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HP named a leader in first Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Target Appliances

By Andrew Dickerson, Senior Marketing Manager, Backup, Recovery, and Archive Solutions, HP Storage


In response to rapid market growth, Gartner recently published its first ever Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Appliances to help storage professional’s short list vendors. We believe that this report is a testament to a growing recognition that backup and recovery is the next critical frontier in data center modernization.Today, we are pleased to announce that Gartner positioned HP within the Leaders Quadrant with only one other vendor. I want to share with you our take on the reasons why.


Blockbuster storage news from HP Discover

It's time to kickoff another HP Discover with some blockbuster storage news.  I have been looking forward to the news we have today for a while!  I think storage industry watchers come to expect innovation from the storage startups - expectations for legacy vendors like HP are low.  WIth the news I have to share, I'm glad to show you that innovation is alive and well in HP Storage! So let me jump right into it.


I have a bit more details on the blog and I'll have a lot more during the week at Discover so be sure to check it out 

Don't let unreliable data protection jeopardize your company reputation

By Andrew Dickerson, Senior Marketing Manager, HP Storage Backup, Recovery, and Archive Solutions


Campaign.jpgA little bit of risk can be a good thing. If companies never took chances, business would stagnate. But the last thing you want to do is gamble with your company's reputation by not adequately protecting your data. So how do you do that when your business operations span the globe?


One of our customers, a logistics company with nearly 1,200 remote sites, has struggled to answer this question. Each branch or remote office must keep important customer data on site. The company had to find a reliable way to protect this huge amount of data, without overstretching its IT budget or overflowing backup windows. To tackle these challenges, the logistics company turned to the HP StoreOnce Backup solution.  Here's how HP StoreOnce helped the company deliver increased agaility, reduced risk and reduced costs.


Labels: BURA| StoreOnce

72 Hours of Yes – it’s wrapping up on a positive note

By Melissa Saegert Elicker, editor, HP Storage


Yes.jpegLast call for your requests!  @72hoursofyes requests are being accepted up until 7pm today (that’s Wednesday, May 7). HP has proven we’re up to the challenge. Now it’s up to you to close out this final day with the most inventive, creative, fun-filled, thoughtful and memorable request you can think of. Don’t wait, just ask. Tweet your request to #72hoursofyes. 


Adaptive Backup and Recovery from HP

spellicy.jpgLast week many of my colleagues around the world came together in Phoenix for what was a really incredible week of celebrating our accomplishments and planning on how we continue the success.  One of the people there was Stephen Spellicy, my fellow vExpert and the director of product management in HP Autonomy for data protection solutions.  There's a lot of collaboration between our teams as we have a strong focus on Backup, Recovery, and Archive (BURA) solutions.


I took the opportunity to talk to Stephan about the solutions he manages and to learn about something I've been hearing a lot lately, Adaptive Backup and Recovery.  In the podcast Stephan talks about the three primary products in his portfolio, discusses how HP StoreOnce and Data Protector are working closely together and then gives an overview of Adaptive Backup and Recovery - a topic that I'll talk to him again as we get closer to HP Discover in June. 

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