- May 11, 2010 -
BOSTON, Mass.(EMC World) May 11, 2010 EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced new capabilities for its EMC® NetWorker® backup and recovery software that will dramatically increase backup speed and management through the innovative new integration with DD Boost software for EMC Data Domain® deduplication storage systems (see separate release).
EMC NetWorker integration with EMC Data Domain, combined with its existing integration with EMC Avamar®, will make it the only backup software application to provide seamless integration with the industry’s two leading deduplication solutions.
The tight integration of enterprise deduplication storage and backup software is the foundation for effective backup redesign to minimize tape and support the needs of virtual data centers. EMC’s approach allows IT organizations to better manage backup processes, fully maximize the benefits of disk-based data protection systems and use efficient network replication to minimize reliance on slower tape-based backup methods. Unlike other backup vendors, who typically do not offer deduplication storage systems or an integrated method for managing them, EMC is utilizing its broad portfolio of products to provide both enabling a much simpler, more predictable and more supportable solution.
NetWorker Integration: An Optimized Interface
NetWorker integration with the new DD Boost software will result in an optimized interface with Data Domain storage systems, providing significant performance and usability advantages.
"With the formation of CharterCARE Health Partners and the convergence of multiple IT infrastructures we were faced with enormous data growth," said Andy Fuss, Manager of Technology and Engineering of CharterCARE Health Partners. "It became clear that our traditional tape-based backup approach had reached its end and we needed to make a transformational shift in our strategy. EMC Data Domain and EMC NetWorker were a natural fit and have already dramatically improved our backup performance and reliability. As we look forward to the new NetWorker integration with DD Boost software, we expect to realize even greater improvements in performance and ease of use to help drive additional efficiencies throughout our backup process."
“EMC is fundamentally changing the way customers will manage backup and recovery,” said Brian Biles, Vice President of Product Management, EMC Backup Recovery Systems. “The focus is no longer about source or target-based deduplication; it is on efficiency and ease-of-management for both. NetWorker now enables end-to-end, unified backup across the enterprise, fully integrating the best approaches to have emerged in the last decade into a complete solution.”
NetWorker integration with Data Domain will be available as a licensed option in the second half of 2010.
EMC NetWorker simplifies management by enabling end-to-end, unified backup across the enterprise.
Brian Biles, Vice President Product Management, EMC Backup Recovery Systems Division
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