NAKIVO Launches v5 Beta with Flash VM Boot for VMware
The v5 Beta of NAKIVO Backup & Replication was released today enabling early testing of the Flash VM Boot feature, which provides the ability to run VMware VMs directly from compressed and deduplicated VM backups.
Campbell, CA, United States — October 8, 2014
NAKIVO Inc., the fastest growing virtualization and cloud backup software company for VMware environments, has announced today the launch of the v5 open Beta Program. NAKVIO invites VMware professionals to try the new version of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v5 Beta featuring the Flash VM Boot feature. All Beta Program participants completing the Beta Program participation requirements will be rewarded with an Amazon gift card. More details and v5 Beta download are available at www.nakivo.com.
The Flash VM Boot feature provides the ability to boot VMware VMs directly from compressed and deduplicated VM backups, without recovering the entire VMs first. The backup from which the VM is started remains unchanged to preserve the integrity of the data.
The Flash VM Boot feature works right out of the box for both Windows-based and Linux-based VMs and provides customers with a rich set of opportunities, enabling them to:
- Access files and application objects of any application on any OS within seconds.
- Test system updates and application patches before applying them to production VMs.
- Verify the VM backups and ensure that OSes and applications run properly.
- Copy VMDK files and then delete the virtual machine.
Named one of the top 10 coolest storage startups of 2014 by CRN, NAKIVO is delivering a new way for Cloud Providers, enterprises, and SMBs to protect their VMware environments more reliably, efficiently, and cost effectively. NAKIVO Backup & Replication is VMware-certified, purely agentless, and can be deployed on both Linux and Windows. Featuring a simple and intuitive Web UI, the product can back up and replicate VMware VMs onsite, offsite, and to private/public clouds (including single-click integration with Amazon Cloud). NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports live applications and databases, instantly recovers files and application objects directly from compressed and deduplicated VM backups, speeds up data transfer with network acceleration, and reduces data size with global deduplication and compression.
"We continue to improve NAKIVO Backup & Replication and introduce new features that are requested by Cloud Providers, enterprises, and SMBs," said Bruce Talley, CEO and Co-Founder of NAKIVO. "We encourage VMware professionals to join our open Beta Program and help us build a better VM backup solution."
"With multi-tenancy, self-service, and dynamic license allocation in NAKIVO Backup & Replication v3.9, cloud service providers and enterprises can protect virtualized environments more easily, reliably, and cost effectively" said Bruce Talley, CEO and Co-founder, NAKIVO Inc. "NAKIVO Backup & Replication with the industry’s lowest TCO, highest performance, and most intuitive interface can enable Cloud Service Providers to offer new services, BaaS, RaaS, DRaas, and BCaaS for VMware vSphere ESXi environments with higher margins and greater customer satisfaction."
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Headquartered in Silicon Valley, NAKIVO is a privately-held software company that has been profitable since founding in 2012. With more than 3,300 customers - including many Fortune 1,000 companies - and over 500 channel partners across 70 countries worldwide, NAKIVO develops and markets a line of next generation data protection products for clouds and VMware virtualized environments. NAKIVO provides a fast, reliable, and affordable VM backup and replication solution for enabling SMBs and enterprises to protect and recover VM data onsite, offsite, and to the cloud. NAKIVO has also enabled over 50 hosting, managed, and cloud services providers to create and offer VM Backup-as-a-Service, Replication-as-a-Service, and DR-as-a-Service to their customers. NAKIVO was the first virtualization backup specialist to offer SMBs cloud backup to public clouds such as Amazon and multi-tenancy to cloud service providers and enterprise customers. For more information, please visit www.nakivo.com.
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