New Remote Virtual Standby, Host-Based VM Backup Replication and Cascading Failover Reduce Business System Downtime
ISLANDIA, NY—CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced new enhancements to its CA ARCserve® data protection solution that simplify backup and disaster recovery for physical and virtual server environments, while significantly improving performance, scalability and flexibility.
The new release adds key new replication and virtualization capabilities for improved business continuity—making it ideally suited to small- and medium-sized businesses, as well as service providers seeking to quickly build or add to their data protection portfolios. Enhancements include:
“Organizations looking for a data protection solution that is deep in capability and low-cost from initial purchase to ongoing administration should look no further than CA ARCserve,” said Mike Crest, general manager of Data Management at CA Technologies. “With this release, we have again demonstrated that CA ARCserve is the most flexible, robust and reasonably priced solution available for customers who need to protect their physical and virtual infrastructure, either as an on-premise implementation or in the cloud.”
Delivered under the company’s Agile Development and Release program, CA ARCserve r16.5 builds on enhancements announced in October 2012—which included non-disruptive bare metal recovery (BMR) failback capabilities, simplified solution licensing and pricing, and integration with CA Nimsoft.
To optimize purchasing, CA ARCserve can be licensed monthly on a Managed Capacity basis. Until March 31, 2013, new customers can take advantage of a competitive upgrade promotion which allows them to purchase an unlimited-use Managed Capacity license for their business for the next three years* at a set price, regardless of any organic growth in their storage requirements.
MSPs can obtain CA ARCserve under the newly announced CA ARCserve MSP Licensing Program 3.0, which enables them to build compelling, profitable data protection services with no up-front costs or long-term commitments.
“CA ARCserve is our technology of choice to facilitate backup, replication and high availability in hosted and customer environments” said Neil Finnegan, sales manager at Infrasys Ltd., a UK-based provider of system management, virtualization and IT infrastructure services. “The latest CA ARCserve release adds compelling technical capability and complements the flexible licensing options – which is particularly useful given the increasingly fluid demands of our customers’ virtualized and often dispersed environments.”
*Some exclusions apply. For official rules and promotion details, please visit ARCserve.com.
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SOURCE: CA Technologies