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Actifio 8.0 Unveiled at Tech Field Day 15

Actifio announces 8.0, their biggest software release in history at the annual Tech Field Day event in Silicon Valley.

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Why Gartner’s Critical Capabilities Report is Required Reading for Organizations Investigating in Backup Solutions

Gartner is one of the leading industry analyst firms and is relied upon by CIOs globally.  One of the analyst firm’s most most well known report is the “Magic Quadrant” (MQ) which they publish annually.  They publish individual MQs on a variety of different sectors and the document relies on data submitted by vendors, and, more importantly, perspectives that Gartner has gained from calls with thousands of end users

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Guest Blog: IDC on Optimizing Test Data Management for DevOps

More and more of our customers are using Actifio to optimize their approach to test data management, breaking free of traditional infrastructure limitations to dramatically cut time to market for new applications and features. For an independent perspective on the trend, we asked IDC analyst Melinda Ballou to take a look, and share some perspective on critical application development and test functions. In the below guest post Melinda highlights how software creation and deployments are directly influenced by the quality of data lifecycle management. Citing recent IDC research, she notes the effects on data quality that are directly linked to application development speed, quality, control and cost. And, as she points out, all of these are addressable through new approaches provided by automation and data virtualization.

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Gartner Adds “Copy Data Management” to Influential “Hype Cycle” Reports

Last week Gartner included “Copy Data Management” as a category in both its “Hype Cycle for Business Continuity and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2014” and its “Hype Cycle for Storage Technologies, 2014” reports. As they put it, “Many organizations have become acutely aware of the increasing cost of managing copy data, whose capacity is often significantly higher than production storage due to multiple copies for different use cases and less managed retention periods.”

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