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Drew Meyer | 27 Oct 2014 | 1 comment


This week NetApp is hosting its user conference, Insight 2014, in Las Vegas. Given our long and productive history together, Symantec couldn’t be more pleased to once again sponsor this NetApp event. Ever since NetBackup introduced support for NDMP backups way back in 1998, NetApp has been a close partner of ours. Today, many Symantec products integrate with or leverage NetApp technologies, such as:

  • Symantec NetBackup – with Replication Director, NetBackup orchestrates NetApp snapshots, including SnapVault and SnapMirror, using regular NetBackup policies.
  • Symantec Dynamic Multi-Pathing – improves storage I/O performance and availability by balancing and rerouting traffic across all available storage interconnects.
  • Symantec Cluster Server – improves availability and provides failover support in NFS and...
Matt Cain | 23 Jun 2014 | 1 comment


Integrated backup appliances did not exist in the minds of many backup administrators four years ago when Symantec brought an innovative approach to the backup appliance world: a customer-focused strategy designed to reduce complexity in the crucial but often confounding world of data protection.

Yet these appliances - integrating scalable backup and recovery software, optimized storage and data deduplication in one easy to install and manage package –soon were winning the hearts of enterprises around the globe. Symantec customers adopted the new form factor in big numbers because they saw it saving them valuablebudget and resources that could be put to more strategic use. In fact, enterprises working with Symantec reported an average 39% reduction in operational expenditures (OpEx)...

tzambrovitz | 27 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

With IT budgets that are shrinking or barely holding steady, it’s vital for today’s businesses to make the most of their current infrastructure. Fortunately, however, leveraging virtual infrastructure to enable cloud computing is possible without having to rip and replace the entire infrastructure. Whether an organization is replacing legacy technologies or adapting them to virtualization, Symantec and VMware have teamed up to help businesses make the transition to virtualization as smoothly as possible – with approximately 100 points of integration to date.

This integration effort goes beyond simply enabling the technologies to work together, to the IT users themselves. We have developed various integration levels ranging from...

SeanRegan | 07 May 2012 | 0 comments


Nearly two years ago, an analyst at Gartner said that the industry was facing what he called “The Broken State of Backup.” Backup has been around for more than a half of a century and is an essential task for a majority of organizations. Companies can’t afford to go without backing up their data and systems. Yet the analyst wrote that “the perceived level of cost and complexity [of backup] is rising dramatically.”

The information explosion, the emergence of virtualization, and increasing demands for 24/7 access to data have contributed to rising cost and complexity. A Symantec survey of 1,400 IT professionals showed a fragmented world of backup solutions with organizations averaging up to seven...