FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Diligent Technologies Corporation, the leading provider of enterprise-class de-duplication and data protection solutions, today announced that its ProtecTIER solution has been certified to run on the Sun Fire X4500 data server (a.k.a. Thumper). Together, ProtecTIER and the X4500 combine to form a high capacity de-duplication solution that is an ideal fit for mid-sized enterprise environments.
Offering Diligents ProtecTIER VTL data de-duplication software with the Sun Fire X4500 will enable mid-sized customers to enjoy all of the benefits of disk-based backup and recovery for a fraction of the cost of traditional solutions. Diligents core de-duplication technology, HyperFactor, effectively increases the usable capacity of the X4500 by a factor of 25x or more. Powered by HyperFactor, the integrated solution provides up to 500 TB of usable capacity, making it the most scalable and economical mid-range VTL solution in the market.
Interest in mid-sized data center environments is exploding, said Graham Lovell, Senior Director, Storage Servers & Appliances, at Sun Microsystems, Inc. The combination of the Sun Fire X4500 with Diligent's ProtecTIER with HyperFactor technology delivers a best-of-breed data de-duplication solution that leverages hardware, software and services to deliver an ideal solution for the mid-sized data center with growing data protection needs.
Diligent Technologies Corp.