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Published: 17 Oct 2012

Whether you are building out your archive storage because you must comply with federal regulations, or simply because you believe it's the right thing to do, it may make sense to explore what your backup software vendor has to offer for archival software. The biggest advantage your backup software vendor may have over an independent archive software vendor is that they already support your storage environment. For example, Veritas' Data Lifecycle Manager (DLM) shares the same media manager as its NetBackup and Backup Exec products, says Jeff Lundberg, Veritas senior product marketing manager for Data Lifecycle Manager. Chris Van Wagoner, director of product marketing for CommVault Systems, says that CommVault's Galaxy backup suite and DataArchiver solutions go further: They can share the same secondary storage resources, down to the individual tape cartridge. Not so if you choose an archiving product separate from your backup vendor; you'll probably have to partition your tape or optical library into separate subsystems. Another benefit you may get from ... Access >>>

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