May 8th, 2014 by Mark Kidd
CA Technologies Announces arcserve Unified Data Protection Solution
CA Technologies has announced the launch of arcserve Unified Data Protection, a new solution for backup and recovery across heterogeneous IT environments. arcserv UDP is built on a new architecture and Recovery Point Server, and is available in five editions for varying deployment scenarios in Windows and *nix environments, or deployments bridging both.
CA arcserve UDP is designed to centralize control and task planning for enterprises which use mix of virtual and physical systems that would otherwise require multiple data protection solutions. The arcserve UDP recovery point server (RPS) provides global source-side deduplication, block-level replication, AES 256 encryption, and cascading retention policies. Workflow-based protection plans and agentless backup for VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualized environments are intended to streamline the management of the unified data protection solution.
The new solution offers a number of enterprise data protection features oritented towards managed service providers, including a reporting package co-designed with MSPs. CA Technology’s Assured Recovery powers local and virtual remote standby with automated, non-disruptive disaster recovery testing and reporting for the new solution. Continuous, full-system replication and high availability protect entire systems, including applications and data. Integration with cloud platforms provides additional options for planning and executing recovery, migration, and replication operations.
Pricing and Availability
CA arcserve UDP is available through CA Technologies reseller channels in five editions. Pricing is available on a per-terabyte or per-socket basis.