backup window

backup window

The time period in which a backup is scheduled, often during a second or third shift when the workload is reduced or non-existing. See backup types.
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Lastly, as data grows, only storage is added and as a result of not adding compute, the backup window gets longer.
ExaGrid's unique landing zone and scale-out architecture provides the fastest backup-resulting in the shortest fixed backup window, the fastest local restores, fastest offsite tape copies and instant VM recoveries while permanently fixing the backup window length, all with reduced cost up front and over time.
com)-- AppAssure Software, a developer of award-winning backup and disaster recovery software for mission-critical Windows applications servers, today announced that Ocean Nutrition Canada, the world's largest supplier of Omega-3 EPA/DHA ingredients to dietary supplement and food manufacturing markets, has eliminated its backup window and achieved a comprehensive, virtualized disaster recovery plan after switching from another backup solution to AppAssure's flagship backup and recovery software, Replay 4.
The backup window is no longer a problem because there is no longer the concept of a backup window.
In the new model, data is written rapidly to the Pathlight VX disk array during the normal backup window.
ExaGrid's unique landing zone and scale-out architecture allow for faster backups, resulting in a shorter backup window, restores and VM boot speeds that are as much as ten times faster than inline deduplication appliances, and a fixed-length backup window as data grows.
In contrast, ExaGrid s scalable GRID architecture adds full servers including memory, processor, disk, and bandwidth to maintain consistently fast backup performance and a fixed length backup window as data increases.
We had a major health insurance company who complained that their backup window was extending into their work day.
Traditional tape backup methods are simply not capable of keeping up the increased size of Message Stores and the limited backup window.
We have spoken with many large IT departments that understand the challenges of inline data deduplication with a scale-up storage model and are looking for a solution that provides faster backups, a fixed length backup window as data grows, and fast restores C especially VM boots in second to minutes," said Bill Andrews, CEO of ExaGrid.
In 2005, the virtual tape market moved from an evangelist sell to a mainstream product as many enterprises adopted VTLs to meet SLAs, backup window requirements and compliance regulations.