Dell EMC Expands Data Protection Options with New Appliance and Expanded Cloud Data Protection Portfolio

Dell EMC is announcing new data backup and protection solutions to enable customers to ensure data is secure, backed up and protected against disasters and outages.

According to Dell EMC, the Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) is a turnkey appliance that combines protection storage, software, search and analytics to provide data protection across a wide ecosystem of applications and platforms and native cloud-tiering for long-term retention. In addition, Dell EMC is also rolling out new capabilities to its cloud data protection portfolio.

The Dell EMC IDPA is designed to help organizations meet data protection challenges with coverage for physical and virtual workloads, including support for a wide application ecosystem and multiple hypervisors, with coverage extending to the cloud with native cloud-tiering for long-term retention to private or public cloud. The appliance also provides encryption, fault detection and healing; and offers deduplication for data residing both on premise and in the cloud as well as the ability to scale without overhead. The appliance is flash-enabled and VMware optimized for fast access and restore of virtual machines, enabling compliance with stringent RPO/RTO requirements for VMware environments and customers can also leverage the flash enabled capabilities to use appliance as live storage for dev-test environments.

IDPA also provides integration with business critical applications and platforms, including MongoDB, Hadoop, and MySQL, and provides a single user interface for typical daily operations, such as scheduling, managing protection jobs, setting up policies for long-term retention in cloud and complying with the protection SLAs.

In a related introduction, Dell EMC is also offering a comprehensive portfolio of multi-cloud data protection solutions, broadening its cloud data protection capabilities with two new uses cases for Protection Storage in the cloud and Disaster Recovery to the cloud.

With the release of Data Domain Virtual Edition (DD VE) 3.1, Dell EMC is offering the organizations can the benefits Data Domain in the cloud, with back up of both traditional and emerging workloads in Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure and efficient replication to, from and within the cloud. Additionally, the Data Protection Suite can perform monitoring and reporting of these backups in the cloud.

Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance is orderable now and will be generally available in the summer of 2017 and will be available in four models (DP5300, DP5800, DP8300, and DP8800) to fit the needs of midsize and enterprise customers, starting at 34TB usable capacity at entry level and scaling up to 1PB usable capacity at the high end.

New Dell EMC Cloud Capabilities are available with the latest versions of Data Domain Virtual Edition (DD VE 3.1) and Data Protection Suite.