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Aptare StorageConsole Backup Manager for CommVault Simpana

Giving centralized view of multi-vendor enterprise IT environment
This is a Press Release edited by on 2013.02.05

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APTARE, Inc. supports CommVault Simpana as part of its StorageConsole Feature Pack Four.

APTARE Backup Manager enables CIOs and IT administrators to manage multi-vendor environments and provide solutions for reporting, monitoring, alerting and forecasting.

Specifically, CommVault Simpana customers may now access all Backup Manager functions, including (but not limited to):

  • SLA compliance - are your backup processes meeting compliance requirements for external or internal audiences?
  • Chargeback - backup processes can easily be charged back to the appropriate department based on actual backup resources utilised
  • Forecasting - when will your backup environment run out of space based on current utilisation rates?

APTARE CEO Rick Clark said: "The enterprise IT industry uses multiple data protection products to manage their environment - in many cases because of merger and acquisition activity. APTARE StorageConsole Backup Manager simplifies and centralises the info from all of these products into one solution. Adding CommVault Simpana to the list of products supported by APTARE is one more way we help organisations standardise operations, mitigate corporate risk and gain visibility into enterprise IT."
In the March 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management and SAN Management Software, analysts Valdis Filks and Gene Ruth positioned APTARE in the visionaries quadrant based on its ability to execute and completeness of vision.
APTARE support of Simpana includes backup and recovery in standard, non-virtualised environments and VMware environments. For enterprise organisations that use Simpana as their primary backup solution, the company provides independent 3rd party auditing and CommCell reporting capability benefits.
For enterprise organisations that have backup solutions from multiple vendors through mergers or other processes, APTARE provides a solution with support for backup products, including Simpana, EMC NetWorker and Avamar, HP Data Protector, IBM Tivoli, NetApp SnapVault and SnapMirror, Symantec NetBackup and Backup Exec.