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STORServer announces replacement program for former Symantec Backup Exec Appliance customers

STORServer announces replacement program for former Symantec Backup Exec Appliance customers

Symantec Backup Exec 3600 Appliance customers offered opportunity to evaluate their current backup environments free of charge

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Oct. 27, 2014) – In the wake of Symantec™ ending sales of its Backup Exec 3600 Appliance, STORServer® today announces its replacement program for Symantec Backup Exec appliance customers, offering a free assessment of their storage and hardware configurations.

On Oct. 10, Symantec announced the discontinuation of its Backup Exec 3600 Appliance effective Jan. 5, 2015. During STORServer’s limited-time replacement program, the company is offering to have its professionally certified consultants perform a free assessment for Symantec customers to see if the Backup Exec system is running smoothly and determine if it can be reconfigured to function better.

As the original provider of the “appliance” approach to data protection, STORServer is also enabling Symantec Backup Exec appliance customers to utilize their existing hardware and storage in a STORServer Hybrid Appliance solution. The STORServer Hybrid Appliance is designed to use qualifying, customer–supplied hardware to provide a fully integrated STORServer solution.

The STORServer Hybrid Appliance solution efficiently backs up multiple operating systems and email applications plus supports most popular database platforms (requires optional database agents). Backups and restores can take place across all network connections (NAS, SAN, LAN, WAN) from hundreds of storage devices.

STORServer provides every customer the opportunity to try out a backup appliance risk-free with its 30-day money back guarantee.

“STORServer is a one-stop shop for all levels and capabilities of data protection appliances,” said John Pearring, vice president of STORServer. “We integrate hardware, software and support into an automated purpose built backup appliance and want to assist Symantec Backup Exec appliance customers who are seeking an ‘enterprise-class’ backup appliance for their small and medium-sized businesses.”

STORServer Backup Appliances are proven solutions developed, built and tested by industry experts. STORServer staff and resellers specialize in automated and simplified technology appliances around everything in the data protection arena. STORServer appliance solutions are:

  • Quick to install – deploy in hours, not weeks
  • Easy to learn and use
  • Presented in a centralized management console
  • Manageable in minutes a day
  • Available with all local or cloud storage options
  • Supported entirely by STORServer

In late 2013, CommVault and STORServer launched a new series of STORServer Backup Appliances, Powered by CommVault. The STORServer Enterprise Backup Appliance (EBA) 2202 recently received the only “Best in Class” designation in analyst firm DCIG’s 2014-15 Integrated Backup Appliance Buyer’s Guide.

Powered now by CommVault Simpana, along with IBM® Tivoli® Storage Manager, STORServer Appliances offer a scalable range of enterprise backup appliances, smooth transition to the latest backup software versions and upgrade or consulting services that solve today’s data protection, discovery and content access challenges.

For more information on STORServer’s Hybrid Appliance solution, visit https://www.storserver.com/storserver-hybrid-appliance/


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