Catalogic Software Expands its Smart Data Suite to Cloud Storage and Cloud Native ApplicationsOctober 27, 2020
Catalogic Software, a leading provider of smart data protection and copy data management solutions, announced that it is bringing its enterprise data protection expertise to Kubernetes and cloud native applications and that the company added direct offload to cloud from storage arrays to its flagship ECX copy data management (CDM) solution. The company continued its strong focus on storage vendor partnerships with HPE, IBM, NetApp and Pure Storage and has maintained its business plan and strategic initiatives for 2020 in the face of the economic and social challenges driven by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Despite the challenges of the global pandemic, our progress in further expanding our global installed base to major new customers including a large medical research and health services entity, educational institutes, and manufacturing companies is keeping us on our plan,” said Sathya Sankaran, COO of Catalogic Software. “The importance of giving back has never been stronger, so we are extending our free trials to 180 days to help struggling small businesses benefit from our solutions at no cost. Heading into 2021, we are repositioning our solutions as a Smart Data Suite that includes freemium offerings, and we will introduce a beta release of a new cloud-native container backup service.”
Catalogic’s ecosystem of strategic partnerships with key industry players such as IBM, HPE, Pure, and NetApp continue to drive new channel revenue opportunities. Catalogic DPX and ECX easily enable significant data protection and copy data management cost reductions and productivity enhancements for enterprise organizations. Catalogic’s open source KubeDR, automated backup and disaster recovery for Kubernetes clusters, provides basic data protection for Kubernetes Clusters has been downloaded over 500,000 times this year.
Additional highlights that have contributed to Catalogic’s success include:
- Adding over 40 new employees across the globe including opening a new development site in Pune, India.
- Launching ECX to the HPE reseller channel with application-consistent snapshot management for HPE Nimble Storage systems.
- Continuing the ECX Copy Data Management (CDM) partnership with IBM Storage, and added support for offload to public clouds and object storage for Pure FlashArrays by leveraging Pure CloudSnap to S3 and Pure FlashBlade and by replication to Pure Cloud Block Store.
- Adding SAP-certified protection and recovery via DPX for SAP HANA Databases and support for cloud object storage.
- Supporting strong demand for ransomware detection and recovery for NetApp filers.
Catalogic ECX manages snapshot, replication, and cloning of existing storage and virtual infrastructure in a customer environment. Catalogic ECX customers manage snapshot SLAs and self-service recovery for virtual machines through its central platform and clone application servers with hundreds of SQL Databases, multi-TB Oracle RACs and large SAP HANA deployments.
Catalogic DPX provides robust backup and recovery capabilities. Its patented block-level protection reduces backup time and impact by 90%, for both physical and virtual servers. Files and applications are easily recovered directly from backup storage. Companies can build their own backup targets to meet their unique performance and capacity requirements, without having to rely on expensive single-purpose appliances.