October 5, 2010 Alex Woodie
ExaGrid Systems now supports the IBM i server with its disk-to-disk (D2D) and data de-duplication appliances, the company announced last week. The product news gives IBM i customers another path for adopting a modern, platform-independent D2D backup, de-dupe, and data replication infrastructure, and another reason to say goodbye to the hassles, expense, and slowness of tape-based backups.
ExaGrid developed its EX series of appliances to provide mid-sized companies with a scalable disk-based backup and recovery infrastructure. The Linux-driven, Intel-powered appliances are equipped with RAID6-protected SATA drives that attach over standard Gigabit Ethernet links and appear as network attached storage