Backup software products evolve as backup process grows in complexity
Backup software is rapidly evolving, driven by ever-larger volumes that need backing up and increased complexity resulting from server virtualization. Learn what features users are looking for in backup software products and how they rank vendors' efforts to meet those needs.
Data backup software doesn't just do backup anymore. Read about how backup products are incorporating data deduplication, continuous data protection (CDP), data protection management (DPM) and synthetic backup features. And learn how backup tools are gaining better integration with virtualised servers, as well as how open source backup applications are evolving. Data backup software products: Features to look for when purchasing data backup software
In this podcast discussion, Ian Lock of GlassHouse Technologies (UK) explains what to look for when purchasing data backup software products, as well as the key features that differentiate the backup offerings.
This was first published in June 2010