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Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager


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Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager

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Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager

  1. 1. 1 Introducing Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager
  2. 2. Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager  1st enterprise-class automated snapshot management SW for AWS EC2  Automates and manages AWS EC2 environment via AWS APIs  Create machine images across multiple AWS regions  Via schedules, retention rules, notifications, and reports 2
  3. 3. Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager Key Features  Initial support for Windows and Linux operating systems  VSS Aware  Web-based management console – simple, user friendly GUI  Role based permission access to control user rights  Automatically restore, copy, delete, migrate between regions  Start, stop, launch or delete the images on the fly  Feature rich reporting and real-time email alert notifications  Dashboard reporting of current status of customer, accounts, sets  Time period report at customer, account or set level  About the instances and their snapshots  Notifications for snapshot schedule completion 3
  4. 4. Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager  Easy to use, scalable, and flexible policy based management console  Empowering AWS Administrators to easily  Create schedules and set retention management policies  Optimize snapshot costs and apply application consistent backups for mission critical applications in seconds  Security built-in with role based permission access controlling user rights  Rich reporting notification, alerting status scheduled activities completion 4
  5. 5. How It Works  Snapshot creation schedule through simple, user-friendly GUI  Automates taking images of one or more AWS EC2 instances  Admins have flexibility  Preserve or delete snapshots associated with a schedule  Specify optional frequency, time, deletion rules per snapshot set  Ex: daily snapshots occur at 12:00 AM EST; deleted after 30 days  Schedule types available:  Hourly  Daily  Weekly  Monthly 5
  6. 6. Asigra AWS Snapshot Manager 6
  7. 7. Freemium Offering Listed on AWS Marketplace 7
  8. 8. The Problem Asigra Solves  AWS EC2 cumbersome, manually labor-intensive snapshot process  No management / single pane of glass  No scheduling capabilities  Lack of automation  Extremely time consuming 8
  9. 9. Extensive Script Writing  Manual scripting deficiencies  Inadequate quality assurance (virtually non-existent)  Nominal documentation if any at all  Patching ad hoc at best  Upgrades non-existent  No maintenance and no support  When author changes jobs, script needs to be rewritten  Scant skill sets available in market today 9
  10. 10. Limited Reporting and Notifications  Reporting and notification alerts are not available  No visibility into environment  Manually need to check images  Leads to mismanagement of images resulting in higher costs 10
  11. 11. Lack of Productivity and Highly Inefficient  AWS Administrators crave simplicity and are starving for time  Administrators need tools to do their jobs – not be building tools  Poor morale  Demotivation  High turnover  Higher hiring costs  Higher training costs 11
  12. 12. About Asigra  30 years of innovation in cloud backup and recovery  More than 1,000,000 global installations  100% Channel Focused  Inventor of the Recovery License Model  Recognized 3 consecutive years by Storage Magazine Product of the Year for Backup and DR Software and Services  2014 and 2015 Storage Magazine Quality Award Top Enterprise Backup App  Included in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup Software since 2010 12