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Sepaton adds support for Symantec's OST

Sepaton is today adding support for Symantec's OST interface to its S2100-ES2 virtual tape library and DeltaStor deduplication software. It also has a strategy for extending its products to include CIFS and NFS support, and plans to move into the archive and potentially the search space. OST or Open Storage Technology is an API …
Chris Mellor, 13 Apr 2010
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Data Domain doubles up on top dedupe

Data Domain has doubled the capacity of its top dedupe box and clustered two of them together with a global deduplication ability, offering up to 14.2PB of logical backup capacity. It's not global deduplication as competitors like Sepaton with its multi-node global deduplication would have it, but it's a step towards it, and …
Chris Mellor, 12 Apr 2010
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Sepaton in anti-Data Domain pitch

Criticising the pain of single-silo deduplication products, Sepaton has introduced a dual-node clustered product that can be upgraded to its larger ES2 system. The MS2 is described as rack-ready and has from 36 to 192TB of raw capacity, meaning 30 to 160TB of usable capacity. Data ingest can occur at 1,200MB/sec. It comes with …
Chris Mellor, 10 Mar 2010
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IBM diligently adds mainframe dedupe

IBM mainframes can now send backed-up data to a deduping virtual tape library instead of physical tape. Big Blue has combining its Diligent deduplication and virtual tape library functionality in the TS7680 ProtecTIER deduplication gateway. No changes are needed to backup processes on on the Z/OS mainframe but some modification …
Chris Mellor, 24 Feb 2010
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NetApp deduping virtual tape in limbo

Updated with NetApp response NetApp is halting further development of its deduplicating NearStore product following its failed attempt to buy Data Domain. It is walking away from any development of deduplicating nearline storage products. At a top level, NetApp divides data into hot to not-so-hot primary data, secondary storage, and then virtual tape …
Chris Mellor, 05 Feb 2010
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Exagrid slides out smoothly scalable Data Domain beater

Start-up Exagrid has introduced a 10TB dedupe appliance, configurable in a 10-node deduplication grid or cluster, with global reduplication across the nodes and Data Domain-beating performance. Exagrid provides disk-to-disk backup deduplication appliances that connect in a grid architecture for the mid-market. The company says …
Chris Mellor, 13 Oct 2009
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Data Domain doubles up dedupe speed

Data Domain has added a 4-socket quad-core processor set-up and produced a top-end DD880 box with double the performance of its old range-topper, reminding everybody why EMC and NetApp fought so hard to get it. The DD880 has twice the performance of the previous top-of-the-range DD690 and achieves it by having a 4-socket quad- …
Chris Mellor, 20 Jul 2009
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EMC hopes for Data Domain 'I do'

Comment Dan Warmenhoven must have gnashed his teeth. Just when he was showing off his bright and shiny brand new Data Domain toy, up comes EMC and gazumps him, offering 20 percent more - and all cash at that! - to Data Domain shareholders. Ouch. Joining the NetApp CEO in grimacing would have been Quantum CEO Rick Belluzzo, whose company …
Chris Mellor, 02 Jun 2009
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Dedupe this: NetApp buying Data Domain

Comment Announcing its intent to be king of the dedupe hill, NetApp is buying Data Domain for $1.5bn. The announcement overshadowed NetApp's fiscal 2009 earnings which beat Wall Street estimates. The IT world has been agog with rumours of a big takeover, Cisco and EMC being often mentioned, but Data Domain and NetApp was an unexpected …
Chris Mellor, 21 May 2009
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Storage vendors unroll better VTL options

It's been a good day for mainframe tape users. They can store data on cheaper open systems virtual tape libraries (VTLs) thanks to Bus-Tech's MDL-100V product, and Sun has simultaneously enhanced its mainframe VTL and tape products. Bus-Tech's Mainframe Data Library-100V connects by FICON or ESCON links to mainframe hosts and by …
Chris Mellor, 21 May 2009
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Ocarina making dedupe music with BlueArc

Hardware-accelerated file storage supplier BlueArc is to sell Ocarina deduplication hardware integrated with its Titan 3000 product. BlueArc's Titan 3000 is a network-attached storage (NAS) product offering very fast access, up to 4PB of capacity, and tiered storage embracing fast Fibre Channel drives, bulk storage SATA drives, …
Chris Mellor, 22 Apr 2009
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Fusion-io gets funding infusion

PCIe-connect SSD start-up Fusion-io brought forward its B-round funding and new CEO announcements to SNW as it revealed it was nearly $50m better off. LightSpeed Venture Partners led the B-round which netted Fusion-io $47.5m. Fusion-io also confirmed that David Bradford is its new CEO, replacing the ousted Don Basile, who is …
Chris Mellor, 08 Apr 2009
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Data Centers get 'black box' flight data recorder

It's like airplane's "black box" flight data recorder. But it's for data centers. Israeli startup Axxana has developed an black box recorder to store enterprise data in real-time, so that it's recoverable in the event of a data center disaster. When disasters strike data centers, data that has not yet been transmitted to a …
Chris Mellor, 06 Apr 2009
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Isilon adds faster clustered file storage

Isilon has souped up its mainstream clustered NAS product and introduced a transactional IO product with SAS disks plus a lower-cost archive model with optional Ocarina deduping. Isilon has made its name with scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) X-Series products which scale to 2.3PB with 96 nodes clustered across InfiniBand …
Chris Mellor, 10 Mar 2009
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Falconstor/Sun wins speediest dedupe race

Comment: The fastest deduplication on the planet is performed by an 8-node Sun cluster using Falconstor deduplication software, according to a vendor-neutral comparison. Backup expert W Curtis Preston has compared the deduplication performance of different vendors' products. He uses suppliers' own performance numbers and disregards multi …
Chris Mellor, 09 Mar 2009
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Data Domain doing faster dedupe

Data Domain has increased the speed of its deduplication to between 50 and 100 percent through a software update. The speed boost varies from 50 per cent on DD510, 530, and 580 models, 58 per cent on the DD565, up to 90 per cent on the DD690g and DDX array, and 100 per cent on the DD120. The DD690g had a 1.4TB/hour throughput …
Chris Mellor, 02 Mar 2009
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Storage, recession and you

The recession is already knocking on the storage industry's door. A dozen storage vendors' results and forecasts show some already announcing losses and cost-cutting while others are waiting for the hammer to fall. The tape automation business is already affected and drive arrays and data protection software are preparing for …
Chris Mellor, 01 Nov 2008
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Sepaton's tape library de-duplication guarantee

Guarantees are getting popular. De-duplicating virtual tape library supplier Sepaton is offering a simple 40:1 de-duplication efficiency guarantee with few restrictions compared to NetApp's 50 per cent savings guarantee. Here's the full guarantee description: Sepaton guarantees that the FastStart Plus De-duplication Package …
Chris Mellor, 08 Oct 2008
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HP duplicates deduplication

Adds different enterprise deduplication product alongside SME D2D ones Like EMC, HP is offering different deduplication products to different backup markets, with a post-processing Virtual Library System (VLS), based on Sepaton's DeltaStor technology, and inline processing D2D systems for small and medium enterprises. …
Paul Roberts, 23 Jun 2008
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Quantum touts high end de-duplication box

Quantum has announced a high-end de-duplication appliance, called DXi7500. The new box is aimed at large enterprises, and as well as de-dupe, it can also be used as a virtual tape library (VTL) with a path to real tape, as disk-based backup and even as straight replicated disk storage. The company claims it is the only vendor …
Bryan Betts, 27 Jun 2007
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IBM makes tape disappear with virtual storage magic

Quite awhile has passed since IBM first announced its On Demand Computing agenda, and the vendor is still hammering away at the goal. This week, IBM attacked the virtualization portion of its strategy with a slew of storage and server products. Tape might not be a sexy topic, but IBM is trying to spice the technology up a bit …
Ashlee Vance, 12 Oct 2005