued areas in surveys of IT organizations. It's also among the top three storage spending priorities for IT groups, which should provide an economic incentive for vendors to provide fresh products to improve B/R operations. CommVault Systems Inc.'s QiNetix, with its storage resource management (SRM)-like approach to this problem, is a good example. Diogenes Analytical Laboratories Inc. estimates that nearly two-thirds of ... Access >>>
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