Reliaty and Network Appliance Deliver Restartable Backup for Fault Tolerant Data Protection
Amherst, NH and Sunnyvale, CA - March 4,
2003 -- Reliaty, a prominent developer of advanced data
protection solutions, and Network Appliance, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP), a
leading provider of enterprise network storage solutions, today
announced "Restartable Backup," designed to increase reliability in
data protection solutions to meet enterprise customers' stringent
backup requirements. Co-designed and codeveloped by Network
Appliance and Reliaty, the Restartable Backup NDMP v4 extension
provides automatic continuation of backups disrupted by system,
network, or media errors. This saves time and staff resources, and
ensures prompt data protection of mission-critical
This solution ensures the successful completion of data backups
during a predictable backup window. When a disruption to a backup
job occurs, Restartable Backup resumes the backup at the point of
error, rather than at the beginning of the backup job. Reliaty
Backup is the first data protection solution on NetApp®
storage systems to provide this feature.
"Reliaty is committed to simplifying the lives of our customers
through easy, fast, and reliable data protection," said Jim Ward,
president of Reliaty. "NetApp and Reliaty together provide
fail-safe, cost-effective data protection that meets customers'
requirements for performance and reliability."
"Restartable Backup is yet another step in Network Appliance's
drive to resolve customers' data protection issues using standard
protocols like NDMP," said Suresh Vasudevan, senior director of
software at Network Appliance. "By working with backup vendors like
Reliaty, we are able to deliver solutions that address and
anticipate customers' critical data protection needs."
Restartable Backup is available immediately as a feature within
Reliaty Backup 3.1 and Data ONTAP 6.4. The Restartable Backup NDMP
specification is also available immediately to all backup software
vendors via the
About Network Appliance
Network Appliance is a world leader in unified storage solutions
for today's data-intensive enterprise. Since its inception in 1992,
Network Appliance has delivered technology, product, and partner
firsts that continue to drive the evolution of storage. For more
information on Network Appliance™ solutions visit
Reliaty delivers the industry's first data protection software
founded on NDMP to safeguard vital enterprise information and
ensure business continuity. Reliaty is a leader in the NDMP Backup
Working Group, defining the architecture and standardization of
NDMP V4 and V5.
Jaime Leigh Le
Network Appliance, Inc.