R1Soft Expands Continuous Data Protection to SQL Server
High-Performance, Cloud Backup Software Protects 250,000 Servers Worldwide HOUSTON – MAY 8, 2012
– R1Soft®, a division of Idera and the developer of Continuous Data Protection® (CDP) backup and recovery software for servers in the cloud, today announced that R1Soft CDP 4.0 is now available with a Microsoft SQL Server add-on for high-performance, low-impact protection of SQL Server databases. R1Soft also announced that more than 250,000 Windows and Linux servers in some of the world’s largest data centers are protected with CDP, the affordable high-performance, disk-based server backup software for Windows and Linux servers in the cloud.
The new SQL Server add-on for CDP 4.0 provides:
- SQL Server backups as frequently as every hour
- Minimal overhead and minimal impact to SQL Server performance
- Encryption (Disk Safe Encryption) using AES-256
“With more than 250,000 Windows and Linux servers protected, it’s clear that CDP has become the go-to backup solution for both private and public cloud infrastructures that demand an affordable and highly scalable backup application that works equally well on both Windows and Linux platforms,” said David Wartell, Vice President of R1Soft Products at Idera. “Improved SQL Server backup broadens CDP’s coverage with little to no impact on the database performance. It’s a win-win for both enterprises and service providers protecting their data.”
The new version of R1Soft CDP also now includes a multi-volume snapshot capability for Windows servers, improvements to MySQL backup, and enhancements to CDP’s SOAP-based API leveraged by large deployments for administration.Pricing and Availability
R1Soft CDP 4.0 is available today and is priced at $699. The SQL Server add-on is $150 per CDP agent.About R1Soft
R1Soft a division of Idera and the developer of Continuous Data Protection® (CDP), scalable and high-performance backup software for Windows and Linux servers in the cloud. Recognized as the leading commercial backup software in hosted services, R1Soft CDP is currently used by over 1,000 public cloud infrastructure providers and protects more than 250,000 servers worldwide.
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