NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup Generates Significant Customer and Reseller Momentum

Organizations Across Various Industries Including Financial Services, Government, Healthcare and Retail Continue Selecting NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup for Simple, Efficient Backup Across Heterogeneous Environments

Dec 08, 2010, 08:00 ET from Syncsort

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --

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News Facts

  • Syncsort, a global leader in extreme performance data integration and data protection software, today announced that more than 20 organizations have recently selected NetApp® Syncsort Integrated Backup, joining the hundreds of customers already using the solution.
  • Syncsort also reports that channel partners continue signing up at unprecedented rates to resell NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup and help customers solve a broad set of data protection challenges that go beyond deduplication.
  • Organizations selecting NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup come from a wide-variety of industries and include the likes of First Community Bank, Community Health Center of Snohomish County, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Kaufman Rossin & Company and Independent Purchasing Cooperative, among others.
  • Announced at VMWorld 2010, NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup offers a new paradigm in heterogeneous open systems data protection.
  • The solution combines Syncsort backup management software, NetApp Snapshot™, clone and replication technology, deduplication, and high-performance NetApp disk storage to deliver fast, reliable, efficient backup and recovery for heterogeneous data centers in a turnkey package.
  • NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup delivers near-zero-impact backup for virtual machines and heterogeneous data; cataloged, searchable, application-aware backups based on Snapshot; as well as instant virtual machines recovery, automated bare metal recovery and integrated disaster recovery.
  • Available through Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions and Avnet Technology Solutions, NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup solves backup problems across multiple dimensions through disk-to-disk as well as disk-to-disk-to-tape backup based on Snapshot.

Supporting Quotes

  • "We required a solution that could go beyond deduplication and help us solve a broader set of data protection challenges," said Chris Hammer, Vice President, System Architecture Manager, First Community Bank. "NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup will provide us with a truly integrated solution that we expect will deliver significant value to our business in the form of secure, faster, more reliable and more efficient backup and recovery."
  • "We required an integrated, easy to use solution that could help us achieve fast, reliable backups to more effectively support the business," said Robert Scott, IT Manager, Community Health Center of Snohomish County. "NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup offers a compelling value proposition and makes perfect sense for a heterogeneous environment like ours."
  • "NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup provides customers with a flexible and efficient heterogeneous data protection solution that helps businesses improve operational efficiency and do more with less," said Patrick Rogers, vice president of Solutions and Alliances at NetApp. "What sets this solution apart from the competition is how well it intelligently maximizes resources in the face of rapidly expanding data sets. Customers have made NSB a strong success in a very short time by voting with their wallets, and we look forward to the future of this collaboration."
  • "The initial response to NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup that we have seen in the marketplace has exceeded our expectations across every important measure," said W. Sean Ford, Chief Marketing Officer, Syncsort. "There is a great deal of pent-up demand for a truly integrated solution like NetApp Syncsort Integrated Backup that solves a broad set of data protection challenges, that go well beyond deduplication, to deliver benefits like 99%+ backup and recovery success rates, 80%+ reduction in backup footprints and simplified disaster recovery."

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