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CommVault on Tuesday announced new enhancements to its PartnerAdvantage program designed to help channel partners accelerate revenue growth and simplify collaboration as they expand into new markets, such as data protection, archiving, mobility and cloud services. The expanded program ...
Moving your data storage to the cloud is a smart move as there is an explosion of data day by day and systems are struggling to store all that data effectively and securely. Cloud computing has proven not only to be cost effective but also frees the businesses to concentrate on the da...
Depending on who or what is your sphere of influence, or your sources of information and insight are, there will be different views of tiering, particular when it comes to tiered storage and storage tiering for cloud, virtual and traditional environments. Recently I did piece over at ...
Asigra, the Toronto backup and recovery house that set the industry standard for capacity pricing back in 1992, aims to do it again but this time make it harder for rivals like Symantec, HP, EMC and CA to follow its example without paying it a tax since it’s got a patent pending on its...
Floods, fires, tornados, earthquakes, pandemics, riots, and hurricanes are just a small sample of the potential disasters that threaten businesses almost daily. Throughout my career, I have been responsible for preparing, managing, and rebuilding major communications infrastructure and...
Imagine it as if it’s actually happened – your network has crashed and all your organization’s critical applications and associated data have vanished. This worst-case scenario is one every business owner fears. Whether it’s due to a storm, a break-in or the crash of your hard drive, t...
"Amazon Glacier changes the game for companies requiring archiving and backup solutions because you pay nothing upfront, pay a very low price for storage, are able to scale up and down whenever needed, and AWS handles all of the operational heavy lifting required to do data retention w...
Cost reduction is often perceived as the most compelling adoption driver for new technologies. However, in many cases, looking beyond bottom line benefits often uncovers additional intrinsic value. Such is the case for cloud storage. While frequently touted benefits of cloud storage...
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT) (TOKYO:6501), today announced significant new enhancements to its award-winning object store, Hitachi Content Platform (HCP), and its bottomless, backup-free cl...
Cloud technology company AppLayer has announced the availability of its new platform, White Label Box. The solution allows businesses to outsource standard IT applications and core infrastructure through their preferred IT services company, avoiding the need to manage multiple cloud an...
A recent GigaOm article proclaimed “There’s no need to be a one-cloud company.” The article proceeded to highlight reasons why organizations ought to consider distributing their cloud-based applications and risk across multiple cloud providers. While such a tactic may seem unnecessary ...
Cloud computing and managed hosting services provider iomart Hosting has announced that it has carried out a group-wide virtualisation for office2office (o2o), the sole provider of offices supplies and Closed Loop document recycling services for the UK government. o2o's IT had been ...
Autonomy, an HP Company, has announced a significant new release of the company's market-leading eDiscovery solution. Autonomy eDiscovery brings together the best capabilities of Autonomy Stratify for review, Autonomy Introspect for production, and Autonomy Investigator & ECA for ident...
Datacastle, a provider of business resiliency solutions for the mobile workforce, and MISCO Germany Inc., an online provider of IT products and services and division of Systemax Inc., announced on Tuesday that they have partnered to offer commercial users, end users, resellers and syst...
Companies today need to have visibility of their corporate data across multiple systems without having to identify and export it to unwieldy tools. Virtual Data Viewer from Queplix enables users to quickly and easily examine their data when they need to. It simplifies and speeds up the...
Queplix Corp., a leader in data virtualization, will host a free webinar titled Improve Customer Service and Increase Customer Retention on October 20, 2010 at 10 a.m. pacific standard time. Featuring The 451 Group research director Sean Hackett and Michael Zuckerman, chief marketing ...
Proware's Exclusive EMEA Distribution Partner, Fortuna Power Systems, Now Seeking Additional Reseller Partners in the UKBasingstoke, UK, 22nd September 2010 - Proware's exclusive UK distribution partner, Fortuna Power Systems, today announced the EMEA launch of the Proware EPICa 4423 F...
Aspera, Inc. on Friday introduced three new software products that expand the Aspera ecosystem for transporting and managing digital assets at maximum speed regardless of file size, transfer distance or network conditions. The new solutions – Aspera Sync, Aspera Orchestrator and Asper...
Unitrends, the leading provider of integrated and scalable backup solutions, today announced that its successful partnership with nexusSTOR has created a strong competitive advantage for the reseller. Kyle King, owner of nexusSTOR, extensively examined the other competitors Exagrid, O...
Actifio, the emerging leader in Data Management Virtualization (DMV), today announced general availability of the first three solutions in the Actifio software suite, Actifio DP, for data protection, Actifio DR, for disaster recovery and Actifio BC, for business continuity. Built on Ac...
SANpulse paves the path to next generation data centers, transforming the world’s largest IT infrastructures and creating efficiencies to help reduce IT-related operational and capital expenses.SANpulse solutions provide optimization, migration and analytic reporting to automate and si...
No one wants to pay more for less, yet that was exactly the situation that Delta Dental of Colorado was facing as it looked to upgrade its FC SAN to meet new application requirements. Further, new iSCSI SAN alternatives were not that much better as they had some of the same inflexibili...
SANpulse Technologies, Inc. today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn Networks for inclusion in the list of East Top 100 Private Companies. SANpulse received recognition in the Cloud and Infrastructure category for generating significant market traction and pursuing game-chan...
SANlogics’ unmatched flexibility and performance enables a client migration record of 257 hosts with 104 TB of storage spanning six data centers in two weekend migration windows. Challenge: Market volatility led to the cancellation of a migration event and with a hard time line to ex...
PALO ALTO, Calif. –Gridstore, the innovation leader in enterprise-class Network Attached Storage grid (NASg) solutions, today announced that the analyst firm, Taneja Group, has recognized Gridstore as a leading solution for scale-out NAS for SMB and MSP organizations. The recently publ...
With the release of Cloud Desktop 2.0, Gladinet expects to further establish its industry-leading position as the world's first ubiquitous cloud storage client by enhancing security, usability and performance. Following are some highlights of the new
Easyspace, one of the UKs leading providers of domain name and web hosting services, has announced the launch of a partnership with Humyo, Europe's largest independent online storage and desktop backup provider. As part of this new venture, Easyspace customers will be given 30 days fr...
Threats to the availability of critical IT systems come in many shapes and sizes, and it is essential for companies of all sizes to prepare for any situation. Double-Take Software has leveraged Amazon Web Services to create a real-time workload recovery platform, Double-Take Cloud, whi...
Vertica announced on Tuesday a new release of the Vertica Analytic Database. Vertica 4.0 includes new features that give enterprises orders of magnitude faster performance than traditional databases while extending these speed gains to a wider range of markets and business users. Wha...
NaviSite, a provider of cloud-enabled, enterprise-class hosting, managed applications and services, and Data Age Business Systems, Inc. (Data Age), a provider of Financial Transaction Software Solutions, on Wednesday announced they have entered into an agreement in which NaviSite will ...
Hosted Solutions, a provider of IT infrastructure as a service (IaaS), today announced it has reached an agreement to significantly expand its roster of managed IT services to Belk, a privately owned mainline department store company. Belk originally became a client of Hosted Solutions...
With the release of CloudBerry Backup for Windows Home Server 1.3.3 we introduce a support for Drive Extender. What is Drive Extender? According to Wikipedia Windows Home Server Drive Extender is a file-based replication system that provides three key capabilities:
There is a ton of discussion, stories, articles, videos, conferences and blogs about the benefits and value proposition of cloud computing. Not to mention, discussion or debates about what is or what is not a cloud or cloud product, service or architecture including some perspective...
Please note you should uninstall previous versions of CloudBerry Online Backup if you ever had it before. CloudBerry S3 Backup for Windows Home Server is WHS add-on that automates data backup and restore to online storage powered by Amazon S3 cloud storage. It comes with onetime fee of...
Citrix Systems today launched the new Citrix Ready Open Desktop Virtualization program to further accelerate large-scale enterprise virtual desktop deployments with Citrix® XenDesktop™. The Citrix Ready Open Desktop Virtualization program includes more than 10,000 products from over 20...
The Sidekick is made by Danger, a company acquired by Microsoft in 2008. As one of T-Mobile’s flagship mobile phones, the Sidekick was one of the first and most popular consumer smartphones. Featuring a real keyboard, it offered an instant messaging application at a time when many ph...
The P500H storage solution can provide users for dual active protection, high bandwidth cache mirroring, seamless management, multiple target nodes, high availability / load-balancing, and high performance. Qsan redundant controllers are designed on its own invented technology of activ...
IBM has introduced new services, software and systems for midsize companies that can help them gain actionable insight, increase productivity, and improve collaboration. IBM is introducing Cognos Express business intelligence software, an analytics solution designed for companies with...
Nexsan, a leading provider of energy-efficient, long-term disk storage, today announced that Franklin Synergy Bank is ensuring simple, reliable and cost-efficient data recovery using Nexsan SATABoy™ storage systems as the hardware foundation for its disk-based backup and recovery envir...
Memopal Online Backup Ranked as the best Online Backup Service in Europe according to BackupReview.info Selected from 25 Online Backup services throughout the world in the Consumer category. Rome, July 10, 2009. Memopal is the number 1 Online Backup provider in Europe according to Back...