NAKIVO Inc. is a fast-growing software company dedicated to protecting virtualized and cloud environments, announced today the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication 9.1. We have shared the details of NAKIVO Backup & Replication 9.1 beta in our article and as per our testing of most of the features, we released that GA release will help the customers to use NAKIVO Backup & Replication more efficiently.
NAKIVO released version 9.1 GA today and in this article, we will cover the details o the new features available with this release.
NAKIVO Backup & Replication 9.1 is extending its backup functionality by introducing support for Backup to Tape and Linux Server Backup in its 9.1 release, let’s check the features
Native Backup to Tape
Tape backup remains one of the most reliable and cost-effective means for long-term data retention to this day. NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 provides a complete tape management solution and supports LTO 3 and later tape libraries, standalone tape drives, and AWS VTL. NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 offers enterprise-grade tape backup features, including tape device management, tape cartridge management, and tape backup management. This means that customers can track all tape cartridges, their location, contents, and status. Customers can also browse, search and filter all tape backups, see what cartridges should be used to restore a machine to a particular point in time, etc.
Physical Linux Server Backup
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 can now back up Linux-based servers. This feature extends the solution’s platform coverage which already includes support for virtual (VMware, Hyper-V, Nutanix AHV), physical (Windows Server) and cloud (AWS EC2) servers.
NAKIVO Backup & Replication leverages a proprietary change tracking technology to perform incremental backups of Linux-based servers, improving backup performance and lowering storage space requirements. Customers can instantly recover files, folders, and application objects directly from compressed and deduplicated backups. Additionally, NAKIVO Backup & Replication allows for recovering physical Linux Server machines to VMware and Hyper-V VMs.
Physical Workstation Backup
NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 can now back up physical Windows workstations. Backups are incremental and can be automatically compressed and deduplicated. Customers can instantly recover files and folders from workstation backups in addition to restoring workstations to VMware and Hyper-V VMs.
NAKIVO Backup & Replication 9.1 boasts of an updated version of backup and replica verification. The Instant Verification feature can instantly recover a VM from its backup or boot a VM replica with networking turned off and then check the OS heartbeat via VMware Tools or Hyper-V Integration Services. With the instant verification feature, customers can ensure that their backups and replicas can be successfully recovered.
“NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1 goes a step further in protecting business-critical data and applications,” said Bruce Talley, CEO of NAKIVO Inc. “Our customers can now protect their virtual, physical, and cloud environments with a single product while improving reliability and extending recovery options.”
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