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Main Features

Backup

  • Support for a wide range of of platforms:
    • Virtual Machines:
      • VMware vSphere
      • Microsoft Hyper-V
      • Red Hat Virtualization
      • oVirt
      • Oracle Linux Virtualization Manager
      • Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV)
      • HPE SimpliVity
      • Citrix Hypervisor (XenServer) with CBT support
      • XCP-ng with CBT support
      • Virtuozzo
      • Proxmox VE
      • Oracle VM
      • OpenStack (incremental backups for Ceph RBD-based environments)
      • libvirt hypervisors (KVM, PowerKVM, KVM for IBM z, Xen)
      • Scale Computing HC3
      • Huawei FusionCompute
    • Containers:
      • Kubernetes (deployment-level protection for Persistent Volumes)
      • Red Hat OpenShift (deployment-level protection for Persistent Volumes)
      • Proxmox VE
    • Cloud:
      • AWS EC2
      • Microsoft 365
    • Storage:
      • any remote file system (including NAS file shares)
      • Ceph RBD (with snapshot difference support)
      • Nutanix Files (with Changed-File Tracking)
      • Nutanix Volume Groups (with Changed-Region Tracking)
    • Applications:
      • generic backup mechanism for custom backup process
      • ready templates for commonly used applications
    • Endpoints:
      • Windows and Mac with with CDP (Continous Data Protection)
  • Snapshot Management (Copy Data Management)
  • Advanced backup features:
    • Snapshot consistent technology (quiesced/application-consistent snapshots or FS freeze)
    • Pre/post snapshot remote command execution on VM to enable operations such as DB quiesce
    • CBT/CFT for faster incremental backups
    • VM disk exclusion option
    • Hyper-V direct transfer to the DataDomain (DD Boost API)
    • automatic backup repetition
  • Backup SLAs:
    • VM automatic policy assignment based on regular expressions and tags
    • backup job prioritization
    • multiple policy rules (with different scheduling and backup destinations) for the same protected object
  • Multi-node architecture:
    • better scalability
    • automatic task load balancing
    • suitable for geographically dispersed environments
  • Built-in Storware Backup & Recovery DB backup

Recovery

  • File-level restore using mountable backups
    • directly via web browser
    • transfer to the remote host over SSH and WinRM
  • Mounted backups - RAW disks shareable over iSCSI (for direct block-access to your backup data)
  • Recovery plans for automated DR
    • on-demand restore of multiple VMs when needed
    • scheduled basis for testing
  • Customizable networking and disk layout during restore
  • Hyper-V instant restore
  • oVirt/RHV/OLVM instant restore
  • Individual disk recovery

Backup storage

  • Integration with different backup destinations:
    • File-based:
      • Synthetic backup provider using XFS, NFS 4.2 or Dell Data Domain Virtual Synthetic Full (DD Boost API)
      • Any mounted file system (local or remote, especially GlusterFS for replication, CephFS, NFS, SMB, and many more)
      • Dell EMC Data Domain (BoostFS integration)
      • Rubrik Managed Volumes
      • Catalogic vStor
    • Object Storage:
      • Amazon S3 (with Amazon Glacier as a 2nd tier archive storage),
      • S3-compliant storage (IBM Cloud, Oracle Cloud, Scality RING)
      • Google Cloud Storage
      • Microsoft Azure Blob Storage
      • OpenStack Swift
    • Enterprise-grade backup providers:
      • IBM Spectrum Protect (TSM)
      • Dell EMC Networker
      • Dell EMC Avamar
      • Veritas Netbackup
      • MicroFocus Data Protector
  • Built-in data deduplication with Virtual Data Optimizer (VDO)
  • Backup Copy - secondary backup destination to store data in more than one location
  • Pre/post backup destination access command execution to execute custom operations on external storage providers such as replication

Security

  • RBAC for administrative accounts
  • Audit-log for administrative actions
  • Customizable logging configuration for external SIEM support
  • Data-at-rest encryption for file system backup destination
  • Ransomware protection
    • Immutable Backup (XFS-based backup destination) that protects backup data from being encrypted by ransomware
    • Air-Gap Data Protection with:
      • Rubrik Managed Volumes
      • Catalogic vStor
      • isoLayer - using remote Red Hat based host and NFS

UI and Integration

  • Central, easy to use and modern management with HTML5-based web UI
  • Advanced reporting directly in the UI and with e-mails
  • Event notifications using e-mail, Slack or custom API call
  • CLI for advanced administrators
  • Open API for 3rd party software integration (REST API)
  • Easy deployment in OpenShift environments using ready operator
  • LDAP authentication
  • OpenStack Horizon plugin
  • oVirt/RHV/OLVM console integration