Tech 10: Hot Storage Technologies For 2013

Backup Storage: VMware Embeds Avamar Into vSphere

VMware in August embedded a version of EMC's Avamar backup software into its vSphere virtualization and cloud platform, breaching the technology firewall between EMC and VMware, and disrupting VMware partnerships with several small SMB data protection vendors. By embedding Avamar Virtual Edition in its vSphere 5.1, VMware users can back up a maximum of 2 TB of data free of charge.

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