September 21, 2004 Alex Woodie
EVault launched the OS/400 community’s first online backup technology last week. EVault iSeries, the OS/400 version of the vendor’s disk-to-disk backup and recovery offering that sends data offsite using IP networks, promises faster and more versatile back ups and recoveries than standard tape backups, while avoiding the hassle and expense of high-end mirroring solutions. The solution is available as either licensed software or an outsourced service using the vendor’s data centers.
Phil Gilmour, chief executive of Walnut Creek, California, based EVault, is a tape displacement aficionado. He realizes that, while the iSeries is a pretty reliable machine, tape-based backup processes–no