EVault Advances Online Backup and Recovery

New product innovations extend company's leadership position

PHOENIX, AZ -- 04/12/2005 -- EVault, Inc., a leading provider of secure, online backup and recovery solutions, today announced significant advancements in its product line. Topping the list is the release of Version 5 of both its EVault InfoStage® online backup and recovery software and the EVault Protect managed service offering. EVault also announced a new reporting suite as well as new versions of its desktop agent and e-mail archive solutions.

EVault InfoStage licensed software takes full advantage of disk-to-disk technology to cost-effectively back up data from all locations to a remote or centralized storage server. EVault Protect is EVault's managed online backup and recovery service that backs up an organization's business-critical data to a secure off-site data center managed by EVault or an authorized channel partner. Safely off-site, the encrypted data is available online at all times for immediate, user-initiated recovery.

What's New in EVault InfoStage Version 5

EVault InfoStage Version 5 offers several new features and capability enhancements. These include:

  • Parallel restore -- simultaneous restores can be executed from the same storage vault, speeding the recovery process of large numbers of files or data from multiple backup sessions.

  • Advanced backup agents for Exchange, SQL, and Oracle -- these agents offer improved delta block backup performance, finer granularity backups, such as the ability to back up individual mailboxes, as well as one-pass restores.

  • Add storage on the fly -- seamlessly scale up capacity of back-end storage vaults or copy data between vaults without interruption or performance degradation.

  • Integrated Vault Backup Agent -- backup data stored on the vault can be easily migrated to disk, tape, or a second off-site storage vault using EVault's superior delta block technology.

  • Industry-leading platform support -- EVault InfoStage Version 5 offers expanded platform support for SUSE Linux and iSeries V5R3. EVault also supports the leading server and desktop platforms including Windows, Netware, Solaris, Red Hat Linux, HP-UX and IBM AIX.

  • Enhanced iSeries backups -- features a second hot backup method via EVault's proprietary database trigger technology. Once a backup is initiated and underway, the trigger recognizes database changes and creates a snapshot in as little as two seconds regardless of database size.

Additional Product News

In conjunction with the launch of EVault InfoStage Version 5, EVault also announced several new capabilities across its product line focused on delivering advanced reporting capabilities, desktop and laptop backup and e-mail archiving.

EVault Reports™ is a new Web-based tool used in conjunction with the EVault Protect managed service designed to help end-users and channel partners quickly access storage-related information about the backup and recovery process. EVault Reports provides greater operational efficiency through a series of reports including monitoring backup status by vault, groups or by customer, and determining storage capacity, including number of active backup safesets.

EVault Desktop™ agent simplifies the backup of desktops and laptop computers, extending the capability of the company's server backup and recovery solution. Offered as licensed software or as a managed service, EVault Desktop™ features as easy wizard-driven setup, automated backups, and user-initiated restores.

Finally, the company announced EVault ProMail™ Exchange, a new e-mail archive managed service for regulatory compliance. EVault ProMail Exchange is designed specifically for organizations with Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers, providing automated, centralized and customizable e-mail monitoring and archiving without any capital investment. EVault ProMail Exchange automatically archives all e-mails to one of EVault's secure data centers.

Pricing and Availability

EVault InfoStage pricing starts at $16,000. EVault Protect and EVault ProMail Exchange monthly pricing is based on the amount of storage used per month and the length of service contract. EVault's products and managed services are available directly from EVault or through authorized resellers.

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