This week in the channel: CA has released ARCserve r16 with some major updates, Avnet and Brocade extend their partnership with new solutions for Canadian and US resellers, and Lenovo has followed up its U260 with new entries.
CA releases update for CA ARCserve
CA has released r16 of it’s ARCserve, its hybrid data protection solution. ARCserve enables customers and service providers to safeguard the availability of critical data, applications and services across a mix of virtual, conventional and cloud resources.
The new release allows customers to purchase multiple data protection functionalities with a single license based on the total amount of data they need to protect. The product is also available through traditional licensing models.
Another new features is the CA ARCserve r16 Central Host-Based VM Backup, that allows organizations to protect their infrastructure with image-based host-level protection for VMware vSphere. They can also leverage full system replication and high availability supporting Microsoft Hyper-V VMware vSphere and Citirix XenServer. A release from CA said that recovery of individual applications and granular recovery of targeted files and folders can be accomplished within minutes.
The new Central Virtual Standby, gives customers the ability to schedule automatic conversion of image-based recovery points to VMware Virtual Disk or Microsoft Virtual Hard Disk formats.
ARCserve r16 introduces a common cloud connection layer across all data protection components for customers leveraging private or public cloud services. This would be for services such as remote, off-site data protection, archiving and failover.