Time to take a fresh look at backup strategies

One of the onerous chores the IT department of any organization faces is backup, yet it’s a vital task for survival. Without safely preserved copies of data, if (when) there is system disruption

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Veeam adds acceleration to backup

Many vendors say the latest version of their application gives the solution a boost, but Veeam Software makes it a literal promise. That’s because Version 7.0 of its Backup & Replication software for virtualized

Published on: May 24th, 2013 Howard Solomon

HP doubles down on dedupe

LAS VEGAS -- In the age of big data, backing up your network can be a cumbersome task. And it's a task that only gets slower as your data grows.Palo Alto, Calif.-based Hewlett

Published on: June 6th, 2012 jd speedy

EMC hopes to ‘Boost’ dedupe speed

EMC Corp. took a slight detourfrom overtly hyping the private cloud on Tuesday to unveil new software aimedat increasing deduplication speed on Data Domain storage systems.The software, called EMC DataDomain Boost, will move

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

EMC combines AES security, storage, de-duplication

EMC Corp. is adding Advanced Encryption Standard security to its Data Domain disk-based backup hardware line, claiming the combination of de-duplication and encryption is an “industry first” in the storage industry.Hopkinton, Mass.-based EMC

Published on: April 12th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Cloud consultant wants Amazon Web Services revamp

A poorly designed feature in Amazon’s Web Services platform could present a security risk for developers or programmers that are new to the cloud, according to a cloud computing consultant. Jonathan Siegel, CEO and founder

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo

Symantec customers look for de-duplication

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) is bringing de-duplication to the mid market with its updates to Backup Exec and NetBackup software, a company executive said Thursday.Cupertino, Calif.-based Symantec entered the storage market five years ago

Published on: February 5th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

How power plant closures will affect data centres

HULL, Quebec -- As electrical utilities remove coal-fired plants from service, governments will be building secondary data centres in remote locations with their own power sources, a wide-area networking expert says. “What we’re seeing

Published on: December 3rd, 2009 Greg Meckbach

Storage news highlights

Last week was a little slow in the storage world, except for news from EMC, Nexsan, Isilon, HP and others. Here's a recap of what happened: EMC Corp. announced enhancements to EMC Avamar software

Published on: November 23rd, 2009 Deni Connor