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July 15, 2014

Unitrends Announces Unitrends Virtual Backup (UVB) 8.0

As more corporate applications and data move to virtual machines, IT companies are looking in to the problem of how to integrate VM protection into their established backup, DR and retention processes. So what is the solution to protect VM-specific backup application? Data protection and disaster recovery specialist Unitrends announced the availability of Unitrends Virtual Backup (UVB) 8.0, a purpose-built virtual appliance providing hypervisor-level protection for VMware, Microsoft (News - Alert) and Citrix.

this Unitrends protection appliance provides a unique view into your virtualized environment, and features performance and management enhancements that radically simplify virtual data protection, speed backup and recovery, and allow organizations to back up entire multi-hypervisor environments in just four mouse clicks.

UVB 8.0 is formerly known as PHD Virtual Backup. It allows you to perform backup and recovery up to 20 times faster, using 66 percent less storage space and 75 percent less virtual resources than competing systems—the industry's lowest total cost of ownership.

Darren Boeck, IT manager, Mcneilus Steel, said in a statement, “The Unitrends Virtual Backup 8.0 interface is vastly superior to anything else on the market we tested. It's smooth and seamless and gives you instant visibility into the virtual machine protection status of your environment, but also lets you drill down for more detail.”

UVB 8.0 performs backups 50 times faster than the free edition, and with unsurpassed reliability.

UVB 8.0 starts as low as $625 for two sockets and is available through direct sales as well as channel partners. The product is also offered as part of the Unitrends Certified Recovery Suite, a bundled software package that gives enterprises the flexibility to select the perfect solutions set for their specific physical and virtual backup.

UVB's unified Web-based management capabilities and single dashboard enable organizations to assess entire onsite and offsite backup environments at-a-glance.



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