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vBlog: Everyone Should Archive (period)

Even if you aren’t in a highly regulated industry. Even if you aren’t a Fortune 500 enterprise. Even if you don’t keep data over five years.

Everyone should archive, as a means of data management – because storage (both primary and secondary) are growing faster than storage budgets, so you can’t keep doing what […]

From EMC World 2013: Backup/Archive (video)

This week, I sat down to do a short video for TechTarget on what I was finding interesting at EMC World 2013:

EMC’s Data Protection Suite, as a new way to acquire and consume the range of EMC backup software The differences between Backup and Archiving, and what EMC’s solutions are doing about it

And […]

CommVault Simpana now offering "One Pass"

Today, CommVault is holding a virtual event to announce some of its latest innovations for the Simpana 9.0 product. I had the opportunity to do some early hands-on testing of a few of the new capabilities during an ESG Lab Review — including its new "OnePass" technology and its ability to integrate with Scale-out NAS.

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