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October

How to make money from data protection

By Tom Giuliano, Senior Product Marketing Manager, EMC Backup Recovery Systems Division Data protection is like insurance – throw money at the chance that something will go wrong and hope that it doesn’t. But, with cloud computing models and the growing relevance of IT-as-a-service, data protection can make money for […]

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14
September

Pogoplug Builds SOHO Cloud Storage On Amazon Glacier

Page 1 of 2 Cloud storage vendor Pogoplug has unveiled a new cloud storage service that marries a local hard drive to Amazon’s new low-cost Glacier archiving service to provide a cloud-based disaster recovery service for consumers and small businesses. The combination of the Pogoplug device and the Amazon […]

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13
September

Acronis buys GroupLogic, targets mobile device backup

Backup software vendor Acronis Inc. today acquired file-sharing software company GroupLogic Inc. with the goal of extending its data protection capabilities to mobile device backup and file collaboration . GroupLogic will become a division of Acronis that will be headed by GroupLogic’s former CEO, Chris Broderick. Acronis did not […]

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12
September

Symform Trades Free Cloud Backup For Excess Storage Capacity

Page 1 of 2 Distributed cloud backup service developer Symform this week unveiled a new pricing program under which users can actually use the service for free in exchange for Symform’s use of excess storage capacity in the users’ storage systems. Under the new program, which Seattle-based Symform called […]

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10
September

Recurly’s Backup Mess Takes Days to Clean Up

A cascading hardware outage struck subscription payment provider Recurly last week, and that started a long example in how not to manage critical infrastructure . From the article: “Last Monday, the payment provider suffered an intermittent hardware failure, which prevented the company from processing either payments or refunds. The […]

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5
September

EMC Backup Recovery Systems @ VMworld 2012: A PhotoBlog

By Phil George, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Avamar VMworld 2012 was bigger and better than ever before!’ In fact, it would take a few thousand words to sum it up and I know you would not want to read something that long . ‘So if a photo is worth […]

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4
September

NetBackup 5220 wins finalist award at Best of VMworld 2012 in Data Protection and Business Continuity category

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. ‘ September 4, 2012 ‘ Symantec Corp. announced that its NetBackup 5220 appliance has won the Finalist Award in Best of VMworld 2012 in the Data Protection and Business Continuity category. Happy Birthday to NetBackup 5220! It entered the market for purpose built-backup appliances in August […]

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4
September

Today’s tape market offers improved data access and integrity

Tape libraries continue to offer more effective data management functionality as the medium continues on its path from backup to archive. Recent developments in the tape market are making archive data more permanent, accessible and useful for organizations. “Things like LTFS [linear tape file system], coupled with tape analytics, […]

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30
August

Quantum sends out cheap ‘n’ fast newbie to beat off Amazon’s Glacier • The Register

Quantum is facing the Amazon onslaught head on with the debut of its cloudy Q-Cloud service ‘ cloud-based backup, restore, and disaster recovery ‘ at Amazon Glacier pricing: 1 cent per GB per month. Amazon’s new gear is a cloud-based online data archiving service costing $0.01/GB/month and pitched as […]

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29
August

VMware adds EMC daddy’s deduping backup to vSphere • The Register

Prepares for backlash of the backup vendors… VMware is embedding EMC’s Avamar deduplicating backup software into ESXi with the vSphere Data Protection product, making VMware seem more like EMC’s baby than an open child. What VMware wanted to do was provide virtual machine (VM) data protection for small and […]

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