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 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)
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
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)
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)