Avamar and WysDM to Provide Advanced Data Protection Reporting
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Press release date: April 4, 2006
Avamar OEMs WysDM's Data Protection Management Solution
SAN DIEGO, Storage Networking World, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Avamar Technologies, Inc. a leading provider of innovative data protection solutions, and WysDM Software, Inc. a leading provider of innovative data protection management (DPM) solutions, announced today that they have entered into an OEM agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Avamar will integrate its disk- based data protection platform with WysDM's DPM software and create an add-on module called Avamar Advanced Reporter. Avamar Advanced Reporter will help IT professionals better understand and manage their heterogeneous data protection environments.
WysDM's adaptive architecture and Cross-Domain Correlation(TM), coupled with fine-grained service level reporting and predictive analytics, help ensure the health and state of critical backup and recovery environments. Avamar Axion is a scalable solution for enterprise data protection that provides on-demand accessibility, while efficiently storing and protecting valuable information assets. The combination of these leading technologies offers a best-of-breed solution for advanced data protection, proactively analyzing the data protection environment. As a result, companies can now manage their backup environment more effectively than ever.
"Avamar is a clear leader in providing innovative data protection solutions. Their approach to efficient data collection through the backup process is ideally suited to capture and catalog an enterprise's content," said Alan Atkinson, CEO of WysDM. "Our products complement Avamar's offerings and will strengthen both of our positions in the marketplace."
By efficiently using disk storage, Axion can provide cost effective storage for multi-year archives that are all available on demand. By embedding the analytics capability of WysDM's data protection management (DPM) platform within its products, Avamar offers its customers the benefits of greater insight and better management of their backup environment.
"We are very excited to be partnering with WysDM," said Ed Walsh, CEO of Avamar. "WysDM's leading Data Protection Management (DPM) solutions, combined with our innovative data protection solutions, will enable our customers to manage their backend data centers more efficiently. Their ability to manage and monitor Avamar, Symantec Veritas, and EMC Legato allows our clients to manage their environment more efficiently. This is very complementary to Avamar's capability to seamlessly integrate into these existing tape environments. Now Avamar clients can get the best of worlds-classic tape backup and next generation data protection and easily manage it from one screen."
Avamar Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of enterprise data protection software that allows corporations to efficiently backup, store, and then leverage information for business value. Founded in 1999, Avamar provides data protection solutions for medium-sized businesses to large, multi-national corporations.
Avamar's flagship product, Axion, is a backup and recovery solution that efficiently moves and stores data on a scalable, high-availability server, using all-disk storage. Axion can cost-effectively maintain large, multi-year archives, all of which are available for recovery on demand. By providing secure, flexible access to its centralized data store, Axion helps enterprises unleash the strategic value of their information.
WysDM is the industry's first and only data protection management (DPM) supplier to offer detailed, custom analysis of the entire data protection environment, providing the most comprehensive insight into past, present, and future data protection reliability, performance, and compliance. Founded in 2001 by a team of storage and software executives from Goldman Sachs, Micromuse, and Storage Networks, the company has established significant traction on the customer, partner, and technology fronts, and its flagship product, WysDM for Backups(TM), uses the company's patent-pending Cross-Domain Correlation(TM) technology to enable system administrators and IT teams to analyze information collected from network, storage, system, and application domains to provide the most comprehensive, real-time backup analysis available. For more information, visit www.wysdm.com.
PR Contact: Avamar Jennifer Johnson-Avril INK, Inc. 718.871.7117 email@example.com
PR Contact: WysDM Sabrina Sanchez Ventanna Public Relations 925.785.3014 firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Avamar Technologies, Inc.
CONTACT: Jennifer Johnson-Avril of INK, Inc., +1-718-871-7117, email@example.com, for Avamar; or Sabrina Sanchez of Ventanna Public Relations, +1-925-785-3014, firstname.lastname@example.org, for WysDM
Web site: http://www.avamar.com/ http://www.wysdm.com/