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Enterprise-grade Backup for SMBs – WD Arkeia DA2300 Backup Appliance Part 2

This is part two of Storage Switzerland’s test drive of WD’s DA2300 Backup Appliance that features the WD Arkeia backup software. In part one we went through the set up and configuration steps, getting backup clients connected to the system

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Enterprise-grade Backup for SMBs – WD Arkeia DA2300 Backup Appliance

The DA2300 is a purpose-built backup appliance from Western Digital that runs the Arkeia backup software package on a capable quad-core, four-drive desktop chassis that WD originally developed for their small business server. While it offers enterprise-level features that meet

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WD’s New SMB Backup Appliances Leverage Arkeia Software

At the beginning of this year, WD acquired Arkeia, a company with a long history in the primary backup software market. Arkeia was known in the industry as a technology leader in deduplication, with technology they acquired from Kadena Systems

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