EMC Redefines Data Protection for a Software-Defined World
EMC Data Protection and Availability (DPAD) executives unveil
exciting enhancements to the EMC Data Protection portfolio that
address the entire continuum of requirements for data protection and
deliver data protection-as-a-service.
External Announcements Overview
Today, EMC executives publicly (and internally) announced a refresh of EMC’s Data Protection portfolio in a live streamed and interactive web event. Details of the announcement follow:
EMC Data Protection Suite and MozyEnterprise
Several enhancements to the EMC Data Protection Suite are announced:
- Avamar 7.1
- NetWorker 8.2
- Data Protection Advisor 6.1 SP1
- Inclusion of Data Domain Boost for Enterprise Applications
- Enhancements to MozyEnterprise
These new releases provide streamlined enterprise data protection and deliver better visibility, control, and advanced support for backup and recovery of business-critical applications.
Read full details in the SalesAdvantage article, "Announcing EMC Avamar 7.1, NetWorker 8.2, and Additional Improvements to EMC Data Protection Suite."
EMC Data Domain Operating System 5.5 Software Enhancements
DD OS 5.5 adds software enhancements that continue to evolve the industry’s leading protection storage platform—cloud-readiness, enhancements to DD Boost, and expanded archive storage capabilities. Specifically, this release includes a secure multi-tenancy feature that enables large enterprises and service providers to offer data protection-as-a-service with Data Domain in a private or public cloud. DD Boost enhancements include DD Boost over WAN for more efficient backups over a WAN and much more.
Read full details in the SalesAdvantage article, "Announcing EMC Data Domain Operating System 5.5: New System and Software Enhancements."
Continuous Data Protection and Availability
EMC RecoverPoint 4.1
Also announced is RecoverPoint 4.1 with MetroPoint Topology that is enabled jointly with EMC VPLEX Metro. MetroPoint Topology is the industry’s most comprehensive multi-site availability and disaster recovery configuration, offering continuous availability with continuous replication to a distant site, and providing users with a single DR copy. With MetroPoint Topology, data replication to the remote site continues even under the complete failure of one of the Metro region sites.
Additional incremental enhancements in RecoverPoint 4.1 include snap and replicate for EMC VNX series and WAN optimization.
Read full details in the SalesAdvantage article, "Announcing EMC RecoverPoint 4.1."
EMC VPLEX Virtual Edition and GeoSynchrony 5.4
VPLEX Virtual Edition and GeoSynchrony 5.4 are the newest releases of the operating environment for the EMC VPLEX family. VPLEX Virtual Edition 2.0 deploys the revolutionary VPLEX technology as a set of virtual appliances configured as a VMware vApp and hosts those virtual appliances across an organization’s existing ESXi infrastructure, which makes it ideal for VMware-centric, midmarket organizations.
MetroPoint Topology, part of GeoSynchrony 5.4, provides the highest levels of protection and redundancy, protecting against full site failures, regional-wide failures, data corruption, and just about any other event imaginable.
Available June 24, 2014, these releases bring a new deployment option for VPLEX and support of the new MetroPoint Topology for three-site continuous availability and protection.
Read full details in the SalesAdvantage article, "Announcing EMC VPLEX Virtual Edition and GeoSynchrony 5.4 for the EMC VPLEX Family."