STORServer releases converged data protection appliances for physical and virtual environments

STORServer, a provider of proven enterprise data backup solutions, today announces the release of its converged data protection appliances leveraging IBM Storage® Protect Plus. Providing a method to simplify data protection, the STORServer appliances use IBM Storage Protect Plus, designed for easy setup, management and recovery.

converged data protection appliancesCreated for virtual machine (VM) backups and administrators, IBM Storage Protect Plus helps users focus on their most important tasks, such as data availability, control, and management, instead of learning how to operate a complicated backup tool. In fact, IBM Storage Protect Plus can be set up in just minutes and protect data in as little as one hour.

This new line of converged data protection appliances from STORServer complements the company’s commitment to providing simplified data backup to organizations that need to protect data in the cloud, virtualized, and data center environments.

IBM recently highlighted this new data protection appliance in its blog post on March 21.

“Today’s VM environments present several unique data protection and recovery challenges for administrators and their organizations,” said Bill Smoldt, president and CEO of STORServer. “Our new converged data protection appliances bring the simplified user experience of IBM Storage Protect Plus into our award-winning appliances to help users save valuable time and resources when managing and protecting the precious data in their VM environments.”

The appliance hardware platforms can be configured with several different software configurations:

  • IBM Storage Protect only;
  • IBM Storage Protect Plus only;
  • IBM Storage Protect and Storage Protect Plus running as virtual machines on the same platform;
  • an IBM Storage Protect vSnap storage server, for large environments requiring > 500TB of backup storage.

STORServer is a leading provider of data protection solutions and offers the only enterprise data backup appliance that is built to order. Each backup appliance solution is tailored to the customer’s unique environment to simplify the management of complex backup, archive, and disaster recovery needs. STORServer’s appliances feature enterprise-class data backup, archive and disaster recovery software, hardware, services, and U.S.-based customer support. STORServer is proud to now offer IBM Cloud containers and DRaaS in IBM Cloud virtual machines. Companies of all sizes trust in STORServer’s proven appliances to solve their most complex data protection problems.

IBM and IBM Storage Protect Plus are trademarks of International Business Machines Corporation, registered in many jurisdictions worldwide.

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