StorageWorks disk deduplication systems

02 April, 2009 by

HP has released two disk-based backup systems with data deduplication: the StorageWorks D2D Backup System for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and the StorageWorks Virtual Library Systems (VLS) for enterprises.

Disk libraries

02 April, 2009

The Disk Library 3D 1500 and 3000 are backup-to-disk libraries with data deduplication facilities, suitable for mid-size LAN-based environments.

Archive management software from HP

02 April, 2009 by

Database Archiving software from HP is designed to help organisations improve archive projects.

Hitachi Universal Storage Platform V

02 April, 2009 by

has enhanced its Universal Storage Platform V and Universal Storage Platform VM.

USB memory sticks

02 April, 2009 by

The Store'n'Go Retractable and the Store'n'Go Mini Traveller USB memory sticks have been released.

Virtual disaster recovery

02 April, 2009

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.

Tape library for Reliance Australia

20 March, 2009

The Australian branch of Reliance Worldwide has acquired a tape library system to accommodate a recent explosion in company data.

Australian Catholic University centralises storage

13 March, 2009

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.

Data replication helps Orchard bloom

17 February, 2009

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.

Will you be at Storage Decisions Australia?

17 February, 2009 by

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.

SMB adopts disk-based backup

13 February, 2009

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.

Law firm drops tape for online storage

13 February, 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.

Archiving success leads to backup deployment

13 February, 2009

To cope with increasing compliance demands, utility provider ActewAGL has deployed an archiving and backup system with search and recovery capabilities.

Google Earth helps ANU deploy disaster recovery

24 January, 2009

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.

Storage supplements help impress customers

14 January, 2009

Perth-based ISP Westnet has augmented its existing storage infrastructure in order to cope with recent surges of growth.

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