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Zmanda Integrates OpenSolaris

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Zmanda, the leader in open source backup and recovery software, today announced that both Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL are fully supported and certified on the OpenSolaris 2008.11 platform, which was announced by Sun Microsystems (NASDAQ: JAVA) today, and will be available in OpenSolaris repositories.

The combination of Zmanda’s robust backup solutions with Sun’s innovative OpenSolaris operating system, including the advanced ZFS file system, creates one of the most advanced backup-to-disk offerings available on the market today. Specifically, the snapshot capability of ZFS enables fast and scalable backups of today’s most demanding workloads.

“With the new features and record-breaking performance introduced in OpenSolaris 2008.11, Sun demonstrates its commitment to rapidly innovating on the open source ecosystem. The combination of Sun's enhanced cutting-edge OpenSolaris platform with Zmanda's data protection portfolio, offers customers an easy-to-deploy seamless solution,” said Jim McHugh, vice president of marketing, Datacenter, Sun Microsystems.“OpenSolaris is the open platform of the future, and Sun is focused on sustained acceleration in this domain to meet the spiraling needs of the community and customers alike.”

Zmanda Inc.

Sun Microsystems Inc.