Commvault and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Partner to Bring Seamless Backup and Recovery to the Cloud

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Commvault announced full integration between Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery Software and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) StoreOnce systems, including integration with HPE StoreOnce Catalyst. This joint solution allows Commvault to manage the full life cycle of data management operations for HPE StoreOnce systems. Seamless integration between HPE StoreOnce systems using Catalyst Copy meets evolving backup, recovery and compliance challenges, while tightening resource requirements and responding to the ever-expanding data growth that customers are facing. The announcement was made today in Nashville at Commvault GO 2018, the company's annual customer conference.

Together, the integration of Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery Software, which Commvault believes is the industry's most fully featured and comprehensive backup and recovery solution, with HPE StoreOnce systems, optimizes storage costs, reduces network traffic, provides seamless data mobility and simplifies data management. Additionally, users can move backup data natively, reliably, and cost-effectively to the public, private, or hybrid cloud. This capability is delivered by HPE Cloud Bank Storage, a feature that is scheduled to be supported by an upcoming HPE software release in November of this year.

NetJapan Releases ActiveImage Protector 2018 SP2 For Hyper-V Enterprise With ReZoom it! Live

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NetJapan, Inc., publisher of backup, disaster recovery, and virtualization software, releases ActiveImage Protector 2018 SP2 for Hyper-V Enterprise with a new feature, ReZoom it! Live, and support for ActiveVisor management console.

After a disaster, malware infection, or system failure, large multi-terabyte virtual machines can take hours to recover. ReZoom it! Live eliminates this time-gap between failure and recovery by providing system availability while recovering a virtual machine. ReZoom it! Live boots the virtual machine from the host's backup when the recovery process begins; bringing the virtual machine online while simultaneously recovering the VM. All changes made during the ReZoom it! Live process will be available when the recovered virtual machine is subsequently booted.

NAKIVO Releases v7.5 with vSphere 6.7 Support and Cross-Platform Recovery

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NAKIVO, Inc., a fast-growing virtualization and cloud backup software company, announced the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.5. The latest version supports vSphere 6.7 and adds integration with major storage vendors such as DELL EMC Data Domain and NETGEAR ReadyNAS.

Zerto Announces Cross-Selling Agreement with Microsoft, Delivers Advanced Multi-Cloud Resilience

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Zerto, an industry leader for IT resilience, announced today it now has a cross-selling agreement with Microsoft, meaning Zerto sales teams and channel partners are incentivized to co-sell and cross-sell Zerto's IT Resilience Platform and Microsoft Azure, aligning its enterprise sales motion with Microsoft sales teams.

Enterprise customers quickly realize significant savings with Zerto and Azure by eliminating redundant recovery datacenters and hardware and automating their full environment recovery. With Zerto, Microsoft customers also benefit from a simple and quick way to adopt Azure and utilize their existing Microsoft Enterprise Agreements.

"Due to this new, symbiotic business relationship with Microsoft, we are now able to package Zerto and Microsoft Azure with combined services and support as a co-selling opportunity that will improve profits and cash flow for channel partners," said Peter Kerr, director of Global Alliances, Zerto. "Microsoft's partners in the channel can now more easily benefit from Zerto's technology and support, while Zerto's channel partners benefit from easier access to Microsoft's ecosystem, Azure technology and support."

OwnBackup Secures $7.5M Series B Investment to Meet Demand for SaaS Data and Metadata Backup, Recovery and Replication

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OwnBackup, a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application backup and restore vendor, today announced the close of a $7.5 million Series B round led by Insight Venture Partners, a New York-based private equity and venture capital firm and one of the world's largest investors in high-growth software companies. Existing investors Innovation Endeavors, Oryzn Capital and Salesforce Ventures also participated in the round, which constitutes a minority equity stake.  

The round comes on the heels of an explosive year for OwnBackup, with 330% year-over-year revenue growth in 2016. Users of SaaS applications are increasingly turning to OwnBackup for data protection, archiving, compliance and development enablement. These organizations are fueling a burgeoning market for cloud-to-cloud private backup, recovery and replication services. The new capital will fuel the company's continued expansion and speed product innovation, including backup and recovery services for additional SaaS applications and the simplification of test data environments for developers working with SaaS applications.   

Code 42 Gets $52.5 Million in Funding

Grazed from Sys Con Media.  Author: Maureen O'Gara.

Code 42, the Minneapolis start-up that peddles CrashPlan, the automatic real-time PC and mobile backup and recovery service aimed at consumers, SMBs and the enterprise, has gotten a $52.5 million investment from round leader Accel Partners and Split Rock Partners.

It's the company's first investment. It's reportedly been profitable since it launched the widgetry in 2007.

Accel dipped into its new $100 million Big Data Fund for the first time for its share.

Code 42 says it's got some 4,000 enterprise customers including Adobe, Google, Groupon, HP, LinkedIn and NASA and 100PT of data stowed in the cloud: its cloud or private clouds, other computers or devices or some combination or all of these options. That represents a total of 100 billion file and it reportedly gets 250 million unique new files a day...

Private Cloud Recovery Services

Grazed from Sys Con Media.  Author: CloudVentures.

Despite all the hype of Cloud Computing the reality is that most large enterprises are still only at an early stage of adoption, mainly focused on applying virtualization internally to their existing application estate, what’s called Private Cloud.

This does achieve many business benefits but isn’t Cloud in the sense of outsourcing to a remote provider.

However although organizations aren’t yet ready to put their crown jewels entirely into the Cloud, it doesn’t mean that externally hosted Clouds don’t offer some kind of value to this scenario; indeed doing so is the first and primary goal of our ‘Cloud BCP‘ best practices...


Grazed from Channel Pro.  Author: Ian Masters.

Where can the channel capitalise on Recovery-as-a-Service?

Business continuity and disaster recovery will always be necessary investments for companies – data and applications are critical tools that support revenue generation, service to customers and their overall success. However, budgets for investment in technology have been severely hit over the last couple of years. To cope with these challenges, organisations are looking at how cloud computing could be used to meet this need around continuity...

Palisade Systems Unveils Data Security Integration for Mobile and Cloud Computing Markets

Grazed from MarketWatch.  Author: PR Announcement.

Palisade Systems, an industry leader in the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) market, announced today that cloud service providers and mobile device vendors can now integrate Palisade System's enterprise DLP functionality into their products and solutions using Palisade's PacketSure DLP solutions or by leveraging the Palisade SDK (Software Development Kit) also announced today (see link to SDK PR)...

How The Cloud Changes Disaster Recovery

Grazed from DataCenter Knowledge.  Author: Mike Klein.