Long term archiving
- April 14, 2008
I was very happy to see one of my regular blog-stops, Anil Gupta's Network Storage, pick up on a recent post I wrote--the one about HP's new online storage services. In his response post, Gupta ...
- March 24, 2008
Ever since I started covering storage, I've been hearing the disk vs. tape debate, usually including proclamations that tape is dead or dying. There are good reasons to make that assertion. ...
- March 13, 2008
An OS for Centera content-addressed storage system is upgraded to support twice as many objects per disk, but EMC foresees no major hardware changes.
- March 12, 2008
Last week I was briefed by Internet security software company Trend Micro on its new email archive offering, dubbed the Trend Micro Message Archiver, which was launched Monday. The product, from a ...
- January 30, 2008
I can hardly call myself a storage geek--I don't know a MAC address from a Macintosh and couldn't operate a CLI with a gun to my head. So it's rare I take a personal interest, the way Tory does, in ...
- January 10, 2008
The latest version of HP's Medical Archiving Solution includes automatic failover and more flexible WORM.
- November 30, 2007
Just when I think that I have heard every reason for keeping data on tape, new arguments keep emerging. Now the latest is that tape is more energy efficient than disk. My first real insight into ...
- November 12, 2007
Although behind in shipping a fixed-content archive, Sun is hoping open source software and commodity hardware will differentiate its new Honeycomb system and ease data migrations.
- October 10, 2007
My name is Tory Skyers. Through circumstances not entirely beyond my control (!!) I have been deeply involved throughout my career in various types of centralized and distributed storage. Now, at ...
- September 24, 2007
Healthcare providers are getting up to speed with networked storage, but say integration of new storage systems with medical applications is still rocky.
- August 29, 2007
When a file is lost due to user error, or data is corrupted because of system problems, the affected data can be restored from a backup. An archive is different from a backup because the data may not be used for months, even years, but must be ...
- August 15, 2007
Fred Engel, Iron Mountain's new CTO of digital archiving, is tasked with integrating the company's acquisitions, including a sneaky one it just made in document management.
- August 08, 2007
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) released the results of a survey of its members on long-term archiving, which indicated that yes, there is an archiving problem in the industry: ...
- July 20, 2007
HP and Quantum put out a press release very quietly a week ago (it crossed the wire at 2:30 on a summer Friday afternoon; hard to fly much farther below the radar than that) announcing that they ...
- June 26, 2007
Continuing its effort to reinvent itself as an online backup and records management company, Iron Mountain announces its second acquisition in this market in as many months.