CommVault Launces CommVault Simpana 7.0

Jul 10, 2007


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CommVaulth has released CommVault Simpana 7.0 software suite. CommVault Simpana 7.0 software is designed for companies to store, manage, and discover enterprise information across all tiers of storage. With this software, global enterprises can manage data growth and access information traditionally locked inside backup and archive copies. CommVault Simpana 7.0 suite is designed to provide archiving and replication solutions, additional platform coverage, and deliver a set of new product features, including: Enterprise-wide Search and Discovery; Single Instance Store (SIS); Content Indexing; Data Classification; Security and Encryption Capabilities; Post-processing for Encryption, Content Indexing and SIS.

The CommVault Simpana 7.0 suite is designed with a virtual information pool of searchable content from files, emails and attachments stored across separate backup, archive, and online data sets. CommVault’s new search and discovery offerings are designed for organizations to respond to legal discovery actions and compliance audits. The CommVault Simpana 7.0 suite offers various capabilities, including: Discovery and Business Compliance Search--CommVault id designed for users to respond to litigation requests and regulatory compliance policies; Business User Search – CommVault’s self-service search capability is designed so data that has been locked in backup or archive copies is instantly available from a single search interface. Search results are automatically limited and restricted based on the organization’s existing security scheme CommVault has also introduced Single Instance Store (SIS) which is designed to reduce the number of duplicate copies of data stored on disk. SIS stores only unique files and attachments across backup cycles and archive sets, spanning different applications and client systems. CommVault’s SIS can be hosted on any disk library. SIS is embedded within CommVault’s singular architecture.

The CommVault Simpana 7.0 suite also includes; High Performance and Scalable Content Indexing--CommVault’s integration of the FAST InStream enterprise search technology platform provides users a contextual index supporting 370 content types and 77 different languages. Indexed items can be comprised of email messages, attachments, postings, files, and documents from Microsoft Exchange Server and Sharepoint products, IBM Lotus Domino software, and NAS file shares, across Microsoft Windows, Linux, and UNIX file systems; Data Classification-enabled Smart Clients--Targeting large file system clients, data classification compresses the operating window for backup jobs by minimizing file scanning on the client system; Expanded Security and Encryption Capabilities--security and role-based authentication, including Microsoft Active Directory integration, Single-Sign-On authentication, and broader data encryption include popular ciphers such as the AES-256 standard; Post-processing Option –CommVault’s post-processing option is designed so customers can apply data management processes such as encryption, single instancing, content indexing, and disaster recovery copies during the post-processing phase.


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