Are You Paying Enough Attention to Data Security When You’re in a Hotel? Posted on Jul 22nd, 2019 by Peter Eicher

Planning your next trip? Don't overlook data security. Credit cards, trade secrets, and other valuable data pass through hotels everyday making them prime targets for hackers!

Categories: Data Security

Latest vProtect Release Adds OpenStack support, Updates for RHV/oVirt and Oracle VMs, plus more! Posted on Jul 11th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

The latest update of vProtect brings new features to the Nebula release, first announced in April of this year. The new code drop, v 3.8.1, is available immediately and has a lot of nice additions including support for OpenStack, updates for RHV/oVirt and Oracle VMs, and more.

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Categories: vProtect

Yeah, You Probably Should Do Something to Protect Your Organization from Ransomware Posted on Jul 8th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

Another day, another ransomware attack. It was recently reported that the city council in Riviera Beach, Florida, “voted to pay nearly $600,000 to hackers who crippled the city’s computer systems with a ransomware attack.” This sets a new record for publicly revealed payments by a government organization. And it does seem that government organizations get hit a lot, or maybe it’s just that they’re required by law to reveal it.

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Categories: Data Security, NetApp, ProLion

Did we move too far away from tape for backup? Posted on Jun 10th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

For the oldsters like me who’ve been around the backup world for a long time, we remember when tape was the only game in town. I even remember flash-in-the-pan technologies like tape RAID, which was an attempt to get backups going faster. There were a lot of good reasons to move backups to disk instead of tape: faster backup and restore, direct access vs. linear access to files, and you can do fancy stuff like spin up full system recoveries right from the backup repository (Catalogic invented that, by the way!). The move to disk was so strong that many organizations ended up getting rid of tape altogether. But have we gone too far in the disk direction?

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Categories: DPX

New vProtect Release Adds EC2 support, Loads of Proxmox Updates, and More Goodies Posted on Apr 30th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

The developers at Storware never rest on their laurels. The latest release of vProtect – v 3.8, code named Nebula -- comes chock-full of cool new features and updates...

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Categories: Amazon, Data Backup, vProtect

Meet our New Technology Partner, ProLion Posted on Mar 12th, 2019 by Peter Eicher

Today Catalogic announced that we’ve entered a strategic partnership with ProLion, an Austrian software company specializing in tools for NetApp environments. This is a perfect fit for us, considering Catalogic’s long (over 20 year) history of working with NetApp technology and NetApp partners.

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Categories: NetApp, ProLion

Latest vProtect Release Adds Kubernetes, Hypervisor Snapshot Management, More Posted on Nov 15th, 2018 by Peter Eicher

It was only three months ago that I blogged about the new vProtect release. And now it’s time for another one! Hot from the developers’ keyboards comes vProtect v 3.7, the Multiverse release. Why Multiverse? Because it’s opening up new worlds.

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Categories: Data Backup, vProtect

New Stardust Release of vProtect is Now Available Posted on Aug 6th, 2018 by Peter Eicher

One of the things we really liked about Storware, when we chose to partner with them, was their aggressive, agile development style. They put out a steady pulse of new releases, adding valuable new features on a (roughly) quarterly basis. And now, only a couple of months after we announced the partnership, we've got a new vProtect release!

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Categories: Data Backup, vProtect

Meet our New Technology Partner, Storware Posted on Jun 4th, 2018 by Peter Eicher

Today Catalogic announced that we’ve entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Storware, Inc., a Polish software company that creates some really impressive data protection products. We think this is a great fit for our two organizations, and we’re looking forward to doing some really cool things together.

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Categories: Backup Data, vProtect, KODO

Pure //Accelerate 2017: Photo Blog Reviews a Great Event Posted on Jun 20th, 2017 by Peter Eicher

Last week was a good one in the annals of tech events. Pure //Accelerate set the bar for events that are high-impact and high-value, yet of a manageable size that wasn’t overwhelming. It was that rare event where you actually could get around to everything. And it was done with class and style.

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Categories: Pure Storage

We’re Accelerating SQL Server Clones at Pure //Accelerate 2017 Posted on Jun 8th, 2017 by Sathya Sankaran

Catalogic is excited about showcasing our application-aware snapshot and replication solutions at the upcoming Pure //Accelerate 2017 show next week. Join us at Booth #2 and meet our technical team to discuss how we can add value to your environments or your customers.

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Categories: Pure Storage