Presentation on theme: "1 Advanstor TM. Company Confidential 2 Business issues driving change in data protection Data is growing at 100% per year Weekend backup windows are non-existent."— Presentation transcript:
Company Confidential 2 Business issues driving change in data protection Data is growing at 100% per year Weekend backup windows are non-existent Remote office data is poorly protected Regulatory requirements driving systems that can guarantee years/decades of reliable data retention Dozens of isolated & independent storage, protection, and management tools – complexity leads to increased risk of data loss Tape-based backup/restore & archiving systems are time consuming to manage, unreliable Backup tapes are getting stolen, misplaced, and lost in shipment & offsite storage facilities – huge security hole Site disaster recovery systems are unaffordable and complex to manage.
Company Confidential 3 The Evolution of Data Protection 1980’s1990’s 2000’s Cyclical trend - simple to complex to simple Complex Simple Hundreds of servers with tape drives and backup software Backup Server Jukebox Dozens of Backup, Archive, HSM, Replication systems, Jukeboxes, Offsite Tape Storage, Snapshots, CDP, CAS,.. Advanstor 1 server with a tape drive & local backup software $ $ $ $ Centralized network-based backup $ $ $ $ $ $ $
Company Confidential 4 Advanstor A Data Protection “Grid” Deployed across two sites Appliance model (Advanstor software on standard servers) Each site acts as a disaster recovery site for the other
Company Confidential 5 Advanstor An Innovative Architecture Repositories GRIDdisks - servers with SATA disk storage Execute data management tasks in parallel Simple to expand, shared pool, scalable architecture Onsite/offsite disk-based backup Lower-cost storage tier for inactive data InfiniteFilers High-performance primary NAS storage tier Industry standard Microsoft WSS2003
Company Confidential 6 Advanstor Integrated Data Management Intelligent Automated Backup Continual, hourly to daily Incremental only - no more weekend fulls Delta versioning – saves space & bandwidth Fast, Ultra-reliable Restores Seconds to restore, many backup replicas Automated Data Migration InfiniteFiler filesystems don’t fill up Inactive data kept in lower $ repositories All files accessible to clients / apps Self-Healing Each GRIDdisk continually checks and corrects all backup files Rapid Site Disaster Recovery Minutes to migrate any/all shares Global namespace w/Microsoft DFS MAN/WAN InfiniteFiler Repository InfiniteFiler Repository NAS ClientsNAS Applications Inactive Data A AAAAAAAA X A
Company Confidential 7 Advanstor Prepare 2nd facility Rebuild LAN Rebuild Storage Rebuild Servers Rebuild Backup / Restore System Initiate recovery from disk repository Advanstor Fast, Reliable Disaster Recovery Tape-recovery Model Prepare 2nd facility Rebuild LAN Rebuild Storage Rebuild Servers Rebuild Backup / Restore System Initiate recovery from offsite tapes DONE Weeks of Downtime, Error Prone Process Minutes of Downtime, Ultra-reliable Process
Company Confidential 8 Advanstor It works with what you’ve got… Primary NAS Storage with Integrated Backup/DR/HSM NAS Clients ECM, CAD, SCM, … Advanstor Email Archiving Email Server Regulatory Compliance, Fast “Discovery” Access to All Data, Ultra-reliable Archive Email Server Database Server SAN 3 rd Party Backup Disk-to-Disk Backup, >100GB/hr Offsite Backup Replication 1000:1 delta compression Remote Offices Centralized Backup of All Remote Offices Remote Offices WAN Replication WAFS
Company Confidential 9 Advanstor Simplified Administration Global Reporting SNMP and Email Notification Assets, configuration, status Capacity, chargeback Protection Policy Per share How often to backup (hourly…daily) Retention/Purge management Point-and-Click Control Restore Any file version A folder to an earlier point in time Share Migration After site disaster To increase overall performance across multiple InfiniteFilers
Company Confidential 10 Cost-effective Saves huge amounts of storage space and WAN bandwidth ($$$) Inactive data on lower $ storage Secure No more lost/stolen tapes, trucks No fines - successfully execute regulatory “discovery searches” Reliable No more failed restores from lost/unreadable tapes Foolproof DR, minimal downtime Increased End-user productivity Transparent access to all data, all the time Seconds to restore lost/deleted data Minutes, not days, to recover from site disaster Advanstor Business Impact
Company Confidential 11 Advanstor IT Operational Impact No more weekend full tape backups No more slow, unreliable restores from backup/archive tapes No more tapes to rotate onsite and offsite No more “filesystem full” alerts at 2AM No more guessing about which files to archive and when No more complex procedures for managing a site disaster No more tape drives or jukeboxes to purchase and repair No more tapes to verify and refresh No more complex procedures to manage dozens of independent storage, backup and archiving products
Company Confidential 12 Comparative Solutions Advanstor customers have reduced capital costs by 50% and operational costs by 80% Advanstor replaces … Backup Server(s) Backup Server & Client SW Tape Jukebox(es) Tape Drives Tapes Replication Software NAS server(s) HSM Software Offsite tape storage service 2 nd Site with all of the above Capital Costs ($)
Company Confidential 13 Advanstor Summary Advanstor … Decreases the cost, complexity & associated risk of storing, protecting, restoring, retaining and recovering your data Increases the security, availability and access to all of your data
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