AMHERST, N.H., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Workstation Solutions, Inc., the
leader in innovative data protection software, today announced new Linux
platform support for its Quick Restore(TM) backup and recovery software. This
broadened platform support extends Quick Restore's fast implementation and
easy operation to the Debian GNU/Linux operating system.
By making Quick Restore available on Debian Linux, Workstation Solutions
continues its technology leadership, providing high performance data
protection for a full range of operating systems, including Linux, Unix, and
Windows. Today's announcement extends the comprehensive scope of Quick
Restore across the Linux operating environment, with support already in
place for Red Hat, SuSE, and Compaq Alpha Linux.
Quick Restore data backup and recovery software provides seamless
integration among NAS, Linux, UNIX, and Microsoft Windows platforms in
heterogeneous network environments. It uses the industry-standard Network
Data Management Protocol (NDMP) for local or remote backup of NAS systems to
industry-leading tape drives and libraries.
A number of emerging NAS vendors are currently developing solutions for
the Debian GNU/Linux platform, which is the most recent branch of Linux. It is
regarded as a high performance and reliable Linux option.
"Today's enterprises require reliable data protection for a wide range of
heterogeneous environments," noted Jim Ward, president of Workstation
Solutions. "As more innovative operating systems and platformtion Solutions provides the Quick Restore enterprise backup and
recovery software to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies,
e-businesses, and ISPs, such as Advanced Micro Devices, Boeing, Department
of Defense, Genome Therapeutics, Intel, Johns Hopkins, Motorola, and NASA.
Quick Restore protects data on heterogeneous networks of NAS, UNIX, Linux,
and Windows systems. Workstation Solutions was an early adopter of the NDMP
protocol and is a leader in the NDMP Working Group of the Storage Networking
Industry Association (SNIA), defining the architecture and standardization
of NDMP. Jim Ward, president of Workstation Solutions, is a co-author of the
NDMP V4 Specification submitted to the IETF. Visit www.worksta.com.
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