Why Consider Cloud Disaster Recovery?

Why Consider Cloud Disaster Recovery?

Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud as a DR target ) is now a fully mature technology. Many organizations are choosing to dial back their use of the cloud as a production environment due to issues with data ownership, regulations, cost, and other factors. However, using cloud storage as a repository for a DR copy of data or…



What really matters when comparing software during your hardware refresh?

What really matters when comparing software during your hardware refresh?

These days, every company has a data protection solution in place, and will need to explore numerous software options each hardware refresh cycle. To help make your refresh decisions go more smoothly, we have some points to consider. These basic features should be relatively equal across the industry leaders: The efficacy of data protection The…



Integrate your backup solution with IBM Cloud and STORServer

Integrate your backup solution with IBM Cloud and STORServer

Why Switching to the IBM Cloud Helps Save Time, Reduce Costs and Improve Flexibility in Your Data Protection Environment STORServer seamlessly facilitates customer’s migration to the IBM Cloud for every type of data storage need. The integration of the cloud with our award-winning data backup appliances simplifies this transition and brings the IBM Cloud’s secure…





Dell + EMC = Consolidation Madness

Dell + EMC = Consolidation Madness

The biggest news in the tech world recently was the Dell buyout of EMC. Any time there is a merger between two major corporations one area of repercussion is where product overlap exists between them. When two companies attempt to combine the same or similar sets of products and services, customers may suffer. This makes…



Is the Backup Appliance Extinct?

Is the Backup Appliance Extinct?

As Mark Twain once famously wrote: “This report of my death was an exaggeration.” Similarly many companies have begun to tout the extinction of the backup appliance. The idea of having cloud based Backup as a Service (BaaS) is quite appealing. The ability to move all data protection to the cloud and eliminate the need…



STORServer Now Supports IBM Tivoli Storage Manager release 7.1.1.100

STORServer Now Supports IBM Tivoli Storage Manager release 7.1.1.100

STORServer (@STORServer) is excited to report we’re shipping release, version 7.1.1.100, of IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) data protection software on our award-winning Enterprise Backup Appliances. The TSM team over at IBM has made big strides in enhancing enterprise data protection software, and at STORServer, we’ve kept pace by continuing to make it easier to use IBM’s…





Understanding Tivoli Storage Manager Capacity Licensing and PVU Pricing

Understanding Tivoli Storage Manager Capacity Licensing and PVU Pricing

If you’re currently a STORServer IBM® Spectrum Protect™, formerly IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager (TSM) appliance customer with a processor value unit (PVU) license today, and are facing issues with spiraling data growth, now is a good time to consider converting to a capacity licensing strategy. Three important reasons why a capacity licensing model may make…



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