Newest Version of Syncsort's Backup Express Extends Support for Exchange, SQL Server and Novell NetWare 6

Version 2.1.5c of Backup Express adds important functionality

Jan 14, 2003, 00:00 ET from Syncsort Incorporated

    WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest release of Backup
 Express, the enterprise-wide backup and restore solution for multiple
 platforms and heterogeneous networks from Syncsort Incorporated, provides a
 number of important new functionalities and advances.
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     Version 2.1.5c enhancements include support for active-active clusters for
 Exchange and SQL Server, improved installation procedure for Windows clusters
 and NetWare 6 clusters, the addition of device auto configuration wizards, a
 new SharePoint Portal Server interface, the creation of a Bexbrick Utility for
 setting up a MS Exchange interface and several enhanced support features for
 Novell NetWare.  Other enhancements take full advantage of the capabilities of
 various supported platforms and simplify implementation.
     Enhanced Novell features
     Backup Express provides the best clustering support for Novell NetWare 6
 available.  Some other new Novell advancements include:
      * Simplified installation for NetWare 6 clusters
      * Novell GroupWise interface
      * Improved configuration steps for adding a NetWare node
     For more detailed information on the advances provided by Backup Express
 2.1.5c please visit the Syncsort website at
     About Backup Express
     Syncsort's Backup Express is an advanced, enterprise-wide backup and
 restore solution that supports NAS, NDMP, Storage Area Networks (SANs),
 NetWare clusters and other heterogeneous network configurations.  Its
 distributed architecture allows it to back up to any TCP/IP node in the
 network whether it is running UNIX, Windows, or NetWare, while maintaining a
 single central catalog for the entire enterprise.  Backup Express can cluster
 tape drives, including large automated libraries, at any server on the
 network; dynamically allocate drives within a SAN; provide four different
 backup options for NDMP-based systems; keep sensitive data off the network;
 and allow on-line backups of large database servers such as Oracle, SAP, MS
 Exchange, SQL Server, Sybase, DB2 and Lotus Notes.
     About Syncsort
     Syncsort Incorporated is a leading developer of high-performance data
 warehousing software for mainframe, UNIX, and Windows environments.  For over
 30 years, Syncsort has built a reputation for superior product performance and
 reliable technical support.  An independent market research firm has named
 Syncsort one of the top Data Warehouse 100 Vendors for five years in a row.
 Over 95 percent of the Fortune 100 companies are Syncsort customers, and
 Syncsort's products are used in more than 50 countries to back up and protect
 data in distributed environments, speed data warehouse processing, improve
 database loads and speed query processing.  For more information, visit the
 Syncsort web site at

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