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NetBackup 7.5 now available!

I'm very pleased to announce that NetBackup 7.5 is now available! The marquee features of NetBackup 7.5 include: Replication Director This feature offers a unified, policy-based management of backups,...


Backing up the Elephants!

PostgreSQL (commonly referred to as Postgres) is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It is used by several prominent users including the International Space Station, Skype, Redd...


Information Anesthetic: Taking the Pain out of Backup

It seems like businesses are looking at modernizing backup like it’s a trip to the dentist: too time-consuming and painful, and always costly! So they end up taking shortcuts, hoping that the cavity o...


Survey: Broken Backup Environments Need New Approach

Backups have become a big and burdensome operation for many backup admins. SLAs are getting tighter while information grows and new platforms like virtualization create higher density environments. Wi...


Two Steps Forward With No Steps Back

Forget the itchy socks, the sweater I will never wear, and the crock pot (nice try…but still not getting me to cook). You can imagine my excitement when I opened this Christmas gift – a vintage typewr...


Bandwidth, Backup Tapes and Station Wagons

Never underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon loaded with backup tapes. This was thrown on the table during a recent customer meeting in the context of getting data offsite and onto disaster re...


NetBackup Search vs. Infinite Retention

All bark and no bite. Heard the saying? It essentially means one who talks a tough story, but then shuns away when asked to step up. In 2010, Symantec conducted a survey of more than 1,600 senior IT a...