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Symantec Backup Solutions for the Cloud
Make using the cloud for backup and recovery as easy as managing on-premise storage, while lowering costs, with Symantec backup solutions for the cloud.

Reduce Complexity and Cost of Backup Operations

For most businesses, data continues to grow by about 50 percent annually. The impact of spending more every year on storage, and hiring additional IT staff to manage and protect that information has pushed IT departments to their limits. Combined with longer mandated retention periods, today’s information management challenges are forcing IT staff, from the vice president to the systems administrator, to reduce complexity and cost without putting their organization’s infrastructure, information, and intellectual property at risk.
Both Symantec Backup Exec and NetBackup enable reliable and secure connections to third-party cloud providers through the Symantec OpenStorage API. This standardized approach helps organizations reduce complexity, smoothly transition to the cloud, and manage public cloud storage like on premise storage. Customers simply add a cloud storage plug-in, written by those providers, to their existing backup environments, without the need to re-install software.
Supported software versions and cloud partners include:
  • Backup Exec 2010R3 or 2012: Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network (SDN)
  • NetBackup 7.0*, 7.1* or 7.5: Amazon Web Services (AWS), AT&T Synaptic Storage as a ServiceSM, Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network (SDN), and Rackspace
To learn more about the OpenStorage Partner program for data protection and archiving, visit the Symantec Technology Enablement Program (STEP).

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. With data center locations in the U.S., Europe, Singapore, Brazil, and Japan. For more information:

AT&T Synaptic Storage as a Service is a cloud-based, virtualized on-demand storehouse that easily scales up and down to any size your enterprise needs and allows you to pay only for the storage you use. It provides elastic capacity on demand with no commitments, minimums, or limits and allows access to your stored data from anywhere and anytime. With AT&T Synaptic Storage as a ServiceSM, storing your data couldn’t be easier or more cost-effective. For more information:

Nirvanix Storage Delivery Network (SDN) is a fully-managed, secure cloud storage service. The SDN intelligently stores, delivers and processes storage requests in the best network location, providing the optimal user experience. The SDN is comprised of standards-based access to integrated services, powered by Nirvanix’s patent-pending proprietary technology and infrastructure.
Data Sheet: Symantec Solutions for Nirvanix
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Rackspace Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the service leader in cloud computing, and a founder of OpenStack™, an open source cloud operating system. The San Antonio-based company provides Fanatical Support to its customers and partners, across a portfolio of IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Rackspace has been recognized by Bloomberg Business Week as a Top 100 Performing Technology Company and was featured on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For. The company was also positioned in the Leaders Quadrant by Gartner Inc. in the "2010 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service and Web Hosting."
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