Quantum Corp. a global expert in data protection and big data management, on Wednesday announced the results of industry analyst firm Enterprise Strategy Group’s (ESG) evaluation of a suite of Quantum disk backup solutions for distributed data protection.
ESG’s testing demonstrated that the combination of inline data deduplication, performance, and scalability accompanied by comprehensive storage management and services optimizes data protection and recovery for distributed enterprises.
ESG Lab configured, automated and tracked the protection and migration of enterprise data using Quantum disk and tape products, with Quantum DXi 2.1 software at the foundation. Quantum products tested included DXi8500 Enterprise deduplication and backup appliance, with DXi Accent software for optimizing remote backups from media servers using OST, and the DXi Advanced
Reporting feature DXi4601 deduplication and backup appliance with capacity on demand DXi V1000 virtual deduplication and backup appliance, Scalar i6000 enterprise tape library,Quantum vmPRO software for backup, restore and disaster recovery in virtual environments and Quantum Vision management software.
Key findings confirmed:
Comprehensive Enterprise Solution: ESG Lab found the DXi family of disk backup systems, including the DXi4601 and the DXi V1000, integrated tightly with Symantec NetBackup with OST, offering a robust, comprehensive data protection solution for
Enterprise class Performance: The DXi8500 sustained a multithreaded enterprise backup at 10.9 TB/hour, significantly exceeding the aggregate backup throughput published by Quantum (8.8 TB/hour).
Seamless Integration with Symantec’s NetBackup OST API: ESG Lab was able to use NetBackup to manage backup data through its entire lifecycle from a remote office backup, replicated to a data center, then moved to tape via the integrated path to tape feature for long term retention.