Site Recovery Manager, a product for disaster recovery management and automation, is available from VMware. It uses virtualisation to simplify business continuity planning and testing and reduces the risk and complexity associated with executing disaster recovery.
Tandberg Data has introduced fourth-generation LTO half-height tape drives for the StorageLibrary T24, T40+ and T80+.
The Store'n'Go Retractable and the Store'n'Go Mini Traveller USB memory sticks have been released.
The Australian branch of Reliance Worldwide has acquired a tape library system to accommodate a recent explosion in company data.
Australian Catholic University (ACU) is a public university founded in 1991 as the result of the amalgamation of several Catholic colleges of higher education. It has six campuses across four states and territories, including almost 14,000 students and more than 3000 staff.
Orchard, a property funds management company, has invested in a data replication system to help keep the company’s data safe in the event of a disaster.
IT storage professionals across Australia will have the chance to listen to international backup guru W Curtis Preston when he visits our shore for the first time in April as the keynote speaker at Storage Decisions Australia 2009.
Middletons, an Australian law firm with offices in Melbourne and Sydney, recently moved its backup from a tape-based solution to an online system.
Like many small and mid-size businesses, Australasian Merchandisers reached a point where its tape backup system no longer met its rising demands for data protection and disaster recovery. Australasian is an importer and distributor of stationery products in Australia. The computer systems supporting its business operations were storing increasing quantities of file and application data. It needed to protect this data and ensure its availability, but the tape backup system it used was slow and prone to failures.
To cope with increasing compliance demands, utility provider ActewAGL has deployed an archiving and backup system with search and recovery capabilities.
The Australian National University (ANU) has deployed a disaster recovery system based on a 1 Gbps free space optics (FSO) link, which it first tested at the IPv6 Summit in 2007 with the help of Google Earth. The FSO-based system replaces the university’s previous 100 Mbps microwave radio-based strategy.
Perth-based ISP Westnet has augmented its existing storage infrastructure in order to cope with recent surges of growth.
The City of Whittlesea, a local government area in Melbourne’s outer north, has outsourced its disaster recovery (DR) systems to Global Storage after finding the cost and time required to archive its data onto tape were becoming unacceptable to the organisation.