CommVault Boosts Microsoft DPM Support
CommVault's QiNetix technology features integration and extends the functionality of Microsoft DPM beyond the backup and recovery realm.Adding another support tier to Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager 2006 offering, CommVault Systems on Monday announced that its CommVault QiNetix Unified Data Management suite features integration and extends the functionality of Microsoft DPM beyond the backup and recovery realm. CommVault Systems Inc.s QiNetix technology captures all of the data and unlimited number of snapshots that the DPM server has accumulated and can push that information out to long-term storage and archival areas including tape backup, cross domain within a SAN (storage area network), and recall or restore original files back to their first location or anywhere within the network without having to go through the DPM (Data Protection Manager) server, said Randy De Meno, director of advanced applications and Microsoft Partnership for Oceanport, N.J.-based CommVault. DPM is supported in CommVaults QiNetix 5.9 base platform, which is currently shipping.
The fledgling Microsoft backup and recovery technology is also supported within QiNetix 5.9 Service Pack One and Service Pack Two. The DPM agent costs $1,995 per DPM server.