CommVault Simpana software is now VMware Ready for VMware vSphere 4.1, the latest release of the company’s virtualization platform, to further reinforce the benefits of virtualized environments, including reduced costs, improved hardware utilization and increased operational efficiencies.
Additionally, CommVault announces seamless integration with the VMware vStorage APIs for Data Protection (VADP), which is VMware’s next-generation data protection framework, enabling centralized, off-host, LAN-free backups of VMware vSphere virtual machines.
CommVault customers now can leverage VADP to perform centralized virtual machine backups without the disruption and overhead of running backup tasks from inside each virtual machine.
CommVault can assist customers in taking advantage of new processes in VMware vSphere for backing up, recovering and archiving data while reducing the time, resources and overhead typically required to protect virtual environments.
CommVault’s commitment to providing simple and efficient virtual infrastructure protection, which includes VMware software interoperability with Simpana software’s Universal Virtual Server Agent to protect systems, applications and user data residing on virtual machines running VMware vSphere. Additionally, CommVault’s holistic approach to data management reduces administration while advanced capabilities further enhance virtualized environments with encryption, compression as well as embedded deduplication for optimized, efficient storage utilization.