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An Introduction to WD Arkeia

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This recorded webinar provides an overview of WD Arkeia, a fast,
easy-to-use, and affordable network backup solution.

WD Arkeia offers the enterprise-class capabilities & features,
protection for both physical and virtual environments,
remote replication and a web user interface, without the complexity that would require a team of IT administrators to deploy.

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An Introduction to WD Arkeia

  1. 1. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED An introduction to WD Arkeia Network Backup for Business
  2. 2. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED2 Agenda AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA 1 2 3 4 Market Overview and Competitive Landscape WD Arkeia and Product Benefits How to Choose the Right Deployment Key Differentiating Technologies WD Arkeia User Interface Summary Q & A 5 6 7
  3. 3. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED3 Competitive Landscape $4.4B Data Protection Market 2012 Source: Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup / Recovery Software, June 2013
  4. 4. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED4 Network Backup Market Participants Focus on “Medium-size Company” Markets Median Size of Company Served Small Medium Enterprise Feature Richness High Low WD Arkeia Symantec NetBackup IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) Acronis Backup & Recovery Veeam Backup & Replication Unitrends Recovery Symantec Backup Exec EMC Networker CommVault Simpana CA ArcserveBarracuda Backup EMC Avamar Atempo / ASG Time Navigator Dell NetVault HP Dataprotector
  5. 5. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED5 Agenda AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA 1 2 3 4 Market Overview and Competitive Landscape WD Arkeia and Product Benefits How to Choose the Right Deployment Key Differentiating Technologies WD Arkeia User Interface Summary Q & A 5 6 7
  6. 6. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Western Digital Progression Storage Components Consumer Products Storage Solutions Direct Retail VAR OEM Consumer Business Started in 1988…#1 Started in 2007…#1 Started in 2011…
  7. 7. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED7 Network Backup for Business Since 1999 WD Arkeia Product Overview Backup Servers as  Software Application  Physical Appliance  Virtual Appliance Key technology for fast backups  Patented Progressive Deduplication™  Multi-flow  Seed and Feed™ Key technology for ease of use  Web UI  Disk, Tape, Cloud targets  Broad platform support (243 physical and all major virtual environments) Key technology for affordability  Backward compatibility of server to *all* previous versions of agents reduces cost of upgrades  Single solution for both physical and virtual environments  No per agent fees for file-folder backup (or per-CPU or per-core fees) Click here for WD Arkeia datasheets and customer success stories! Watch “Tips for better data deduplication” webinar recording to learn more!
  8. 8. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED8 Purpose Built Backup Appliances WD Arkeia Appliance Portfolio SHIPPING SINCE JULY 2013 RA4300 Intel Xeon ; 6x4TB RA4300T Intel Xeon ; 6x4TB Integrated LTO5 RA5300 Intel Xeon ; 12x3TB Integrated SSD RA6300 Dual Intel Xeon ; 12x4TB; Integrated SSD DA1300 Intel Atom ; 4x2TB DA2300 Intel Xeon ; 4x4TB; Integrated SSD SHIPPING SINCE OCT 2013 SHIPPING SINCE DEC 2013
  9. 9. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED9 WD Arkeia Ultra Compact Desktop Appliances DA2300 (9” x 6” x 8”) Power:  Dual / redundant power adapters Network:  Dual / redundant 1Gbps NICs Disk:  4TB WD Se™  8 or 16 TB raw  4 or 8 TB usable after RAID-1 SSD: 128 GB Compute  Intel Xeon Quad Core CPU  16 or 24 GB memory WD Arkeia DA Series DA1300 (9” x 6” x 8”) Power:  Dual / redundant power adapters Network:  Dual / redundant 1Gbps NICs Disk:  2 TB WD Red™  4 or 8 TB raw  2 or 4 TB usable after RAID-1 Compute  Intel Atom Dual Core CPU  4 GB memory Target side dedupe not supported  No dedupe with vStorage on the appliance
  10. 10. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED10 WD Arkeia 2U Rackmount Appliances WD Arkeia RA Series Model RA4300 RA4300T RA5300 RA6300 Form factor 2U 2U 2U 2U # 3.5” Drive bays x HDD size (TB) 6 x 4 6 x 4 12 x 3 12 x 4 Redundancy RAID-6 RAID-6 RAID-6 RAID-6 Raw HDD capacity (TB) 24 24 36 48 Licensable Usable HDD capacity (TB) 8, 16 8, 16 15, 30 20, 40 Internal Tape drive --- LTO5 --- --- Integrated SSD --- --- 360GB 480GB Processors Xeon Xeon Xeon 2 x Xeon Memory (GB) 32 32 64 96 Power Supplies Single Single Dual/Redundant Dual/Redundant Number PCIe slots 3 3 3 6 Standard IP Connectivity 2 x 1G 2 x 1G 4 x 1G 4 x 1G Optional IP Connectivity --- --- 2 x 10Gbps 2 x 10Gbps Standard External Connectivity (for Tape) SAS v1 --- SAS v2 SAS v2 Optional External Connectivity (for Tape) --- --- 8Gbps FC 8Gbps FC Click here to learn more about WD Arkeia Appliance Portfolio!
  11. 11. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED11 WD Arkeia Positioning Fast  Shorter backup windows, Improved RPO  Nightly replication with less bandwidth, With De-duplication Easy to Use  Web and command-line interfaces  Simple license management, Bundle license  One product protects physical and virtual environments  Unlimited file/folder backup agents on any of over 200 platform types  Servers connect to all previous versions of agents  Extensive reporting and alerting for improved visibility Affordable  Features of an enterprise solution at an SMB price  Simple pricing Network Backup for Business
  12. 12. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED12 Agenda AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA 1 2 3 4 Market Overview and Competitive Landscape WD Arkeia and Product Benefits How to Choose the Right Deployment Key Differentiating Technologies WD Arkeia User Interface Summary Q & A 5 6 7
  13. 13. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED13 Backup Server Deployment Modes WD Arkeia Product Overview Physical Appliance (APA) Virtual Appliance (AVA)Software Application (ASA) Arkeia Virtual Applianc e VMware Hypervisor WD Arkeia Virtual Appliance
  14. 14. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED14 Comparison of Deployment Modes Criteria Physical Appliance Software Application Virtual Appliance Required Tech Expertise Low High Moderate Speed of Provisioning Moderate Slow Fastest Physical Security and Malware Isolation High Low Moderate Seed and Feed No-Brainer Some effort Some effort Fully Engineered Solution Yes No No Flexible Configuration Low High Moderate WD Arkeia Product Overview Watch “Purpose Built Backup Appliances” webinar recording to learn more! Watch “How to Deploy WD Arkeia Virtual Appliance in 5 Mins” demo to learn more!
  15. 15. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED15 Agenda AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA 1 2 3 4 Market Overview and Competitive Landscape WD Arkeia and Product Benefits How to Choose the Right Deployment Key Differentiating Technologies WD Arkeia User Interface Summary Q & A 5 6 7
  16. 16. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED16 Key Differentiating Technologies Hybrid Cloud Backup Seed and Feed Patented Progressive De-Duplication Private Cloud vs Public Cloud Backward Agent compatibility Encryption, AES 256, Blowfish 448 and Triple DES No per server licensing Network Backup for Business
  17. 17. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED17 Cloud Backup DEFINITION: Backup Agent Backup Agent Backup Agent Step 1 Perform backup to Cloud (Slow backups / restores, but safe data) Backup Server
  18. 18. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED18 Hybrid Cloud Backup DEFINITION: Replicate backups to cloud (Safe-keeping of data) Backup Agent Backup Server Backup Agent Backup Agent Step 1 Step 2 Perform backup on LAN (Fast backups, fast restores) Backup Server
  19. 19. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED19 Typical Hybrid-Cloud Deployment – Seed & Feed Replicate with Portable Disks *and* with WAN Backup Agent Backup Server Backup Agent Backup Agent Backup Server LAN CLOUD
  20. 20. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED20 Deduplication Technologies Basics of Deduplication Tolerates… File-Level Fixed-block Variable-block Progressive “Append” or “Modify” No Yes Yes Yes “Insert” No No Yes Yes Compression Ratios Poor Fair Good Better Speed Excellent Good Fair Good
  21. 21. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED21 Private vs. Public Cloud Targets Pros Cons Private Cloud (Owned storage) • More secure • Less expensive • Requires partner or expertise • Up-front investment in hardware Pros Cons Private Cloud (Owned storage) • More secure • Less expensive • Requires partner or expertise • Up-front investment in hardware Public Cloud (Hosted storage) • Zero investment • Easily expansible • Less secure & more expensive • Limited physical access (for seed & feed)
  22. 22. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED22 Agenda AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA 1 2 3 4 Market Overview and Competitive Landscape WD Arkeia and Product Benefits How to Choose the Right Deployment Key Differentiating Technologies WD Arkeia User Interface Summary Q & A 5 6 7
  23. 23. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED23 WD Arkeia Dashboard 23 Announcement of WD Arkeia v10.2 Demo
  24. 24. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED24 Agenda AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA 1 2 3 4 Market Overview and Competitive Landscape WD Arkeia and Product Benefits How to Choose the Right Deployment Key Differentiating Technologies WD Arkeia User Interface Summary Q & A 5 6 7
  25. 25. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED25 Summary 25 AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA Fast, Easy-to- Use, Affordable • Comes in both desktop and rack- mount form factors • From 4 TB to 48 TB raw capacity Three modes of Deployment • Appliance based • Software based • VM based Differentiating Features • Hybrid Cloud “Seed & Feed” Backup • Progressive Deduplication • Private vs Public Cloud Intuitive User Interface • One View Dashboard • Simple Reporting
  26. 26. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED26 Agenda AN INTRODUCTION TO WD ARKEIA 1 2 3 4 Market Overview and Competitive Landscape WD Arkeia and Product Benefits How to Choose the Right Deployment Key Differentiating Technologies WD Arkeia User Interface Summary Q & A 5 6 7
  27. 27. © 2014 WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Contact us at: WDBusinessStorage@wdc.com

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