Reviews of enterprise and SMB solutions that are purpose built for backup, recovery and archiving duties.
by Adam Armstrong

Veritas & Google Announces Global Strategic Partnership For Data Management

Today at Google Cloud Next 17, Veritas Technologies announced it was expanding its partnership with Google. The expanded partnership will provide joint customers with 360 Data Management capabilities that reduce data storage costs, increase compliance and eDiscovery readiness, and accelerate the move to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Veritas is also announcing a set of new solutions with Google Cloud.

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by Adam Armstrong

Datrium Introduces Blanket Encryption For Private Clouds

Datrium announced its new Datrium Blanket Encryption. The Blanket Encryption a software product that combines deduplication and compression technology with high-speed, end-to-end encryption. The encryption will be in use at the host, in flight, and at rest.

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by Adam Armstrong

Veritas & Microsoft Partner To Optimize The Cloud

Today Veritas Technologies and Microsoft Corp. announced a multi-year partnership. This partnership is aimed at helping organizations to use Microsoft Azure to both optimize hybrid cloud use as well as hosting Veritas’ Enterprise Vault.cloud management and governance capabilities on Azure.  The partnership builds off of the longstanding relationship between Veritas and Microsoft.

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by Adam Armstrong

Nexsan Announces Unity Active Archive

Today Nexsan announced the release of two new features on its Unity solution, Unity Active Archive and Desktop. Active Archive will enable users to automatically archive unstructured data with policy-based guidelines. Not only does this allow companies to make their data even more secure, they can also enable their users to easily access the files and use features such as file sync and share, multi-site sync, and secure remote access via mobile devices and the web all without using a VPN.

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by Adam Armstrong

Veritas Partners With AWS To Deliver 360 Data Management

Today Veritas Technologies announced that it has formed a technology alliance with Amazon Web Services (AWS). This new alliance will bring the capabilities of Veritas 360 Data Management to companies that are leveraging AWS. Veritas states that this will accelerate migration to the cloud as well as improve the management of applications and data across hybrid cloud environments. 

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by Adam Armstrong

Druva Adds Advanced Anomaly Detection Capabilities

Today Druva announced it was adding new monitoring and detection capabilities to its data protection platform. The new capabilities are designed to proactively find anomalies that could potentially be dangerous and alert companies before something happens. With the new capabilities, Druva would be able to protect against threats such as ransomware.

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by Adam Armstrong

Acronis Adds Office 365 To Its Backup 12 Solution

Today Acronis announced the latest addition to its Acronis Backup 12 solution. Acronis added Microsoft Office 365 functionality to Backup 12. Acronis states that with this solution, Acronis Backup 12 is now the most complete, small business backup solution, enabling businesses to protect all data, local and in the cloud, with a single solution, single configuration, and a single interface.

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by Adam Armstrong

Barracuda Refreshes Appliance Line & Expands Capacity

Today Barracuda announced that it was refreshing its portfolio of Backup products. Barracuda Backup is the line of products that comprise its data protection solutions. Barracuda states that the refreshed line will have more capacity (up to 100% on some models), better performance, and ransomware recovery.

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by Adam Armstrong

Veeam Announces GA Of Its Agent For Linux

Departing from its long tradition of making agentless backup products, Veeam has announced that it is now making an agented backup for Linux. While this may seem like a bit of an odd move for the company, they do point out that not all workloads can be virtualized because of hardware dependencies amongst other reasons. Now with this and the upcoming Agent for Microsoft Windows, Veeam will be able to backup more of enterprise environments.

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by Adam Armstrong

Veritas Releases NetBackup 8.0

Today Veritas Technologies announced the latest release of its backup and recovery suite, NetBackup 8.0. On top of that, Veritas is also releasing an integrated Enterprise Data Management solution geared to help companies as try to both manage data in the cloud and gain insight from the data they have. NetBackup 8.0 comes with several enhancements. The new Enterprise Data Management solution builds off of NetBackup to integrate data visibility, application resiliency and copy data management.

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