CommVault Launches Backup Appliance with NetApp for Data Protection

By CIOReview | Tuesday, February 3, 2015

TINTON FALLS, NJ: CommVault, a data management solutions provider, announces the availability of CommVault Backup Appliance with NetApp, in which Commvault Simpana software is integrated with NetApp E-Series storage device. This device serves as a purpose-built, pre-configured data protection solution.

CommVault Backup Appliance features global de-duplication for preventing data redundancy during data backup to various de-duplication systems. This can be brought to effective action on a parallel or grid architecture. Parallel de-duplication allows users to combine two de-duplication pools into one which facilitates greater data de-duplication.  This solution also offers software load balancing and failover capabilities and; it also facilitates remote replication for disaster recovery use cases.

CommVault Backup Appliance with NetApp allows: integrated replication; reporting encryption; centralized management; file archiving, source and target de-duplication; in an hour power-up to backup capability; snapshot management, email archiving, tape out, search and eDiscovery. The solution has Simpana software and NetApp’s E-Series 2712 storage integrated in a purpose built backup appliance.

Software, server and storage hardware is available as a single package and, both software and hardware has first-line support. The Appliance contains single node and allows additional appliances addition when infrastructure grows. The solution provides data protection to desktops, laptops, physical and virtual servers used in enterprises.

“The demand for appliance-based approaches to solving customer backup and archive problems is growing and we believe the expansion of our partnership with NetApp to provide this solution will allow both companies to solve the most pressing challenges our enterprise and midmarket customers are facing,” says Ralph Nimergood, VP, Worldwide Channels and Alliances, CommVault.