HP StorageWorks D2D2500 Backup System

HP Updated: 2008-09-20 RSS
HP StorageWorks D2D2500 Backup System

HP StorageWorks D2D2500 Backup System provides consolidated, disk-based data protection in an intelligent self-managing 1U rack-mountable solution. It integrates seamlessly into your existing environment and works with your backup software application to automate the simultaneous daily backup of up to six servers onto a single network-connected device, eliminating the management of multiple devices and reducing errors caused by tape media handling. An intuitive browser based user interface simplifies local and remote device management to deliver reliable data protection for remote offices and smaller IT environments. The HP D2D2500 Backup System features Dynamic deduplication, which removes redundant backup data to retain up to 50x more data on the same 3 TB disk allowing data to be kept for longer to give fast access to restore lost or corrupted files. At less than the cost of comparable solutions, the D2D2500 Backup System is an affordable step toward improved data protection.

What's New

* 1U rack-mountable D2D Backup System with 3 TB raw capacity.
* Featuring Dynamic deduplication which enables you to retain up to 50x more data on disk for longer.
* Enables backup of up to six servers.
* Up to 180 MB/s aggregate performance.
* Two iSCSI interfaces.
* Hardware RAID 5 security.

Features and Benefits

* Simplify your data protection with hands-free daily backup:   Automating the backup process simplifies and reduces the time spent managing your data protection processes. Implementing unattended daily backup is especially good for environments with limited IT resources.
* Backup multiple servers faster:   Backing up six servers simultaneously to a disk-based solution at speeds of up to 180 GB per hour instead of sequentially to a tape drive or autoloader means that you can substantially reduce your backup window.
* Make your backups more reliable:  Improve the overall reliability of your backup infrastructure by automating and consolidating the backup of multiple servers to a single D2D2500 Backup System. This reduces the incidence of human error related to backup processes such as tape media rotation and management.
* Easier management of backup in remote offices:   An intuitive web-based browser interface allows you to monitor your D2D2500 Backup System device, locally or remotely, to check on available capacity, view progress or to make a change to device setup.
* Retain up to 50x more backup data on your disk with fast access for rapid recovery:   Dynamic deduplication reduces the disk space required to store backup data sets by up to 50x without impacting backup performance. Retaining more backup data on disk for longer periods of time results in greater data accessibility for rapid restore of lost or corrupt files and reduces the impact on business productivity.
* Directly attach HP LTO tape drives to create a comprehensive D2D2T data protection solution:  Create a comprehensive disk-to-disk-to-tape (D2D2T) data protection solution by directly attaching an HP LTO-2 or LTO-3 tape drive using one of HP’s flexible rack-mount solutions. By directly connecting a tape drive, backup jobs can be exported to tape without impacting network bandwidth.
* Offload to tape for longer term archival:   The D2D2500 Backup System includes offload to tape capability for cost-effective archival and offsite vaulting. Use your backup application to copy data from the D2D2500 Backup System to tape, or use the appliance’s direct copy facility at any time of day without reducing network bandwidth.
* More affordable data protection:  At less than the cost of comparable solutions with deduplication, the HP D2D2500 Backup System delivers more affordable data protection by storing more data in the same raw 3 TB disk and supporting savings in IT resources, physical space and power requirements.
* Seamlessly integrate into current environments without additional investment: The D2D2500 Backup System has a 1U form factor and is easily rack-mounted in standard racks for efficient use of space in the data center. It supports all leading backup applications allowing the device to be installed and used without additional investment in systems, software or staff training.
* Reduce the time spent on routine maintenance: With the highly reliable D2D2500 Backup System you can also reduce the time spent on routine maintenance; pre-configured with hardware-based RAID 5, this self-managing device does not require you to create RAID sets, conduct disk de-fragmentation or apply security patches.