Emerging Tech Showcase Exagrid


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Exagrid slide deck delivered at our event in Manchester, Thursday 8th March 2012

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Emerging Tech Showcase Exagrid

  1. 1. exagrid.com ExaGrid Systems ExaGrid Overview Trevor CooperThe Industry’s Best Disk Backup with Dedupe Fastest Backups Best Scalability Best Price in the Industry
  2. 2. exagrid.comTop IT challenges: ESG © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 2
  3. 3. exagrid.comData Growth 10TB @ 30% YOY TBs Backup Window © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 3
  4. 4. exagrid.com15% failure rate estimated for all backups Source: Gartn © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 4
  5. 5. exagrid.com10-50% failure rate on restores Data up to one year old: 10 -15% failure rate Data five or more years old: 40 to 45% failure rate Source: Gartner and Storage Magazine © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 5
  6. 6. exagrid.com34% of companies backup datato tape and do not test backups Source: Boston Computing Network, Data Loss Statistics © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 6
  7. 7. exagrid.com77% of companies who do testtheir tape backups found failures Source: DTI/PriceWaterhouse Cooper © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 7
  8. 8. exagrid.com65% of companies do not haveadequate backup protection forvirtual server environments Source: Symantec Disaster Recovery Global Data; June 2009 © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 8
  9. 9. exagrid.comFive Options for Backups Tape Disk Staging (fronting a tape library) Cloud-based Backup Services Software Deduplication Disk Backup with Deduplication Appliance © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 9
  10. 10. exagrid.comExaGrid at a Glance Company Offices across North America, Europe and APAC Customers 4,000+ systems installed globally 270+ customer success stories and videos at ExaGrid.com Product Fastest, most scalable disk backup with deduplication Best price/performance in the industry Industry Recognition Info-Tech Research Group: ―Disk Backup Champion.‖ DCIG Dedupe Appliance Buyers Guide #1 ―Best in Class‖ (Sept. 2011) Wall St. Journal ―Top 50 VC-Backed Companies‖ (Feb. 2011) Storage Magazine ―Product of the Year‖ (Feb. 2010) InfoWorld 100 Award (GreenBank deployment of ExaGrid) Gartner ―top emerging vendor‖; ―Cool Vendor in Data Protection‖ Technology Testing/Certifications CA, CommVault, EMC, HP, IBM (TSM and AS400/iSeries), Microsoft (SQL dumps), Oracle (RMAN), Quest, Symantec, Veeam, VMware © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  11. 11. exagrid.comCustomer Impact with ExaGridShorten Backup Windows• Decrease average backup time by 30-90% Backups reduced from 12 hours to 3 hoursReduce/Eliminate Failed Backups Backups of sensitive data are• Eliminate all problems of tape; product just works reliable, more secure and have higher level of integrity vs tape.Reduce Costs• Reduce/eliminate cost of tape media, transportation, Saved $3,000/month in tape costs, plus storage, tape library maintenance transport, storage fees• Decrease backup admin/mgmt time by 50-80%Provide Fast, Reliable Disaster Recovery• WAN-efficient replication, 20:1 reduction in data, bandwidth Easier compliance with FDIC, Sarbanes-Oxley, audit requirementsImprove Recovery Time (RTO/ RPO)• Decrease time to recover data from days or hours to minutes GARDNER TRUCKING, INC.• No tape retrieval required Restored from system crash in hours; avoided 2 days of system downtime and loss of $200K in business, productivity 11 © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  12. 12. exagrid.comExaGrid Appliance: Disk at the Cost of Tape Easy to use, plug-and-play disk backup and dedupe appliances □ Low-risk easy integration with existing processes □ Shortest backup times (30-90% faster than tape) □ Fastest onsite recovery □ Most scalable architecture to support data growth □ WAN-efficient elimination of offsite tape: ―Instant DR‖ Systems: EX1000 EX5000 □ Most comprehensive management and reporting EX2000 EX7000 EX3000 EX10000E EX4000 EX13000E □ Built-in redundancy with simple automated operationScalable from 1-130TB © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  13. 13. exagrid.comSingly Managed Multi-site GRID System  Single interface across all systems  Simple dashboard gives quick view of deduplication and replication status Boston Vancouver LondonLos Angeles GRID Munich Chicago  Virtualized pool of storage 130TB GRID  Data deduplication shared across systems  Automatic capacity load-balancing © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  14. 14. exagrid.com Non-Scalable vs Scalable ArchitecturesLegacy Architecture - Single Controller ExaGrid “GRID” Architecture One Deduplication Engine Backup Window Multiple Deduplication Engines Backup Window Deduplication Engine Deduplication Engine X TB/hr CPU Mem GigE Disk X TB/hr 10 TB Deduplication Engine CPU Mem GigE Disk Deduplication Engine X TB/hr 20 TB 2X TB/hr 20 TB CPU Mem GigE Disk 3X TB/hr Deduplication Engine X TB/hr 30 TB 30 TB CPU Mem GigE Disk X TB/hr 4X TB/hr Deduplication Engine 40 TB CPU Mem GigE Disk 40 TB 5X TB/hr Deduplication EngineX TB/hr 50 TB 50 TB CPU Mem GigE Disk 6X TB/hr Deduplication Engine X TB/hr 60 TB 60 TB CPU Mem GigE Disk Legacy Architecture – Appliance Sprawl ExaGrid “GRID” Features Individual appliances  Linear performance as data grows, stable backup window Deduplication Engine  Capacity is virtualized across nodes CPU Mem GigE Disk Deduplication Engine  Deduplication is shared across nodes  Simplified management through single UI Deduplication Engine CPU Mem GigE Disk  System can be right-sized to current data size Deduplication Engine  Avoids forklift upgrades 14 © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  15. 15. exagrid.comWorks with Leading Backup Apps and Utilities Backup Applications Application Direct Linux/Unix Direct Tar Oracle Dump RMAN Dump ExaGrid Disk Backup with Deduplication Appliance 15 © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  16. 16. exagrid.comImplementation – Simple and Flexible Remote Offices SAN Storage NAS StorageDAS Storage MAN/WAN Email Servers Database Servers File Servers VMWare Servers App. Servers VMWare SQL Dumps Veeam RMAN, TAR VRanger Switch Backup Server Gigabit/10 Gigabit Ethernet ExaGrid Primary Offsite Tapes Backup Site Tape Library Optional Remote or DR Site ExaGrid MAN/WAN © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc. 16
  17. 17. exagrid.comFastest Backups and Restores Backup Performance Restore Performance Inline ExaGrid 2-3X Faster Than Inline Block-level ExaGrid Byte-level Latest backup storedSolutions Post-Processing 30-90% Faster Than Tape Deduplication Deduplication in complete form Backup Server  Backup directly to disk  Ready for instant restore—in as fast as minutes  Unique landing zone architecture  Fast tape copy Latest  Post-process compression backup  Efficient restore of retained and byte-level data dedupe for fast earlier versions restores  Byte-level changes  No in-line processes to slow quickly merged to Latest Backup backups latest backup  Shortest possible backup ExaGrid Solution  Seamless to backup Post-process compression, window application Deduplicated deduplication data and long  Can restore from any term retention historical version © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  18. 18. exagrid.comRedundancy, Simple Automated Operation • Redundant Hardware and Self-Healing Redundant Hardware  RAID6 guards against simultaneous disk drive failures  Includes spare drive in every system and Self Healing  Failed drives rebuilt automatically  Redundant power supplies • Easy to Use  Simple web interface for setup, management across entire system  Job-aware reporting helps with de-dupe ratio, DR planning  Easy testing of restores • Automatic Email or SNMP Notification  Daily status report  Alerts for system component failure, repository reaching full  Early warning alerts sent long before event occurs  All alerts can be sent to ExaGrid support © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  19. 19. exagrid.com Selected ExaGrid Global Customers Manufacturing/ Healthcare Banking/Insurance/ Business Services GovernmentTransportation/Retail Law © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  20. 20. exagrid.comMOTO (UK)  Full backups nightly, tape backups exceeded 12 hours, were affecting system and network performanceProblem  Reliability of tape backup and restores  Growing database volumes from new ERP system  2-site ExaGrid system  CA ArcserveSolution  Citrix® software at each of 43 locations, with central backups at datacenter; second site for disaster recovery  Deduplication ratios of up to 34:1  Streamlined backup, so now perform incrementals nightly and fullResults backups each weekend.  Year of retention on ExaGrid system “…with ExaGrid, we no longer have to worry about our backups. We have a high degree of confidence in the system and we know that our backups are completed each and every night. The ExaGrid system has been extremely cost-effective and has enabled us to streamline our operations.‖ Simon Austin Systems Architect Moto © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  21. 21. exagrid.comExaGrid – Making Your Backups Better Disk at the same price as tape Fastest backups and restores • 30-90% reductions in backup time • Fast restores—in minutes—from onsite backups Best scalability and performance • Modular GRID architecture • Pay-as-you-grow model; no forklift upgrades or extra IT work Faster, more reliable disaster recovery • Rapid disk-based recovery vs slow recovery from off-site tape • Unique ―Instant DR‖ provides fastest disk recovery speeds Lowest costs for your organization • Easiest to manage, with fastest installation—in about an hour • Best price in the industry © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.
  22. 22. exagrid.comRegister for an Exagrid demo via Servium and see … A unique backup target that canbe both an economical sticky plaster AND a scalable long term solution. © 2011 ExaGrid Systems, Inc.