Veritas PureDisk to Secure Data

by CXOtoday Staff    Mar 22, 2007

Symantec has released the Veritas NetBackup PureDisk, offering secure storage optimized data protection for remote offices across IT environments.

Symantec survey highlights the need to employ data protection strategies, leveraging NetBackup Pure Disk. The PureDisk delivers data de-duplication technology reducing the capacity of disk required for backup using bandwidth that exists between the remote site and central data center.

It delivers its first integration point with NetBackup. This latest addition offers disk data protection, centralized control to eliminate complexity, encryption for data security, single instance storage, low bandwidth wide area network (WAN) data backup and synchronization, unified processes from data center to remote office, data accessible in data center and remote office, and web based administration and end user file restore

The various reasons for remote restore failure given by the respondents include media failure, corrupt backup, no backup made, and media loss. PureDisk addresses these users by eliminating tape from the remote office backup equation, centralizing control at the data center, and adding technologies such as encryption within the product.

“These survey results emphasize the need for tape-less, secure data protection and easier recovery of both file and application data outside the data center. The PureDisk enables companies to centralize data protection of files and applications at the data center and integrates with NetBackup to export data for long-term retention and compliance,” said Matt Kixmoeller, Senior Director Product Management, NetBackup Symantec.

According to the survey, 25% respondents said that applications like Microsoft Exchange which is a messaging and collaborative software product used by enterprises are part of the data.

Users can export PureDisk backup data to tape as well as direct recovery from tape using NetBackup, simplifying disaster recovery and the long term management of backup data.It is available through Symantec’s certified value added resellers and direct sales force.