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BakBone Introduces NetVault: TrueCDP – Integrated, Continuous Data Protection

In this profile we review this challenge of fast and granular data recoverability, the role of CDP, and the advantage of BakBone’s NetVault: TrueCDP for fast and consistent file recovery in environments running the BakBone suite of data protection products.

Publish date: 09/01/07
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Asempra BCS - Continuous Availability

The reality today is that too many data protection platforms targeted at the small and medium enterprise (SME) market fail to deliver basic capabilities with the ease of use, speed, and flexibility necessary to provide the holistic, effective data protection demanded.  What the SME requires is a new approach to data protection that is easy to use and ensures the business that both the application and data remain available. We’ve identified this approach to data protection as Continuous Availability.

Publish date: 10/07/07
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Acronis Backup & Recovery adds file backup, virtual machine protection

Image-based recovery specialist Acronis Inc. extended its file backup and virtual machine protection capabilities, and enhanced its cloud backup offering today with the launch of Acronis Backup & Recovery 11. By adding core data backup features to the bare-metal restore application, Acronis is trying to appeal to small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) by putting backup and disaster recovery (DR) in one application.

  • Premiered: 05/03/11
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: SearchSMBStorage.com
Topic(s): TBA Acronis TBA Backup TBA Recovery TBA Virtual Machine
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Symantec Backup Exec: Comprehensive Data Protection for Growing Businesses

Symantec recently juiced up its Backup Exec (BUE) product line adding appliance and cloud based offerings to the mix. This announcement reinforces Symantec’s commitment to data protection for small and medium sized businesses, the charter being led by the newly formed Information Management Group (IMG). What is significant about this announcement is that Symantec is seeking to morph Backup Exec from a single product into more of a data protection platform. Symantec envisions Backup Exec to be the data protection platform of choice for SMBs and small to medium enterprises. With features like VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V integration, deduplication for virtual infrastructure, support for cloud as a tier and end point protection, Symantec is squarely setting its sights at beating competitors like CommVault (Simpana Galaxy), Microsoft (Data Protection Manager), Acronis (TrueImage), CA (ARCserve) and others to name a few. 

This Taneja Group Opinion covers Symantec’s Backup Exec – providing a complete data protection solution for SMB/SME and consolidating its already dominant market share. 

Publish date: 07/21/11
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Taneja Group Report Finds SEPATON's Purpose-Built Data Protection Platform a Winner for Large....

Taneja Group Report Finds SEPATON's Purpose-Built Data Protection Platform a Winner for Large Database Backup and Recovery in the Enterprise. Review confirms SEPATON uniquely optimized to lower complexity, cost, and risk of protecting massive databases

  • Premiered: 11/30/11
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: MarketWatch.com
Topic(s): TBA Sepaton TBA Data protection TBA Enterprise TBA Back up TBA Recovery
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Taneja Group Research: Deduplication and the Innovation Race -- It Isn't Over

I think it is safe to say that data deduplication technology on the backup side has now gone mainstream. At the enterprise level we estimate that almost all companies have installed some form of data deduplication technology, even if the percentage of data under the jurisdiction of dedupe is closer to 40 percent. In other words, each enterprise has dedupe equipment, but not all backup data is yet being deduped. The reasons vary with each enterprise (importance of application, geographic isolation, limited funding, and so on). When one looks under the covers one finds that some of this deduplication is happening at the source but a large majority at a target, and more specifically, a target appliance.

  • Premiered: 12/05/11
  • Author: Arun Taneja
  • Published: EnterpriseStorageForum.com
Topic(s): TBA Backup TBA Recovery TBA Deduplication TBA Arun Taneja
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IBM ProtecTIER: From Backup to Recovery

When it comes to backup and recovery, backup performance numbers rule the roost.But a reliance on backup numbers alone is dangerous. Recovery may not happen as frequently as daily backup but recovery is the entire reason for backup. Because when a recovery operation looms -- especially if the recovery is large and the potential loss is huge -- fast recovery performance becomes more urgent than backup ever was. 

Publish date: 11/21/11
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IBM ProtecTIER for Outstanding Data Protection

Modern backup and recovery needs much robust business continuity (BC) and DR than garden variety approaches can provide.  This is why IBM ProtecTIER with advanced replication is a vital piece of backup and recovery.

Publish date: 10/31/11
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IBM Protectier And SAP Critical Data Protection Without Da-ta Disruption

SAP is a business-critical application for enterprise and mid-range business. SAP products generate huge volumes of critical data that must be fully protected, the majority of it stored in databases like DB2, Oracle and SQL. This Solution Profile describes IBM ProtecTIER’s fast performance, scalable capacity and replication for SAP backup environments.

Publish date: 10/31/11
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Sepaton S2100 and the Database Backup Challenge

SEPATON purpose-built the S2100 platform as the only backup appliance dedicated to managing and optimizing large database backup and recovery in enterprise environments. The SEPATON S2100 appliance serves large enterprise storage environments with high backup and recovery performance, replication, deduplication and scalable capacity. This enables enterprise IT to cost-effectively meet critical database SLAs with a single unified storage system.

Publish date: 11/22/11
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Acronis Advances Backup & Recovery Choice for VMware vSphere Servers

Acronis, a leading provider of disaster recovery and data protection solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, today announced Acronis® vmProtect™ 7, introducing new management options, VM replication and support for Exchange, to improve and accelerate backup and disaster recovery practices for VMware® vSphere™ servers.

  • Premiered: 03/06/12
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: MarketWire.com
Topic(s): TBA Acronis TBA Backup TBA Recovery TBA vSphere
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Acronis vmProtect – virtual edition of Acronis’s successful disk backup and recovery software

Acronis debuted the vmProtect™ version 6 last year at VMworld in August 2011. Earlier this month, Acronis released version 7 of vmProtect further extending the capabilities of this Recovery Time Objective (RTO) centric OS-level image recovery Disaster Recovery (DR) software that takes timely image-based consistent snapshots with file system specific data and replication. The vmProtect is optimized for vmWare environments providing VADP-based agentless backup with Changed Block Tracking (CBT), hot-plug and direct SAN access.

  • Premiered: 04/02/12
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Acronis vmProtect Backup Recovery True Image Home 2012
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Quest surrounds its data protection platform with an intuitive GUI for SLA-centric management

Quest Software announced NetVault (XA) that surrounds their data protection platform with an intuitive GUI for SLA-centric management of backups and restores

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Quest NetVault FastRecover: Next Generation Best Practices for Data Protection

Quest NetVault FastRecover continuously captures data and synthetically reconstructs full data sets for every point in time, allowing individual file as well as full data set access. NetVault FastRecover leverages the ability of host agents to see into host system interactions. A centralized management interface configures host agents and allows administrators to control which server volumes are protected, and which NetVault FastRecover servers (either on the local network or remotely over a WAN) are used.

Publish date: 07/24/12
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Zetta’s Fresh New Approach to Tired Old Backup and Recovery

Some exciting hybrid backup solutions are coming online, and Zetta is one of the most forward backup and recovery plays we have seen in a long time.

  • Premiered: 11/01/12
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): zetta Backup Recovery Cloud Appliance Hybrid
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Dell AppAssure 5 and Business Resiliency

Modern storage environments need data protection platforms that are efficient, flexible, recoverable, scalable and reliable – with a twist: they must be all of these things within the context of many different storage environments.

  • Premiered: 07/01/13
  • Author: Taneja Group
Topic(s): Dell Appassure Backup Recovery
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Unified Data Protection Comes of Age

Traditional data protection is three decades old and is definitely showing its age. Poor management oversight, data growth, virtualization, data silos, and stricter SLAs all conspire to strain traditional backup to the breaking point.

Traditional backup usually follows a set pattern: full baseline backup, daily incremental backup, full weekly backup. When backup volumes were smaller and fewer, this process worked well enough. But a daily operation creates backup data that is missing up to 20 hours or more of current data input, making it impossible to restore to a meaningful RPO. The obvious solution is continuous backup with frequent snapshot recovery points. But this type of backup product can be expensive and resource-intensive, and IT often reserves it for a few Tier 1 transactional applications. But what happens to large and popular business applications such as email, back office files and content management systems? Failed backup and recovery can still devastate a business.  

This article will look at why traditional backup is so difficult to do well these days, and why the risk and expense are so high. 

Publish date: 06/28/13
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Enterprise Online Backup: What Administrators need to know

We define online backup as using the cloud to provide users with a highly scalable and elastic repository for their backup data. This is true across all online backup users but enterprise has specific requirements and some risks that consumer and SMB customers do not share. Consumer and SMB – including education and small government agencies – primarily require acceptable backup and restore performance, plus security and compliance reporting in their online backup. The enterprise needs these things too but they are dealing with additional pressures from backing up larger data sets across multiple remote sites and/or storage systems and applications. Here is what to know when you consider cloud backup vendors for your enterprise backup system. 

Publish date: 10/03/13
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Data protection vendors plug into AWS disaster recovery capabilities

Vendors add backup, replication, data migration and high availability products and services for disaster recovery during Amazon's AWS re:Invent conference.

  • Premiered: 11/14/14
  • Author: Taneja Group
  • Published: Tech Target: Search Disaster Recovery
Topic(s): TBA Mike Matchett TBA Storage TBA AWS TBA Amazon Web Services TBA Recovery TBA DR TBA Disaster Recovery TBA Cloud TBA Public Cloud TBA CommVault TBA Zadara TBA Saas
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Flat backup grows into viable tool for data protection

Flat backups reduce license fees and improve recovery point objectives and recovery time objectives, making them useful for data protection.

  • Premiered: 07/08/15
  • Author: Arun Taneja
  • Published: TechTarget: Search Data Backup
Topic(s): TBA Backup TBA Data protection TBA DP TBA Recovery TBA Snapshots TBA flat backup TBA NetApp TBA HP TBA EMC TBA 3PAR TBA StoreServ TBA StoreOnce TBA VMAX TBA Data Domain TBA RPO TBA RTO TBA COW TBA ROW TBA Disaster Recovery TBA DR TBA WAN TBA Microsoft TBA Oracle TBA SAP TBA SnapProtect TBA RMC TBA Recovery Manager Central TBA ProtectPoint TBA Virtualization TBA VMWare