INFINIDAT Teams up with Commvault, Enables Consistent Application Snapshots

By CIOReview | Thursday, December 10, 2015
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NEEDHAM, MA: With the growing importance of ‘data’ in the corporate world, the need for tools that seamlessly simplify the process of managing, integrating and analyzing data across various levels in an enterprise has also risen. In order to ensure constant availability of data for enterprises, INFINIDAT, provider of data storage solutions, joins hands with Commonvault, provider of enterprise data protection solutions, integrating INFINIDAT’s InfiniBox with Commonvault’s IntelliSnap.

INFINIDAT’s InfiniBox offers high performance enterprise storage that eliminates issues of performance and scalability to boost business operations. It features high performance double parity RAID with an end to end data verification process, RESTful API for automation and an HTML-5 based GUI. It is designed for modern workloads by delivering SAN and NAS in a single platform. Moreover, it integrates with OpenStack and VMware shortening lengthy storage management tasks.

On the other hand, Commonvault’s IntelliSnap enables its users to create a snapshot of the data used for backups. It works with storage arrays to provide snapshot functionality for backup. In order to reduce the load on production server, a proxy server can be used when IntellliSnap performs a function.

The integration of the two products lets IntelliSnap to coordinate the InfiniBox snapshot process native applications and hypervisors to ensure they are noted when the snapshot is created, following which the supported application, hypervisor or file system on InfiniBox will have indexed snapshots of all files, databases or virtual machines for data recovery. Additionally, it enables various uses of InfiniBox snapshots for data refresh operations, application reporting operations or development and test.

“Looking at the market, we want to enable our customers to easily manage the full data protection process. By integrating IntelliSnap from Commvault, InfiniBox ensures application consistent snapshots that can be leveraged for any business use case, including data protection, DevOps, analytics or reporting, while maintaining peak performance,” says Jacob Broido, Chief Product Officer, INFINIDAT.