Zmanda Simplifies Long Term Tape Storage

Zmanda offers robust integrations with tape libraries and tape storage endpoints. Tape media utilization if prioritized through features like tape rotations and manual tape configurations. At Zmanda, we evolve the way you need us, to support you in your Digital Transformations.

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Unique Multi-Tiered Backups

Zmanda's tape library configurations allow you to manage backup redundancy across different media. For example, the same backup can be stored on disk, allowing for quick recovery times, and also in hybrid clouds for meeting disaster recovery and long-term retention guidelines.

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Seamless ZMC Integration

Zmanda handles many of the integration complexities, minimizing overhead and ongoing effort required by System Administrators. We also support a broad variety of backup mediums, spanning from cost-effective tape storage to modern cloud providers.

Key Features

Scale-Up Without Worries
Start small and grow efficiently without disruptive upgrades with a pay as you go subscription.

Simple Global Management
Easy to use UI ensures necessary actions on Data Recovery and Global Backup Management are at the tip of your fingers.

Real-Time Optimization
Zmanda scheduler optimizes backup runs across multiple clients to use network and hardware resources as efficiently as possible.

Hybrid Cloud Backups
Seamlessly integrate with Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure, and many more cloud platforms.

Vaulting
Easily assign legacy tapes for vaulting purposes aiding in compliance and cost-benefit reasons.

Features

How we benefit you?

01

Compression & Encryption

With Zmanda, you can be sure that your data won’t be accessed by someone who shouldn’t have access to it.

02

Tape Labelling

Zmanda uses labels to help manage multiple tape stacks. Based on the backup retention policy for a specific label, the old backup image gets deleted, and the backups server will reuse that tape for new backups.

03

Tape Changers

For backups of large amounts of data, Zmanda supports tape changers for writing to multiple tapes in a single backup run. Backups from numerous clients can also be mounted on an available tape or even span multiple tapes.

04

Data Formats

Zmanda is the only disaster recovery software that does not use proprietary tools and data layouts when backing up your data. It uses industry-standard formats such as tar, zip and star for simplifying enterprise-wide disaster recovery processes.

Testimonials

We pour our hearts into creating the most reliable backup solutions, and our customers testify to our commitment.

Zmanda guarantees end to end data integrity and easy storage... They provide fixes for our issues and respond very quickly every time.

Marcin Mazurek, Infrastructure & IT Operations Director at Allegro

We have a stable system always updated. We sleep well.

Leonardo Corato, ICT manager at VDP Fonderia

As long as you're a little bit technical, I can't see any reason to use any other product than Amanda Enterprise

Johan Hybinette, Chief Information Security Officer at Schryver Medical

Frequently Asked Questions

Magnetic tape data storage is a system for storing digital information on magnetic tape using digital recording. Magnetic drums, magnetic tape and magnetic disks are types of magnetic memory. These memories use property for magnetic memory. In magnetic tape only one side of the ribbon is used for storing data. It is sequential memory which contains thin plastic ribbon to store data and coated by magnetic oxide. Data read/write speed is slower because of sequential access. It is highly reliable which requires magnetic tape drive writing and reading data.

 If tape is not a part of your overall data management and protection strategy, it should be. When compared to other options, tape backup is by far the most lucrative means of ensuring that you have a separate copy of your data in an offline, off-site location. Tape backup is simple to use, can be less expensive than disk or cloud storage, and highly secure and convenient to access. Zmanda offers affordable backup the utilizes tape, tape libraries, disk DAS, NAS, SAN, and RAID.

Tapes are extensively used for the on-premises and long-term off-site retention of data. It is a common misconception that tape is out of date and a dead storage method, but the truth is that tape is still very much alive. It has tremendous value and advantages. Tapes are reliable, longstanding, and well-understood storage medium. It has a greater capacity to store data without any need for electricity. There are several competing standards for tapes you to choose from. Some of them are LTO, DLT-S, DAT, AIT, and QIC. There are many vendors who will provide the tape library that would fulfill your requirements. SpectraLogic, Hewlett Packard, and IBM are the names of the few vendors.

Whether you are interested in backing up your data with the Cloud or tape, Zmanda can help. Zmanda offers robust integrations with tape libraries and tape storage endpoints. Tape media utilization if prioritized through features like tape rotations and manual tape configurations. At Zmanda, we evolve the way you need us, to support you in your Digital Transformations.

Contact us today to learn more about our tape backup solution.

Zmanda's tape library configurations allow you to manage backup redundancy across different media. For example, the same backup can be stored on disk, allowing for quick recovery times, and also in hybrid clouds for meeting disaster recovery and long-term retention guidelines.

Zmanda handles many of the integration complexities, minimizing overhead and ongoing effort required by System Administrators. We also support a broad variety of backup mediums, spanning from cost effective tape storage to modern cloud providers.

  • It is the World’s leading provider of enterprise open source backup and recovery products. We have a legacy of protecting enterprise data.  

  •  Zmanda also offers seamless enterprise backups for Hybrid cloud environment. Zmanda ensures that all critical workloads such as servers, databases, application, and VMs across hybrid cloud resources are protected against security breaches and accidental errors.

  • Zmanda has cleared Homeland certification for Government use. Coverity, which creates automated source-code analysis tools, announced its first list of open source projects that have been certified as free of security defects and we are humbled to be on the list certified for government use.

To enable IT to test Zmanda on demo environments - we offer a fully licensed version of Zmanda for 14 days. Please fill out our Free Trial form, and our sales team will help you get started. 

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