Posts Tagged ‘purpose built backup appliance’

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.

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.