NovaStor and Aparavi, have announced a partnership to expand NovaStor’s solution portfolio with Aparavi’s Active Archive™ technology. The result is NovaStor Active Archive™, a new archive solution that lets organizations securely bring their data to the cloud. Active Archive is designed to manage the massive growth of unstructured data. It provides a modern solution to data protection, long-term retention, and archive. Key features include multi-cloud mobility, classification and retention policies, and active data pruning. This reduces secondary storage growth by up to 75% resulting in a dramatically reduced total cost of ownership.
“With the growth of cloud storage like Amazon S3 and Microsoft Azure it’s becoming more convenient for businesses to move their data offsite.” says Nathan Fouarge, NovaStor’s Vice President Strategic Solutions. “To ensure long-term retention based on policies while being able to find the exact data needed at any time requires intelligent software designed for the task. We are happy to use Aparavi’s technology to offer this new SaaS solution to our clients”.
NovaStor Active Archive serves as a complementary addition to NovaStor’s existing product line. In combination with NovaStor DataCenter, a highly scalable backup and recovery software – a secure and easy to use data protection / retention suite becomes a reality.
“Many of our clients are struggling with how to cost-effectively maintain data long-term but also cost-effectively in the cloud,” says Michael Pflugrad, Owner, Technically Geek IT. “NovaStor Active Archive is a perfect complement to their current solutions that can address these challenges.”
NovaStor has established itself as a leader in the traditional backup space, setting itself apart through a consultative all-inclusive service approach. Active Archive presents NovaStor the ability to further expand it’s reach by offering new solutions and concepts focused on the cloud and long term data retention.
“We get a lot of requests from organizations of all sizes to offer a retention/archiving solution that uses cloud dynamics” says Mike Andrews, co-owner of NovaStor. “With NovaStor Active Archive, based on Aparavi’s technology, NovaStor’s clients get that and more.” NovaStor Active Archive includes:
- A highly scalable SaaS solution to protect individual machines as well as large datacenters
- Support for heterogeneous networks, from Windows to Linux and physical and virtual environments
- A web application that can control environments worldwide
- The ability to select the cloud storage of choice
- An open data format so users are not locked into the vendor
NovaStor Active Archive offers a heterogeneous cloud platform for unstructured data. MSPs familiar with NovaStor’s xSP technology will gain additional benefit with the ability to move to a modern platform with multi-tier and multi-tenant capabilities as well as recurring revenue ability. Their clients can then optimize organizational efforts and realize a lower costs of cloud storage.
“We are pleased to partner with NovaStor to help them develop a solution that expands their product offering and shortens their time to market,” says Jon Calmes, Vice President of Business Development at Aparavi. “With the Active Archive Platform, NovaStor is able to quickly and easily add to its portfolio of backup solutions for an even-greater breadth of offerings that can satisfy customer needs at any point of the data retention lifecycle. “
NovaStor Active Archive is sold and supported by NovaStor and is available now.