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OwnBackup scores $50m to grow SaaS backup tools

OwnBackup, the specialist third-party backup app for Salesforce, has bagged $50m in a funding round led by Insight Partners. Salesforce's investment arm also joined in. Total funding...

Afi touts resilience and replication for K8s container workloads

Afi, a cloud data management firm, has released a cloud-based replication and resilience service specifically tailored to provide high availability for containerised applications and services.

Commvault integrates Metallic backup with Microsoft Azure Blob Storage

Microsoft and Commvault are to integrate Commvault's Metallic SaaS data protection with Azure Blob Storage and will develop other product integrations with native Azure services.

This week in storage: Teradata in the cloud, WD Zoned SSDs and more

Teradata has become much more serious about working in the public clouds and Western Digital has an NVMe Express-bolstering present for its zoned QLC SSD initiative....

Four years on, Zerto needs to raise more cash

Zerto, the disaster recovery startup, has raised $53m in equity and venture debt financing. It will use the money to bolster its cash position and on updating...

Listen up, Fujifilm. PoINT Systemes already pumps objects to tape storage

Our recent article about Fujifilm’s Object Archive software, which will support object data on its magnetic tape, prompted PoiNT Systemes to get in touch.

Your occasional storage digest with Samsung, Dell EMC, Nutanix and more

Tom’s Hardware has published a scoop-ette on an 8TB Samsung QVO 870 SSD using QLC (4bits/cell) NAND and produced in the U.2 format. The entry level...

Zerto provides disaster recovery for containerised apps

Zerto is branching out from disaster recovery of virtual machines to offer general backup services. The company will also cover cloud-native applications with its continuous data protection...
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Your occasional storage digest featuring Druva, WekaIO with STACs of benchmarks, and more

This week, Druva helps notebook and desktop users defeat ransomware, and WekaIO feasts on more STAC benchmarks. Druva gets fiery-eyed Druva,...

IBM soups up Spectrum Protect Plus

IBM has extended Spectrum Protect Plus (SPP); a data protection and availability product for virtual environments. In hybrid clouds, enterprises can deploy IBM Spectrum...