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September 23, 2016
StorageCraft will use its new analytics technology to tell its customers to stop backing up certain data. That’s right, the data protection vendor wants its customers to back up less. And ...
September 13, 2016
Backup vendor IDrive has added the private cloud to its repertoire, allowing customers to keep backup data on premises as well as in the public cloud. The IDrive Private Cloud appliance features 6 ...
September 10, 2016
Customers of Barracuda Networks just received some welcome news. In tandem with an upcoming software release, the backup specialist gave a 25% capacity boost to one of its midrange disk-based ...
August 30, 2016
Copy data management specialist Catalogic Software has added two all-flash arrays to its roster of supported platforms. In separate moves, the Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey-based software maker rolled ...
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Though it's not as big of a primary storage player anymore, tape is often an archiving vehicle. LTO and LTFS tape technologies have improved capacity and access. Continue Reading
While semantic deduplication is a legacy technology, the global deduplication process can perform a similar job. Expert Brien Posey compares the two offerings. Continue Reading
Delta differencing is an incremental approach to backup that only backs up blocks that have changed after the first full backup. The differences are recorded in files called deltas. Continue Reading
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Tape-based backup received a bad rap, but the technology is coming back strong. Explore three reasons why tape could be a good data backup option for your organization. Continue Reading
DR may be dying. The term DR, that is, not the actual process of disaster recovery. There is a move in the industry to replace the phrase with "IT resilience." At last week's ZertoCON business ... Continue Reading
Shopping for virtual tape library solutions can be a challenge thanks to the sheer number of choices available. Learn why in this Brien Posey tip. Continue Reading
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Your cloud data may not be as secure as you think. No matter where your data lives, you should put the same level of thought and care into its protection, according to Sam Gutmann, CEO of ... Continue Reading
While the number of enterprises that store data in the cloud continues to rise, the amount of data that they store there is still low. Today, public cloud storage is still predominantly used for cold data, archiving or object storage. IT managers ... Continue Reading
Oracle executives say their storage strategy is to sell storage systems that run their databases and other apps faster and more efficiently. Continue Reading
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While it may seem that you should never switch off the deduplication process, there are two instances where that may be the best solution for your organization. Continue Reading