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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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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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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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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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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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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
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EMC Offers Practical Approach to Integrated Data Protection and Archiving - Solution Profile

Today backup and recovery consume substantial operational and capital resources and are frequently slow, cumbersome and unreliable. The Taneja Group research suggests that customers should take a step back and look more holistically at several intersecting technologies and processes that impact each other; specifically, backup, recovery, replication and archiving.

 

Publish date: 09/01/05
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The Rise of MAID: A New Tier in Disk Storage

There is a bona fide new tier within the disk storage infrastructure that you will be hearing a lot about over the next several years: MAID. Standing for “Massive Array of Idle Disks”, MAID technologies utilize a range of advanced techniques to achieve the reliability and performance of a disk environment with the economics and density comparable to a tape environment.

 

Publish date: 11/01/05
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Disk-Based Backup and Restore - Technology in Depth

As an established industry analyst and consulting group focused on storage and storage-centric server technologies, Taneja Group has a simple mission: to arm you with thoroughly analyzed, relevant and timely information so that you can make the best possible decision for your business. We aim to cut through the clutter and hype in order to make complex technology and products understandable, while bringing a clear perspective on the industry.

 

Publish date: 12/01/05
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EMC NetWorker 7.3 - Product Profile

In an aggressive stance to maintain leadership, EMC just released the next version of its flagship backup and restore product and called it EMC NetWorker 7.3. This release came almost exactly a year after release 7.2, which had focused on enhanced disk support and updated backup support for Documentum and VMware. The new release adds increased security, a powerful new GUI construct and a variety of enhancements to backup to disk.

 

Publish date: 01/01/06
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NetApp Extends reach with VTL

Over the past year, disk-based virtual tape library (VTL) solutions have been extremely popular since they easily integrate into existing tape-centric backup environments, while bringing disk speed and reliability. To capitalize on this trend, NetApp recently announced the availability of the NearStore VTL family of disk-based backup and recovery appliances. Available in two models, the appliances include unique self-tuning and “tape smart sizing” features that optimize performance and physical tape capacity.

Publish date: 04/01/06
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Data Domain-COS Gets a VTL

On January 23, 2006, Data Domain announced virtual tape library (VTL) functionality for its family of disk-based DD400 Enterprise Series Restorers. Disk-based VTL solutions have become extremely popular over the past year because they are easily deployed and address the speed and reliability requirements of tape-centric backup environments. The DD400 Series appliances can now be configured as a NAS disk target and a VTL simultaneously, which provides deployment flexibility for storage administrators.

Publish date: 04/01/06
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ADIC Acquires COS

On March 14, ADIC announced the acquisition of Rocksoft Ltd., an Australian software company with fundamental intellectual property in the data de-duplication field. Taneja Group classifies this technology as Capacity Optimized Storage (COS), which enables data compression of 20x on average by storing only unique data elements. COS technology can significantly reduce the size of backup data, facilitate remote replication, and enable long-term disk-based data retention.

Publish date: 04/01/06