Datto Expands Backup Options

Datto Inc. today unveiled Viridian, its next-generation backup device offering virtualization

March 31, 2009

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WILTON, Conn. -- Datto Inc. today unveiled Viridian, its next-generation backup device offering virtualization,a move that directly pits the company against Zenith Infotech.

The Viridian family of products merges Dattos industry-leading backup technology with powerfulvirtualization. In the event of a hardware failure, Viridian eliminates downtime by locally virtualizing failedserver infrastructure in a matter of minutes. If a natural disaster or other physical catastrophe strikes,Viridian’s off-site virtualization allows business critical IT infrastructure to continue running, even when there isno access to the servers. The Viridian series uses Sun Microsystems’ powerful VirtualBox virtualizationtechnology, providing pre-configured virtual machines ready to be used, making recovery fast and easy.

Today’s announcement extends Datto’s offering to include the ultimate data backup, disaster recovery, andbusiness continuity solution at an affordable price. Viridian devices store all data onsite, as well as off-site attwo independent, secure data centers. Each Viridian is capable of backing up an unlimited number ofservers, and can virtualize up to 4 failed servers simultaneously (depending on model), providing leadingtechnology in a cost-effective package.

Datto Inc. has partnered with industry-leading StorageCraft to provide ShadowProtect software licensing onall Datto devices. This partnership brings ShadowProtect, the best in backup, virtualization, and recoverysoftware, to the revolutionary Viridian product series. Viridian, like all Datto devices, also works with anyexisting first or third party backup software.The Viridian family includes 4 powerful models at unprecedented prices, starting with the V250 at $999. AllViridian devices use Datto’s off-site backup and support network, with storage and service plans available aslow as $0.11 per GB per month.

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