NAKIVO v9.1 launched with native backup to tape and extended platform coverage
- Published: Wednesday, 05 February 2020 09:37
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 claims to be taking data protection to a new level by introducing Native Backup to Tape, Physical Linux Server Backup, Physical Workstation Backup, and Instant Verification features.
Native Backup to Tape
Tape backup remains one of the most reliable and cost-effective means for long-term data retention says NAKIVO. NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 provides a complete tape management solution and supports LTO 3 and later tape libraries, standalone tape drives, and AWS VTL. NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 offers enterprise-grade tape backup features, including tape device management, tape cartridge management, and tape backup management. This means that customers can track all tape cartridges, their location, contents, and status. Customers can also browse, search and filter all tape backups, see what cartridges should be used to restore a machine to a particular point in time, etc.
Physical Linux Server Backup
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 can now back up Linux-based servers. This feature extends the solution’s platform coverage which already includes support for virtual (VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV), physical (Windows Server) and cloud (AWS EC2) servers.
NAKIVO Backup & Replication leverages a proprietary change tracking technology to perform incremental backups of Linux-based servers, improving backup performance and lowering storage space requirements. Customers can instantly recover files, folders, and application objects directly from compressed and deduplicated backups. Additionally, NAKIVO Backup & Replication allows for recovering physical Linux Server machines to VMware and Hyper-V VMs.
Physical Workstation Backup
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 can now back up physical Windows workstations. Backups are incremental and can be automatically compressed and deduplicated. Customers can instantly recover files and folders from workstation backups in addition to restoring workstations to VMware and Hyper-V VMs.
NAKIVO Backup & Replication 9.1 boasts of an updated version of backup and replica verification. The Instant Verification feature can instantly recover a VM from its backup or boot a VM replica with networking turned off and then check the OS heartbeat via VMware Tools or Hyper-V Integration Services. With the instant verification feature, customers can ensure that their backups and replicas can be successfully recovered.