EMC Unveils New Backup Offerings

New data de-duplication, disk drive spin down capabilities and low power drives help lower costs and reduce backup and recovery challenges

May 20, 2008

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LAS VEGAS -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today unveiled a number of new backup offerings that help ease the burden that data centers are facing in dealing with the ever expanding digital universe. These new solutions, introduced to thousands of attendees at EMC World, leverage the latest technologies including data de-duplication, disk drive spin down and low-power disk drives, and continue to help dramatically lower the cost of disk-based backup versus tape. EMC offers the industry’s broadest set of hardware, software, and services that meet the world’s digital backup, recovery and archiving needs, from individual consumers to the world’s largest data centers.

The new products and capabilities include:

  • EMC Disk Library 3D 1500 and 3000 – New local area network (LAN) backup-to-disk systems targeted at midsize businesses and featuring policy-based data de-duplicated backup, EMC five-9s (99.999%) storage platform and IP replication to help customers ensure availability, reduce the amount of backup data and meet off-site protection requirements without physically transporting tapes.

  • EMC Disk Library 4000 – EMC’s market leading open systems virtual tape library (VTL) now features data de-duplication, spin down and the latest high-capacity, low-power disk drives to reduce power and cooling by up to 47%.

  • EMC Avamar® Data Store Gen 2andEMC Avamar 4.0 – The newest versions of EMC’s next generation backup and recovery solution, featuring global source-based data de-duplication technology, provide a host of new scale, support, and ease-of-use features, including a doubling of backup capacity per system. Now, customers use up to 43% less energy per terabyte backed up and reduce total cost of ownership by up to 25% compared to the first generation solution – and by up to 75% relative to tape. This makes it easier to manage more information and eliminate the strain on the infrastructure caused by backing up duplicate copies of data on a regular basis.

  • EMC NetWorker® Fast Start – A new, simplified package of EMC’s leading NetWorker backup software designed for growing midsize businesses that cuts deployment time by as much as 75% and decreases the number of installation steps by up to 80%. The software provides a single backup solution for one price, with one model, and one simple installation.

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