Westborough, Mass. – June 6, 2013 –ExaGrid Systems, Inc., the leader in cost-effective and scalable disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, today announced that it received US Patent no. 8,412,848, building on the company’s history of innovation to solve data protection problems for its customers. The patent covers ExaGrid’s unique zone-level deduplication method, a core component of ExaGrid’s deduplication technology.
ExaGrid’s zone-level deduplication enables customers to benefit from a unique combination of seamless scalability, support for the widest range of backup applications, and faster backup and restore performance.
“This latest patent is further confirmation of the uniqueness of ExaGrid’s technology, which provides performance and scalability while also working with a wide range of backup applications,” said Dave Therrien, founder and chief technical officer of ExaGrid. “ExaGrid continues to build on its long history of developing innovative technology and applying those innovations to difficult data protection challenges for our customers. Our growing intellectual property portfolio extends our technology lead in disk backup with deduplication and enables ExaGrid to offer our customers the fastest backup and restore performance and most seamless scalability with support for the broadest range of backup applications and utilities. This latest patent again acknowledges the uniqueness of our technology and reinforces ExaGrid’s place as a leader in the market for highly scalable disk-based backup.”
ExaGrid’s disk backup system with data deduplication supports the industry’s leading backup applications and utilities, including Acronis, CA ARCserve, Bridgehead, CommVault Simpana, Dell/Quest vRangerPro, HP Data Protector, IBM iSeries/Laservault, IBM Tivoli Storage Manager, Idera SQL Safe, Linux/Unix dumps, Microsoft SQL dumps, Oracle RMAN dumps, PHD Virtual, Redgate, Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec NetBackup, Unitrends, Veeam Backup and Replication, VMware Backup and many others.
About ExaGrid Systems, Inc.:
ExaGrid offers the only disk-based backup appliance with data deduplication purpose-built for backup that leverages a unique architecture optimized for performance, scalability and price. ExaGrid is the only solution that combines compute with capacity and a unique landing zone to permanently shorten backup windows, eliminate expensive forklift upgrades, achieve the fastest full system restores and tape copies, and rapidly restore files, VMs and objects in minutes. With offices and distribution worldwide, ExaGrid has more than 6,000 systems installed at more than 1,700 customers, and more than 320 published customer success stories.
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