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Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX

Vision Solutions, Inc.
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IBM PureFlex System
Provided by:Vision Solutions, Inc.
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Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX ® is a true continuous data protection (CDP) solution that delivers nearly instantaneous recovery of your applications & data at the push of a button. Unlike traditional backup solutions, it enables you to recover data from any point in time, easily & immediately.
  • - Business Value

    Pattern Overview


    Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX is a reliable, affordable disaster recovery solution for physical, virtual, or cloud-based AIX servers that features real-time replication with true continuous data protection (CDP) for nearly instantaneous recovery of applications and data at the push of a button. Whether protecting data to a local or remote recovery server, Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX accelerates data recovery without impact to the performance of the applications it protects.

    Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX provides the widest range of recovery options. Unlike traditional backup solutions, it data from any point in time, easily and immediately. If an important document is accidentally deleted or experiences data corruption, you can return to the point in time just before the problem occurred. Recovery is at the push of a button.

    Double-Take RecoverNow's browser-based graphical UI allows for easy monitoring and management from any device with a browser. Automated procedures save time and eliminate errors while email notifications enable unattended, lights-out operation.

    Double-Take RecoverNow integrates with IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX to add offsite disaster recovery protection and point-in-time recovery to the clustering capabilities of IBM PowerHA for AIX. It’s the easy, affordable way to eliminate the costs of downtime and data loss, whether due to hardware failure, human error, corruption, site outage, natural disaster or any other cause.

    Business Case

    The ability to ensure business continuity, prepare for disaster recovery and rapidly recover from data loss or data corruption is a requirement for success in today’s business environment. Organizations are not only faced with the costs and consequences of losing critical business data, but also with the lost productivity of planned downtime for backup and maintenance tasks. In addition, many organizations face regulatory compliance mandates for the protection of business records or have fixed obligations or SLAs to customers or partners.

    Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX helps to solve all of these issues by providing an affordable, easy-to-use solution that protects critical data to physical, virtual or cloud-based recovery servers and delivers nearly instantaneous recovery from any point in time at the push of a button. In a fraction of the time and labor required by traditional tape backups, it ensures that business applications can rapidly resume and that data can be restored – all without interrupting users for backup or reporting chores.

    The browser-based user interface for Double-Take RecoverNow for AIX allows for at-a-glance monitoring and intuitive control. The solution manages itself automatically with minimal supervision. It eliminates the exposure to major data loss of conventional backup/restore technologies, and when used to replicate data to a remote location, it delivers reliable disaster recovery capabilities. It’s the fast, easy and affordable solution that AIX environments require.

    Business Problem

    • Replicates data to a remote location for easy, reliable DR.
    • Roll your entire server back to a prior point in time.
    • Comply with regulatory mandates and service level agreements for data protection and availability.
    • Eliminate backup windows by performing tape backups, reports, and maintenance activities from the recovery server.
    • Reverse data corruption by recovering to past points in time.

  • -Technical Details

    • Protects data and applications with real-time replication to a local or remote server
    • Allows near-instantaneous recovery from any point in time
    • Simplifies management with an easy, browser-based GUI and email notifications
    • Enables protection in environments with mixed storage and OS versions on any combination of physical, virtual or cloud platforms
    • Integrates with IBM PowerHA SystemMirror for AIX to add offsite disaster recovery protection and point-in-time recovery to an HA environment
    • Reduces load on production server by making snapshots of data available for tape backup, reporting, maintenance tasks and more.

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    Provider Information


    Name: Judy Olson

    Email: judy.olson@visionsolutions.com

    Phone: 1-630-282-8282

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