Quest Software Debuts NetVault Backup Capacity Edition
Backup and recovery support includes Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, as well as VMware and Hyper-V platforms.Data backup and protection specialist Quest Software (NASDAQ: QSFT) on March 8 announced the launch of NetVault Backup Capacity Edition, a new offering of the companys data protection technology featuring an alternative capacity-based licensing model designed for small and midsized businesses (SMBs).
Quest said the new capacity edition, priced at $2,700 per front-end terabyte, provides businesses with heterogeneous, cross-platform data protection for both virtual and physical environments. Backup and recovery support includes Windows, Linux and Mac OS X, as well as VMware and Hyper-V, and delivers a host of plug-ins that help ensure the availability of business-critical databases and applications such as Oracle, SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint and MySQL.
With a per-terabyte pricing model NetVault Backup Capacity Edition enables SMBs to deploy additional clients, plug-ins and options at no additional charge. This perpetual licensing model also gives SMBs the ability to adapt their data protection strategies to the needs of their growing IT environments.
Priced at $8,500 per terabyte, including one year of support and maintenance, the enterprise package goes a step further by including support for UNIX, SAP, Sybase, DB2 Netware, NDMP, and cluster support for third-party databases.