Posts Tagged ‘PBBA’

Continuum Tool Challenges Backup Players

Continuum is playing the part of a disrupter with the launch of a re-imaging tool that upgrades existing backup and disaster recovery solutions into its flagship Continuum Vault. The move signifies the PBBA space will attenuate as competition heats up.

Cisco Leads Slowing Security Appliance Market

Cisco Systems still leads a security appliance market that is experiencing a noticeable slowdown, indicating that channel investment in related cloud solutions and services might be required going forward to boost margins and remain profitable.

Cloud Storage May Disrupt Backup Appliances

IDC reports the worldwide purpose-built backup appliance market has remained relatively flat year-over-year, pointing to spending on backup and data protection software as the cause for the “temporary” trend. But the emergence of more advanced, cost-effective cloud-based solutions may have an effect, too.

Unitrends Expands Displacement Program

Unitrends is expanding its backup and recovery competitive displacement program in an effort to go after Barracuda, Veeam, and AppAssure as well as Symantec Corp., indicating that there might be a wider playing field in the backup and recovery space than one might think.

EMC Targets Mid-Market With Avamar Release

EMC rolled out a its new Avamar purpose built backup appliance solution aimed squarely at the mid-market with a solution that caters to both physical and virtual environments, while integrating 7.8 terabytes of deduplicated backup capacity. For partners, the added deduplication component could be key in making new inroads in a vast and largely undefined mid-market segment.

Unitrends Launches Tiered Backup

Backup and disaster recovery firm Unitrends has launched a new tiered backup appliance that attempts to go toe-to-toe with the big guys by touting a numerous functionalities in one. For partners, that means a more affordable alternative they can position to customers in need of higher ROI.