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Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance Built on iXsystems Storage to be Unveiled at VMWorld 2018

Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance Built on iXsystems Storage to be Unveiled at VMWorld 2018

 TORONTO – August 29, 2018 – Asigra Inc., a leading cloud backup, recovery and restore software provider since 1986, today announced the Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance which will be shown for the first time in booths 2224 and 2230 at the VMworld conference in Las Vegas this week. In partnership with iXsystems, the new backup solution combines Asigra Cloud Backup V14 software with iXsystems’ TrueNAS storage, featuring the OpenZFS open source file system and volume management for unprecedented flexibility and data integrity.
    
    The Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance is a physical hardware solution configured with Asigra Cloud Backup Software version 14. The software converges data protection and cyber security to counter rapidly growing malware attacks on backup data, including ransomware Attack-Loops™. Asigra Cloud Backup allows IT and backup administrators to easily and effectively safeguard business data using extensive automation, powerful features and an intuitive console that simplifies managed backup. The new solution runs on iXsystems’ TrueNAS hybrid storage systems, offering High Availability (HA), superior scalability, flexibility, data integrity, and ROI. Models include the Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance X10, X20, M40 and M50, providing a range of capacities from 60TB to over 10PB. 
    
    Asigra’s enterprise-class client and backup system software will also be made available to run on the hundreds of thousands of FreeNAS systems in deployment, including the FreeNAS Mini. Remote FreeNAS systems and their associated clients and servers can be backed up via Asigra to a larger TrueNAS or FreeNAS system with global deduplication, instant recovery and RansomWare protection. 
     
    “The Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance brings together two well-respected companies that we have had the pleasure of working with for many years. This new Appliance makes the implementation of the Asigra solution much simpler and a very robust approach for enterprise data protection,” said Rob Didlake, Founder & CEO, Dataedge Solutions. 
     
    “Feature-rich, multi-platform data protection capable of scaling on demand is a must for organizations operating in distributed computing environments, where business information exists across physical, virtual and cloud-based repositories,” said Brett Davis, Executive Vice President, iXsystems. “With the evolved state of IT, the Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance significantly reduces complexity and TCO comparative to legacy solutions, delivering enterprise-ready unified storage with all of the advantages, reliability, and flexibility made available with the ZFS file system.”
    
    “The Asigra TrueNAS Backup Appliance is a very compelling choice for MSPs who need to quickly and reliably build out their backup service infrastructure without undue complexity or costs,” said Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President, Asigra. “This service provider optimized solution protects data in any environment, including VMware deployments in AWS, and delivers unrivaled flexibility for Asigra administrators and the business clients they support.”
    
    As multi-functional storage, the appliances can be used as a general purpose NAS as well, providing support for every common operating system, hypervisor, and application. The systems provide the choice of SMB, AFP or NFS for file storage, iSCSI for block storage, or S3-compatible APIs for object storage appliances and include a future-proof 128-bit “scale up” OpenZFS file system for decades of continuous use. All systems scale seamlessly as needed, offer flexible snapshotting and replication, and unrivaled data integrity with self-healing bit rot mitigation.

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