As data growth and operational complexity continue to outpace IT budgets, organisations are looking for modern backup and recovery approaches to lower costs and improve operational efficiency. To provide enterprises more flexibility in protecting, managing and accessing their data, CommVault and Nimble Storage are announcing the integration of Nimble Storage CS-Series arrays with CommVault Simpana® snapshot management software as part of the CommVault IntelliSnap Connect Program. As an IntelliSnap Connect partner, Nimble Storage gains access to CommVault’s snapshot management API’s to enable customers to extend their SAN investments while accelerating backup and recovery performance, reducing operational complexity and minimising risk.
Together, CommVault IntelliSnap technology and Nimble Storage CS-series enterprise storage arrays provide seamless data protection for enterprises, simplifying data recovery and eliminating the need for resource-intensive backups and complex scripting. Simpana software’s built-in application intelligence allows customers to quickly recover data at a granular level such as individual files and emails or entire applications. The solution scales easily to support thousands of snapshots and integrates application-aware protection and data deduplication for a range of hypervisors, operating systems and applications, including VMware, Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server, Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and SAP databases and Windows, Linux, and Unix file systems. Nimble Storage CS-Series improvements in performance, efficiency and scalability also support longer retention periods of months.