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Key Requirements for Improving Data Protection

With hundreds of enterprise customers across verticals from manufacturing and healthcare to finance and government, BTL understands the multiple facets and needs of data protection. Scalability, consistency, data control, and ease-of-use are all fundamental needs while being able to efficiently and effectively recover data and applications. There are many key requirements that need to be satisfied projects that will truly improve data protection:

Short Backup Windows
Low Impact on Production Apps
Storage Efficiency
Leverage Cloud Economics
Fast, Efficient Restorations
Point-in-Time Recovery

When organizations are looking to modernize their backup and Disaster Recovery, they don’t want to collect and use numerous point tools from multiple vendors; they want to satisfy all of the above needs with one platform from one vendor.

Modernize with Copy Data Virtualization

Just as enterprises virtualized their applications and infrastructure they are quickly seeing the advantage of virtualizing their data.

Backup Tech’s enterprise-class Copy Data Virtualization platform delivers the resiliency your business needs across all the different ways you need it: backup, snapshot, DR, and test/dev, all with enterprise-class performance and scalability.

Backup Tech’s Virtual Data Pipeline (VDP) technology delivers application-centric, SLA-driven automation to data protection in which VDP consolidates all of the copies used for data protection and all of the tools used into a single, easy-to-use interface.

The result is a single, radically simple solution—efficiently virtualizing all copies of production data for data protection, application development and testing, analytics, and more. Backup Tech VDP manages all of your data protection and recovery through a single platform, from only one golden copy of your production data. Backup Tech’s approach to properly Capture, Manage, and Use data is Radically Simple.

Near Instant Recoveries for Multiple Use Cases

Backup Tech VDP creates and updates a single image of data, tracking each point in time based on an SLA. Backup Tech provides data virtualization technology that can synthesize and mount a ‘virtual full’ image nearly instantaneously.

Backup Tech presents a writable ‘virtual copy’ to any virtual machine or physical server using iSCSI or Fiber Channel protocol. It does not matter whether it’s a 200 GB file system or an 80 TB database; Backup Tech VDP makes those data sets accessible in a near-instant fashion.

Multiple IT users can leverage Backup Tech in a self-service fashion to provision multiple re-writable virtual copies of production data sets instantly. These virtual copies can be leveraged for multiple use cases such as restores, data integrity checks, run business analytics, reporting, pre-production/staging testing for new patches, and dev testing. These writable virtual copies are storage efficient and scalable for the various use cases mentioned in customers’ data centers or public clouds such as AWS or Backup Tech and VMware-powered cloud service providers.

Long-Term Data Retention

Data is typically stored in a ready-to-use state for fast, efficient access. This data can also be deduplicated and compressed for long-term retention locally or stored in cheap efficient Object Storage like S3. Based on your Service Level Agreements, images will be stored for as long as required in the most efficient manner to meet the organization’s needs or compliance obligations.

Disaster Recovery Automation

With Backup Tech Resiliency Director, you can achieve non-disruptive, automated recovery and have the ability to test your recovery plans. Executing a full-scale application and associated VM recovery is a complex task that spans data, network, and compute. Application dependencies, timing and sequence of recovery, and large-scale datasets create enormous pressure on recovering within a required timeframe, with the assurance of an ability to resume operations.

Backup Tech Copy Data Virtualization Benefits

Organizations no longer have to live with the pain of backup and backup restoration when implanting a better approach – Copy Data Virtualization from Backup Tech. By taking a fresh look at data protection and implementing new advanced technology methods, organizations can achieve:

Near Instant Access: Backup Tech uses data virtualization technology that will synthesize and mount a ‘virtual full’ image nearly instantaneously.

Incremental Forever: Full backups are never again required after the initial ingest. Only changes made are captured and merged with the golden image.

Changed Block Tracking: VDP will track changes made to your data in the most efficient way possible depending on the application and/or database type and based on administrator-defined Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Point-in-time Full Images: When you need to restore lost or corrupt data, you can accomplish this immediately by selecting the image of a known good point in time. There is no need to restore a full backup, and then roll the changes from an incremental.

Writable, Scalable Images: Mounted images are all read/ writable with the capability to have many images operating simultaneously. Production can be run from the Backup Tech appliance allowing for very fast PTO.

Heterogeneous Environments: Downtime exponentially costs money. Need to minimize the time it takes to recover.

Low RTO DR: Backup Tech VDP can work in your environment whether your applications are physical, virtual, running in the cloud, or most likely mixed environments using the same appliance.

Storage Efficiency: Backup Tech VDP keeps a single golden image of your data and only tracks the changes between points in time. This results in very little storage usage as duplicate data is only stored once.

Global Deduplication: Data can be deduplicated and compressed for long-term retention locally or at a remote location meeting your data protection and compliance needs.

WAN Optimization: Dedup Async Replication technology is an efficient way to move or migrate data between locations or to the cloud. All data is deduplicated and compressed before replication


Backup Tech is the last backup modernization you’ll ever need.

Our service delivers foreseeable future-proof data protection – application-centric but use case- and infrastructure-agnostic data management — to solve an exasperating problem in a totally new way. It will dramatically accelerate RTO while reducing the total cost of ownership and ongoing operational complexity, eliminating the need for point tools piled on point tools across vendors of backup software and servers, specialized deduplication systems, disaster recovery orchestration, and archive repositories. Managing copy data on a single, dedicated system of record will improve control and accelerate the performance of your production environment, freeing up expensive primary storage, bandwidth, and man-time.

The time has come for a new approach. Virtualizing your copy data will save you time, money, and complexity by creating a single “golden copy” available anywhere instantly, streamlining IT infrastructure and operations. Replace your legacy data protection methods with a radically simple system that allows data management to function at unprecedented scale and performance levels, and you’ll fix your backup problem once and for all.

Learn More About Data Virtualization

In today’s dynamic data protection landscape, a company’s success hinges on adaptability and resilience. Data virtualization offers the flexibility to access and utilize data seamlessly across diverse platforms and sources. It ensures data redundancy, safeguarding against potential losses or disruptions.