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New Services Boost Disaster Recovery

Two of the largest disaster recovery companies, Iron Mountain Inc. and Schlumberger Ltd., are enhancing their services in response to storage management trends and the threat of terrorism. Iron Mountain will announce this week its new PC Electronic Vaulting service, which backs up desktop and laptop computers left out of normal network and server backup processes and recovers data through a browser interface. The product is rebranded from Connected Corp.’s Total Lifecycle Management 6.2 software. Pricing starts at $15 per node per month. “A lot of folks have realized there’s a lot of information in their remote offices, their home offices, their desktops and laptops that’s not being protected,” said Harry Ebbighausen, president of Iron Mountain’s Offsite Data Protection division, in Boston. After an initial full backup, the service captures only changes each night. Full Story

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