Tag Archives: disk-based backup

UCLA Faces Forklift Upgrade, Looks Beyond Data Domain, Installs ExaGrid

  The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university with approximately 28,000 undergraduate and 12,000 graduate students. The University has the largest enrollment in the State of California and is the most popular university in the U.S. … Continue reading

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How Data Deduplication Is Implemented Makes A Difference

By Bill Andrews, ExaGrid CEO Many customers believe that to solve backup challenges they simply need to replace tape with disk. And to keep disk storage to a minimum, they simply turn on data deduplication. Disk does solve many of … Continue reading

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Local Government Experiences Improved Backups with ExaGrid

The IT staff at the City and County of Honolulu (Honolulu County) struggled with long weekly backups to tape that consistently ran into Monday mornings, causing server and network slowdowns for its nearly 8,000 users.  Honolulu County employees support residents … Continue reading

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Data Deduplication Approaches

In our last post, we discussed disk staging—how inserting disk in front of the tape library eliminates many of the problems of tape for backup.  In today’s post, excerpted from “Straight Talk About Disk Backup with Deduplication,” we discuss various … Continue reading

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Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

As we all know, for decades, the traditional way to store offsite backups has been to make tape copies and vault them offsite. With data growth rates averaging 30% or more annually, most organizations who are still  storing tapes offsite … Continue reading

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Key Considerations for Disk Backup with Deduplication

With the move well underway by IT organizations to some form of disk-based backup with deduplication, many IT professionals do not realize there are a number of factors that should be considered when making the move to disk with deduplication, … Continue reading

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Manufacturer Avoids Data Domain Forklift Upgrade by Opting for ExaGrid

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with one of our customers in the Atlanta area, TenCate, and thought you would find their story of two backup upgrades within 3 years to be of interest.  TenCate is a multinational company … Continue reading

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ExaGrid Top Five Predictions for Backup and Recovery Market in 2013

Last week, ExaGrid released our top five predictions for the worldwide backup and recovery market in 2013. As organizations cope with data growth and look to gain greater operational efficiency and increased value from IT investments, we’ve identified the following … Continue reading

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Survey of 1,200 IT Managers Reveals Widespread Dissatisfaction with State of Backup

We recently announced the results of a survey of 1,200 IT managers which revealed very interesting findings–widespread dissatisfaction with the capabilities of many existing backup systems to keep pace with requirements for faster backups, more robust disaster recovery, improved virtual … Continue reading

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ExaGrid Penetrates 50 EMC Data Domain Accounts

This past week, ExaGrid announced that 50 companies and organizations previously using EMC Data Domain have selected ExaGrid’s disk backup with deduplication to either replace their Data Domain system or to handle new growth and projects where they needed more … Continue reading

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