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VMbackup Agent for VMware

  1. 1. LAN-free backup for VMware ESX Servers
  2. 2. Background: STORServer Agent for VCB <ul><li>STORServer has been engineering TSM products for 13 years </li></ul><ul><li>STORServer VCB Agent is the only add-on graphical VCB backup designed specifically for TSM and makes setup simple </li></ul><ul><li>The STORServer EBA comes fully configured support your virtual environment </li></ul>STORServer uses TSM in innovative ways.
  3. 3. Overview: STORServer Agent for VCB <ul><li>Integrates with VMware Consolidated Backup to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve manageability of backups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce costs by centralizing backup of virtual machines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve VCB usability with STORServer Agent GUI, scheduler and DB </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Replace cumbersome TSM schedules with built in compensating heuristics for virtual machine backup </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Consolidating backups of virtual machines: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminates excess resource utilization on virtual machines, VMware ESX Server hosts, and LAN during backups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows virtual machines to continue to operate with minimal impact during backup operations </li></ul></ul>The STORServer Agent for VCB is a scalable solution that grows with your business
  4. 4. Benefits: STORServer Agent for VCB <ul><li>Easy to use graphical user interface for the management and reporting of virtual machine backups </li></ul><ul><li>A robust scheduler which provides a wide range of scheduling options </li></ul><ul><li>A highly functional database that contains client configuration, logs, and scheduling information </li></ul>The STORServer Agent for VCB benefits include: The Agent enables users to perform parallel backup execution and removes the need for a Tivoli Storage Manager schedule and scheduler service for each virtual machine backed up.
  5. 5. How It Works <ul><li>The STORServer Agent for VMware Consolidated Backup controls the backup for each virtual machine by integrating the VMware Consolidated Backup utilities, API, and TSM </li></ul><ul><li>This eliminates the need for complicated scheduling and sometimes cumbersome pre- and post-processing integration scripts </li></ul>We offer a single point of contact for training, warranty and support of the STORServer Agent for VCB.
  6. 6. Features: STORServer Agent For VCB Centralized Backup Unique approach offloads virtual infrastructure One Button Restore Restores all files or single VM from single mouse click Disk-to-Disk Faster backup and restore capabilities reduces RTO/RPO Simple Interface No scripting makes it easy to manage and takes less time Robust Scheduling Fault tolerant and many to one scheduling capability Comprehensive Reporting View backup status and create audit trail Driver Major Feature Business Driver Major Feature
  7. 7. Summary: STORServer Agent for VCB STORServer’s proven approach protects all of your enterprise systems and applications, both physical and virtual. <ul><li>Eliminates the need for backup client software on individual virtual machines and ESX servers Archive and backup fulls or incrementals </li></ul><ul><li>Displays full list of VM clusters, ESX servers, and VM guests with right-click properties </li></ul><ul><li>Track virtual machines as they move within infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>No need to know IP address even if client is not in DNS </li></ul>The STORServer Agent for VCB combined with the backup appliance provides a fully integrated enterprise solution for VMware ESX servers
  8. 8. What Our Software Customers Say “ Best plug-in software I’ve ever used. Painless.” Fortune 500 Company “ Our greatest cost savings by far have been in terms of labor required. It’s as straightforward to use as technology comes these days.” Snohomish County PUD “ Never have to touch it. Set it up, and it works… works perfectly.” Sumitomo Mitsui Bank
  9. 9. Technology Summary <ul><li>STORServer Virtual Machine Backup (VMB) Supports vSphere v4.0 API  </li></ul><ul><li>Can exclude one or more drives during full machine backups. </li></ul><ul><li>Data deduplication is now enabled by default </li></ul><ul><li>Client-side data deduplication is enabled by default for virtual machine backup and archive processing. [You can disable data deduplication, by setting the DEDUPLICATION option to NO in client options file </li></ul><ul><li>Restore capabilities enhanced - VMB can now restore virtual machine disk (VMDK) files (new for Version 3.0) or a single virtual machine without the use of the TSM Backup-Archive GUI. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Next… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Q&A on VCB Agent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion of the STORServer EBA </li></ul></ul>