Unitrends has unveiled its Virtual Backup (UVB) 8.0, a virtual appliance providing hypervisor-level protection for VMware, Microsoft, and Citrix. Formerly known as PHD Virtual Backup, this Unitrends product release boasts performance and management enhancements that simplify virtual data protection, speed backup and recovery, and allow organizations to back up entire multi-hypervisor environments in just four mouse clicks.
This virtual appliance also introduces a new Web-based user interface (UI) as well as Unitrends’ Intelligent Optimization, built-in intelligence that automatically optimizes every step in the backup and recovery process, from expediting installation and daily backup management to full site recovery. UVB’s unified Web-based management capabilities and single dashboard enable organizations to assess entire onsite and offsite backup environments at-a-glance.††
“Unitrends Virtual Backup 8.0 helps small to mid-sized enterprises easily and affordably overcome the hurdles of protecting increasingly complex virtual environments,” says Joe Noonan, senior product manager, Unitrends. “This release is yet another key deliverable in our overall strategy to provide organizations with flexible, agile solutions that extend well beyond data backup to applications, systems and infrastructure. We are 100 percent focused on the real end-game for our customers—recovery and business continuity.”
UVB 8.0 is available through direct sales as well as channel partners. Pricing starts at $625 for two sockets. The product is also offered as part of the Unitrends Certified Recovery Suite, a bundled software package that allows businesses to select the solutions set for their specific physical and virtual backup, archiving, and disaster recovery needs at an all-inclusive price. For more information, visit www.unitrends.com.