Tag Archives: data protection

NAS can quench SMB storage needs!

Small and Medium Business data storage needs are increasing at an alarming rate these days. The growing volume of content and the increasing value of this content to users clearly specify that a new approach has to be administered in … Continue reading

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Demand for Unified Data Protection products is increasing!

Unified Data Protection products demand is increasing day by day and this was revealed in the latest survey conducted by International Data Corporation (IDC). For years, data protection products like deduplication appliances, disaster recovery systems, and backup appliances were available … Continue reading

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New RAIDML Offers Extreme Protection

We just introduced RAIDML™, a new multi-level (ML) approach that provides the highest levels of data protection for mission-critical files and applications.  RAIDML is now an integrated part of StoneFly’s Voyager HA IP SAN, which offers the ability to create … Continue reading

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Sidekick Failure: Another case for SAN Backups

Here is yet another example of what can happen if you neglect to backup your data. For all you T-Mobile users out there, you probably know that the Sidekick stores all of your critical data in a network datastore and … Continue reading

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Houston, we have no tape backups

Did man walk on the moon? Well if your are looking for original images of the first steps as proof, look again. It was recently discovered that NASA has lost the original footage of the Apollo 11 mission. Rumor has … Continue reading

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Virginia Medical Database Gets Hacked

Did you hear about this one? Apparently, somebody hacked into Virginia Department of Health Professions’ website last week, and is holding state medical records for ransom.  The claims have not been verified as of yet, but the hacker’s note states that he/she broke into the state-run website … Continue reading

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Storage Strategies: Things to keep in mind

What do you look for when you’re shopping for storage? We probably all look at price, performance, and reliability, right? But how much time do we spend looking at other factors like total cost of ownership (TCO), security, automation, and compatibility? Probably not … Continue reading

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Using Encryption to help compliance efforts

A few months back we announced IP SAN-based encryption for our ISCs.  This new feature is pretty uncommon in IP SANs, and I know many of you were wondering how to use this in the real world.  Enterprise Storage Forum has a great … Continue reading

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3 data recovery tales

Found this interesting article from Network World about three unusual data recovery cases. Lessons: 1) Backup, Backup, Backup! 2) Encryption is necessary. 3) Some data is better than no data. Any unusual backup/recovery stories you’ve dealt with? Drop a line.

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No backup plan, no data. Big problem.

Last month’s backup lesson came from Ma.gnolia, who lost all of their customer account data. This month, JournalSpace.com learned a valuable lesson about backups. JournalSpace’s IT guy had scripts to protect the PHP scripts on the front-end servers but relied … Continue reading

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