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August 2, 2021

Solving for all key backup challenges in a single solution
ExaGrid's lifetime value, investment protection and customer support is unmatched.Backup storage is moving to a top-of-mind issue amid growing volumes of data, the need for compliance with more legislation and the ever-increasing threat of ransomware, reports...
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July 28, 2021

Cintech Partners with ExaGrid
(original in Portuguese) The partnership with the renowned manufacturer of tiered backup storage comes to complement the range of protection and storage solutions offered by the reseller. With the growing need of companies for robust equipment, compatible with...
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July 14, 2021

ExaGrid Revenue Grew 50% Y/Y and 10% Q/Q
ExaGrid had an all-time record bookings and revenue in the quarter ending June 30, 2021. This accomplishment was on the back of its record-breaking quarter in 1Q21, increasing both bookings and revenue to a new all-time high. Revenue grew over 50% as compared...
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April 26, 2021

ExaGrid Retention Time-Lock for Ransomware Recovery – Product Review
Ransomware attacks are proving to be extremely profitable for hackers, and organisations that think their backups provide sufficient protection could be in for a nasty surprise. These attacks are constantly evolving and the latest threats specifically target...
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April 13, 2021

ExaGrid becomes cash-positive, passes 3,000 customers
ExaGrid recruited more than 120 new customers in the first 2021 quarter and has become cash-flow positive. The data backup startup said it also posted record sales in EMEA. "We have actually had three really strong quarters in a row. The company continues to...
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March 31, 2021

ExaGrid EX84 – Product Review
Storage Magazine - March/April 2021 issue. Enterprises struggling with rapidly growing data centre storage capacities need to find new ways to energise their data protection strategies. If backup and restore performance can’t keep up with these demands then...
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January 18, 2021

ExaGrid goes big with backup appliances
ExaGrid has increased capacity in its deduplicating backup appliances and at the same time, cut the product portfolio from nine systems to seven. Appliances of any size can be mixed and matched in a 32-appliance cluster.
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October 23, 2020

Ransomware is Everywhere
Bill Andrews, President & CEO of ExaGrid, outlines the steps necessary to ensure that organisations can recover from ransomware attacks with minimal impact on the business.
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October 9, 2020

Your occasional storage digest: Backblaze anti-ransomware, Fibre Channel speed clarifications, OpenDrives NAS clusters, K8s problem-solving and more
CEO Bill Andrews said: “We are replacing low-cost primary storage disk from Dell, HPE, and NTAP behind Commvault and Veeam, as ExaGrid is far less expensive for longer-term retention. We are also consistently replacing Dell EMC Data Domain and HPE StoreOnce...
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September 26, 2020

ExaGrid Time-Lock – Who’s (still) afraid of ransomware?
Ransomware currently represents one of the most prominent threats to IT infrastructures. Reports of successful attacks are accumulating, the attacks are getting closer. More than 30% of all companies, institutes, universities or public authorities in Germany...
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August 28, 2020

Storage Review Podcast #62: Bill Andrews, ExaGrid
On this week’s podcast, Brian sits down with Bill Andrews, the CEO of ExaGrid. ExaGrid provides hardware solutions for the enterprise backup and recovery market. ExaGrid has 2700 customers and is growing quickly, largely by displacing legacy backup target...
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August 20, 2020

Backup to the Future
In the July/August 2020 issue of Storage Magazine, Bill Andrews, president & CEO of ExaGrid, examines the journey from simple tape backups to tiered disk backups that use adaptive deduplication for fast, reliable and affordable backup and restore solutions.
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July 20, 2020

Dell trains its sights on Exagrid
Dell is training up its Data Domain channel to battle Exagrid in the purpose-built, deduplicating backup to disk market.
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April 14, 2020

ExaGrid EX21000E review: Super-efficient backup storage
Businesses struggling to fit ever-increasing backup and disaster recovery requirements into dwindling windows of opportunity will find ExaGrid’s EX series of backup appliances stand out for a number of sound reasons. They deliver a tiered storage solution...
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March 31, 2020

ExaGrid EX63000E – Product Review
ExaGrid has always been a great choice for enterprise backup because the EX appliance family delivers everything that is required to stay within your backup window and its budget.
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March 12, 2020

Long-Term Retention with Veeam Availability Suite V10 and ExaGrid
Tom Gillispie, Director of Application Interoperability at ExaGrid, showcases how long-term retention works together with ExaGrid in the NEW Veeam Availability Suite v10.
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January 21, 2020

First Distribution appointed as strategic Pan-African distributor for ExaGrid
First Distribution is proud to announce it has been appointed as the strategic Pan-African distributor for ExaGrid. ExaGrid provides backup storage with data deduplication and is designed to run behind a wide variety of third-party backup applications. ...
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January 9, 2020

2020 Predictions From 45 Storage Vendors – Part One
A few days following the 2019 vendors’ facts and review publication, Storage Newsletter publishes its classic annual vendors’ predictions for 2020. It collects 45 opinions and consolidates them to find some majors trends and directions for the storage...
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December 17, 2019

ExaGrid Integrated With Veeam Software to Meet Backup Requirements for Enterprise Data Centers
ExaGrid announced further momentum for joint enterprise customers with Veeam Software, Inc. ...
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December 16, 2019

Backup Your Stuff
Protecting company's data against threats like systems failure, site-wide disaster and ransomware should be at forefront of any IT strategy. We speak to industry experts who weigh in on the growing opportunity of backup and recovery solutions for IT solution...
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December 10, 2019

ExaGrid and Veeam Meet Emerging Backup Requirements for Enterprise Data Centers
ExaGrid, a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, today announced further momentum for joint enterprise customers with Veeam Software, the leader in backup solutions that deliver Cloud Data Management. The combined solution...
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October 17, 2019

Efficient IT Music to Her Ears
ExaGrid Customer Shawntee Cowan, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Duncanville Independent School District in Texas, was featured in the Fall 2019 issue of Toggle Magazine. Read about her journey of transitioning from music teacher to CTO of the school...
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April 19, 2019

ExaGrid and Zerto Announce Integrated Solution for Real-Time Backup and Recovery
Zerto’s continuous data protection (CDP) ensures that changes are constantly recorded to the Zerto Elastic Journal so that recovery points are kept up to date. The platform converges disaster recovery (DR) and backup for continuous availability. This...
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April 18, 2019

Your Easter enterprise storage getaway
Exagrid, with its deduping to disk array backup target, and Zerto with continuous data protection disaster recovery software, have a combined backup/disaster recovery offering.
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April 8, 2019

Backup for a minute and scan this data protection news
A constant of life is that data protection products are always getting better. Five recent data protection news stories exemplify this, with Acronis, ExaGrid, Unitrends and Spectra Logic in two cases improving products and operations.
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March 1, 2019

Network Computing Product Review: ExaGrid EX63000E
On review is the ExaGrid flagship EX63000E. It's a 4U appliance offering truly enormous storage potential with a full backup capacity of 63TB; it can scale up to 32 appliances, offering a total of 2PB. Capacity can also be tailored to your budget as the...
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February 6, 2019

Top Fastest Growing Storage Companies in 2018
ExaGrid included in Storage Newsletter’s list of the Top Fastest Growing Storage Companies in 2018.
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January 4, 2019

Your occasional storage digest featuring ExaGrid, WANdisco and WekaIO
Early January storage roundup news shows speed has paid off for deduplicating backupper ExaGrid and WANdisco and WekaIO. One W-vendor sends lots of data across networks at high speed. The other provides fast access to files using parallel IO streams.
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August 13, 2018

VAD Technologies and ExaGrid announce ME distribution partnership
Hyper-converged secondary storage for backup provider ExaGrid has announced the expansion of its Middle Eastern coverage with the appointment of Rami Nasser as its regional sales director for the Middle East, India, and Africa. The firm will be adding sales...
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June 14, 2018

Mastering the Art of Backing Up
Good data protection management means having effective processes and methodologies in place to maintain data integrity. But how is the backup and data protection market shaping up in the region?
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May 14, 2018

Scale-out storage vendor ExaGrid looks to continue momentum with Nutanix
ExaGrid recently unveiled a new top-of-the-line appliance, and entered into a Nutanix-focused partnership with data protection provider HYCU. At the recent New Orleans Nutanix .NEXT event, ExaGrid was communicating its message to Nutanix partners and customers...
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April 11, 2018

ExaGrid Grew 20% from 1Q17 to 1Q18
First generation deduplication solutions can be cost prohibitive for backup storage and are also slow for backups, restores, and VM boots, which is why over 80% of ExaGrid's newly-acquired customers are replacing Dell EMC Data Domain, HP StoreOnce, Commvault...
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March 16, 2018

Top Fastest Growing Storage Companies in 2017
ExaGrid included in Storage Newsletter's list of the Top Fastest Growing Storage Companies in 2017.
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February 15, 2018

A More Elegant (and Affordable) Approach to Nutanix Backups
One of the more perplexing challenges that Nutanix administrators face is how to protect the data in their Nutanix deployments.
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February 12, 2018

ExaGrid Announces Largest Scale-out System, EX63000
ExaGrid announced its largest, most powerful appliance in its arsenal of backup storage with data deduplication - the EX63000E. The appliance has 58% more capacity than its predecessor, allowing for a 63TB full backup.
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January 8, 2018

Excitable Backupper ExaGrid Eyes IPO
ExaGrid says it's steering a methodical path to an eventual IPO unlike reckless cash-burning storage startups that fail or need to be acquired (rescued).
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August 11, 2017

Disk-based backup a thing of the past? Not so fast, according to ExaGrid Systems
As companies increasingly turn to virtualization for their computing needs, the transition is also spurring innovation in data storage solutions.
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February 3, 2016

Three Storage Upstarts Hit Back at Doom, Gloom ‘n’ Layoffs News
Amidst the six-way storage startup staff lay-off gloom, another three companies* are going the other way. ExaGrid, ownCloud and Simplivity are showing the storage market still has a thirst for great products. Wake up competitors, and smell the coffee.
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December 7, 2015

Zerto Adds ExaGrid Dedupe
ExaGrid and Zerto have partnered to deliver complementary solutions - CDP along with long-term archiving - improving performance and cost efficiency in IT datacenters.
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October 9, 2015

ExaGrid, Simplivity and Zadara: Storage Slowdown? Not for Us
Three storage startups claim they are still experiencing strong growth, even while mainstream vendors' revenue expansion remains disappointing. And the reason? Well, if you asked these three, it could be as simple as better or more efficient technology.
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August 25, 2015

Storing in an Undeduplicated Form Means a Faster Restore
ExaGrid's growth is a reminder that Data Domain is not having everything its own way in the deduping back-up-to-disk market. V4.9 of ExaGrid's appliance software has global deduplication across all NAS shares and appliances in a scale-out GRID, along with...
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August 17, 2015

ExaGrid Releases Software 4.9 With Expanded Deduplication & Oracle RMAN Support
ExaGrid announced that it has updated its software for its line of backup storage appliances to the latest version, 4.9. This update offers two key features: supporting data deduplication globally across all NAS shares and all appliances in a single scale-out...
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ExaGrid Upgrade Expands Dedupe, Oracle RMAN Channels Support
ExaGrid has always supported Oracle, but its newly unveiled support of Oracle RMAN Channels enables enterprises to back up Oracle databases up to 800 terabytes. RMAN Channels automatically writes sections in parallel to all NAS shares, and then automatically...
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June 22, 2015

Key considerations when moving data backup from tape to disk with data deduplication
For decades, IT organisations have performed nightly backup of all their data to tape, which has been used primarily due to low cost. The retention of most organisations is typically 12 weeks onsite and can be up to as much as seven years offsite.
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June 3, 2015

ExaGrid Appoints EMEA, APAC Vice President
ExaGrid, a provider of disk-based backup storage, has appointed Andy Walsky as the VP of sales for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia-Pacific (APAC). Walsky will focus on the further development of the reseller channel and hiring of sales...
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May 27, 2015

Get Answers For System Sizing Of Backup Storage With Data Deduplication
Data deduplication compares each backup to previous backups and only stores the bytes or blocks that change. Employing data deduplication with backup storage greatly reduces the amount of disk storage required and also saves on WAN bandwidth as only the...
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April 1, 2015

VSM Interview with ExaGrid CEO, Bill Andrews
There are a lot of changes in the datacenter. Servers are being virtualized and fast read storage is now flash versus spinning. Organizations are using some cloud applications but are still mostly running their own. Some organizations are looking to...
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March 3, 2015

ExaGrid Expands in Crowded Backup Appliance Market
Since it began selling deduplication backup appliances in 2008, ExaGrid has watched its competition expand in the form of large vendors such as EMC, Symantec, Dell, Hewlett-Packard and Hitachi Data Systems plus a plethora of smaller companies. Yet, ExaGrid...
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February 18, 2015

ExaGrid Nibbles at EMC’s Ankles
If you just provide one product — you need to make it better than a rival that sells lots of different ones. That’s why one Massachusetts company thinks it’s beating another local giant. The David in this story is Westborough, Mass.-based ExaGrid whose...
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February 4, 2015

ExaGrid CEO Making Big Investments in 100 Percent Channel Model
ExaGrid Systems CEO Bill Andrews said the fast-growing deduplication backup appliance company is making big investments in its 100 percent channel sales model as it moves to disrupt large competitors such as EMC, Hewlett-Packard and Symantec.
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February 3, 2015

Boosting Backup Capacity with Virtual Servers
Over the past two decades, IT departments have had dedicated physical servers per application. Disk storage is associated with each server as direct attached, network attached, or storage area network storage.
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January 27, 2015

10 Predictions for Data Protection in 2015
In most respects, data backup has been done the same way for 30 years. Change is slower in backup than any other area in IT. The reason is that backup is a complicated problem.
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January 19, 2015

ExaGrid Posts Record Growth in 2014 with Double-Digit Revenue Growth and Cash-Positive Status
ExaGrid Systems Inc. has announced that it had double-digit growth from 2013 to 2014. For its fourth quarter revenue, the company had record bookings and was both cash and P&L positive in all four quarters of last year and for the entire year of 2014.
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January 13, 2015

ExaGrid Posts Record Growth in 2014
Revolutionary backup storage provider ExaGrid Systems announced today that it had double-digit growth from 2013 to 2014, earning record bookings for its fourth quarter revenue and year.
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January 9, 2015

Data Backup Hardware: 2014 Products of the Year Finalists
The 10 finalists in the data backup hardware category for the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com 2014 Products of the Year award offer competitive, feature-rich data protection products.
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January 8, 2015

Moving from tape to disk backup with data deduplication
For over 50 years, IT organizations have performed nightly backup of all their data to tape, which has been used primarily due to low cost. The retention of most organizations is typically 12 weeks onsite and can be up to as much as seven years offsite.
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December 22, 2014

ExaGrid Predictions for Data Protection for 2015
Tape backup will be relegated to either offsite DR or for long-term version history. Backing up to tape at the primary site will virtually disappear in 2015 and will be replaced with disk-based backup with data deduplication. 50% of all offsite DR will be tape...
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December 16, 2014

ExaGrid Brings Scale-Out Disk-based Backup with Deduplication to the Enterprise Data Centre
ExaGrid Systems has announced the largest, most powerful appliance in its arsenal of back up solutions with data deduplication: the EX32000E.
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November 25, 2014

ExaGrid Systems Named ‘Recommended’ Solution for Disk Backup by DCIG for Midrange Organizations
Dominating two of the most recent buyer's guides from independent analyst firm DCIG, ExaGrid Systems, Inc. earned the top 6 of the top 10 positions in the DCIG 2014-15 Deduplicating Backup Appliance Under $50K Buyer's Guide and 7 of the top 10 positions in the...
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November 12, 2014

ExaGrid Veeam Accelerated Data Mover Improves Performance for Veeam Synthetic Full by 6X According the New ESG Lab Report
Today, ExaGrid Systems, a leading provider of disk-based backup solutions, announced that prominent IT analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) has tested and validated the creation of Veeam synthetic full backups using the ExaGrid-Veeam Accelerated Data...
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November 4, 2014

Why ExaGrid & Veeam are Rockin’ VM Backup and Restore – and ROI
Let's face it, you built your data center for one reason: to generate revenue. The return on investment of your hardware, software, and people really depends on what you do with that infrastructure: Is it mostly used for production activities? Or is there a...
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October 23, 2014

Tips for Better Deduplication
Deduplication can now be regarded as a mature technology. It’s been around for a decade and in that time has become an integral part of backup and storage processes. But that doesn’t mean the technology has become static. Deduplication strategies have...
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October 17, 2014

ExaGrid Buffs Up Its Disk Backup Appliances
ExaGrid is squeezing more disk backup capacity and performance out of its grid-based, disk backup systems.
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October 16, 2014

ExaGrid EX32000E Appliance Backup Solution Announced
ExaGrid Systems has announced the EX32000E backup appliance solution, which replaces the very versatile EX21000E as its largest and most powerful appliance to date highlighted by data deduplication and their data landing zone.
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October 8, 2014

Updating your backup approach — from physical servers to virtualized environments
Backup is often at the bottom of the list for IT teams -- an afterthought even -- but having an effective backup and disaster recovery plan in place means considering backup as an important piece of the IT strategy. Over the past two decades, IT departments...
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October 7, 2014

Out with the old and in with the new: How backup changes from physical servers to virtualized environments
Backup is often at the bottom of the list for IT teams -- an afterthought even -- but having an effective backup and disaster recovery plan in place means considering backup as an important piece of the IT strategy. Over the past two decades, IT departments...
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Deduplication Appliance Buying Guide
Gartner recently came out with a Magic Quadrant for deduplication backup target appliances. The analyst firm named EMC and HP as leaders, with Quantum and ExaGrid also receiving good grades.
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October 6, 2014

ExaGrid at VeeamON 2014
ExaGrid’s disk-based backup appliances are engineered to provide a straightforward and reliable backup experience for VMware customers using Veeam backup software. Combining the two virtual server data protection solutions allows customers to utilize Veeam...
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October 3, 2014

Storage Review’s ExaGrid EX21000E Disk Backup Appliance Review
The ExaGrid EX21000E is a deduplication appliance for backup and recovery that is about as flexible as it gets. With support for over 20 backup software packages, scale-out architecture that expands compute with capacity and rapid recovery using the landing...
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April 23, 2014

Straight Talk: Disk Staging
Since disk has historically been too expensive compared to tape, most IT organizations found a middle ground by using a small amount of disk between the backup/media server and the tape library to hold the most recent one to two weeks of backup data. Disk...
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April 16, 2014

Data Backed Up by ExaGrid Up 108% in Two Years
Research confirms that data growth remains a major backup challenge for organisations.  Conducted on ExaGrid's behalf by Onva Consulting Limited, the research highlights the benefits of ExaGrid's landing zone and scale-out approach to backup and included...
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April 14, 2014

Solving the Data Growth Challenge
New research from ExaGrid Systems based on responses from over 400 customers has confirmed that data growth remains a major backup challenge for organizations.
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April 11, 2014

ExaGrid’s Backup Technology Solves Predicted Data Growth Challenges
Feedback from over 400 customers validates the leadership of ExaGrid's unique landing zone and scale-out approach to backup. It shows that by selecting ExaGrid, organisations can transform the performance of their backup and restore processes, and...
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Rise of Disk Storage Leaves tape with Specialized Backup Role
For agencies with mid-range requirements, tape has steadily been losing ground to disk-based systems in the cost for performance equation. And today, tools are available  to simplify the transfer of data from tape to disk-drive based systems.
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April 9, 2014

Straight Talk: Backup to Tape
Exploring the deficiencies of tape and how backing up to disk can help address these problems.
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March 26, 2014

Straight Talk: Introduction to Disk Backup with Deduplication
The movement from using tape for backup to using disk for backup is well underway, with about 70 per cent of IT organisations now using disk staging in front of a tape library onsite, and approximately 15 per cent of IT organisations having replaced their...
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February 21, 2014

ExaGrid CEO: Cloud Backups ‘Virtually Disappeared’ From Our Market
As a small private company competing with EMC, Symantec, Dell and Hewlett-Packard (HP) in a market that some see is in decline, ExaGrid certainly faces a big challenge in the target deduplication appliance field.  But ExaGrid CEO Bill Andrews says his company...
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January 14, 2014

Tipping the Scale
According to feedback from over 400 ExaGrid customers, the relentless growth in data will continue unchecked in 2014, while 88 percent of businesses see data growth as having the biggest impact on the backup and restore infrastructure in 2014.
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Patent Innovation From ExaGrid
ExaGrid has been awarded a new patent for "Systems and Methods for Managing Delta Versions". The innovation is the sixth patent ExaGrid has been awarded and reflects the company's commitment to developing the most advanced disk-based backup solutions on the...
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January 10, 2014

ExaGrid Grew 10% From 3Q13 to 4Q13
"ExaGrid achieved a number of great milestones in 2013," said Bill Andrews, CEO, ExaGrid. "ExaGrid has the first and only product in the category of scale-out disk-based backup with data deduplication. Customers increasingly understand the need to add compute...
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January 9, 2014

Backup Dedupe Bods ExaGrid: We’re ‘Cash-Positive’ this Is Our Year
Deduplicating backup-to-disk startup ExaGrid is now cash-positive and thinks this could be its breakout year. ExaGrid is one of several suppliers trailing along behind EMC's Data Domain unit in the deduplicating backup-to-disk system market. Even with what...
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December 20, 2013

The 50 top-funded tech firms in Boston
The list is part of this week's Boston Business Journal print cover story, headlined "They Might Be Giants." The story looks at which Boston tech companies have the potential to grow large and stay independent over the long term — leading to the creation of...
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December 12, 2013

Grid Claims Patent Edge in Backup War
While there are many wars in tech, perhaps none is as intense as that waged in the backup market, and ExaGrid is pulling out a new weapon. No, it’s not a hot new feature or super discounts. It is Patent number 8,589,363.
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December 11, 2013

ExaGrid Introducing Universal Backup Share
ExaGrid Systems, Inc. introduced Universal Backup Share, a product feature that further expands the advantages of its zone-level deduplication over traditional block-level deduplication approaches by providing the ability to accept backup data from a...
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December 10, 2013

A Tale of Two Architectures
The key difference between scale-up and scale-out architectures is that scale-up treats backup as just a storage problem. But backup is a data movement, data processing and data storage problem. As a result, because scale-up only provides a single resource...
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December 6, 2013

ExaGrid Wins ‘Product of the Year’ at Techworld Awards 2013
ExaGrid's EX13000E has been named 'Storage/Big Data Product of the Year' at the Techworld Awards 2013. "ExaGrid beat off stiff competition to win the Techworld 'Storage/Big Data Product of the Year Award' because of its powerful combination of scalability,...
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ExaGrid Wins ‘Product of the Year’ at Techworld Awards 2013
ExaGrid's EX13000E has been named 'Storage/Big Data Product of the Year' at the Techworld Awards 2013. This win extends the company's successful streak for being ranked as best-in-class for disk-based backup with deduplication. The EX13000E was selected for...
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November 28, 2013

Why Primary Storage Snapshots and Traditional Backups Should Complement Each Other
Bill Andrews, CEO and president at ExaGrid Systems, has published the third book in his ‘Straight Talk’ series, Straight Talk About Primary Storage Snapshots and Traditional Backups, to help IT teams better understand the complementary nature of primary...
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November 27, 2013

Situation Analysis: Why Primary Storage Snapshots and Traditional Backups Should Complement Each Other
IT departments looking to implement new solutions are generally forced to decide between two paths: short-term gain vs. long-term solution. One meets the immediate need, the other meets business goals -- few solutions can do both. For many organizations,...
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November 19, 2013

ExaGrid Unveils New High-End Backup Appliance
ExaGrid last month unveiled its biggest backup appliance yet, the EX21000E, which holds can hold up to 210 TB of full backups when 10 of them are linked together in a grid. And thanks to a partnership with LaserVault, pushing backups from the IBM i server...
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November 4, 2013

EMC Backup Rival ExaGrid Eyes Growth Above Last Year’s $36M in Sales
ExaGrid saw $36 million in revenue in 2012 and expects to see growth above that amount this year — while also being poised to become cash-flow positive early next year, CEO Bill Andrews said in an interview.
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October 28, 2013

Products of the Week
NetworkWorld's roundup of intriguing new products includes ExaGrid's newly-released EX21000E.
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ExaGrid EX21000E D2D 4U Backup Appliance
Like its entire backup family, the new appliance keeps the backup window fixed in time forever, and delivers the fastest restores - regardless of data growth. No other backup architecture can match this commitment, because only it solves the compute problems...
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October 24, 2013

ExaGrid Deduplication Boxes Get Bigger, Faster
Disk backup and deduplication specialist ExaGrid brought out its biggest and fastest system this week, an appliance that holds 21 TB of raw data and can scale to 210 TB by clustering 10 boxes.
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October 22, 2013

ExaGrid… Heave: Storage Troops Push Out Range-Topping Dedupe Box
Backup data keeps on growing so backup to disk systems have to grow their capacity and speed so as to able to deal with the amount of backup data in the time window available. ExaGrid arrays can be pooled in a grid of 10 machines with global post-process...
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ExaGrid Solves Data Growth Challenges for Backup and Restore
Like the entire ExaGrid backup family, the new appliance continues to do the inconceivable: it keeps the backup window fixed in time forever, and delivers the fastest restores – regardless of data growth. No other backup architecture can match this...
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October 21, 2013

ExaGrid Solves Data Growth Challenges for Backup and Restore
ExaGrid Systems, the company consistently ranked ‘best at backup’ by leading experts, extends its lead with its latest appliance, the EX21000E. Like the entire ExaGrid backup family, the new appliance continues to do the inconceivable: it keeps the backup...
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September 24, 2013

ExaGrid EX Series tops DCIG 2013 Midrange Deduplicating Backup Appliance Buyer’s Guides
ExaGrid Systems has been named a 'Best in Class' solution for disk back up by DCIG for mid-range organisations. Organisations instinctively know that their IT infrastructures are changing or have already changed. Virtualising infrastructures to form public,...
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September 5, 2013

ExaGrid Systems Named ‘Best-in-Class’ Solution for Disk Backup by DCIG for Midrange Organisations
Accredited Analyst Firm Ranks ExaGrid Systems as Top Backup Solution in $50k and $100k Buyer's Guide Reports.
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July 18, 2013

CA Technologies, ExaGrid Unify Disk Backup Hardware, Software; Chris Ross Comments
CA Technologies and ExaGrid Systems have combined their disk-based tools designed for server backup and disaster recovery across virtual and physical environments, CRN reported Wednesday. ExaGrid integrated its disk storage and data de-duplication appliance...
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July 9, 2013

CA, ExaGrid Partner on Data Backup, Recovery for Midmarket
As midmarket and small enterprises face increasing data growth and a need for higher efficiency data backup, CA Technologies and ExaGrid Systems have inked an agreement designed to jointly address these needs by providing a quicker and more efficient backup...
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June 20, 2013

ExaGrid Appoints Richard Pearce as VP of Business Development
Seasoned strategic relationship-builder to focus on growing disk backup company’s worldwide industry vendor partner program.
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June 19, 2013

Exagrid Hires Former IBM Exec, Hitachi Bod to Help Flog Disk Grid Tech
ExaGrid, a supplier of deduplicated disk grid systems, clearly isn't worried about its products, but it has added two new execs to help boost the business side of things.
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June 12, 2013

Dedupe in the Virtual/Cloud Era
Despite the momentous changes taking place in the enterprise, one thing remains constant: the need for efficient, effective backup and recovery. In that vein, then, technologies like deduplication are in continual demand. Not only do they help preserve...
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ExaGrid Named ‘Disk Based Product of the Year’ at Annual Storage Awards 2013
ExaGrid Systems has been named 'Disk Based Product of the Year: Small/Midrange' at the Annual Storage Awards 2013 ceremony on June 6th 2013 in London, reinforcing its world class technology and performance.
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June 7, 2013

ExaGrid Issued US Patent for Unique Zone-level Deduplication Technology
ExaGrid Systems received US Patent no. 8,412,848, building on the company’s history of innovation to solve data protection problems for its customers. The patent covers ExaGrid’s unique Zone-level deduplication method, a core component of ExaGrid’s...
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June 4, 2013

Combined ExaGrid De-Dupe Backup and Veeam Solution
ExaGrid announced that IT analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) has validated the effective instant VM recovery capabilities of ExaGrid's disk-based backup with deduplication system with Veeam Software, Inc.'s virtual server data protection solution.
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May 15, 2013

Cloudy with a Chance of System Failure?
Public cloud solutions make many promises, such as reducing IT time needed to manage computing resources and eliminating the up-front expenses associated with purchasing capital equipment. The challenge is to identify the scenarios where the public cloud...
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April 29, 2013

Sizing Your Disk Backup and Deduplication System to Avoid Future Missteps
Correctly sizing a disk backup with deduplication to meet your current and future needs is an important part of your data protection strategy. If you ask the right questions upfront and analyze each aspect of your environment that impacts backup requirements,...
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March 27, 2013

Data Protection Vendors Add Options for Cloud Backups
In the early days of cloud backups, people wondered if the cloud would threaten traditional backup vendors by alleviating the need for their software and hardware. But backup vendors are embracing the cloud, giving customers more options for hybrid models that...
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March 25, 2013

2013 Partner Programs Guide: Storage Vendors
CRN has once again named ExaGrid Systems to the 2013 Partner Programs Guide.
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March 22, 2013

Affordable Dedupe and Cloud Based DR
Data deduplication has delivered tremendous efficiencies into the data center by enabling organizations to reduce the disk and tape resources required to store backup information. As important, deduplication facilitates bandwidth efficient backup replication...
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March 15, 2013

ExaGrid and ATS National Partnership for Cloud-Based DR as a Service
ExaGrid Systems and ATScloud announced a partnership to offer customers cloud-based DR as a Service.  ExaGrid customers now have the option to replicate their backup data to ATScloud's secure cloud infrastructure, reducing or eliminating the need to vault...
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March 8, 2013

ExaGrid Adds Cloud Option for Disaster Recovery
A backup-hardware maker is now embracing the cloud as part of its offering for disaster recovery. Users of ExaGrid backup appliances can now choose ATScloud's Disaster Recovery service for a remote copy of their backed-up data instead of maintaining a separate...
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ExaGrid, ATScloud Offer Secure Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
Gartner, Inc. predicted that by 2014, 30 percent of midsized companies (those with annual revenues or operating budgets of between $150 million and $1 billion) will have adopted cloud-based disaster recovery, which is up from just 1 percent in 2011.
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March 7, 2013

ExaGrid Adds Cloud Option for Disaster Recovery
Users of ExaGrid backup appliances can now choose ATScloud's Disaster Recovery service for a remote copy of their backed-up data instead of maintaining a separate ExaGrid device or a tape system.
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ExaGrid, ATScloud Partner On Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service
Disk-based backup appliance developer ExaGrid Systems is partnering with hybrid cloud provider ATScloud to offer solution providers and their customers a new "Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service" solution.
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ExaGrid Adds Cloud Option for Disaster Recovery
ExaGrid will keep selling boxes, but it plans to introduce several cloud-based offerings this year. The service from ATScloud, which will be sold alongside backup appliances through ExaGrid's resellers, offers a disaster recovery option with no capital...
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February 18, 2013

ExaGrid and PHD Virtual Team Up
The combination of ExaGrid and PHD addresses the myriad of backup challenges faced by IT departments by offering customers faster backups, recovery capabilities, and more efficient DR via offsite disk-based replication for virtual server environments.
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February 15, 2013

Nick Ganio, VP Sales for ExaGrid, Named 2013 Channel Chief
CRN has once again named Nick Ganio, VP Sales for ExaGrid Systems, a 2013 Channel Chief.  Under Ganio's guidance, the company has seen a 30+% growth in channel bookings year over year, including substantial growth in international channel sales in the EMEA...
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February 13, 2013

ExaGrid and PHD Virtual Join to Offer Improved Virtual Data Protection
ExaGrid Systems Inc., vendor of disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, and PHD Virtual Technologies, provider of virtual machine backup and recovery and virtualization monitoring solutions, announced a technology alliance that will provide...
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ExaGrid Systems EX130-GRID with Secure Erase
The ExaGrid Systems EX130-GRID with Secure Erase receives the bronze cup in the data backup hardware category in Storage magazine's/SearchStorage.com's 2012 Products of the Year competition.
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January 29, 2013

ExaGrid Posts Sales Results for 2012
ExaGrid has announced another record sales year in 2012 as the demand for grid-based, scalable disk backup systems with data deduplication continued to grow.
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January 28, 2013

Top 5 Backup Trends (Plus 5 Bonus Trends for Active Archiving)
Recent natural disasters have shown many companies firsthand that everything can be gone in a flash...And that means backup. Accordingly, here are some of the top trends in the backup arena.
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January 23, 2013

Industry Perspective: The Backup and Disaster Recovery Market 2013
Industry Perspective asks Bill Hobbib, VP of Marketing for ExaGrid Systems, about the state of backup and disaster recovery (DR) in today’s market.
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January 21, 2013

ExaGrid Honored for Data Deduplication Technology by 2 IT Publications
ExaGrid was selected by IDG's InfoWorld as one of the recipients of the 2013 Technology of the Year. Additionally, ExaGrid was named a Storage Magazine 2012 Product of the Year award finalist. The high-profile recognition further validates ExaGrid's approach,...
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January 14, 2013

Avoid the 10 Costliest Mistakes of Disk Backup
ExaGrid Systems, Inc. has recently published a book offering IT professionals and CIOs straightforward and pragmatic guidance to help choose a disk backup system.  Titled “Straight Talk About Disk Backup with Deduplication,” it’s the most comprehensive...
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Avoid the 10 Costliest Mistakes of Disk Backup
Drawing on experiences with more than 5,000 disk backup installations, the newly-published book Straight Talk About Disk Backup with Deduplication describes the many technical considerations when choosing a disk backup system, such as the product’s...
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Avoid the 10 Costliest Mistakes of Disk Backup
With data growth rates averaging 30% or more annually, an increasing number of organizations are moving from tape to disk backup with deduplication. Depending on the disk backup architecture chosen, a backup environment can either be improved or worsened,...
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Backup Hardware: 2012 Products of the Year Finalists
ExaGrid was one of eight finalists in the data backup hardware category in the Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com 2012 Products of the Year competition. The category covers tape libraries, tape drives, backup storage media, disk backup targets, virtual tape...
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ExaGrid Publishes Industry’s Most Comprehensive Guide to Disk Backup with Deduplication
“Straight Talk About Disk Backup with Deduplication” is the most comprehensive guide to disk backup with deduplication available. By reading the 29-page book, IT professionals and CIOs can gain insights into the right questions to ask and which factors...
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January 10, 2013

ExaGrid Publishes Industry’s Most Comprehensive Guide to Disk Backup with Deduplication
New “Straight Talk” book offers IT leaders and CIOs guidance on avoiding the 10 costliest mistakes of disk backup.
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January 9, 2013

InfoWorld’s 2013 Technology of the Year Award Winners
Although data deduplication has become fairly common, not all backup appliances are created equal; the real trick is providing seamless scalability and offsite replication capabilities. ExaGrid's scale-out architecture guarantees that even as your data grows,...
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January 4, 2013

8 Highland Capital-Backed Companies Worth Watching in Boston
Highland has made some good moves in recent years — a number of their Boston tech investments appear to be taking off.  Expect to hear more about these companies in coming years.
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January 3, 2013

ExaGrid Aces Disk-to-Disk Backup
To say that deduplication technology is "hot" is something of an understatement. With rapidly growing mountains of data, leveraging dedupe in backup (if not primary storage) has almost become a necessity.
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Review: ExaGrid Aces Disk-to-Disk Backup
While there are a number of well-known vendors with very strong product offerings in this space, ExaGrid's unique scale-out grid architecture and truly refreshing support model set it apart from the pack and place it in a class of its own.
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Backup and Recovery in 2013
ExaGrid Systems has published its top five predictions for changes in the worldwide backup and recovery market in 2013. As organizations cope with data growth and look to gain greater operational efficiency and increased value from IT investments, ExaGrid has...
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December 28, 2012

Best of Industry Perspectives 2012: Storage
Included in Data Center Knowledge's top picks of storage columns for 2012 was one authored by ExaGrid's VP of Product Development, Marc Crespi, entitled, "Dedupe’s Fork in the Road: Grid vs. Fixed Controller."
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December 24, 2012

ExaGrid Top 5 Predictions for Backup and Recovery Market in 2013
As organizations cope with data growth and look to gain greater operational efficiency and increased value from IT investments, ExaGrid has identified five trends that will continue transforming backup and recovery in the coming year.
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December 12, 2012

Southern Data Storage Collaborates with ExaGrid
Tampa-based Southern Data Storage, a firm specializing in data storage, backup and disaster recovery, announced a partnership with ExaGrid Systems Inc., a firm that focuses on scalable and cost-effective “disk-to-disk (or D2D) backup with data...
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December 5, 2012

ExaGrid Expands Zone-Level Deduplication Capabilities with Universal Backup Share
With Universal Backup Share, only ExaGrid combines generic backup application support with a GRID-based, scalable architecture that enables customers to keep adding nodes as their data grows, avoiding costly forklift upgrades.
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December 4, 2012

How to Choose Between Scale-Up vs. Scale-Out Architectures for Backup and Recovery
The architectural approach used by the appliance vendor can make a significant difference to the performance, scalability and total cost of the selected solution. Pros and cons are presented.
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How to Choose Between Scale-Up vs. Scale-Out Architectures for Backup and Recovery
More and more organizations are reducing or eliminating the use of tape by deploying disk-based appliances that use deduplication. But the architectural approach used by the appliance vendor can make a significant difference to the performance, scalability and...
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October 19, 2012

Last of the Indie Dedupe Firms: We CAN Fight Off Backup Giants
The Register was there for one of Andrews' presentations, where he quickly dismissed what he classed as knock-offs from competitors; defined weaknesses and benefits of his firm's products against that of its rivals; and looked at ExaGrid's coming attack plan.
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October 11, 2012

Another 3Q12 Record for ExaGrid
The continued growth has been driven by increasing demand for the company's next generation GRID architecture-based disk backup system, which offers scalability and significant cost advantages over competing first generation backup systems.
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October 9, 2012

ExaGrid Gunning For Market Share
For many tech companies, competitors are located across the country, or even the world. That's true for Westborough-based ExaGrid Systems Inc., but its biggest competitor has an office just two miles down the road.
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October 3, 2012

ExaGrid Announces a Record Quarter in Q3 2012
According to ExaGrid Systems, the company’s next generation GRID architecture-based disk backup system is better than the similar products offered by the competitors as it provides scalability along with reduced costs for the user.
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ExaGrid Announces Another Record Quarter in Q3 2012 Driven by Increased Demand for Highly Scalable Disk Backup
ExaGrid today announced that the company achieved a record quarter for sales and revenue in Q3 2012 and surpassed 1,500 customers. The continued growth has been driven by increasing demand for the company’s next generation GRID architecture-based disk backup...
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October 1, 2012

Survival of the Fittest
The advent of the cloud is changing the disaster recovery landscape: a hard to justify “nice-to-have” is increasingly viewed as an affordable necessity. But is this necessarily a good thing, and what impact might cloud services and other emerging...
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September 27, 2012

Dissatisfaction with the Current State of Backup
ExaGrid Systems announced the results of a survey of 1,200 IT managers which shows widespread dissatisfaction with the capabilities of many existing backup systems to keep up with requirements for faster backups with permanently short backup windows as data...
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Among IT Managers Using Tape Only, 75% in D2D Within 12 Months
ExaGrid Systems, Inc. announced the results of a 2012 survey of 1,200 IT managers. Nearly 40% of IT managers report that their routine nightly backups exceed the backup window, with 30% saying their companies exceed the backup window by more than four hours.
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September 25, 2012

ExaGrid Survey of IT Managers Reveals Widespread Dissatisfaction with the Current State of Backup
ExaGrid® Systems, Inc.today announced the results of a 2012 survey of 1,200 IT managers which shows widespread dissatisfaction, stemming largely from delayed investments by many organizations in modernizing backup systems in recent years, which leaves...
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ExaGrid Survey of IT Managers Reveals Widespread Dissatisfaction with the Current State of Backup
ExaGrid® Systems, Inc., the leader in cost-effective and scalable disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, today announced the results of a 2012 survey of 1,200 IT managers which shows widespread dissatisfaction with the capabilities of many...
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September 21, 2012

ExaGrid Penetrates 50 Data Domain SMBs
ExaGrid announced that 50 companies and organizations previously using EMC Data Domain have selected ExaGrid's disk backup with deduplication to either replace their Data Domain system or to handle new growth and projects where they needed more cost-effective...
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September 17, 2012

US Backup Solutions Firm ExaGrid Appoints Malaysian Distributor
US backup solutions firm ExaGrid Systems has signed a distribution agreement with Malaysian IT product distributor Digital Paper as a first step to grow market share for ExaGrid disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication.
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ExaGrid Penetrates 50 EMC Data Domain Mid-Sized and Small Enterprise Customers
ExaGrid announced that 50 companies and organizations previously using EMC Data Domain have selected ExaGrid’s disk backup with deduplication to either replace their Data Domain system or to handle new growth and projects. The key milestone of Data Domain...
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September 14, 2012

Tape Backup: An Ironic 60th Anniversary for Tape
May 21, 2012 was the 60th anniversary of the IBM 726. In many data centers, while other storage technologies have come and gone, this obsolete, slower performing technology is still being used for data backup and on- or off-site disaster recovery.
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ExaGrid Announces 50 EMC Data Domain Customers
Recently, ExaGrid announced that 50 clients, who earlier used EMC Data Domain, have now turned to ExaGrid's disk backup with deduplication. These clients are either changing their Data Domain system or looking to manage new growth and projects where they...
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September 12, 2012

ExaGrid Published 300 Customer Stories Among 1,400 Clients
ExaGrid has published over 300 customer success stories, which can be found on the company's website - making ExaGrid the first and only backup vendor to reach this milestone, and only IT vendor with 300 published testimonials for a single product solution.
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September 4, 2012

Unitrends Lands Prestigious Spot on the Inc. 500/5000
Inc. magazine today ranked Unitrends No. 2269 on its annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
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September 1, 2012

Survival of the Fittest
The advent of the cloud is changing the disaster recovery landscape: a hard to justify “nice-to-have” is increasingly viewed as an affordable necessity. But is this necessarily a good thing, and what impact might cloud services and other emerging...
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August 30, 2012

ExaGrid First Company to Publish a Record 300 Disk Backup Customer Success Stories
ExaGrid Systems, Inc ., the leader in cost-effective and scalable disk backup solutions with data deduplication, today announced that it has published over 300 customer success stories, which can be found on the company’s website – making ExaGrid the first...
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ExaGrid First Company to Publish a Record 300 Disk Backup Customer Success Stories
The University of Northern Iowa is the 300th customer to publicly share its selection of and success with ExaGrid's disk backup with data deduplication solution. As a state-supported university of approximately 13,000 students, and ranked among the nation's...
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ExaGrid First Company to Publish a Record 300 Disk Backup Customer Success Stories
ExaGrid Systems today announced that it has published over 300 customer success stories, which can be found on the company’s website – making ExaGrid the first and only backup vendor to reach this impressive milestone, and only IT vendor with 300 published...
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August 29, 2012

T&E Management Firm Concur Selects ExaGrid
Concur Technologies, Inc., a travel and expense management solutions provider, stores over 2.5PB of data on their ExaGrid system and is among a growing number of ExaGrid customers with large amounts of data whose backup needs outstripped the capabilities of...
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August 28, 2012

ExaGrid Customer Base Continues to Grow Thanks to GRID
Provider of disk-based backup solutions, ExaGrid Systems recently announced that it is attracting an increasing number of companies with large data sizes and demanding backup requirements. For example, Concur, a travel and expense management solutions...
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August 23, 2012

Companies with Petabytes of Data to Protect Increasingly Choosing ExaGrid for Disk-Based Backup
ExaGrid® Systems, Inc. today announced that an increasing number of companies with large data sizes and demanding backup requirements are turning to ExaGrid for faster backups and restores and seamless scalability to maintain a fixed length backup window as...
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August 8, 2012

Backup and Recovery Across Heterogeneous Environments
Backup and recovery systems have never been all that easy to deal with. Not only are they expensive to build and maintain, but they need to accommodate increasingly diverse data center infrastructure that has become both more virtual and more heterogeneous in...
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August 2, 2012

4 Reasons Romney’s Wrong About Culture and Economic Success
There is more to entrepreneurship than culture.  In fact, one way to assess what factors foster entrepreneurial activity is to look at how private capital flows to different countries. And in our book, Capital Rising, Professor Srini Rangan and I found that...
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July 24, 2012

Partnership Between ExaGrid and Unitrends
Unitrends, Inc. and ExaGrid Systems, Inc. announced a partnership that will enable mid-sized enterprises to address heterogeneous IT environments and the sprawl associated with data growth. The integration of Unitrends' software-only product, Unitrends...
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July 22, 2012

ExaGrid Boosting Growth to IPO Territory
It has been a long time since a Massachusetts information storage company has sold shares to the public. But the chief executive officer of a Westboro system backup company could buck that trend.
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July 18, 2012

ExaGrid, Unitrends Improve TCO, Scalability in Heterogeneous IT Environments
Unitrends and ExaGrid announced a partnership that will enable mid-sized enterprises to address heterogeneous IT environments and the sprawl associated with data growth.
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ExaGrid Announces Q2 2012 Results with Record Quarter for Disk Backup with Deduplication Sales to Mid-Market and Small Enterprise
ExaGrid today announced record bookings and revenue in Q2 2012, further strengthening its leadership position for GRID-scalable disk backup with deduplication systems in the mid-market and small enterprise.
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ExaGrid and Unitrends Team to Deliver Lowest TCO and Scalability for Backup and Recovery in Heterogeneous IT Environments
Unitrends, Inc., the #1 all-in-one backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery solution and ExaGrid® Systems, Inc., the leader in cost-effective and scalable disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, today announced a partnership that...
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July 16, 2012

ExaGrid’s 1,417 Customers Know Good Backup When They See It
Bill Andrews likes to keep track of how many customers his company has each quarter. And according to the CEO of Westborough, Mass.-based ExaGrid Systems, it makes appliances that boost backup efficiency, the company is on track for an IPO by 2013 or 2014.
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July 13, 2012

ExaGrid Announces Q2 2012 Results with Record Quarter for Disk Backup with Deduplication Sales to Mid-Market and Small Enterprise
ExaGrid announced record bookings and revenue in Q2 2012, further strengthening its leadership position for GRID-scalable disk backup with deduplication systems in the mid-market and small enterprise.
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July 11, 2012

ExaGrid Announces Q2 2012 Results with Record Quarter for Disk Backup with Deduplication Sales to Mid-Market and Small Enterprise
ExaGrid Systems, Inc. announced record bookings and revenue in Q2 2012, further strengthening its leadership position for GRID-scalable disk backup with deduplication systems in the mid-market and small enterprise.
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July 10, 2012

Boom or Bust? 11 Big Bets on the Future of Boston Tech
Just past the midway point of 2012, let’s take stock of the Boston-area technology scene. Not just because we care about what’s happening in the local community (which we do), but because what’s happening in the local community could have a big impact on...
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July 8, 2012

ExaGrid and Veeam Partner to Help Customers with VM Recovery
The ExaGrid and Veeam partnership offers a disk-based backup solution maximizing data reduction, accelerating recovery times and offering scalability to handle data growth without costly forklift upgrades.
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July 6, 2012

Data Domain Continues to Dominate Disk Backup
Info-Tech Research Group, Inc. published a report entitled Vendor Landscape: Disk Backup. Aim your efforts at the best target to meet your backup needs. EMC (Data Domain) continues to dominate, but selection is becoming more difficult as the market matures....
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July 5, 2012

Customers Improving VM Recovery with ExaGrid and Veeam Joint Solution
IT departments are challenged with data growth, longer retention periods, and the need to recover quickly when systems fail. This coupled with a proliferation in virtualized servers means there is a greater need for IT departments to have better backup and...
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Customers Improving VM Recovery with ExaGrid and Veeam Joint Solution
ExaGrid Systems, Inc. announced that an increasing number of companies are leveraging ExaGrid’s disk-based backup with deduplication systems and Veeam Software’s virtual server data protection solutions to enable faster backups, instant virtual machine...
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June 22, 2012

RFI Communications & Security Systems Selects ExaGrid for Backup and Dedupe Rather than Data Domain
ExaGrid Systems, Inc. announced that RFI Communications & Security Systems (RFI), a security multi-system integrator, selected ExaGrid to provide scalable multi-site backup and deduplication across the company's four West Coast regional offices.
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June 15, 2012

RFI Communications & Security Systems Selects ExaGrid for Data Backup and Deduplication
Prior to ExaGrid, RFI backed up its data using a Data Domain system, which had reached its processing and storage capacity. In a fixed controller architecture, such as EMC Data Domain, the system scales by adding only disk shelves to the front-end controller....
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RFI Communications & Security Systems Selects ExaGrid for Data Backup and Deduplication
With new security monitoring data accumulating 24 hours a day, RFI needed a solution that increased its data retention. In addition, the company wanted the ability to add a second system offsite for data replication. After a thorough review, RFI selected...
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June 4, 2012

Bye-Bye, Tapes: How to Get the Right Disk Backup Appliance
Although disk-to-disk backup methodologies have become incredibly popular over the past few years, the vast majority of enterprises -- large and small -- still use the same tape backups they implemented years ago. As time goes on, however, more and more...
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