Data Storage

XStore provides data storage services in the following areas:

  1. Backup - block and file level, SAN and network-based, virtual tape/disk, heterogeneous platforms, application-level, versioned replication solution, continuous data protection ( CDP ), de-duplication
  2. Storage networks - SAN, iSCSI, NAS ( NFS, SMB, CIFS ), FCoE, clustered filesystems
  3. Virtualisation - host, network and switch level; in and out-of-band solutions
  4. File/block systems - network and clustered solutions, high availability storage, synch/asynch file/block mirroring, high-performance block and file provisioning systems ( 1GB/s and greater )
  5. Storage functions - SRM, snapshots, mirroring, PITs, filesystem resizing, replication
  6. Data recovery/functions - file and block-level imaging/cloning, cross platform VM image backup and restore, filesystem consistency checks, partition table recovery, data forensics
  7. File sharing servers - NAS and SAN-based with full protocol support

  Supported Data Backup and Protection products

  • Dell/Quest Netvault, SmartDisk and FastRecover
  • Dell/Quest vRanger
  • Dell AppAssure/RapidRecovery
  • Veritas BackupExec
  • ArcServe
  • Arkeia
  • Areca backup
  • (Z)Amanda
  • Rsync with Synbak - versioned replication

Supported Storage Networking products

  • De-duplication - Dell/Quest SmartDisk, Dell DR4100 + RDA/RDS
  • iSCSI - Cisco, Linux, Windows; initiators and targets
  • SAN - Brocade/IBM/HP FC switches
  • NAS - Netapp, SMB/CIFS, NFS, Openfiler, FreeNAS, Synology
  • Snapshots / Mirroring / Replication
  • Snapshot integration with Databases ( Oracle, MS SQL )

Supported Virtualisation products

  • Volume controllers ( Falconstor IPStor, StoreAge SVM, IBM SVC )
  • NAS ( Netapp, Samba, Openfiler, FreeNAS, NexentaStor )
  • SAN ( IBM DS-series, Nexsan, HP EVA/MA, Dell )
  • LUN-management
  • Zoning
  • iSCSI ( Linux, Windows, Netapp, Nexsan, VMware )
  • SRM

Supported File and Block sharing solutions

  • File and block level - OpenFiler, FreeNAS, Netapp, Synology
  • High bandwidth solutions - Virtual RAID
  • Snapshots / Mirroring / Replication ( Netvault SmartDisk / RSync / DRBD )
  • AD and NIS integration
  • Super availability and scalability - Gluster, Ceph, Lustre
  • Public and Private Cloud Storage - ownCloud/NextCloud

Supported Hardware and Software

  • Synology, QNap, WDC, SnapAppliance, LSI, Infrant, Intel, Plasmon, Engenio
  • Amanda, SynBak, Backup Exec, Arkeia
  • Brocade, IBM, HP FC switches
  • Dell/Quest NetVault ( Certified )
  • FalconStor IPStor ( Certified )
  • StoreAge SVM ( Certified )
  • HP/Compaq EVA/MA
  • IBM DS, FastT & TS NAS
  • iSCSI - Alacritech, Adaptec, Qlogic, Cisco, MS initiators
  • Network Appliance Filers and NetCaches, F7/8/9, C7xx/C21xx/31xx ( Certified )
  • Replication - unison, rsync, Netvault Replicator
  • Sagitta / Lapis / ADTX / EuroLogic
  • Storage resource management - Veritas
  • Version control - Subversion, CVS, Git, rsync with Synbak