ExaGrid®,a leading provider of intelligent hyperconverged storage for backup, announced that ARBES Technologies, a leading Czech B2B developer and supplier of information systems for the financial sector has optimised its backups by installing ExaGrid systems in its backup environment.
ARBES Technologies’ state-of-the-art, customized solutions are developed to support the business strategy of each individual customer. Its solution portfolio includes, in part, paperless processes, digital banking, security trading, enterprise content management, and business process support. ARBES’ continued product innovation is a result of its monitoring of new trends in technology, business intelligence, and reporting tools to include in its solutions. Many leading banking and financing institutions in the Czech Republic and abroad use its solutions.
ARBES’ previous backup solution of using a disk-to-disk-to tape (D2D2T) process couldn’t meet the company’s RTO and RPO. The IT staff struggled with sluggish backups, some lasting days. Since updating its backup environment by replacing D2D2T with ExaGrid, ARBES’ backups have become significantly more efficient.
Backup Issues Resolved with ExaGrid:
“It used to take 48 hours to restore our databases, and ExaGrid has cut that down to 4 hours. We can restore data immediately thanks to ExaGrid’s landing zone, which stores the most recent backups in their native form, making it as easy as copying from disk. The landing zone differentiates ExaGrid from other backup solutions. Restores are incredibly fast thanks to this unique feature,” said Petr Turek, IT Manager at ARBES Technologies.
ExaGrid writes backups directly to a disk landing zone, avoiding inline processing and ensuring the highest possible backup performance, which results in the shortest backup window. “Adaptive” deduplication performs deduplication and replication in parallel with backups while providing full system resources to the backups for the shortest backup window. Available system cycles are utilized to perform deduplication and offsite replication for an optimal recovery point at the disaster recovery site. Once complete, the onsite data is protected and immediately available in its full undeduplicated form for fast restores, VM Instant Recoveries, and tape copies while the offsite data is ready for disaster recovery.