Data Protection

Kaseya VSA vulnerability opens a thousand-plus business doors to ransomware

Kaseya’s VSA remote monitoring and management tool was used as an attack vector to inject ransomware into the systems of fewer than 1,500 end-customers of some 30...

HPE to acquire cloud disaster recovery startup Zerto

HPE is acquiring IT resilience specialist Zerto for $374 million in cash, and so gaining in-house disaster recovery and general backup products, including cloud-native app protection.

Dell developing data management strategy

A Dell Technologies investor roadshow has revealed plans for Dell to push into the data management market. Dell Vice-Chairman and COO Jeff Clarke, and...

News fragment: Dell Technologies Capital invests in anti-ransomware startup Calamu

Dell Technologies Capital has invested in Calamu, an anti-ransomware startup with so-called safe harbour technology. Paul Lewis. Calamu was founded...

Your occasional storage digest with MariaDB, HPE, WD, IBM and more

This week we have an improved MariaDB database, HPE’s Alletra array getting faster access, WD announcing a much faster 5G phone-embedded flash drive and IBM producing an...

PowerFlex, Dell EMC’s other HCI system, supports more Nvidia GPUs and Oracle KVM hypervisor

Dell EMC has updated its PowerFlex software, widening GPU and hypervisor support and improving resiliency and manageability. PowerFlex is Dell EMC’s scale-out virtual SAN...

Mr Backup’s Modern Data Protection is a great reference book

W. Curtis Preston, or “Mr Backup” as he is sometimes known because he has encyclopaedic knowledge of data protection matters, has written “Modern Data Protection — Ensuring...

Spectra improves StorCycle with high availability, more tiers and better job control

Tape, disk and cloud data archiver Spectra has extended its StorCycle data lifecycle management software with more detailed job controls, encryption, a new fast-access storage tier and...

CloudCasa adds features in sprint for cloud-native app backup

Newbie containerised app backup supplier Catalogic is adding a slew of new features, including virtual air-gapped ransomware protection in AWS and Azure to its CloudCasa BaaS offering.

GigaOm: hybrid cloud data protection market splits into SMB and enterprise segments

GigaOm has has added separate SMB and Enterprise hybrid cloud data protection supplier evaluation docs in its Radar series as the fast-developing market splits into two groups...