While D2D and host-based D2D options are front and center in the ongoing tape versus disk debate, VTL solutions from vendors such as Alacritus, Diligent, IBM, Quantum, SEPATON, and StorageTek are also becoming increasingly popular among users because of their ability to boost backup and restore
performance with virtually none of the side effects of the other approaches.
Also, CLARiiON with ATA disk-based backup and restore
offers greater levels of reliability over offline media through CLARiiON's highly available architecture and unique data integrity and disk scrubbing technologies.
Script-free usage via intuitive GUI: Allow simple management of all backup and restore
tasks within the one interface.
The innovative technology behind Dantz Retrospect backup and restore
software allows SMBs with little or no IT staff to easily back up Exchange Server with full confidence.
The flexibility of Diligent's ProtecTIER platform allows us to implement a high availability infrastructure, with no single point of failure, management capabilities and full transparency to existing backup and restore
There is a variety of emerging backup and restore
technologies that can help storage administrators successfully execute against their policies.
The VTL emulates physical tape libraries and drives while using disk to improve backup and restore
performance and reliability to help companies meet their backup and recovery objectives.
Software Costs: Agents on individual hosts for backup and restore
are consolidated to a single media server, potentially reducing or negating the need for application specific tools and software licenses.
Backup and restore
complete systems or selected files using the graphical interface with a step-by-step real time tutorial.
Tape libraries have been the primary technology deployed in traditional backup and restore