Backup to Disk (D2D2T)
Backing up to disk
is faster and less prone to human error than backing up directly to
tape. Once saved to disk, the backups can be moved to tape outside
of the backup window, avoiding the performance hits typically
associated with direct-to-tape backups. This method also
dramatically increases the speed of restores.
You can choose to
use your existing backup server and familiar backup software,
directing backups to a SnapServer prior to moving them to tapes.
Backup software from Symantec, CA, and EMC can store backup data on
a SnapServer by using standard network protocols or by using iSCSI.
Or you can use the
SnapServer as a backup server, a cost-effective alternative.
SnapServers run BakBone NetVault software and they come with client
agents to protect networked Windows, Linux, UNIX, and Mac computers,
as well as application servers such as Exchange and SQL Server. A
500GB VTL is even included for fast backups to disk and instant
Up to 80% of
business-critical data resides on desktops and notebooks.
Overland StorAssure continuously protects data on Windows computers,
efficiently backing them up to the SnapServer when it's available.
When disconnected, StorAssure queues the changes and delivers them
to the SnapServer when a connection is again established.
about the following SnapServer products that support heterogeneous
SANbloc S50 Chasis
Enterprise Data Replicator (EDR)