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EMC Buys Legato - Opinion

EMC announced today their intention of buying Legato Corporation. The deal is valued at $1.3B, based upon yesterday’s closing price of $11.76 per share for EMC shares. It is expected to close before year-end 2003. We think this is a good deal for both sides.

 

Publish date: 07/01/03
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NAS Market Research - Technology In Depth

In 2003, if one trend is emerging in NAS, it is that it has become a diverse, increasingly robust technology platform for enterprise storage. We believe the NAS market is at the early stages of several broad-based pushes in functionality that will bring this technology base into every corner of the data center, from easily deployed and manageable departmental filers to enterprise class appliances and file services atop SANs.

 

Publish date: 09/01/03
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Kashya Goes the Distance - Product Profile

Data protection technologies have basically remained unchanged for the last twenty years. For a variety of reasons, including what appears to be an unstoppable hunger for collecting more data, a 7×24×365 work environment and new uncertainties associated with the current geopolitical environment, data protection has taken on a more significant meaning than ever before.

 

Publish date: 10/01/03
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ExaGrid Debuts Grid Protected Storage - Product Profile

ExaGrid, a startup located in Westborough, MA, announced on November 17, 2003 an architecture for storing and managing files that combines a variety of technologies to essentially create a self managing, self healing NAS product that scales simultaneously in the dimensions of capacity and performance and offers built in data protection. The product based on this architecture will be delivered in Q1, 2004. We think the architecture has considerable merit and the product will have a serious positive impact on the customer.

 

Publish date: 11/01/03
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Delivering NAS on the SAN: Critical Requirements - Technology Brief

One of the more discussed topics of the past two years in the storage industry has been the viability and desirability of converging of NAS on the SAN fabric in the enterprise data center. The working hypothesis: consolidate file and block services and you will increase your storage ROI through previously untapped efficiencies in your storage management and total capacity utilization.

 

Publish date: 11/01/03
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Key Solutions for NAS on SAN - Opinion

As more end users seriously evaluate the deployment of NAS gateways or SAN filers in front of their SAN infrastructure, we need to better understand what drives their interest. Taneja Group believes that two general areas of solutions focus will drive NAS on SAN adoption in the near term: Storage consolidation efforts, and improved data protection for file data, and tiered storage strategies.

 

Publish date: 12/01/03
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Topio - Product Profile

Businesses entering the 21st century are facing renewed challenges to protect their data in the event of an infrastructure failure or an entire site outage. Driven by internal business requirements and external regulations, enterprises must now design and implement bulletproof disaster recovery plans.

 

Publish date: 01/01/04
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Legato NetWorker 7.0 & 7.1 - Product Profile

The continued growth in primary data coupled with shrinking backup windows and increasingly demanding recovery time objectives (RTO) have put tremendous pressure on IT administrators. Unfortunately, backup technology has not kept pace with the changing needs of today’s enterprise. Tape alone is no longer a sufficient backup medium for business critical applications.

 

Publish date: 01/01/04
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Taneja Group Field Adoption Report-Quantum DX-Series

In the third quarter of 2003, Taneja Group completed a comprehensive end user analysis of next generation data protection trends, focusing on disk-based backup and restore technologies. To collect our data, we conducted interviews with 235 North American IT executives and managers. This statistically significant survey enabled Taneja Group to develop the industry’s first glimpse into the overall landscape and future trajectory of disk-based data protection.

 

Publish date: 06/01/04
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Taneja Group Unitrends Product - Profile

For several decades, IT administrators have coped with the operational challenges of managing tape-based backup architectures. Unreliable backups and inability to perform restores have become facts of life that users have had no choice but to accept. As of late, however, appropriate and cost-effective disk-based alternatives to tape have become available to enterprises in a number of forms.

 

Publish date: 07/01/04
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EMC Gets Serious With Midrange NAS - Opinion

On August 30th, EMC made a significant product announcement regarding the expansion of their mid-range NAS strategy. While announcements that result in greater breadth of choice at better price/performance levels for customers are always welcomed, the most interesting insight from this announcement is what it implies at the macro-level regarding EMC’s NAS strategy. Taneja Group believes that EMC has just crossed a very critical—but little heralded—threshold.

 

Publish date: 09/01/04
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Microsoft Data Protection Server: Bringing Data Protection to the Masses - Product Profile

Few will argue that over the past several years, Microsoft has had an enormous impact on the data storage industry. Its Windows-based NAS appliances, first brought to market as its Server Appliance Kit, and now packaged as Windows Storage Server have become prevalent across the enterprise. Last year, Microsoft shipped over 50% of the total NAS units sold in the market.

 

Publish date: 09/01/04
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ExaGrid Advanstor: Redefining Data Storage for the Mid-Market - Product Profile

ExaGrid, an emerging storage company located in Westborough, MA, is bringing to market its Advanstor product. The Advanstor Self-Protection Storage solution is positioned for the mid-range and consists of a distributed architecture that provides NAS storage for primary use and integrates a combination of backup, site disaster recovery, and tiered storage functionality out of the box.

 

Publish date: 11/01/04
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Montilio RapidFile: Redefining File Server Price/Performance - Company Profile

General purpose file servers and integrated Network-Attached Storage (NAS) appliances have become a mainstay in today’s enterprise IT environments. As companies increasingly rely on these solutions for the storage of their critical data, many end-users are running into operational challenges. With massive data growth, scaling up file server I/O performance in line with back-end storage capacity can be incredibly difficult.

 

Publish date: 01/01/05
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EMC Legato NetWorker 7.2: Continued Leadership in Disk-Based Data Protection - Product Profile

The continued growth in primary data coupled with shrinking backup windows and increasingly demanding recovery time objectives (RTO) have put tremendous pressure on IT administrators. Unfortunately, backup technology has not kept pace with the changing needs of today’s enterprise. Tape alone is no longer a sufficient backup medium for business critical applications.

 

Publish date: 01/01/05
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Asigra Televaulting: Agentless Data Protection for the Distributed Enterprise - Product Profile

The continued growth of remote office data continues to pose one of the greatest challenges to enterprise IT administrators. Now more than ever, companies must deliver high levels of data protection for all of their data whether it is central or remote. Most existing enterprise backup applications, however, were not designed with the distributed enterprise in mind and have been pushed to their limits by the proliferation of remote data islands.

 

Publish date: 03/01/05
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Evaluating Network File Management Solutions: Rainfinity RainStorage 4.5 in Context

Over the past 18 months, Taneja Group has tracked the emergence of a new category of solutions that we christened “Network File Management” (NFM) offerings. These solutions exist for the explicit purpose of creating an infrastructure-wide control platform for NAS and file serving devices, offering a range of management improvements over historical device-level controls in the areas of capacity controls, data movement, storage tier management, performance optimization and data protection.

 

Publish date: 04/01/05
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Quantum Introduces Optyon In-Line Data Compression for DX-Series Virtual Tape Library

With its DX-Series product line, Quantum was first to market with a virtual tape solution targeted at open systems environments. Quantum is once again demonstrating its leadership in the virtual tape category with the introduction of Optyon In-Line Data Compression Technology.

 

Publish date: 05/01/05
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Business Continuity for Exchange: Protecting Your Email Infrastructure - Solution Profile

Today, if you are an IT manager or architect in any organization, email is undoubtedly one of the high priority applications on your watch. In many ways, email has emerged as a strategic IT pillar in the organization. Making your email environment bulletproof and developing a comprehensive business continuity strategy is no longer simply a “nice to have” but now a somber responsibility.

 

Publish date: 05/01/05
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Asigra Televaulting: Enabling New Service Provider Opportunities - Solution Profile


The continued growth of remote office data continues to pose one of the greatest challenges to businesses. Now more than ever, companies must deliver high levels of data protection for all of their data whether it is central or remote. Many companies, however, lack the internal resources and personnel to go it alone and require external assistance.

 

Publish date: 07/01/05