Dell AppAssure 5
Introducing AppAssure 5 – Going beyond backup to advanced data protection
AppAssure first revolutionized data protection by unifying backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. Designed for virtual, physical and cloud environments, AppAssure’s continual data and application backups, daily data integrity, validation and flexible recovery options provide customers with unparalleled data protection. And now you can protect Linux servers too - all with the same AppAssure 5 product.
AppAssure 5 extends its core protection capabilities to address the challenges of today’s larger and more complex data environments. Specifically:
- AppAssure’s new scalable architecture for data protection backs up and manages growing data quickly and efficiently to deliver RTOs (recovery time objectives) and RPOs (Recovery point objectives) of mere minutes.
- Global deduplication and compression technology reduces backup time and minimizes storage footprint.
- New AppAssure agent for Linux along with several enhancements designed to simplify management, speed deployments and increase the feature set
Backup, Replication and Recovery
Reduce downtime and cut RTOs from hours to minutes or seconds with AppAssure. It offers:
- Flexible recovery: choose local, offsite or disaster recovery. Recover to a virtual or physical machine. Restore at any level: single file, message or data object, or restore a complete machine.
- Fast, small or large-scale recovery:Recover anywhere, to any machine. Choose local or off-site recoveries to any available machines, even to dissimilar hardware.
- Reduce data loss: After a disaster, quickly recover from up to 288 daily incremental backups for nearly unlimited RPO granularity.
- Deduplicate for efficiency: AppAssure integrated deduplication and file compression cuts storage requirements by up to 80 percent.
- Access to global software support: Dell ProSupport™ provides access to backup and recovery experts available around the clock and around the globe, ensuring your systems are backed up and running quickly.
- Access to remote installation services:Dell Remote Installation Services include installation and configuration options for customers that require assistance deploying AppAssure software.
Protect both virtual and physical machines with AppAssure’s single software solution
AppAssure allows you to protect both physical and virtual systems running either Windows or Linux from a single console:
- Virtual backup and recovery: AppAssure software for virtual server backup and disaster recovery simplifies recoveries across most popular hypervisors including VMware vSphere, ESX/ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V™ and Citrix XenServer.
- Physical backup and recovery: Protect your physical business-critical and legacy systems with block-level file and email or system-level backup and recovery capabilities for Microsoft® Exchange Server, MS SQL Server, MS SharePoint and other platforms.
Take a unified approach to data backup and recovery
Three ground-breaking technologies form the foundation of AppAssure application protection of Windows environments:
- Live Recovery™: Helps meet SLA objectives and significantly reduce the risk of data loss. Achieve near instant return to operations with a recovery time objective of seconds and a recovery point objective (RPO) of minutes).
- Recovery Assure™: Ensures that your backup file is completely recoverable with AppAssure’s automated recovery verification technology.
- Universal Recovery™: Enables cross-platform restoration of a file, object or complete system to any virtual machine or dissimilar hardware.
Application-aware Backup Software
Dell AppAssure provides deep application integration with today's mission-critical Microsoft applications, including:
Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication & Recovery software can back up your Windows Servers in VMs or on physical servers. Dell AppAssure carries out an image-level, application-aware backup is recoverable in minutes using our Live Recovery™ technology.
Today’s organizations depend on Linux computers for business-critical activities, but they prefer not to buy separate pieces of backup software to protect Linux and Windows machines. AppAssure solves this dilemma by protecting both types of machines through the same management interface.
Dell AppAssure VMware vSphere backup includes fast image-level and concurrent snapshots, near-CDP (continuous data protection), Changed Block Tracking (CBT), true global deduplication and replication for DR, all unified under a single pane of glass.
Dell AppAssure protects Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V environments. It supports both host and guest level backup methodologies while delivering accelerated backups, fast local recoveries and disaster recovery, all in one solution.
Dell AppAssure for Windows Desktops (VDI) simplifies and automates backup and disaster recovery processes, while giving an administrator the ability to remotely monitor and manage large VDI deployments or geographically distributed machines from a single console.
Dell AppAssure continuously protects and monitors the health of your Exchange data stores and allows administrators to quickly search, recover, and analyze mailbox content. Back up and restore individual email messages, folders, or mailboxes to a live Exchange server or directly to a PST, thereby solving some of your most costly and time consuming challenges.
Dell AppAssure continuously protects and monitors the health of your SQL servers - including system and user databases, SQL binaries and the server - making it possible to restore both servers and databases in just minutes.
Small businesses typically have limited IT resources and smaller staffs than large enterprises, but with Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication & Recovery Software for Windows (SBS) Small Business Server they have full access to the same powerful Windows SBS server backup and recovery software tools found in larger organizations.