Workstation Solutions Introduces Data Protection on Debian GNU/Linux

Quick Restore Broadens Linux Platform Support

Oct 22, 2001, 01:00 ET from Workstation Solutions, Inc.

    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
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