Shadow Copy

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Shadow Copy

A backup and restore function in Windows that creates copies of files (see VSS). The Mac includes its own backup capability (see Time Machine).
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This version introduces disk-to-disk and VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) based data protection strategies for Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Exchange Server 2003 and SQL 2000.
Leveraging on Microsoft's Volume Shadow Copy Service, Sync4DR is able to take snap shots and replicate data properly.
New multiple capture methods include: Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) based Continuous Application Shadowing; Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) option combined with Exchange Journaling; and extensible framework to add new capture methods in the future.
Bernard Software Inc., a provider of essential security solutions that protect against data loss, system threats, Internet abuse and unsolicited email, today announced the availability of Open File Manager 9.4 which includes significant product enhancements including support for legacy and non-compliant applications for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) framework and script-based mass-uninstall capability.
Software services such as the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) and the Virtual Disk Service (VDS) make it easier to manage and maintain disks, helping lower total cost of ownership especially in complex multi-vendor storage environments.
According to the company, the Hifn Swarm Series of iSCSI storage appliances provide an IP SAN storage alternative to Fibre Channel products with up to 9.75Tb of RAID-6 protected storage, as well as a suite of storage services, including encryption, replication, point-in-time copy backup used for Windows Volume Shadow copy Service (VSS)-consistent snapshots and multipath I/O for high availability active-active configurations.
Microsoft is pleased that LSI Logic has developed the solution based on Volume Shadow Copy Service to enhance the value of Exchange Server 2003 in production environments, said group product manager, Windows Server Division, Microsoft Corp.