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1 Deduplication backup software and system
EMC AVAMAR Note to Presenter: Present to customers and prospects to provide them with an overview of Avamar. Thank you for joining us today. EMC Avamar revolutionizes the way companies approach backup and recovery through the use of client-side variable length global deduplication and single step recovery. Avamar is a key part of EMC’s overall backup and recovery portfolio of software, hardware, and services that is unmatched in the industry. With Avamar, you will never back up the same data twice. Deduplication backup software and system

IT Pressures 2009 0.8 zettabytes 2020 35.2 zettabytes DATA DELUGE BUDGET DILEMMA Here are the key pressures that threaten customer objectives. From an IDC study, in 2010 there were 1.2 zettabytes of information. That’s a trillion billion—a massive amount of information to be managed. It is estimated that by 2020, there will be 60 zettabytes of information. Our data deluge will grow 50-times this decade. This growth is putting a strain on backup windows, storage costs, and management. IT organizations are not dissatisfied with the amount of money they’re spending on their IT, but rather with the fact that nearly three-quarters, or 73 percent, goes to maintaining existing legacy systems, both infrastructure and applications. Customers complain about the complexity of their backup solutions. The feeling is that too much time, expertise, and effort is spent keeping the current recovery system(s) afloat. They want the backup process to be less costly, and need less supervision and administrative attention. Infrastructure is the foundation of IT so that’s what changes first. In 2009, an important trend began whereby virtual servers were being delivered in greater numbers than physical servers, that is, we have reached a tipping point. Server virtualization changes the environment in both subtle and profound ways. In many shops today, backup methods have been barely altered to accommodate this new virtual infrastructure so it’s important to lay the proper data protection foundation early on. And now customers must ensure compliance with regulatory and litigation requirements and can no longer rely on past traditional practice of simply keeping tape backups around for years and years. Transformation INFRASTRUCTURE SHIFT COMPLIANCE and DISCOVERY

3 EMC Avamar Deduplication backup software and system
Reduces backup time and network load Client-side deduplication Daily full backups and one-step recovery Optimized for physical and virtual environments High availability and reliability Lowers costs and risks Integrated with EMC Data Domain Avamar is a deduplication backup software and system—an integrated backup and recovery software and purpose-built backup appliance solution for comprehensive backup and recovery across the enterprise. Avamar’s unique client-side global deduplication technology eliminates redundant backup data that is sent over the network and stored. Avamar deduplicates at the client, whether virtual or physical, and across sites and servers. The Avamar Data Store has integrated high availability and reliability with RAIN (Redundant Array of Independent Nodes) architecture, daily recoverability verification, and disaster recovery through replication. Avamar is proven to lower costs and remove risks associated with traditional backup. Avamar is tightly integrated with Data Domain systems through DD Boost software. Avamar VM

4 Solve Backup Problem Areas
Uniquely suited for the most challenging backup environments Virtualization Remote Office NAS The makeup of a company’s information storage environment varies greatly and so does the unique backup challenges for each area. Avamar was designed from the ground up, as a deduplication backup software and system, made to handle the backup requirements for virtualized environments, remote offices, NAS, desktop/laptop, and the most pervasive enterprise applications such as Microsoft SQL, SharePoint, and Exchange; Oracle and Oracle RAC; and IBM DB2 and Lotus Domino. Avamar streamlines backup and recovery for the enterprise, dramatically reducing backup windows and network traffic. Avamar Enterprise Applications Desktop and Laptop

5 Avamar—Unlike Anything Else in the Industry
Reduce: Data moved by 99% Backup storage by 95% NIC usage at the client by 95% Backup times by 90% Implementing Avamar brings dramatic benefits to backup and recovery —as much as 99 percent reduction in data moved over existing networks. Deduplication results in a 95 percent reduction in disk and network usage as well as dramatic improvements in CPU usage. Backup times are reduced up to 90 percent.

6 Deduplication Is the Enabler
Move and store less data Network Note to Presenter: View in Slide Show mode for animation. Here’s a high-level look at how Avamar works. Avamar starts by dividing data into variable-length sub-file segments. It compresses them and applies a unique hash identifier to each one. Then it can determine if that segment has ever been backed up before or whether it‘s unique and needs to be backed up. If the data has been backed up previously, either from this client, or any other—physical or virtual—then Avamar will not back it up again. This is why we say, “Never back up the same data twice.” Using this process, Avamar routinely reduces data by up to 99 percent before backing it up. This can have a huge impact. Also, the data that is truly new and unique is sent across the network compressed, which again helps with bandwidth management on both backups and recoveries. And it’s also encrypted, which ensures the security of the data while it’s in transit as well as when it is at rest. B A C D D D A A C C C B B B D A A Divides data into variable-length sub-file segments Determines if segments are unique or duplicate Backs up only unique data Sends data compressed and encrypted

7 Real-World Results Avamar daily full backups vs. traditional full backups Data Type Amount of Primary Data Backed Up Amount of Data Moved Daily Windows file systems 3,573 GB 6.1 GB Mix of Windows, Linux, and UNIX file systems 5,097 GB 11.7 GB Engineering files on NAS (NDMP backups) 3,265 GB 24.2 GB Mix of 20% databases, 80% file systems (Windows and UNIX) 9,583 GB 80.0 GB Mix of Linux file systems and databases 7,831 GB 104.2 GB Let’s talk about some of the real-world numbers. There’s a great deal of confusion about deduplication ratios. Keep in mind that an Avamar daily backup, which is what we’re looking at in this chart, amounts to a full backup so these numbers are in comparison to doing a daily full backup. Also, keep in mind that with any backup, including Avamar, you will store the initial full backup, plus the changes. Avamar does deduplicate within the initial full and can get you up to 70 percent reduction, depending on how much duplication exists. Still, when evaluating storage capacity, which EMC can help you do, you need to take into account primary data, plus retention policies. Avamar’s savings are dramatic here, too. In traditional backup scenarios, EMC has seen customers require storage that’s 10 times or even 25 times their primary data—to store several months’ worth of weekly full and daily incremental backups. Avamar might require one, two, or three times, and will deliver the same retention periods, plus much easier restores. Now, let’s look at the chart specifically… Avamar has industry-leading deduplication technology, and the numbers in this chart are based on real-world customer examples. As you can see, depending on your data mix, you’ll get different levels of data deduplication. For Windows and UNIX file systems environments, where there is a lot of duplication of operating systems, applications, and at the file level, you will see the highest levels of data deduplication. When it comes to a mix of file systems and databases, deduplication levels are slightly lower, but still impressive. While the numbers are impressive overall, it’s really the benefits that companies achieve when using Avamar that’s exciting. You can achieve new levels of data protection in historically problematic areas for backup and recovery, while driving improved total cost of ownership. Note to Presenter: The most important point about deduplication ratios—both for competitive products and EMC’s—is that results may vary. The amount of deduplication achievable depends on a number of factors, including type of deduplication (file-based, sub-file, etc.), retention policies, data change rates, and data types. Source: EMC While results will vary by data type and mix, Avamar dramatically improves backup performance and efficiency

8 Replicate Smarter Using Existing Networks
Avamar 99% efficiency reduces or eliminates need for tape OFFSITE REPLICATION WITHOUT DEDUPLICATION REPLICATION AFTER DEDUPLICATION Note to Presenter: View in Slide Show mode for animation. With Avamar you can replicate smarter using existing networks. In order to ensure protection from site disasters, backup images need to be copied to a secondary site. Traditionally, organizations have shipped backup tapes to secure sites and then retrieved those tapes when needed to complete a site recovery. Increasingly tight recovery SLAs have forced many companies to try to speed up the recovery process. As a result, backup replication over networks is emerging as a preferred method for protection from site disasters. But many times, either there’s simply too much data to replicate—and/or the network is insufficient to support the replication process within a reasonable amount of time. And, as you can imagine, the investment in increasing bandwidth capacity can be very significant. Performing deduplication for backup, then replicating the deduplicated data is a good strategy for making data recovery more feasible and economical. The reduced backup image resulting from deduplication directly reduces the amount of content needed at the secondary site. Backup deduplication directly lowers the infrastructure, time, operational overhead, and bandwidth costs needed to create backup images at the disaster recovery site. In addition, disk-to-disk backup replication obviously eliminates the risks associated with shipping physical tape cartridges. Replicate Only Unique Daily Changes Primary Site Remote Site Primary Site Remote Site Maximize efficiency, drives down costs for business continuity and disaster recovery protection

9 Shorten Backup/Recovery Times
Avamar shrinks backups and speeds data recovery TRADITIONAL BACKUP AVAMAR BACKUP As a result of moving less data, Avamar technology can dramatically reduce the amount of time required for backups. Traditional backup typically consists of a weekly full backup followed by a daily incremental backup. This backup process consistently sends redundant files/data for backup. As the amount of data in the company’s environment grows, so does the backup window. The restore process is also very time consuming. The backup administrator must first restore the most recent weekly full backup to a disk staging area, and then restore each of the daily incremental backups. Finally a temporary environment contains the latest week of data so the file/files/folder/ DB/etc. can be restored. If the backup tapes are offsite, it may take up to 24 hours to complete this process. With Avamar, deduplication is part of the backup process. Avamar applies its variable-length deduplication algorithm to identify only unique changed blocks. It does this on a daily basis and creates a daily full backup in a fraction of the time compared to traditional backup. Customers typically see a 95 percent reduction in backup windows and 99 percent reduction in network traffic during the backup process. Avamar also provides a single-step restore process from disk – the data is always at your fingertips. Recovery time can be minutes compared to many hors or even days with traditional backup. Long backup cycles Laborious restore process Up to 90% faster backups Simple, one-step recovery Meet strict SLAs for RTO and RPO

10 Recover Reliably High availability and data integrity
Parity across storage nodes Redundant Array of Independent Nodes (RAIN) architecture Grid architecture for online scalability and performance Daily Avamar server integrity and data recoverability checks RAID protection from disk failures Up to 124 TB of deduplication backup capacity Includes replication for disaster recovery Note to Presenter: View in Slide Show mode for animation. With Avamar, you can recover reliably. Companies require high availability solutions and guaranteed recoverability of data, and Avamar delivers with a valuable set of patented technologies. Avamar uses patented Redundant Array of Independent Nodes, or RAIN technology, to deliver high availability. RAIN works in a very similar way to RAID. If you lose an Avamar server node, Avamar can read/write around that, which means backups and restores can continue without interruption. Avamar uses a grid architecture, which makes it easy to increase performance or disk capacity in a very granular fashion, and data is automatically load-balanced across all the available resources in the grid. The Avamar server automatically checks itself twice daily using internal checkpoints. If a problem is detected, the server will roll back to a previous checkpoint. Also, Avamar verifies that backup data is fully recoverable, automatically every day—so there are no surprises when a recovery is needed. And of course, there is also RAID protection in each of Avamar’s servers. These high-availability features ensure that Avamar provides the reliability that companies of all sizes require. The fourth generation of the Avamar Data Store purpose-built backup appliance (PBBA) provides five node sizes: 1.3 TB, 2.0 TB, 2.6 TB, 3.9 TB, and 7.8 TB. Each of these nodes can be used as single replicated nodes. To build a RAIN grid, only the 2.0 TB, 3.9 TB and 7.8 TB nodes can be used. Lastly, Avamar includes replication software to cover disaster recovery requirements. Avamar replicates only the daily unique changes, thus leveraging existing network bandwidth. Virtualization Utility node Spare node Verified checkpoint

11 Flexible Deployment Options
Avamar Data Store options meet your needs Avamar Data Store Single Node Avamar Virtual Edition Virtual Appliance VMware Environments Remote Offices Sized for distributed office workloads Centralize via replication (required) Fast backup, one-step, local recovery Avamar server, in a virtual machine Guest and (VADP) image backups Fast, changed-block recovery AVE Note to Presenter: View in Slide Show mode for animation. Avamar offers many flexible physical and virtual deployment options to meet your needs. For example, the Avamar Data Store single node system is ideal for smaller offices when fast, local recovery is needed. For enterprise data center environments, scalable Avamar Data Store systems include RAIN for high availability and can provide up to 124 TB of deduplicated backup storage. For VMware environments, the Avamar Virtual Edition is the industry’s leading virtual appliance. It enables an Avamar server to be deployed as a virtual server, leveraging the existing ESX server’s hardware. It delivers fast, daily full Guest and Image level backups. The Avamar Business Edition is a purpose-built backup appliance that serves mid-market companies. It provides a conveniently-sized (7.8 TB), turnkey, deduplicated backup system and replication is optional. It brings Avamar’s hallmark network and storage efficiencies for backup, at the lowest $/TB. Note to Presenter: The Avamar Business Edition is available exclusively through EMC’s Velocity Channel Partners. Avamar Data Store Scalable RAIN Grids Enterprise Environments Avamar “Business Edition” Mid-Market Environments Scalable nodes RAIN and high availability Up to 124 TB Single node, sized for small data centers Optional replication for DR/centralization Lowest $/TB Avamar solution

12 Recover in One Step 1 Every backup is a “full” backup
Avamar provides daily full backups that can be quickly recovered in just one step, eliminating the hassle of restoring full and subsequent incremental backups to reach the desired recovery point. Here you can see the Avamar user interface displaying a calendar. Simply pick a date and the file system is displayed. Now simply select the file, folder or database to restore. One step—fast and easy. Every backup is a “full” backup Restore single files or full directories directly to the client

13 Simplify with Scalable Management
Avamar manages multi-sites from a single location Intuitive, web-based interface At-a-glance dashboards Capacity reporting and alerting Specialized management interface for desktop and laptop clients Note to Presenter: View in Slide Show mode for animation. Many companies have deployed multiple Avamar systems within their environment, particular in the area of remote office data protection where local Avamar systems are deployed within larger remote offices to provide local backup and restore capabilities. In order to facilitate the management of these distributed Avamar deployments, Avamar delivers the ability within a single interface to monitor and manage multiple Avamar systems. Avamar’s at-a-glance dashboard allows backup administrators to quickly assess both the status of backups across the enterprise as well as the status of all Avamar systems in a distributed Avamar deployment. The dashboard also enables users to quickly drill down into a particular Avamar system to manage that system or to review granular system and backup status. Data protection for desktop/laptops comes with a specialized management module designed to manage thousands of workstations. Policy-based management over existing network bandwidth

14 Optimized for VMware Backup
Guest-level backup Provides application consistency Image-level backup Supports vStorage API for Data Protection (VADP) Changed Block Tracking Windows and Linux, Proxy VM Load Balancing Tight VMware vCenter Server integration One-step, file-level recovery from image backup Qualified on VCE Vblock Infrastructure Platforms Deployable as a virtual appliance with the Avamar Virtual Edition for VMware Now let’s explore each of the use cases for Avamar backup and recovery. Avamar is optimized for VMware backup and recovery and is the industry’s leading choice. It provides a variety of options, including guest-level backup and image-level backup. EMC and VMware work in lock-step to ensure the highest levels of integration and performance. Tight integration with VMware vCenter Server provides ease of use for managing the environment. One key benefit is the ability to quickly see which VMs are protected and, more importantly, which ones are not. A simple one-step recovery is as easy as point and click to retrieve your file, folder, or database. Avamar is qualified for protecting the VCE Vblock Infrastructure Platforms. Avamar may also be deployed as a virtual appliance in a VMware environment. Backup data is stored in a virtual machine, which is an Avamar virtual appliance and comes in sizes of 500 GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB.

15 Microsoft Hyper-V Protection
Guest-level backup and recovery Provides application consistency Image backup and recovery Complete protection of virtual machines (VMs) Federated Hyper-V Cluster Shared Volumes backup and recovery Recover VMs to alternate Hyper-V servers Granular Level Recovery (GLR) for faster restores Avamar has extended its leadership in backup and recovery for virtual environments by adding support for Microsoft Hyper-V with both guest- and image-level capabilities. Avamar provides backup and recovery for Microsoft Hyper-V and Hyper-V R2. Avamar targets everything you need to ensure complete recovery, including protection of Virtual Hard Disks (VHDs) as well as the operating system components—things like system state, data volumes, and the Hyper-V configuration database. By leveraging the Hyper-V VSS writer, Avamar provides operating system and application consistency for image backups. Avamar also supports Federated Hyper-V Cluster Shared Volumes with fully automated data tracking. Granular-level recovery and flexible restore make Avamar a comprehensive Hyper-V backup and recovery solution.

16 NAS device (EMC VNX family,
Avamar for NAS Efficient backup, recovery, and replication for NAS LAN LAN/WAN Avamar NDMP Accelerator Avamar delivers an industry-leading, innovative solution for NAS backup, recovery, and disaster recovery. The innovative Avamar NDMP Accelerator node deduplicates data and delivers fast daily full backups. With Avamar, users don’t have to perform lengthy, time-consuming level-0 full backups that often overrun available backup windows. Avamar makes NAS system backup fast and efficient, while providing fast, one-step recovery. The Avamar NDMP Accelerator supports up to eight streams per NDMP Accelerator node, and supports multiple streams in the same work order for efficiency and performance. NAS device (EMC VNX family, EMC Celerra, or NetApp) Avamar Data Store Avamar NDMP Accelerator requests only modified data daily (level 1 dumps) Fast daily full backups and data are deduplicated at the NDMP Accelerator Avamar NDMP backups are ready for immediate recovery

17 Avamar for Desktop/Laptop Backup
A single, scalable solution from edge to data center Convenient, nondisruptive backups End-user self-service recovery Document-level search engine Multi-language support Cross-platform restore No “per-client” fees End-user-initiated restore With desktop/laptop support you now have the ability to protect employee data back to the data center using the same deduplication backup software solution you use for your data center and remote office backups—including data deduplication, open-file backup, and CPU throttling—all in a small client footprint taking up only 5 MB. And since it’s Avamar technology, it requires little bandwidth because the same data is never backed up twice, providing up to 10 times faster daily backup. Avamar in Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh desktop/laptop environments is easy to install and use and it operates in the background, nondisruptively to the end user. An end-user interface eliminates the intervention of the Help Desk to restore data to end users’ desktops or laptops. End users are automatically backed up when logged in during normal backup windows. Alternatively, users can initiate backups on their own. Similarly, with the help of a powerful search engine, they can restore their own files at any time, and from anywhere, without contacting their IT Help Desk. EMC expects the majority of its customers’ IT departments to use their standard desktop deployment tools (like SMS) to install the Avamar client on end-user systems, and to eventually include the Avamar client in their master image so that all new PCs come with Avamar installed. Policies (what to backup, when to run the backups, and how long to retain them) are managed at an (Avamar) domain or group level, so administrators can implement and enforce policies globally—or by well-defined organizational entities. For instance, while you may consider all Microsoft Word and Excel files to be corporate assets, you may only allow JPEGs or MP3s to be backed up on behalf of the Marketing group. Finally, Avamar’s traditional capacity licensing model is really simple and means that you don’t have to generate certificates or move licenses when you add users, or when your existing users upgrade to a new computer. Windows or Mac OS X . Avamar Data Store

18 Avamar for Enterprise Applications
Integration with Data Domain offers speed and scale Avamar directs backups to optimal appliance based on workload attributes Avamar manages backups, restores, replication, and maintenance for all systems NAS ROBO The diagram illustrates common backup workloads on the left. Currently, all of these can be delivered to an Avamar Data Store, but now you can direct high change-rate workloads to Data Domain systems. Note to Presenter: Click now in Slide Show mode for animation. Integration with Data Domain allows the highlighted workloads to be sent to the Data Domain system to take advantage of its scale and performance. Now customers can use a single management interface and take advantage of client-side or in-line deduplication based on workloads in order to meet backup windows and provide the highest levels of reliable recovery. In this use case, integration of Avamar and Data Domain is leveraged to accelerate the backup of larger, high change-rate environments. The integration takes advantage of the combined intellectual properties of both Avamar and Data Domain. In particular, DD Boost is exploited to distribute the deduplication process and minimize blocks moved without the processing required for a full Avamar scan. This approach is ideal for environments made up of fewer, larger files with a great deal of change. You can continue to get the benefits of Data Domain’s robust architecture featuring SISL (Stream-Informed Segment Layout) highly scalable architecture and DIA (Data Invulnerability Architecture), while leveraging Avamar’s application plug-ins, which guarantee consistent hot backup, and an easy-to-use management interface. Moreover, virtually all of Avamar’s stand- alone features and functions apply to the integrated solution. Data Domain System DD Boost Oracle, SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, SAP, Sybase, VMware, Hyper-V, IBM DB2 VM Avamar Client Avamar Data Store DB SharePoint

19 Avamar for Remote Offices
Leverage existing WAN bandwidth Direct to Local Single Node or AVE Replicate to Main Data Store LARGE REMOTE OFFICE Large remote offices with strict SLAs for recovery may choose to deploy the Avamar Single Node or AVE Small remote offices simply need to deploy the Avamar agents on the servers (clients) Avamar is ideal for remote offices. Lightweight, efficient Avamar agents are always deployed on systems to be backed up. They deduplicate at the source and then send any new, unique sub-file data segments to an Avamar server that can be local or connected through a WAN. When it comes to remote offices, Avamar gives you a number of options. For larger sites, you may choose to back up locally to an Avamar single node for fast local backup and recovery. Then that Avamar single node can be replicated to a disaster recovery site, hub site, or data center, as required. For small remote sites, you can simply place Avamar software agents on the systems to be protected with no additional local hardware needed, and back them up directly across the network to a main data center or disaster recovery site. Direct to Avamar Data Store in the Data Center SMALL REMOTE OFFICE

20 Avamar Streamlines Enterprise Backup and Recovery
Direct to Local Avamar Data Store Replicate to Main Data Store Avamar Agents Only Direct to Main Data Store PRIMARY DATA CENTER DESKTOPS AND LAPTOPS LARGE REMOTE OFFICE Now let’s review how Avamar brings it all together to manage backup and recovery for the enterprise. No matter what size or industry, Avamar provides flexible deployment options and fits into your environment.  For desktops and laptops, only lightweight Avamar agents are deployed. They deduplicate and send only unique data compressed and encrypted to the Avamar Data Store at the data center. The same holds true for small remote offices; no extra hardware or backup storage is required, thus reducing costs and management overhead.  For larger sites, you may choose to back up locally to an Avamar single node or to the Avamar Virtual Edition for fast local backup and recovery. This enables faster recovery of a large amount of data without having to traverse the WAN. Replication to the data center is required to ensure disaster recovery criteria are met.  For virtualized environments, Avamar is optimized to provide application-consistent backups through guest-level agents, as well as bare metal recovery from agentless image-level backup. Avamar Protects at the Guest and the Image Level SMALL REMOTE OFFICE SECONDARY SITE VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENTS Virtual Infrastructure

21 Disk-Based Backup/Restore
Extended Retention Export to VTL or Tape Avamar Data Store Data Domain System Avamar controls extended retention through the Extended Retention GUI. Avamar can create extended retention for any data it stores to the Avamar Data Store or the Data Domain system by exporting that data to the Media Access Node and then onto a VTL or tape. Avamar will also enable a restore VTL or tape by importing directly to the system designated (and containing the Avamar Client agent). The Media Access Node is a new node type in the Data Store Gen4 family, and different from all others. There are a two specifications that could be relevant here: the connector type and speed of the Fibre Channel interface. All software is hosted on the Media Access Node: Administrative/monitoring user interface Streaming engine Library management Restore server The single-step process of moving data to VTL and tape is a read-only operation from Avamar. This does not expire data on the grid (that is under exclusive control of Avamar backup policy). Avamar exports any backup data it has written to an Avamar Data Store, Avamar Virtual Edition, or a Data Domain system. The exported data contains all data in native format, and then compresses it to reduce size. The Media Access Node will then send this exported data to only a SCSI-based tape library or Virtual Tape Library (VTL). A Data Domain system with the Data Domain Virtual Tape Library software option is the VTL of choice. EMC Data Domain Virtual Tape Library software, available for all Data Domain systems, emulates multiple tape libraries over a Fibre Channel interface. Optionally, in addition to using the DD VTL software, one can also leverage the Data Domain Extended Retention software option for environments requiring years of backup retention. DD Extended Retention, available for the DD860 or DD990, extends the Data Domain architecture with an internal tiering approach designed to enable cost-effective, long-term retention of backup data on deduplicated disk. Please note that only the DD VTL software option (not DD Extended Retention) is required to send data from the Avamar Media Access Node to the Data Domain system through Fibre Channel. Restores are a two-step process: Import reads data off VTL or tape into internal Avamar instance (Restore Server) within the Media Access Node Restoring to target machine performed through standard Avamar Administrator associated with Restore Server Avamar Virtual Edition Management UI Data Domain System with DD VTL Disk-Based Backup/Restore AVE Export or Restore (Import) Avamar Client Media Access Node Tape Library or VTL

22 Voice of the Customer Improves Backup Time 36x
“Before we implemented Avamar, our full tape backups would run for more than 72 hours and often included failed backups. Now, after completely eliminating tape from our environment and with Avamar, we have achieved 92% data deduplication with Avamar, and most of our backups complete in just two hours.” Here is what a few of EMC’s customers have to say: Rotary International reduced its backups by 36 times—from 72 hours down to just two hours. “Before we implemented Avamar, our full tape backups would run for more than 72 hours and often included failed backups. Now, after completely eliminating tape from our environment and with Avamar, we have achieved 92% data deduplication with Avamar, and most of our backups complete in just two hours.” Mecklunberg County, North Carolina, was having trouble completing large NAS Server backups until they employed Avamar. “The Avamar NAS solution has been absolutely bulletproof. Our end users no longer have slowdowns in system performance because a weekend backup ran into Monday morning.” Virtua is transforming their IT infrastructure to a highly virtualized environment. Having a single backup and recovery solution that is optimized for VMware and physical servers makes this transition seamless. ”We’re basically virtualizing everything we can with VMware. Avamar helps us manage this transition more efficiently and reliably by giving us a standard way to manage both physical and virtual backups.” “The Avamar NAS solution has been absolutely bulletproof. Our end users no longer have slowdowns in system performance because a weekend backup ran into Monday morning.” “We’re basically virtualizing everything we can with VMware. Avamar helps us manage this transition more efficiently and reliably by giving us a standard way to manage both physical and virtual backups.”

23 Summary Comprehensive backup and recovery for:
Virtual, NAS, enterprise applications, remote office and desktop/laptops Deduplicated daily full backups Shorten backup/recovery times Improve bandwidth efficiency Shrink storage requirements One-step recovery is fast and easy Purpose-built backup appliance Turnkey solution; reliability designed in Avamar is a key element of EMC’s next-generation backup portfolio. By storing data more cost-effectively on disk, Avamar provides data protection where enterprises no longer have to use tape as their primary method to recover data in the event of a failure or loss, and where disk can be the de facto medium for backup and recovery. Avamar's backup and recovery software has an important difference—Avamar’s unique variable- length, client-side global data deduplication technology eliminates the unnecessary transmission of redundant backup data that is sent over the network and stored. This defuses the enormous amount of data growth. Avamar deduplicates at the client and across sites and servers. As a result, Avamar technology can dramatically reduce the amount of time required for backups and reduce the impact on the network. This data reduction also alters the fundamental economics of disk versus tape, allowing companies to cost-effectively back up data to disk at a cost that is equal to, or less than, tape.

24 Thank you.

25 Avamar Supported Operating Systems and Applications
Client Operating Systems Supported Apple Macintosh OS X 10.5.x, 10.6.x, 10.7.x CentOS 4, 5, 6 Debian 4, 5, 6 Free BSD 6.2, 8.2 HP-UX 11.0, 11iV1, 11iV2, 11iV3 IBM AIX 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, 7.1 Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate Microsoft Windows Vista and XP Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard and Enterprise Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4, 5, 6 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.4 on zLinux NetWare 6.5 Novell Open Enterprise Server (OES) SP2, OES 2 Oracle Enterprise Linux 5, 6 SCO OpenServer 5.0.5, 5.0.6, 5.0.7 SCO UnixWare 7.1.3, 7.1.4 Solaris 9, 10, 11 Solaris 10 with Solaris Clusters Solaris 10 with VCS SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 9, 10, 11 SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10SP3 on zLinux Ubuntu 10, 11 Application Modules EMC NDMP (Celerra DART 5.5, 5.6, 6; VNX OE for File 7.0) IBM DB2 9.1, 9.5, 9.7 IBM Lotus Domino 6, 7, 8, 8.5 Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010 Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, 2010 Microsoft SQL Server 7.0, 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012 NetApp NDMP (ONTAP 6.5, 7.0.4, 7.0.5, 7.0.6, 7.1x. 7.2, 7.3.x, 8) Oracle 9i, 9.2, 10, 10g, 10gR2, 11g, 11gR2 Oracle RAC SAP 7.0, 7.1, 7.2 Sybase 15.0.x, 15.5.x Virtualized Infrastructure Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 VMware vSphere (ESX/ESXi) 4.X 5.X OPTIONAL SLIDE As you can see, Avamar software has broader client support than any other products on the market, enabling EMC to protect the key applications that exist at remote offices and data center environments—and VMware infrastructure. Recently, the Avamar 6.1 client operating system and application support protection was expanded with a variety of items as highlighted in green on the slide. For a complete listing, please see the “Avamar Compatibility and Interoperability Matrix” on Powerlink. No charge for client agents or application modules Items in green were added with Avamar 6.1 For a complete listing, see the Avamar Compatibility and Interoperability Matrix

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