After the earthquake that devastated Christchurch in February 2011, IT services company Oxygen IT saved numerous businesses from disaster by recovering their servers and retrieving their data quickly.
Wentworth Shire Council has deployed a more resilient IT disaster recovery program in anticipation of catastrophic natural disasters.
Big data has become big business, with increasing numbers of organisations trying to amass stores of information and subject it to analysis. But this is creating headaches for backup and recovery. Merri Mack looks at the options for dealing with this problem.
NetVault FastRecover 4.5 enables fast recovery of critical Oracle data through virtual on-demand recovery technology. In addition to Oracle, it also provides backup and virtual on-demand recovery for Microsoft Exchange, SQL Server and Windows file-system data.
vmProtect 6 is a backup, migration and disaster recovery solution for VMware virtual environments.
The EMC Symmetrix VMAXe storage system is designed for virtualised cloud and mission-critical IT environments.
Acronis has launched vmProtect 6, a backup, migration and disaster recovery solution for VMware virtual environments.
EMC has announced the release of its latest ProSphere storage resource management (SRM) offering.
The Pulsar XT.2 solid state drive (SSD) and Pulsar.2 SSD are now available.
Despite an overwhelming belief that solid state disks (SSD) are reliable, more than half of SSD users report experiencing data losses while using the technology.
To avoid commercial penalties for not delivering on contractual commitments, the Australian branch of electronic information systems business Thales has implemented a multiple-site storage system including disaster recovery, virtualisation and deduplication.
Trend Micro SafeSync for Business, a cloud-based virtual file share system, is now available in Australia and New Zealand.
On 13 June, Australian web host Distribute.IT revealed that it had been the victim of a malicious hacking attack, one which had irrevocably annihilated the data of 4800-odd websites hosted by the company. Andrew Collins looks at what online storage customers and storage administrators can each learn from the incident.
Covertec has teamed with Kroll Ontrack to offer Australian businesses data recovery following accidental damage or electronic breakdown of their IT equipment.
The StorNext M330 metadata controller appliance combines the high-performance, heterogeneous software file sharing and tiered, vendor-agnostic archiving benefits found in Quantum’s StorNext data management software with the simplicity of purpose-built hardware.