Veeam Backup & Replication and RDX® QuikStation™

Overland-Tandberg RDX® QuikStation® removable disk appliance allows virtualised environments to be easily backed up and data transported off-site for complete data protection. When combined with Veeam Backup and Replication software, businesses can easily manage backup and restore tasks, whilst minimising the risk of data loss and downtime.

The RDX QuikStation

RDX QuikStation provides a fully automated and scalable data protection solution for both virtualised and physical server environments. The RDX QuikStation is offered with 4-bay and 8-bay configurations and easily connects to virtual environments using an iSCSI interface. RDX QuikStation provides high performance, reliable and cost-efficient data protection and can be easily configured to meet the needs of the customer.

RDX media combines the portability and reliability of tape with the speed and simplicity of a hard disk drive. RDX QuikStations provide high performance up to 3.6TB/hr and storage capacities up to 5TB per cartridge. RDX drives and media are rugged and tough, and designed to last more than 10 years and meet business compliance requirements for Backup and Archive.

Flexible Configurations

The Veeam Backup & Replication can connect to multiple individual RDX drives to one or multiple hosts via the Microsoft iSCSI initiator. For large backup sets, QuikStation provides logical volume configurations which span multiple RDX drives to one volume which can be removed and rotated similar to single RDX QuikStor system.

The RDX integration allows Veeam Backup & Replication to use it as removable disk devices and enables selection of backup data retention policies to specify the number of restore points on a removable disk media that is used with a media rotation scheme to meet off-site / off-line data protection compliance requirements.

For customers who want to replace their existing LTO tape automation device but would like to continue to use the tape like data management procedures, the RDX QuikStation 8 can also be integrated as a Virtual Tape Library. It offers several Tape Library emulation modes to provide a backup repository for backup copies kept off-site for disaster recovery.

The hybrid mode is a combination of both and enables the RDX QuikStation 8 to operate as individual RDX systems and tape automation backup repository in a single device concurrently.

 

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