Data Protection

Storage VAR sentiment tracker: VMware mojo lost, Commvault mojo gained?

A June survey of storage VARs’ views of the market shows growing demand with core infrastructure refreshes as the US economy re-opens and ransomware becomes a top-of-mind...

Model9 massacres Stone Age mainframe VTL

Sometimes you get reminded how decidedly old tech some tech is, and Model9’s ability to move data destined for long-term storage at 550MB/sec versus a mainframe Virtual...

Big Blue adds mainframe storage anti-ransomware vaults to FlashSystem arrays

As IBM's storage hardware sales continue their long-term decline, Big Blue has announced anti-ransomware Safeguarded Copy for its FlashSystems and on-premises Storage-as-a-Service offerings, with planned public cloud...

Your occasional storage digest with AWS HealthLake, Delphix, Infrascale, XenData and much more

This week we have AWS doing a neat health sector vertical market data lake offering with partners, Delphix bragging about its growth and diversity hiring credentials, and...

Repeat performance — ExaGrid exceeds revenue record in second consecutive quarter

Deduping backup target appliance suppler ExaGrid has exceeded revenue records for a second consecutive quarter, with revenue up 50 per cent year-on-year and ten per cent sequentially...

Your occasional storage digest with Backblaze, Infinidat, Robin.io and Windocks

This week’s digest features new cloud backup software and a Chia note from Backblaze, Infinidat suggesting it’s an AIOps supplier, and Robin.io notching up another server deal...

Acronis hires GoDaddy exec as CEO to push growth through MSPs harder

Acronis has hired a new CEO to help it ride the twin booms in the market for data and cyber-protection, with a view toward increasing sales through...

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...