Zmanda Simplifies Backup Management for SMBs with Heterogeneous Environments

Latest Versions of Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda Recovery Manager Optimize Backups with a Robust, Scalable Platform and Enhanced Features for Easy Recovery

Mar 21, 2013, 09:00 ET from Carbonite, Inc.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zmanda, a leading global provider of open source and cloud backup solutions, announced the latest releases of Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL, which simplify backup management and recovery for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) operating in heterogeneous environments. Zmanda solutions offer high-end features with price and ease-of-use designed with SMBs in mind. With the latest enhancements to these solutions, SMBs can seamlessly back up and manage a wide variety of databases and applications through a centralized backup server to disk, tape or cloud storage.

"Increasingly, SMBs today have complex IT environments that can make managing their backups more challenging, and often more complex," said Chander Kant, President of Zmanda, a Carbonite Company. "With the new versions of Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda Recovery Manager, we continue to deliver on our commitment to simplifying backup management for SMBs so our customers can focus on their business, not their backups."

"By developing intuitive interfaces, the Zmanda solutions further enable system administrators to easily manage their backups, and they can rely on active monitoring and reporting to give them confidence in the robustness of their infrastructure," continued Kant.

Amanda Enterprise Delivers Robust, Scalable Backup Platform 
Amanda Enterprise is an enterprise-grade, network backup solution based on open source backup and recovery software, Amanda. Built on extensive research and development, combined with active feedback from the thriving open source community, Amanda Enterprise 3.3 is a robust, scalable and feature-rich platform that meets the backup needs of heterogeneous environments, across Linux, Windows, OS X and Solaris-based systems.

Amanda Enterprise 3.3 delivers significant architecture and feature updates for businesses to deliver more backup control and management features so they can administer their backups based on their specific needs and preferences. Key enhancements in Amanda Enterprise include: 

  • Advanced backup management  
  • Optimized SQL Server and Exchange Backups  
  • Improved Virtual Tape and Physical Tape Management  
  • Expanded Platform Support 

Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL Streamlines Management of Multiple Servers
ZRM for MySQL – a mission-critical backup solution designed specifically for MySQL databases – provides a comprehensive backup management solution. ZRM for MySQL is particularly useful in environments with multiple MySQL databases and can integrate into any network backup infrastructure. With ZRM, instead of implementing and monitoring a MySQL backup script on each MySQL server, MySQL database administrators can centrally install and monitor backups of MySQL databases across the enterprise.

The release of ZRM for MySQL 3.5 brings disk space and network usage optimization and enhanced backup reporting, along with simplified management to help configure backups quickly and intelligently.  Additionally, ZRM for MySQL 3.5 now supports backup of MySQL Enterprise Edition, MySQL Community Edition, SkySQL, MariaDB, and MySQL databases running on latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu and Windows.

More Information:
More details on the new versions of Amanda Enterprise and ZRM are available in the latest Zmanda blog post here: Additionally, the Zmanda team will host a live demonstration of Amanda Enterprise 3.3 on March 27 at 10am ET (7am PT). The session will provide insights on best practices for setting up a backup configuration for a modern data center. For more details and to register for the webinar, visit

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About Zmanda
Zmanda, a Carbonite Company, is a global leader in open source-based backup and disaster recovery for businesses. Zmanda's products make it simple and affordable to back up and recover data in increasingly complex and heterogeneous IT environments. Businesses in more than 60 countries trust Zmanda to protect their corporate data. Zmanda was acquired by Carbonite in 2012. For more information about Zmanda, please go to

About Carbonite
Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), is a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small businesses.  Subscribers in more than 100 countries rely on Carbonite to provide easy-to-use, affordable and secure cloud backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access. Carbonite's backup solution runs on both the Windows and Mac platforms. The company has backed up more than 300 billion files, restored nearly 20 billion files, and currently backs up more than 350 million files each day. For more information, please visit,,, or

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