STORServer, Inc. Announces STORServer Agent for VMware Consolidated Backup at VMworld 2007.
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2. Management, Scheduling and Reporting of Virtual Machine Backups
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The STORServer Agent for VMware Consolidated Backup controls the backup for each virtual machine by integrating the VMware Consolidated Backup utilities and TSM TSM Tivoli Storage Manager
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"VMware Consolidated Backup streamlines backup and recovery of VMware ESX See VMware. virtual machine data by offloading backup processes to a proxy server Also called a "proxy," it is a computer system or router that breaks the connection between sender and receiver. Functioning as a relay between client and server, proxy servers are used to help prevent an attacker from invading the private network. , such as the STORServer VCB VCB Vietcombank (Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam)
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The Agent includes an easy to use graphical user interface for the management and reporting of virtual machine backups; a robust scheduler which provides a wide range of scheduling options; and a highly functional database that contains client configuration, logs, and scheduling information.
The Agent enables users to perform parallel backup execution and removes the need for a Tivoli Storage Manager schedule and scheduler service for each virtual machine backed up.
The STORServer Appliance for VMware Consolidated Backup is a fully integrated enterprise solution including all hardware, software and services for centralized LAN-free backup A LAN-free backup is a backup of server data to a shared, central storage device without sending the data over the local area network (LAN). It is usually achieved by using a storage area network (SAN). of virtual machines on VMware ESX Servers VMware ESX Server is an enterprise-level virtualization product offered by VMware, Inc., a division of EMC Corporation. ESX Server is a component of VMware's larger offering, Virtual Infrastructure, which adds management and reliability services to the core server product. . The STORServer Appliance combined with the STORServer Agent eliminates the need for backup client software on individual virtual machines and ESX Servers and protects all enterprise systems and applications, both physical and virtual. As with all STORServer Appliances, there is one single point of contact for training, warranty and support on the STORServer Appliance and Agent for VMware Consolidated Backup.
"We are really excited to introduce a software component that will eliminate the need for the VMware Consolidated Backup TSM integration module," said Laura Buckley, STORServer vice president of product development. "This will greatly improve VMware Consolidated Backup's usability as it eliminates the integration module scripts and custom scripts, reduces the number of schedules to be managed, reduces the number of TSM option files to be managed and provides a central reporting interface."
The Appliance is industry compliant with policy-based data retention for backup and archiving. From small to large organizations, the STORServer Appliance for VMware Consolidated Backup is a scalable solution that grows alongside the user's business. It easily incorporates new technologies and does not require replacement as the company expands.
The STORServer Appliance for VMware Consolidated Backup is a high-performing solution with disk-to-disk backup and restore capabilities. Quick and easy to install, learn and use, the Appliance takes just minutes a day to manage and saves important time and resources for businesses. There is a reduced local area network (LAN (Local Area Network) A communications network that serves users within a confined geographical area. The "clients" are the user's workstations typically running Windows, although Mac and Linux clients are also used. ) load via SAN backup and intelligent data movement with the new backup agent; The Appliance off-loads backup from production virtual machines, ESX servers, and LAN; and the eliminates virtual server downtime during backup.
For more information on STORServer or to locate a reseller in your area, visit www.storserver.com.
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