ExaGrid’s appliances are deduplication storage targets for all industry leading backup applications. ExaGrid can take backups in from:
- Traditional backup applications - Specialized backup utilities - Virtualized backup applications - SQL and Oracle RMAN dumps - UNIX tar files ExaGrid allows IT departments to use any combination of industry leading backup applications, utilities and database dumps to a single ExaGrid system. ExaGrid grows as your data grows. ExaGrid has various sized appliance models and up to 25 appliances can be mixed and matched in a single GRID system. This allows IT departments to buy what they need as they need it, protecting their initial decision and investment. ExaGrid’s full appliances in a GRID is a scale-out storage approach for backup that brings full server resources (processor, memory, and bandwidth) with all capacity. This approach ensures a fixed backup window as data grows and eliminates expensive forklift upgrades in the future. An ExaGrid system can scale to 1PB in a single GRID system. All appliances onsite and offsite at the disaster recovery site are managed under a single user interface. ExaGrid can cross-protect up to 16 data centers in a hub-and-spoke topology with cross-site replication. The flexible scalability coupled with appliance models of various sizes allows IT organizations both large and small to buy what they need as they need it.