The new version 14.0 of NovaStor’s cloud backup platform NovaBACKUP xSP expands virtual machine support, adds central management DR features and supports the latest technologies such as Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012
Agoura Hills / (CA) USA, Hamburg / Germany, Zug / Switzerland, October 25, 2012 – Data protection specialist NovaStor announces the availability of a new cloud backup platform, optimized for service providers to address and support the most demanding business customers. NovaBACKUP xSP 14 enables service providers to offer disaster recovery as an additional component to their backup and restore services. Clustering support for virtual environments allows service providers to target high end business customers with advanced requirements.
Disaster Recovery Features for Advanced Cloud Backup Services
By including disaster recovery functionality in NovaBACKUP xSP, NovaStor responds to requests by thousands of service providers. With version 14 ISPs aiming to provide comprehensive backup services can now not only manage file backup and restore, but also schedule, automate and execute Disaster Recovery jobs. DR functions managed by the service provider are executed by the local DR device at the customer site. In the event of a complete system failure, customers as well as service providers can restore complete systems on existing as well as dissimilar hardware.
Cluster Support for Virtual Environments Provides Business-Grade Services
Enterprise Cloud Backup is one of the fastest-growing market segments. With new clustering support in version 14.0 NovaStor allows service providers to tailor their services to advanced business needs.
New support of Hyper-V clusters and Cluster Shared Volume environments helps to fulfil these requirements. Protection for Hyper-V virtual machines in a cluster configuration and Cluster Shared Volume environments further expands on NovaBACKUP xSP’s already robust set of features.
Support for the Latest Technologies
NovaStor regularly updates NovaBACKUP xSP for compatibility with latest technological innovations. NovaBACKUP xSP expands operating system support to Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. An update of the media and device library ensures service customers can employ all popular storage devices including latest CD and DVD technologies for local backup, restore and disaster recovery.
“Version 14.0 of NovaBACKUP xSP has been enhanced based on the feedback of thousands of service providers. Many of our partners recognize the potential of the B2B market. Our latest release adds a range of features for business-grade backup services allowing our partners to establish their service in the B2B segment“ says Stefan Utzinger, CEO of NovaStor.
NovaStor (www.novastor.com) is a leading international provider of software solutions for data protection and availability. NovaStor provides software, SaaS solutions and services for local and online backup, restore and retention of business-critical data. Clients include home, mobile, and SMB users, service providers as well as international corporations. NovaStor’s cost-effective solutions are platform- and hardware-independent and ensure that optimal technological and economical use is gained from the customer’s existing and future IT environment. NovaStor is headquartered in Switzerland (Zug), has offices in Germany (Hamburg) and the USA (CA, Agoura Hills), and is represented in numerous other countries through partnerships.