Newsletter | January 11, 2010

01.11.2010--Deduplication And Tape: Friends Or Foes?

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Featured Articles

Bigger Is Not Always Better
By Dipesh Patel, Senior Product Marketing Manager, CommVault
So what's the "moral" of this post? Pretty simple: BIGGER boxes are only bigger, not always better, AND they're probably not the BEST choice when it comes to delivering better end-to-end performance.

Bigger Is Not Always Better

New NEO Tape Libraries Satisfy Continued SME Cravings For Cost-Effective Backup And Archive
By Jerome M Wendt, Lead Analyst and President, DCIG Inc.
Small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) face some tough choices right now. Disk-based backup is definitely on the rise and has many appealing features, but it can come with a price tag that these organizations simply cannot afford and may not meet all levels of data protection needs.

New NEO Tape Libraries Satisfy Continued SME Cravings For Cost-Effective Backup And Archive

Cancer Research UK Increases The Efficiency And Reliability Of Its Data Protection Strategy
William Harris, Technical Solutions Architect, Cancer Research UK
Cancer Research UK generates, manages and stores large amounts of critical data. With its IT infrastructure divided between its Cambridge Research Institute and London Research Institute, Cancer Research UK relies on several Apple and Linux servers and two Apple storage area networks (SANs), both backed up to tape libraries across an optical fiber.

Industry News

3.QNAP Raises Performance Bar With The World's First Intel Atom Processor D510 VMware Ready Certified, All-In-One iSCSI Turbo NAS
1.NetEx Adds Support For Microsoft Hyper-V To Market Leading Series Of HyperIP-Based Virtualization Solutions
2.Sony Adds New High-Capacity 320 GB DAT Cartridge To Its Line
Imation And MXI Security Partner To Deliver Secure Data Storage Devices
Wyse Technology Virtualization Software Selected For Product Of The Year Award In 2009
AMAX Launches Series Of Cost Effective, High Performance Intel Clarkdale Solutions
Nethra Announces The Release Of Networking And Storage Products
DataCore Software Adds Advanced Site Recovery (ASR) Option For SANmelody To Better Address Business Continuity And DR Needs For Remote Offices And Branch Offices
SanDisk's Modular Solid State Drive Selected By LG For Its Flagship Ultra-Thin Mobile PC
Lateral Data's Viewpoint 4.5 E-Discovery Exhibits Exceptional Processing Performance In Measured Tests
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Deduplication And Tape: Friends Or Foes?
Deduplication offers significant advantages in storing data to disk. Deduplication's undeniable advantages also bring with it an option to store digital data on disk remotely — previously a backup advantage that went almost exclusively to tape for portability. This opens a wide range of possibilities in making disk backup affordable, and reducing the role of tape in backup.
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