Data storage and management software is used to help manage the tasks associated with maintaining and accessing data stored in data files.
Backup software and recovery software creates copies of files, databases, disks, drives, or entire computer systems to avoid the permanent loss of data. These applications also enable the retrieval of data from damaged files, storage devices, or file systems.
Data storage management software is designed for database management, data backup and recovery, and other data management functions.
Data warehousing software is used to design, build, manage, implement, and improve data warehouses, repositories of electronically-stored data.
Storage resource and storage replication software is used to monitor the efficiency and speed at which available drive space is utilized in a storage area network (SAN).