Backup appliance market sees revenue decline but capacity increase

EMEA purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) vendor revenues declined 9% year over year to reach $195 million in the third quarter of 2016, according to International Data Corporation's (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Purpose-Built Backup Appliance Tracker. Capacity shipped for 3Q16 totaled 237PB, an increase of 23% from 3Q15.

Nexsan Unity systems achieve VMware Ready status

Nexsan says that several hyper-unified storage solutions of the Unity systems series have achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that after a detailed validation process the Unity2000 (version 1.1), Unity4000 (version 1.1), and Unity6000 (version 1.1) products have achieved VMware’s highest level of endorsement and are supported on VMware vSphere 6.5 for production environments.

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