Troika Networks is a provider of storage virtualization
solutions, Troika's affordable solutions provide data protection capability for
storage area networks, including provisioning, snapshot, mirroring, and
replication. For more information on Troika's solutions, products, and
technology please visit http://www.troikanetworks.com or contact the company at
- October 18, 2005 -
QLogic today announced
it is acquiring Troika Networks for $36.5 million in cash.
Tape: Can You Afford to Ignore It? - article by MaXXan Systems|
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
STORAGEsearch.com 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
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. ...read the article,
Disk to disk backup