2018 NAB Show Event Channel

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Archiware Shows Cloud And Simplifies VMware Backup

German vendor Archiware presents Cloud features in the new version 5.5 of its P5 Software Suite.

These features in the Archiware archive management package include a choice between two archiving modes for the Cloud. These are Pool-Format: described as established, flexible features (cloning, migration, etc.); and Object-Format described as single-file access & share-ability for cooperative workflows.

There is support for Amazon S3 and Glacier, Generic S3 and Backblaze (B2); automatic backup of Archive indexes; Job inventory sent as e-mail attachment for auditing purposes; support for Archive to the Cloud for Windows, FreeBSD and Linux and additional features in the CLI (preview, clip handling, sorting/identifying cloned volume sets).

It will demo live brand new product, Archiware Pure. The software appliance is aimed at simplifying virtual machine backup and restore in VMware environments.

“This year, a record number of 30 Archiware hardware and software partners are exhibiting at the show,” states the firm. “Archiware’s newest partnership integrates G-Technology’s G-RACK 12 NAS device with P5. Additionally, Archiware will demonstrate live setups with partner products at its booth, including ATTO’s ThunderLink Thunderbolt to FibreChannel converter, mLogic’s mTape, Spectra Logic’s T50e tape library and Sonnet’s Echo 15+ Thunderbolt 2 Dock.

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