Data protection remains very much on the minds of storage vendors, if announcements at this week's Storage Networking World are any indication.
Dell and EMC combined to use a Microsoft Exchange 2003 messaging solution to demonstrate the Dell Business Continuity solution replicating data in real time between two Dell/EMC midrange storage systems across the Atlantic Ocean. Within minutes of an application failure in Limerick, asynchronous mirroring enabled the recovery location in Central Texas to be running and fully processing transactions. The solution costs less than $300,000.
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