July 14th, 2014 by Adam Armstrong
Unitrends Announces Unitrends Virtual Backup 8.0
Today Unitrends announced the availability of Unitrends Virtual Backup (UVB) 8.0 (formally known as PHD Virtual Backup), the only virtual appliance on the market providing protection for all three major hypervisors: vSphere, XenServer, and Hyper-V. UVB 8.0 features performance and management enhancements that simplify virtual data protection, speed up recovery and backup, and allow businesses to backup entire hypervisors in a few clicks.
UVB 8.0 delivers centralized, web-based management with more than 140 enhancements to simplify backups, archiving, and replication performance. UVB 8.0 has a new web-based user interface and Unitrends’ Intelligent Optimization that automatically optimizes every step in the process. It also has instant rollback recovery to get data back to production storage 20 times faster than competing products all at about half the Total Cost of Ownership.
UVB 8.0 also provides a instant visibility, at any time, into the health of backup systems through its dashboard. At one glance users see how many errors have occurred and how many VMs are unprotected. With one click users can drill down for details as to where the error occurred and which specific VMs need to be protected.
Key benefits include:
- Streamline on-premise and offsite backups
- Backup 50-250% faster
- Save 66% in storage
- Reduce demand on VMs by 75%
- Manage multiple hypervisors from a singe dashboard
- Automated recovery in minutes
- Rapidly scale as the business grows
Availability and Pricing
Unitrends Virtual Backup 8.0 is available now and starts at $625 for two sockets. UVB 8.0 also comes as part of Unitrends Certified Recovery Suite.