Backup/Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Article Archive:

Court Order Marks End of Zenith Infotech

The one-time managed services juggernaut has until the end of August to sell of its cloud computing business and resolve debts after losing its latest appeal.

IBM, VMware Expand Cloud Backup Offerings

IBM and VMware are expanding their respective cloud offerings with the launch of cloud-based data backup, recovery and business continuity services, increasing the crowded service segment with two major — and potentially disruptive — players.

Intronis Spring Update Raises Virtualization, Physical Imaging Bar

Intronis has made its bones by offering partners some of the broadest support for virtualized and hybrid systems. With this week’s platform update, they raise their game.

Zenith Infotech May Get Another Reprieve

Embattled cloud computing vendor Zenith Infotech is under orders to liquidate. and it’s not allow to return to the stock market to raise money. But India regulators are allowing the company to post bank guarantees, which could breathe new life into the debt-ridden company.

On Point: Options for Windows XP Upgrade Laggards

With the discontinuation of support for Windows XP this week being the big buzz, let’s take a look at ways vendors and partners are helping aid the transition in this week’s On Point.

Axcient Giveaway Aims to Disrupt Symantec Backup Exec

Axcient is looking to capitalize on Symantec’s leadership woes and aging legacy install base of Backup Exec software by giving away a virtual appliance that offers the experience of cloud-based data recovery services.

Symantec Enlists Bank’s Help to Draft Future

Symantec has reportedly signed JP Morgan Chase to help craft its future course and draft a defense against activist shareholders. The move is a clear sign the security and software vendor is under pressure to act amid its wayward strategy and leadership vacuum.

On Point: Sleeping Better With New Storage, Backup Solutions

Data loss is the main content of corporate nightmares. This week in On Point, we look at backup news and releases that could turn data nightmares into more restful sleeps.

SunGard Availability Services Now Independent

SunGard Availability Services is now an independent company focusing on enterprise backup and disaster recovery opportunities. Despite its size, it has the same challenges as many of its smaller rivals: differentiating in a crowded market.

World Backup Day: A Chance to Revisit Data Protection

Today is World Backup Day, an annual observance to remind businesses and people about the importance of protecting critical information. It’s also a reminder of the opportunity in the market for backup services.