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March 4, 2014 |

Datto Launches New Class of Solutions for the Business Continuity Market

The solutions feature hot-swappable drive bays, solid-state OS drives, Intel processor updates, and field-upgradeable capabilities, among others.

Local and off-site hybrid cloud backup, disaster recovery (BDR), and business continuity solutions provider Datto Inc. has advanced its full range of solutions offerings. Launched at the 2014 XChange Solution Provider event in Los Angeles, Datto has built a hardware and cloud solution specifically for the business continuity market.

The new product release for MSPs and VARs carries the tagline “Business Continuity Built from the Ground Up” and features hot-swappable drive bays, solid-state OS drives, Intel processor updates, and field-upgradeable capabilities, among many others, and the external frame forms were designed to add a visual spark and uniform look.

The launch includes three Datto product collections.†The Datto SIRIS 2 family includes SIRIS 2 Business, SIRIS 2 Professional, and SIRIS 2 Enterprise. The Datto ALTO family is comprised of ALTO 2, ALTO XL, and ALTO XL Professional, while the third and brand-new addition to the product collection is Datto Snap NAS.

A redesign to Datto’s flagship SIRIS line, SIRIS 2 represents enterprise continuity built from the ground up, for businesses of every size. SIRIS 2 protects and restores critical business data, with the ability to keep a business operational in the event of downtime. SIRIS 2 offers the availability for field upgrades and a total of 11 hardware models.†

  • SIRIS 2 Business is aimed at SMBs that do not require a rack-mount unit, but want instant local virtualization. Clients as small as 500GB can grow their BDR to 3TB without a device replacement.
  • SIRIS 2 Professional, for the mid-market, features instant local failover and redundant cloud backup with a non-dependent backup chain. Hot-swap drive bays and IPMI are standard on all models, as is the ability to expand from 1TB to 5TB without device replacement.
  • SIRIS 2 Enterprise is the most robust offering of the lineup with dual Xeon E5 six cores with up to 96GB of upgradeable RAM. The system supports all of Datto’s proprietary software and can run multiple virtualizations while it syncs to the cloud, without any decrease in performance. A redundant configuration supports a data range of 5TB to 36TB of storage without a device replacement.

All SIRIS 2 models have front panel USB 3.0 ports to support faster RoundTrip processes.

ALTO 2 and XL
Launched in April 2013, the enterprise-grade ALTO BDR solution is designed specifically for small businesses.

  • ALTO 2 updates include a new quad-core CPU that updates two times faster and a motherboard that better supports Datto Inverse Chain Technology. Additional features include Dual Gigabit NICs to accommodate restore and network functions.
  • ALTO XL, the product most requested by Datto Partners, provides ALTO technology with capacity larger than 1TB. ALTO XL is the larger ALTO 2 device and boasts features like SSD OS, hot-swap drive bays, as well as software improvements such as Backup Insights and Hybrid Virtualization. Additional features include RAID on all models and Quad-Core CPU for faster backups.†
  • ALTO XL Professional has all the core technologies and features of ALTO XL but in even larger capacities. ALTO XL Professional expands from 5TB to 26TB.†

All ALTO 2 and ALTO XL models have front panel USB 3.0 ports to support faster round trip or cloud seeding processes.

Datto Snap NAS
Snap NAS is a network attached storage (NAS) device that utilizes snapshotting to give users the ability to track back versions and see changes that have occurred across multiple shares. The device integrates with Windows-based operating systems and can even serve as a storage area network (SAN) within an IT infrastructure due to a coming ISCSI VMware integration. Snap NAS is sold in a recurring revenue model and offers a new income approach for Datto Partners.†

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