Posts Tagged ‘backup’
Cloud-based backup service provider Carbonite is expanding its channel presence with a partner program that provides resources and support to solution providers.
CA Technologies is selling its Arcserve data protection unit to Marlin Equity Partners. The deal is part of a plan to divest of ‘non-core’ assets, and focus on cloud management and enablement technologies.
In this week’s On Point, we take a look at cloud and backup products that are new to the market.
Microsoft is now a backup and disaster recovery vendor with the announcement of Azure Site Recovery, a service that backs up workloads and virtual machines directly to the Azure cloud.
The IRS informed congressional investigators it lost more than 2 years of its former commissioner’s emails due to a “computer crash.” The news made many techies chuckle because of its implications for backup. The story goes way beyond backup to double standards eDiscovery and jurisdiction.
Despite law enforcements’ efforts to curb it, ransomware (malware that encrypts files until a payoff is paid) is on the rise. Cloud backup is being used to thwart such attacks and could be a powerful selling proposition.
The vast majority of small businesses believe the Internet of Things has the power to revolutionize and improve their businesses, says a study by AVG Technologies. However, most say they’re unprepared for the revolution, and worry about security and operations.
In a crowded market such as backup and data recovery, differentiation is challenging. Acronis believes its path to growth and success is not in making a better backup product, but rather redefining what it means to back up data in workloads context.