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Reliable, Cost-effective Backup and Recovery Protection

All Zmanda platform clients interface seamlessly with the Zmanda Management Console to provide one intuitive, point-and-click interface to backup multiple Linux, Solaris, Windows, and Mac OS X systems. System administrators benefit from fast installation and configuration, enterprise-class functions, central management, intelligent scheduling, standard open formats, and responsive technical support.

Zmanda clients only use industry standard data formats. Whereas, all other commercial backup products employ their own proprietary data formats that lock you in by requiring data to be restored with the same product used for backup.


Supported Platforms


Features At A Glance

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Central management console
Full/ incremental backup levels
Support for hard links
Support for sparse files
Timestamps unchanged
Include/ exclude lists
Encryption
Compression
Support for resource forks N/A N/A N/A
Uses standard format for backup data TAR TAR ZIP TAR
Cross platform restore

Wide Platform and Release Support


Amanda Enterprise backup server is installed on either a Linux or Solaris server, and Zmanda clients are installed on all file server, database server, email server and application servers, workstations and desktops to facilitate backups to the backup server.

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Release Support



Reliable, cost-effective backup and recovery protection for your Linux systems

The Zmanda Linux Client provides a reliable, cost-effective solution to protect your Linux systems. Zmanda Linux Clients interface seamlessly with the Zmanda Management Console, enabling administrators to use one intuitive, point-and-click interface to backup multiple Linux, Solaris, Windows, and Mac OS X systems — as well as Exchange Server, SQL Server, and Oracle databases. A single Linux backup server can scale to backup and recover hundreds of workstations running various versions of Linux.

Amanda Enterprise is the only commercial backup and recovery software that uses open formats for backup images. The Zmanda Linux Client uses the standard tar format, giving you the option to recover your data even without Zmanda software.


To know about the supported versions of linux operating systems for the clients checkout the compatibility matrix

Reliable, cost-effective backup and recovery protection for your Solaris and OpenSolaris systems

The Zmanda Solaris Client provides a reliable, cost-effective solution to protect your Solaris and OpenSolaris systems. Zmanda Solaris Clients interface seamlessly with the Zmanda Management Console, enabling administrators to use one intuitive, point-and-click interface to backup multiple Linux, Solaris, Windows, and Mac OS X systems - as well Exchange Server, SQL Server, and Oracle databases.

Amanda Enterprise backup server and Zmanda Solaris client are certified with Solaris, OpenSolaris, and ZFS. The backup server supports storage servers such as Sun Fire X4540 OpenStorage Server, storage expansion arrays such as Sun Storage J4400 Array, and StorageTek tape libraries.

Optimized for Solaris


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Amanda Enterprise is the only commercial backup and recovery software that uses open formats for backup images. The Zmanda Solaris Client uses the standard tar format, giving you the option to recover your data even without Zmanda software.


To know about the supported versions of solaris operating systems for the clients checkout the compatibility matrix

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Reliable, cost-effective backup and recovery protection for your Windows systems

The Zmanda Windows Client provides a reliable, cost-effective solution to protect your physical or virtual systems running Microsoft's Windows operating system. Zmanda Windows Clients interface seamlessly with the Zmanda Management Console, enabling administrators to use one intuitive, point-and-click interface to backup multiple Linux, Solaris, Windows, and Mac OS X systems — as well as Exchange Server, SharePoint, SQL Server, and Oracle databases.

Amanda Enterprise is the only commercial backup and recovery software that uses open formats for backup images. The Zmanda Windows Client uses the standard ZIP64 format, giving you the option to recover your data even without Zmanda software. The Zmanda Windows Client also leverages standard Windows VSS snapshots to enable hot backups of Windows systems without impacting users or applications.

Amanda Enterprise backup server is installed on either a Linux or Solaris server and Zmanda Windows Client is installed on every server and desktop running the Microsoft Windows operating system.


To know about the supported versions of Windows operating systems for the clients checkout the compatibility matrix

Reliable, cost-effective backup and recovery protection for your Macintosh systems

The Zmanda Mac OS X Client provides a reliable, cost-effective solution to protect your Macintosh systems running Apple’s Mac OS X operating system. Zmanda Mac OS X clients interface seamlessly with the Zmanda Management Console, enabling administrators to use one intuitive, point-and-click interface to backup multiple Mac OS X systems as well as other Linux, Solaris, Windows systems, databases and applications on the network.

Amanda Enterprise augments the Time Machine which backs up a single Mac OS X desktop or laptop at a time to local disk. With Amanda Enterprise, you can perform centralized backup of multiple Mac OS X systems and save backups to tape, optical devices and Amazon S3, in addition to disk.

Amanda Enterprise backup server is installed on either a Linux or Solaris server and Zmanda Mac OS X Clients are installed on all servers and desktops running Mac OS X.


To know about the supported versions of Mac operating systems for the clients checkout the compatibility matrix

Zmanda Client for VMware vSphere and ESXi

Image level backup of VMware based Virtual Machines (VMs)


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Zmanda Client for VMware vSphere and ESXi is installed on the same (Linux based) system as the Amanda Enterprise Backup Server. The client use vStorage API to directly communicate with ESXi. You need one license for this client for each vSphere or ESXi Host (Hypervisor) being protected. You can protect unlimited number of VMs on each of the hypervisors.


To know about the supported versions of VMWare for the clients checkout the compatibility matrix

For more information on Amanda Enterprise, please contact Zmanda Sales.