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EVault Integration with Microsoft Azure

Windows Azure is here, and it’s taking over the enterprise quickly. Windows Azure is the latest in cloud-compatibility offerings from Microsoft, and can prove to be a great boon to organizations if it’s implemented and utilized effectively.

Yet, virtualization technology creates an environment that can be challenging for some applications, such as multi-hypervisor server backup and recovery in a cross-platform environment. Fortunately, there’s EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure to handle the problem. EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure provide the flexibility, scalability, economic benefits and protection of cloud services without upfront capital expenditures.

Here are some of the immediate benefits that this cloud-based solution can offer to organizations:

  • Protection of server backup data
  • Protection for applications and databases
  • Relief from bandwidth constraints
  • Greater security
  • Lower cost

EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure is built by storage experts who know the kinds of storage troubles facing organizations today and who work to make sure organizations can face those troubles head-on.

A complementary service

Existing organizational infrastructures can get a huge boost from EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure. The backup and recovery process is simplified inside of the Windows Azure cloud.

In addition, this service offers cross-platform support for Windows, Linux, IBM I and UNIX, as well as multi-hypervisor support for VMware’s ESZXi and Windows Server with Hyper-V.

This solution works well with core applications from Microsoft, including today’s enterprise essentials such as MS SharePoint, MS Exchange and SQL Server. It also supports Oracle databases, adding a greater level of flexibility.

Developing your roadmap

It’s all well and good that EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure performs at a high level, but getting there can be a challenge. That’s where Microsoft and EVault partners come in. Partners assist organizations in creating their own path into the cloud. They leverage their skills and experience with Windows Azure to help reduce licensing complexity and lower costs for customers, as well.

Protecting critical data, minimizing capital expenditures

Today’s organizations need to keep their critical data safe while reducing costs, and EVault Backup Services for Windows Azure lets them do that.

Combining data protection technology, built-in deduplication, world-class change management and efficient compression, EVault lets organizations meet their data needs within current budget constraints.

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