Asigra Introduces Converged Data Protection with Version 13

Feb 2015

Asigra Introduces Converged Data Protection with Version 13

Posted by Zaid Rasid

We’re proud to announce the latest release of our award winning software Asigra Cloud Backup™ Version 13. Version 13Asigra V13 includes converged data protection for Cloud-Based DR and Backup of Physical, Virtual, Cloud and Mobile Environments. Among the many features added in version 13 are Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) enablement, featuring VMware vSphere replication, mobile endpoint data loss prevention, support for Office 365 and Docker Containers, open infrastructure support for FreeBSD on ZFS and CentOS and integration with Linear Tape File System (LTFS) for low cost long term retention of backup data.

With organizations burdened by the complexity of their data protection needs and challenges, Asigra Cloud Backup Version 13 offers a converged platform that delivers a single comprehensive solution for all data located on physical servers, virtual machines, mobile endpoints and cloud applications.

Here’s a look at some of the new features that are included:

Converged Data Protection - More integrated options for DR, backup/recovery, backup archiving and security; which will minimize complexity in your IT environments and reduce costs.

Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service Enablement - To meet the most demanding RTOs, version 13 includes VMware vSphere replication for the ultimate in data protection. Replicate without backup, to one or more warm, on or offsite replicas. Asigra eliminates the need for 3rd party VM replication solutions or special skills to manage and maintain the alternate solutions.

Optimized Support for Open Infrastructure - Version 13 includes optimized support for open infrastructure choices like FreeBSD on ZFS and CentOS running on commodity hardware servers and storage. With these options, you can keep infrastructure costs under control.

Linear Tape File System (LTFS) Integration - Version 13 provides automated parking of old backup data to LTFS tape via the Asigra BLM Archiver to make it easy for aligning the cost of protection to the value of data.

Docker Container Backup/Recovery - With the enormous popularity of Docker and the rapid deployment of applications on the open source platform, Version 13 provides comprehensive protection for application data in these environments, on-premise and in the cloud.

Office 365 Data Protection - Protect your Microsoft Office 365 data at all times including data beyond just documents and spreadsheets, including Exchange Online, SharePoint workspaces and OneDrive repositories.

Mobile Device Geo-location and Remote Wipe - For enhanced mobile device data protection, version 13 includes integrated geo-location and remote wipe at no additional charge to help organizations close the mobile endpoint security gap. Find lost or stolen devices quickly leveraging Google Maps and if need be, wipe data remotely.

Microsoft SCCM Integration - Allows IT administrators to easily and cost effectively deploy and configure Asigra Cloud Backup client software across thousands of Windows mobile endpoints not connected to the LAN.

You can learn about all of the details of Asigra Cloud Backup V13 by reading the press release here:

Learn more about our recent 2014 Storage Magazine Product of the Year Gold Award in the Backup and Disaster Recovery Software and Services category:

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