New version of DR-Scout data-recovery software
- By Kathleen Hickey
- Oct 20, 2008
Government agencies now have an updated tool at their disposal to recover lost data. InMage Systems Inc., of Santa Clara, Calif., has released Version 4.2 of its DR-Scout data and application protection, maintenance, and recovery software.
The software allows real-time, block-level data protection with file rollback, application-consistent recovery and push-button failover. It also offloads physical and virtual server protection to minimize production server cycles, the company said. The software supports recovery of departmental or enterprisewide virtualized data centers.
'The new release extends support for all the major server virtualization platforms, including VMware, Citrix XenServer and Microsoft Hyper-V,' said Rajeev Atluri, chief technology officer and senior vice president of engineering at InMage. 'DR-Scout for Server Virtualization allows for a virtualized source, target or both, enabling customers to protect physical servers as well as use a virtualized server as the replication target.'
Other enhancements include improved audit and operational reporting, role-based access control, enhanced data migration and enhanced application support, including MySQL and Oracle databases on Linux and Windows.
The software includes Profiler and Analyzer, which help managers allocate storage capacity and the wide-area network circuits that connect the primary production and secondary recovery facilities. Bandwidth use can be adjusted based on time of day, and data changes are queued during WAN outages until the connection is re-established, the company said.
Kathleen Hickey is a freelance writer for GCN.