Nakivo Introduces Backup & Replication v8.1 Software with Universal Object Recovery Functionality

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The Backup & Replication v8.1 Software is designed for managing VMWare, Hyper-V, or AWS infrastructure. The software’s Policy-Based Data Protection enables customers to create backup, replication and backup copy policies for automating data protection processes. The universal object recovery functionality of the software allows user to recover any application objects back to source.

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NAKIVO Introduces a Breakthrough Solution for Data Protection Automation

Officially released today, NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.1 includes innovative functionality that allows customers to put their VM data protection on auto-pilot and considerably simplify data protection management.

Sparks, NV, United States — December 3, 2018 - NAKIVO, Inc., a fast-growing virtualization and cloud backup software company, announced today the release of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.1. The new version of the software revolutionizes the way businesses manage their data protection routines by reducing manual work to a minimum. In addition, v8.1 provides universal recovery of any application objects.

Policy-Based Data Protection

Managing a large VMWare, Hyper-V, or AWS infrastructure is a challenging task. NAKIVO Backup & Replication v8.1 brings a considerable improvement to this area by introducing Policy-Based Data Protection. This innovative functionality allows customers to create backup, replication, and backup copy policies to fully automate data protection processes.

A policy can be based on VM name, size, location, power state, tag, or a combination of multiple parameters. Once set up, policies can regularly scan the entire infrastructure for VMs that match the criteria and protect the VMs automatically. This way, all important VMs and EC2 instances are protected with minimum to zero manual input.

Universal Object Recovery

To further improve data recovery processes, NAKIVO Backup & Replication introduces Universal Object Recovery that enables customers to recover any application objects back to source, a custom location, or even a physical server.

The Universal Object Recovery functionality is indispensable when it comes to saving time and resources required for restoration. Customers can recover individual items from any file system or application by mounting VM disks from backups to a target recovery location, with no need to restore the entire VM first.

“We are expanding our product’s functionality to further improve reliability, flexibility, and ease-of-use,” says Bruce Talley, CEO of NAKIVO Inc. “Policy-Based Data Protection in v8.1 is yet another significant step in this direction. By fully automating core data protection tasks, NAKIVO Backup & Replication minimizes the possibility of human error and helps customers gain more confidence in their data protection strategies.”


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The winner of a "Best of VMworld 2018" and the Gold Award for Data Protection, NAKIVO is a US corporation dedicated to developing the ultimate VM backup and site recovery solution. With 20 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 97.3% customer satisfaction with support, and more than 10,000 deployments worldwide, NAKIVO delivers an unprecedented level of protection for VMware, Hyper-V, and Amazon EC2 environments.

As a unique feature, NAKIVO Backup & Replication runs natively on leading storage systems including QNAP, Synology, ASUSTOR, Western Digital, and NETGEAR to deliver up to 2X performance advantage. The product also offers support for high-end deduplication appliances including Dell/EMC Data Domain and NEC HYDRAstor. Being one of the fastest-growing data protection software vendors in the industry, NAKIVO provides a data protection solution for major companies such as Coca-Cola, Honda, and China Airlines, as well as works with over 3,000 channel partners in 137 countries worldwide.

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