Data Protection News
July 15, 2015
Continuing its wooing of enterprise customers, Nimble Storage adds software-based encryption and now lets users pin applications to flash to improve performance.
December 22, 2014
The crowded enterprise file sync-and-share market is poised for change, as functionality increasingly becomes a feature of larger products, analysts predict.
July 01, 2014
Scality Ring upgrade includes OpenStack Swift and Cinder support, improved erasure coding for clusters and Kerberos authentication.
August 06, 2013
Cloud storage controller vendor Nasuni incorporates a cloud mirror option that lets customers keep updated data on two clouds for disaster recovery.
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Traditional RAID methods and their rebuild processes have some shops suffering long downtimes -- enter erasure codes and multi-copy mirroring. Continue Reading
Erasure coding can help reduce the data needed for backups and lower the cost of backup and recovery over the traditional approach, Wikibon CTO says. Continue Reading
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