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Asigra on Wednesday announced five emerging market and technology trends in cloud backup, based on end customer and service provider adoption rates and feedback worldwide. Among the top five trends identified for 2012, hybrid cloud computing, followed by mobile device protection, backup consolidation, diverse service model adoption and greater SMB adoption of cloud backup are expected to increase. According to the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Cloud Backup and Recovery Special Interest Group (SIG), cloud backup involves backing up data offsite to a data center (organization's central data center or service provider’s data center) over a WAN, using standard internet protocols. Hardware infrastructure is shared by the provider's 'customers' which provides increased efficiencies and reduced costs due to syndication and sharing. This makes cloud backup... (more)

Reldata Achieves Triple-Digit Growth and Key Milestones in 2010

RELDATA Inc. (www.RELDATA.com), the innovation leader in unified storage solutions, today announced strong results for 2010 including revenue growth of 135 percent, year over year. The company increased its global customer base by more than 40 percent in the last six months alone, as new customers across healthcare, higher education, legal, cloud-based application services and energy chose RELDATA unified storage solutions. RELDATA's channel continued to steadily expand throughout the year, with the number of value added resellers increasing by 46 percent over 2009. In the fourth... (more)

Advanced Data Virtualization Differentiation

Author: Michael Zuckerman, CMO, Queplix What makes advanced data virtualization unique? How is this really different than basic data virtualization? Than ETL with web services? Good questions. Where's the beef? All of the basic capabilities of basic data virtualization are there with advanced data virtualization - that's a given. This includes four basic components, worth reviewing again since my previous post on advanced data virtualization. Even at this level Queplix has significant differentiation: (1) Data is virtualized. All data from all the sources you connect to appear a... (more)

The Benefits of the Gridstore Scale-Out NAS Solution for the SMB Market

Gridstore, a provider of scale-out NAS solutions for the SMB market, has announced that analyst firm Storage Switzerland has recognized Gridstore as a leading solution for scale-out NAS for SMB and managed service provider (MSP) organizations. The Storage Switzerland report, titled "What is Mid-Range Scale-Out Storage," underscores the benefits of Gridstore's scale-out NAS approach for the small to mid-sized business that eliminates storage silos, reduces management complexity and risk at a fraction of the cost of traditional NAS offerings. Findings of the Storage Switzerland re... (more)

Health Care Logistics Speeds Upgrade to SharePoint 2010

Metalogix Software, a provider of content lifecycle management (CLM) solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, Exchange, and legacy environments, has announced that Health Care Logistics has purchased its Metalogix Migration Manager for SharePoint to migrate from SharePoint 2003 to SharePoint 2010. The health care products distributor and manufacturer determined that if it used native Microsoft tools, migrating to the latest version of SharePoint would have taken four weeks. Leveraging the Metalogix solution the company was able to slash migration time to less than two days, allowing I... (more)