back to article Everyone's at it: Backup folk spaff out tsunami of cloudy, flashy gear

The artisanal world of back-up product creation continues to blast out refinements, with product announcements from Arkivum, CommVault, Unitrends and Veeam, as well as cloud filer product news from Sphere 3D (previously Overland Storage). Arkivum has a pair of tape-based archiving products; Arkivum/1+1 and Arkivum/OnSite and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    What?

    Are these garantees insurance backed for when the new company goes belly up is bought by a rival and the current products shuttered? Or are they the usual worthless one only worthy of printing on bog roll.

  2. Peter Gathercole Silver badge

    The cloud!

    I doubt that any of these companies run their own cloud, so you are vulnerable to any of the companies or their cloud suppliers going bust, pulling out of the market or increasing their price model once they have your data.

    I would not bank even on the 10 year retention period.

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