Arkeia Software Delivers Backup Agent for vSphere 4.1

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Aug 31, 2010, 09:05 ET from Arkeia Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Arkeia Software, will demonstrate Arkeia Network Backup v8.2 at VMworld 2010, in Booth #1725.  VMworld 2010 is being held at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, August 30September 2.  Arkeia Software, a leading provider of fast, easy-to-use, and affordable network backup solutions, today announced availability of Arkeia Network Backup v8.2 for VMware's vSphere 4.1.  

"Arkeia customers demand fast, easy-to-use protection of data across both physical and virtual environments," explains Fred Renard, VP of marketing at Arkeia Software.  "Arkeia invests significant resources to offer cutting-edge backup agents for the latest virtual environment from VMware, as well as those from Microsoft (Hyper-V), Citrix (XenServer), Red Hat (RHEV)."

The Arkeia Network Backup Agent for vSphere 4.1 uses VMware's latest vStorage APIs for Data Protection (VADP).  The agent supports VMware's Changed Block Tracking for fast incremental backups and both vCenter and vApp for flexible management of large vSphere deployments across multiple physical hosts.  Learn more at

Arkeia Virtual Appliance for VMware Essentials

For a limited period, the Arkeia Virtual Appliance for VMware Essentials includes an Arkeia vStorage agent license for three VMware hosts.  The standard package offers support for only one VMware host.  This represents a discount of more than 60% over a la carte pricing.

The Arkeia Virtual Appliance is a preconfigured, ready-to-deploy backup server available for VMware ESX and ESXi.  This Arkeia Virtual Appliance package delivers a turn-key backup solution for a VMware Essential bundle (including 3 host servers) for less than $3,000.

Free Download

Try Arkeia Network Backup v8.2, including the backup agent for VMware vStorage 4.1, free for 30 days.  Go to

About Arkeia Software

Arkeia Software delivers fast, easy-to-use and affordable solutions for data backup and disaster recovery.  The award-winning Arkeia Network Backup Suite is designed for both mid-sized organizations and multi-site enterprises, and safeguards more than 100,000 networks for 7,000 customers in 70 countries.  Arkeia's products protect data on over 150 platforms, including virtually all Linux and Windows platforms, as well as AIX, BSD, HP-UX, Macintosh, Netware, and Solaris.  Arkeia Backup Servers are deployed in three modes:  as software applications, appliances, or virtual appliances.  Complementary suite software includes file agents, application agents, database agents, virtual machine agents, disaster recovery agents, backup replication servers, and central management servers.  Arkeia shipped the industry's first network backup solution for Linux in 1999 and is headquartered in San Diego, California.  

Arkeia and Arkeia Network Backup are trademarks or registered trademarks of Arkeia Software, Inc.  All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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