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AbdulRasheed | 25 Oct 2011 | 6 comments

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As more and more of your business critical applications get virtualized, your data protection solution needs to step up to the plate. You are likely to have a hybrid environment and your data protection solution should have the visibility into what is inside both virtual and physical systems. Processor intensive blind deduplication of VMDK files will not scale as your environment grows. Above all, the solution also needs to protect vCenter server, the backbone of vMotion, DRS, HA and more.

We provided a technical deep dive on NetBackup for VMware and how this award winning data protection solution can be quickly deployed for protecting everything in your data center in a matter of minutes. Powered by V-Ray and Intelligent...

Randy Serafini | 08 Jun 2011 | 0 comments

NetBackup has just won the “Quality Award for Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software” from Storage magazine/SearchStorage.com based on its survey intended to “identify and recognize products that have proven their quality and reliability in actual use”.  In the survey, a total of 345 backup and recovery customers rated products on a scale of 1.00 to 8.00, where 8.00 is the best score, across five main categories:  sales-force competence, initial product quality, product features, product reliability and technical support. 

NetBackup received the best Overall Rating (6.46), taking first place in Initial Product Quality (6.34), Product Reliability (6.34), Technical Support (6.52) and Sales-Force Competence (6.5).  NetBackup...

AbdulRasheed | 18 May 2011 | 0 comments

There are a number of deduplication solutions from various vendors available for you to choose from. There are plenty of discussions about various kinds of deduplication solutions and how those help to reduce the amount of secondary storage required for backups. In a series of blogs titled The power of NetBackup deduplication, we looked at various aspects of NetBackup deduplication and elaborated on how NetBackup provides a powerful, global, flexible and application aware deduplication technology which stands out from the crowd. The availability of appliance form factor for NetBackup deduplication made it a very popular turnkey solution for enterprise. However we didn’t really say anything about one of the most important decision factor when you are shopping for dedupe, how much does it really cost to implement and maintain a...

AbdulRasheed | 26 Apr 2011 | 0 comments

In the last two blogs (see the links below) we covered the cornerstone pillars that make NetBackup Deduplication stand out in the crowded deduplication solutions market.  Let us conclude this series with a few implementation power points. 

Flexibility to choose software or appliance solution

NetBackup Deduplication can be deployed as a software solution on commodity hardware and storage or it can deployed quickly using NetBackup appliances. The software solution provides the capability to design your own deduplication solution from scratch. The appliances provide turnkey solutions for both enterprise data center and remote offices. The deduplication and other NetBackup features can be deployed in a matter of minutes using appliances.

Flexibility to choose inline or post-process deduplication

There are many vendors who can provide an appliance solution for deduplication. The backup server sends the data to the appliance; the data may be...