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Overland Offers Appliances

SAN DIEGO -- Overland Storage, Inc. (Nasdaq: OVRL - News) today introduced the REO(TM) 1500, the latest addition to its best-selling and field-proven REO SERIES of disk-based backup, recovery and virtual tape library (VTL) appliances. Ideally suited for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) or distributed enterprises, the REO 1500 ensures reliable, unattended backups and near-instantaneous file recovery in an easy-to-use, economical and versatile appliance.

Overland's REO 1500 extends the capabilities of its predecessor REO 1000 to deliver new levels of flexibility and performance, including five-times faster backups as well as expedited restores of up to 2TBs of vital data. The entry-level model also includes version 4.0 of Overland's REO Protection OS(TM) software for enhanced data protection intelligence and a more comprehensive set of options involving any combination of up to six VTLs, 32 virtual tape drives and 512 virtual cartridges. In addition, the REO 1500 offers many industry-leading features, such as:

  • Compact 1U base unit holds 4x250 or 500GB SATA II drives;
  • RAID 5 data protection;
  • HTTPS secure management to streamline remote monitoring;
  • Conforms to European Union RoHS compliance requirements;
  • iSCSI connectivity; and
  • Intuitive, browser-based GUI for simplified configuration and

    "The REO 1500 will play a crucial role in helping small and medium-sized businesses solve the many problems caused by exponential data growth, shrinking backup windows and the growing demand for accelerated recovery," says Michael Kerman, vice president and chief strategy officer of Overland Storage. "Additionally, the REO 1500 will accelerate the integration of complementary disk-to-disk-to-tape (D2D2T) data protection by easing the deployment challenges and reducing the cost of disk- and tape-based tiered storage solutions."

    Overland Storage Inc.