Automated setup and disk provisioning to speed up the backup process
Dell is introducing PowerVault DL2100 Powered by Symantec Backup Exec 2010, a disk-based backup and recovery offering with available deduplication technology in a single server to enable customers to deploy and manage backup and recovery tasks, and reduce backup costs compared to tape-based offerings.
The company claims that the new backup and recovery offering is designed for a diverse group of customers and is an integrated backup offering that can be installed and operated in 18 minutes, 533% faster than a non-integrated version of the same offering.
According to Dell, the new offering features automated setup and disk provisioning to expedite the backup process while providing disk-based backups and recoveries. It reduces the time and costs by providing customers with a disk-based backup offering with source deduplication and integration with the Dell EqualLogic and EMC families of storage arrays and VMware vSphere virtualisation offerings.
In addition, the PowerVault DL2100 also integrates new archive options for Windows file systems and Exchange environments to allow SMBs to manage their data lifecycles by setting automated retention periods to migrate older, less critical data over time to less expensive storage environments, Dell said.
Darren Thomas, vice president and general manager of Dell Enterprise Storage, said: “Customers face exponential data growth and struggle with the amount of critical information they have to store, manage and protect on a daily basis. They’re telling us they need ways to automate routine tasks. Our response is to deliver intelligent data management solutions that drastically simplify storage.”
Pricing for the DL2100 Powered by Symantec Backup Exec 2010 starts at under $8,600 while the pricing for the DL2100 Powered by Symantec Backup Exec 2010 with deduplication capabilities starts at under $11,500.