Lastly, IBM unveiled an updated version of its System Storage TS7600 ProtecTIER deduplication appliances.
The updated appliances allow files stored in Unix/AIX environments to be backed up using up to 96% less storage space without having to use dedicated backup software, the company said.
IBM also added support for NFS connectivity, Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL), and Symantec OpenStorage (OST). The appliance already offered CIFS as an interface.
There are also new 23TB and 35TB expansion options for the TS7620 model of the appliance, which is aimed at small and mid-sized companies.