The Asigra Hybrid Cloud Backup and Recovery platform allows enterprises to back up their data in a private cloud, public cloud or hybrid of the two.
that are on the fence with regard to using a public cloud computing service or
building their own internal clouds for backup can choose both.
a provider of cloud-based backup and recovery software to cloud service
providers, is offering its software to end-user companies. Called the Asigra
Hybrid Cloud Backup and Recovery platform, the software includes an integrated
data migration tool to enable administrators to move data between an in-house
cloud and one of the 500 an external providers that are powered by Asigra
that are not comfortable handing over data to service providers now can run
backup internally in a private cloud," said Eran Farajun, executive vice president
at Asigra. "You can run either a private or public cloud or a hybrid of
the two. You can back up your data center and hand over backup of remote sites
or laptops to a service provider."
Click here to read more about Asigra's Hybrid Cloud Backup and Recovery platform.
cloud technology is agentless in that it does not require installation of
software on the systems to be backed up. It can back up data on all leading
physical and virtual operating systems, applications and databases, using
industry-standard protocols and programming interfaces, according to the
more than 85 locations to protect, our challenge was the consolidation of
backup and recovery operations across a large number of geographically
dispersed sites," said Grahame McKenzie, director of IT Infrastructure and
Administration for Crawford and Company (Canada).
"With its single-screen management and architecture designed for centralized
backup and recovery, Asigra has allowed us to refocus our resources on more
strategic projects by eliminating the time, expense and risk of traditional
software performs data deduplication, which eliminates redundant data, thereby
conserving data storage capacity.
software is FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) 140 NIST-certified
and includes a password rotation feature that automatically generates and
changes passwords at random for specific user accounts so unauthorized persons
cannot access the account or the data.
Hybrid Cloud Backup is available immediately through the Asigra partner
network. Organizations can deploy the software directly on-site or select a
service provider powered by Asigra for off-site backup or both. Pricing starts
at $300 per month up to $1,500 per terabyte per month.