NAKIVO with v6 is First to Deliver Native Backup for Amazon EC2 Instances
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6 was released today, featuring native backup and replication of Amazon EC2 instances, as well as Backup Copy jobs, native NFS support, and more for VMware and Amazon EC2.
Campbell, CA, United States — March 22, 2016
NAKIVO Inc., a fast-growing software company for protecting virtualized and cloud environments, has announced today that it has released NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6.
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AWS EC2 Support: Amazon EC2 is the most popular public compute cloud, which enables customers to rapidly deploy and run cloud-based instances. NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6 is the first to provide native backup and replication of Amazon EC2 instances and features:
- Support for VMware and Amazon Cloud environments in the single pane of glass
- Scheduled, forever incremental backup of EC2 instances to a backup repository which can be located anywhere: in the same Amazon region, in a different Amazon region, or in a local office
- Flexible backup retention policy, which enables saving up to 1,000 recovery points for each backup and rotating them on the daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis
- Support for live applications and databases of Windows-based and Linux-based Amazon EC2 instances
- Global data deduplication and compression
- Instant file and application objects recovery, full instance recovery to any region
- Native EC2 instance replication to the same region or cross regions for disaster recovery
Backup Copy Jobs: Backup Copy jobs provide a simple yet powerful way to create and maintain copies of backups, which can be stored anywhere: onsite, offsite, or in Amazon Cloud. Backup Copy jobs copy backups from one backup repository to another, without touching the source ESXi hosts or source VMs/Amazon EC2 instances. This way source VMs/Amazon EC2 Instances are read only once, while backups can be copied to one or multiple locations. In addition, Backup Copy jobs have their own schedule and backup retention policy, which means that customers can run backup copies whenever they want and copy what they want to a secondary backup repository. This way, for example, customers can store several daily VM backups onsite, and keep (archive) weekly, monthly, and yearly copies of VM backups to a secondary backup repository for long term storage.
Disk-To-Disk-To-Tape (D2D2T): With NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6 customers can use a disk-to-disk-to-tape data protection approach. With this approach, VMs are backed up to a disk-based backup repository for fast operational recovery, and then – using backup copy jobs - copied to a tape for archival and long term storage.
NFS shares support: In addition to supporting Windows CIFS shares and local folders, NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6 enables creating backup repositories directly on NFS shares. Backup repositories can now be created on NFS shares simply from the product’s web interface.
Internationalization: NAKIVO Backup & Replication is used by customers across the globe. In NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6, date and time format, first day of the week, and the decimal symbol format can now be customized in the product’s configuration.
Improved Web interface: While the product's web interface has been praised by customers for its simplicity and ease of use, v6 further improves the interface and makes it even more intuitive with updated dashboards and configuration. For example, job dashboards now include live charts displaying backup speed and the amount of transferred data, while job wizards include the vSphere's "VMs and Templates" view.
"We are excited to introduce NAKIVO Backup & Replication v6 with native backup and replication of Amazon EC2 Instances," said Bruce Talley, CEO and co-founder of NAKIVO. "For the first time, a single product can provide native backup and replication for both VMware and Amazon EC2 environments. The release of v6 opens up new market opportunities for NAKIVO and our 1,000+ solution partners, by enabling customers to protect and recover their data more efficiently and cost-effectively."
Named one of the "Top 20 Coolest Cloud Storage Vendors of 2016" by CRN Magazine, and one of the "Fastest-Growing Storage Companies in 2015" by Storage Newsletter, NAKIVO delivers a better way for SMBs, enterprises, and cloud providers to back up and replicate their VMware VMs and Amazon EC2 instances. Featuring a simple and intuitive Web UI, NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports live applications and databases, enables instant recovery of VMs, files, and application objects directly from compressed and deduplicated backups, speeds up data transfer with network acceleration, and reduces data size with global deduplication and compression.
- Features for VMware: /vmware-backup/
- Features for AWS EC2: /aws-ec2-instance-backup/
- Success Stories: /customers/success-stories/
- Trial Download: /resources/download/trial-download/
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, NAKIVO Inc. is a privately-held company founded in 2012. NAKIVO develops a fast, reliable, and affordable data protection solution for VMware and Amazon Cloud environments. As of Q4 2015, over 10,000 companies are using NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect and recover their data more efficiently and cost-effectively. Also, over 100 hosting, managed, and cloud services providers are using NAKIVO to deliver VM BaaS, and DRaaS to their customers. NAKIVO has over 1,000 channel partners in 112 countries worldwide. Visit www.nakivo.com to learn more.
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