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SevenMountains Software

SevenMountains Software is a leading developer of infrastructure software for application service providers (ASPs) and enterprise customers. The company offers an application hosting management solution that leverages a corporation's existing infrastructure and simplifies the management of all corporate applications, content and security through one interface. SevenMountains also enables collaborative computing over terrestrial and wireless networks that can be accessed remotely from any Internet enabled device. SevenMountains has formed partnerships with leading technology companies including IBM, Sun Microsystems, Psion, Citrix Systems, and SilverStream Software. Founded in 1997, SevenMountains Software is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with offices in London, San Francisco, Boston and Bergen.

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article:-  Virtual Tape: Can You Afford to Ignore It?
Virtual Tape: Can You Afford to Ignore It? - article by MaXXan Systems

Network connected disk to disk backup systems for the enterprise have come a long way since the first pioneering products started to appear in the pages of in the late 1990s.

Some of the growing sophistication in the market can be seen by the way that the marketing terminology has morphed from the early D2d (let's kill tape backup), via D2D2T (let's be friends with tape / peaceful coexistence) to the current VTL (Virtual Tape Library - let's just see if they notice that it's more reliable and works faster - and don't tell them that there isn't a tape in the box) type of approaches.

But if you think that speed, reliability and cost are the only things you need to know about the "virtual" versus "real" tape library argument - take a look at this comprehensive article from MaXXan Systems which shows there are a lot more benefits than that. the article, ...MaXXan profile, Disk to disk backup

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