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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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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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DCT Content Director - Product Profile

The first Belgian company to create an innovative Content Addressed Storage (CAS) solution was acquired by EMC Corporation, and eventually became the heart of the EMC Centera product line, a storage appliance aimed at the “fixed content” archiving market. Several years later, yet another software company with Belgian development roots, DataCenterTechnologies (DCT), is making its way in the CAS market with its new Content Director offering.

 

Publish date: 05/21/04
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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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EMC Centera File Systems - Technology Brief

Disk-based archiving answers many challenges in the enterprise, but this strong new trend also creates many new questions for end users. Specifically, because of their distinct architectural approaches. Taneja Group sees some confusion regarding the question of whether to deploy a traditional file system or an object storage (e.g. Content Addressed Storage, or CAS) approach in support of an enterprise archival initiative.

 

Publish date: 06/11/04
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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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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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EMC Centera And The New Era of Disk Archival - Technology Brief

Disk-based archiving answers many challenges in the enterprise, but this strong new trend also creates many new questions for end users. Specifically, because of their distinct architectural approaches. Taneja Group sees some confusion regarding the question of whether to deploy a traditional file system or an object storage (e.g. Content Addressed Storage, or CAS) approach in support of an enterprise archival initiative.

 

Publish date: 10/01/04
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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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Storactive LiveServe: Application-aware CDP will transform email management - Product Profile

Few CIOs would disagree that email has become a mission critical element in their infrastructure. Nonetheless, until recently, the data protection paradigm has lagged behind this “mission critical” reality with respect to email. Enterprise email environments should have data recovery and data protection architectures that reflect their criticality, in much the same way databases receive “special” consideration due to their mission critical status.

 

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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Seek and Chargeback: New EMC Centera Features - Opinion

On March 1st, 2005, EMC announced two new features for EMC Centera: application-independent metadata search capabilities (EMC Centera Seek) and corporate chargeback integration (EMC Centera Chargeback Reporter). Beyond serving as smart product line enhancements, Taneja Group believes both of these features provide strong indications that EMC intends to take Centera into new territory in the next 18 months.

 

Publish date: 03/01/05
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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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A Slim, Trim Midsize Centera - Opinion

On May 9th, 2005, EMC Corporation announced the availability of a four-node version of Centera with a 2.2 TB usable capacity aimed at midsized enterprises. This new lower capacity Centera configuration is ideally suited to pick up small footprint customers ready for the move into CAS-based archiving.

 

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
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Quantum’s SDLT 600A with DLTxchange: Extending the DLT Platform for the Video Market


Quantum’s DLT tape technology has become a mainstay data protection platform in the enterprise. The vendor has continuously extended the DLT feature set by introducing enhancements in manageability, diagnostics, and data reliability. Now Quantum is looking to tackle the unique challenges of the professional video market with its SDLT 600A with DLTxchange product, an extension of its SDLT 600 offering.

 

Publish date: 08/01/05
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BakBone Software: A Rising Star in Data Protection - Company Profile

The data protection market is undergoing a major transformation. The introduction of cost-effective disk-based data protection technologies, combined with new regulatory requirements and greater internal business focus on backup and data recovery has created what Taneja Group calls a “perfect storm” in the marketplace.

 

Publish date: 08/01/05
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Symantec/Veritas Merger Bears Fruit - Opinion

Last week Symantec announced the first joint solution born out of the merger of Veritas and Symantec. If this is an example of other solutions to arrive from the new company, we think the merger will pay off big time.

 

Publish date: 09/01/05