Data archiving News
September 14, 2017
Doubling the capacity from the previous generation, LTO-8 will present a strong option for data archiving. Tape systems can be an effective piece of tiered storage, officials say.
August 22, 2017
IoFabric Vicinity combines quality of service, snapshots and replication in a software-defined storage application to manage storage across primary, backup and archive tiers.
April 27, 2017
An Arcserve archiving module under its UDP umbrella incorporates technology acquired from FastArchiver in early 2017 and provides granular email search of Outlook.
March 21, 2017
IBM enhances its cloud object storage based on Cleversafe technology with flexible pricing and a long-term, three-tiered cold vault object store for inactive data.
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Data archiving migrates infrequently used data to low-cost, high-capacity archive storage for long-term retention. Continue Reading
SharePoint is widely used in the public sector, and those deployments often emphasize the strengths and weaknesses of the platform. Continue Reading
Before plunging into an enterprise hybrid cloud scenario, data storage administrators should model their preliminary planning after these four steps. Continue Reading
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Despite a changing market, disk-based approaches like continuous backup and snapshots might still have a place in your backup and archiving strategy. Continue Reading
For the past 15 years, Storage magazine has identified the hottest data storage technology trends you'll want to follow in the coming year. All of our selections may be "newish" tech, but they're also tried and true, having demonstrated their effectiveness and worth in the data center. You won't find anything bleeding edge on our list -- only proven and widely available technologies made the cut. Honorees for the hottest data storage technology trends of 2018 cover a wide spectrum of storage tech, from predictive analytics to ransomware protection to converged secondary storage, multi-cloud and nonvolatile memory express over fabrics.
Although we do our best to predict the hottest data storage technology trends, sometimes our crystal ball isn't as clear as we would like. Once again, we've included a report card on how last year's picks panned out. And, as a bonus, we've provided a list of storage trends that aren't quite ready for prime time and didn't make our 2018 hot tech list. There's always 2019 for those technologies!
Not all backups are created equal or even follow the traditional model of only copying files that have changed since the last backup to a storage device on a media server. Take the concept of backup-less backups, commonly called flat backups. Here, storage-level snapshots created on a server or filer are backed up and replicated to another server filer. This is different from a typical backup in a couple ways: There's no media server, and the protected copy is just that, a copy -- in the same format as the original data. Find out more about backup-less backup, the vendors that offer it and how you can best make use of the technology for your organization.Continue Reading
Follow these four rules to redesign your data archiving system in a way that ramps it up gradually, keeps data flowing from primary storage to the archive and makes everyone happy. Continue Reading
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Caringo facilitates and simplifies cross-platform data movement by bridging its proprietary object storage system to Microsoft Azure object storage service. Continue Reading
Don't get stumped by a request to recover deleted email messages in Office 365. Know what Microsoft offers, and plan ahead to stop mailbox content from performing a disappearing act. Continue Reading
Tape data storage is very much alive as a means of seeding clouds with local data and as the main method for storing and archiving the tsunami of data facing all of us. Continue Reading
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Explosive data growth has brought about a commensurate increase in zettabytes, but a smart, proactive approach to archiving can help. Continue Reading
This overview examines OpenText Content Suite, a set of ECM tools for managing content from capture through archiving and disposition. Continue Reading
Backup and archiving are two different animals. A backup is designed to restore data to a specific point in time following an outage. Archives, on the other hand, are designed to store data that is not currently in use but cannot be deleted for extended periods of time. In addition, an archive must be searchable, so specific information can be retrieved within a reasonable amount of time. For example, all of the emails from a specific employee, within a specific timeframe in the event of a legal discovery request. But, archiving can play a very important role in the data protection process, by moving infrequently accessed data out of the backup process. Doing so speeds backups and reduces costs. Backup software vendors today are adding archiving functionality to products or integrating their backup and archive products and many expect that this convergence will continue. Chapter two of our e-book on backup software looks at how archiving can ease backup's burden. Continue Reading