NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications 2.2 SP1 Is Available Now
EMC has announcement the General Availability of NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications 2.2 SP1 which delivers a unified solution for protection of Microsoft Server applications. It enables EMC NetWorker to leverage Microsoft’s Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) feature to create and manage consistent point-in-time snapshot data copies for quick recovery and off-host backup. NetWorker users can capture more frequent recovery points on disk and recover information in a fraction of the time it takes to restore from a tape, lessening the impact of data protection operations on production servers.
EMC NetWorker Module for Microsoft Applications Features & Benefits:
Leverage instant low-impact snaps that can be used for recovery and off-host backups.
Business application protection:
Improve backup and recovery for Microsoft Windows, Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, Data Protection Manager, and Active Directory.
Backup and operational recovery:
Complete backup and recovery in minutes using NetWorker to manage VSS snapshot scheduling, creation, and restore.
Perform easy shadow copy scheduling, management, and restoration within EMC NetWorker Management Console.
Leverage a single common recovery user interface for all supported Microsoft server applications.
EMC VSS hardware provider support:
Integrate with the EMC VSS provider to enable creation and transport of snapshots on EMC CLARiiON, EMC Symmetrix, and EMC Celerra hardware.
Enable any Microsoft Windows SAN-based host to access back up and recover VSS snapshots.
For full details on fixes and enhancements in this release, please see the release notes on Powerlink.