Data Protection

Acronis preps HCI appliance for service providers

Is Acronis nuts? It’s developing a general hyperconverged infrastructure appliance for a market that has already matured and consolidated around the Dell EMC and Nutanix duopoly. But...

Pure Storage builds ObjectEngine for multi-cloud, data serving future

Yesterday's ObjectEngine launch is notable for what it brings to Pure’s future data management table. This is Pure’s third hardware platform, joining FlashArray for primary data...

There’s a Veeam in Western Digital’s ActiveScale eye

Veeam’s backup Cloud Tier can use Western Digital’s object-storing ActiveScale box as a target data store. The idea is to make longer-term backup storage...

A dash of storage confetti to spray over Sunday and Monday

Here’s another great big batch of storage news items, two dozen or so of them, to give you a flavour of what’s going on apart from the...

Virtuozzo Storage is “like Ceph, only faster”

If you want to have file block and object storage in one product then Ceph does just that. And so does Virtuozzo Storage - but five times...

Arcserve goes head-on against Commvault, Rubrik, Unitrends and Veritas

Watch out Commvault, Rubrik, Unitrends and Veritas; Arcserve is coming right at you. It has updated its UDP appliance with 9000 series models that...

Seven Pillars of IBM Storage wisdom

You would think IBM was a storage chemist; there are that many IBM Storage Solutions floating around. And now we have three more with another four point...

Commvault has a new puppet-master pulling its strings

Commvault has appointed Sanjay Mirchandani, who ran Puppet, as its new President and CEO, and the man is fresh to enterprise data protection and management but full...

Acronis’ hyper-converged backup appliance

Acronis’ SDI Appliance is the first appearance of the company's hyper-converged product line. It is a purpose-built backup system intended to be a storage target for its...

Restructuring pays off as Commvault delivers record quarter

Commvault has posted record quarter revenues and its biggest net income in five years. The data protector and manager's financial third quarter, ended...