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Arkeia Newsletter Archives

November 2012

Arkeia Wins in Best in Biz Awards 2012 Arkeia Software has been named a winner in the Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business award program judged by members of the press and industry analysts.

Arkeia Software Exhibits vmOneStep Virtual Appliance at VMUG Conferences This Fall, Arkeia Software is participating in VMware User Group (VMUG) Conferences in Atlanta (GA), Portland (OR), London (UK), and Rochester (NY). Arkeia will demonstrate its Arkeia vmOneStep™ Virtual Appliances.

Amazon Taps Tape for Glacier Amazon announced a new "cold storage" service called Glacier, offering storage for one USD cent per gigabyte per month. We at Arkeia expect other public and private cloud providers to follow suit. Talk to your Arkeia reseller for more options.

October 2012

Nashville Wire Products replaces Symantec with Arkeia Nashville Wire Products (NWP) chose the Arkeia R220 appliance as a replacement for its Symantec Backup Exec application to protect both its physical and virtual environments.

Arkeia VMware vStorage v5.1 Upgrade An updated version of Arkeia's VMware vStorage agent will be released this quarter. In addition to vSphere 5.1 compatibility, it will bring numerous enhancements and new features, including lan-free restore.

WD Arkeia v10.0 Release CandidateA release candidate (beta-4) of WD Arkeia v10.0 is expected later this month. Version 10.0 is packed with new features to make hybrid cloud backup easier and less expensive.

September 2012

A Look at Hybrid Cloud Backup. Arkeia Hybrid cloud backup, backups that are stored first on a local appliance and then transferred to the cloud on the back end, has become a standard technology solution for cloud backup providers. It allows larger environments to be supported with minimal bandwidth.

WD Arkeia v10.0 beta program. WD Arkeia v10.0 beta-3 will be released later this month. Version 10.0 is packed with new features to make hybrid cloud backup easier and less expensive.

Survey Reveals Shift toward Virtual Appliances. Arkeia Software announced results of its confidential survey conducted at VMworld 2012 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco August 26-29.The survey revealed an clear shift toward interest in and acceptance of deploying backup servers as virtual appliances.

August 2012

Arkeia Expands Range of Supported Platforms. Arkeia Software announced yesterday updated support for ten platforms, including Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Fedora 18, Mac OS X 10.8, and Ubuntu 12.10.

VMworld 2012: Join Arkeia in San Francisco for Games, Prizes and Candy Bars! We will be located in booth #734. Participate in a demo of vmOneStep: "Download. Deploy. Backup. All in 5 Minutes." - Guess how fast our vmOneStep virtual appliance can protect your data with an Arkeia stopwatch and you could win a Pebble ePaper watch.

Five Tips for Effective Data Protection in Virtualized Environments. VM architectures require more advanced backup and recovery processes than traditional server architectures, but these need not be complicated to select, configure and use – if appropriate consideration is given to the potential problems.

July 2012

Arkeia Announces WD Arkeia v10 for Hybrid Cloud. Arkeia announced the latest version of WD Arkeia Suite that creates an inexpensive tape-free alternative to getting backups offsite and recovering them quickly.

Arkeia Sponsors VMworld 2012 in San Francisco and Barcelona! A returning sponsor, Arkeia will exhibit this year in both VMworld San Francisco (August 26-29) and VMworld Barcelona (October 2-5).

Arkeia Named Tech Awards Circle Best Midrange Software Winner. Arkeia Software has been selected as a winner of the Tech Awards Circle, taking Gold in the Best Midrange Software category.

June 2012

Arkeia Doubles Storage Capacity of R320, R620 Backup Appliances. The appliances, 2U in height, will now support up to 48 terabytes maximum raw capacity, and capacity beyond the internal limit of 24TB is provided by Fibre Channel-connected, third-party disk arrays.

Neal Ater Joins Arkeia Industry Advisory Board. Ater was most recently CEO and president of data protection and archiving software provider Atempo, following the company’s merger with Storactive, where he was president and CEO.

Arkeia Selected to CRN Virtualization 100 List. Featuring the top 100 vendors in the virtualization space, the Virtualization 100 is an annual list published by UBM Channel’s CRN that helps Solution Providers identify and evaluate virtualization products and programs.

May 2012

InfoStor Lists Arkeia in "6 Standout Storage Appliances" Arkeia delivers all-in-one backup appliances -- both as hardware and as virtual appliances. While it provides options similar to EMC Avamar, it also offers them at an attractive price point.

Arkeia Tech Alert: Five Tips for Faster, Simpler Data Deduplication. With nearly every network backup and storage management vendor offering a data deduplication product or option, midsized IT environments can be challenged to find appropriately featured dedupe that delivers the time, space, and cost savings they require.

Arkeia Launches Technical Advisory Board. Arkeia Software announced that it has formed a Technical Advisory Board to assist the company in continuing to innovate its data protection products for network, virtualized, and emergent cloud-computing environments.

April 2012

Arkeia Introduces vmOneStep Virtual Appliance for VMware. The Arkeia vmOneStep™ Virtual Appliance is an agentless backup solution to protect VMware environments. The virtual appliance is delivered as a single OVF (Open Virtualization Format) file, ready for deployment on any VMware vSphere, ESXi, or ESX hypervisor.

"Going Green Does Pay for Itself" InfoWorld Study on Virtualization. Titled "The Efficient Agency," the report found that local and state government agencies throughout the United States realized returns from 134 percent to 269 percent on investments in server virtualization, document management, storage virtualization, and cloud computing.

Arkeia Nominated for Datacentre Storage Software Product of the Year. The Datacentre Solutions Awards reward the products, projects and services as well as honor companies and teams operating in data centre fields. The DCS Awards recognize the achievements of end-users, channel partners and vendors alike and in the case of the end-user category there will also be an award made to the supplier who nominated the winning organization.

March 2012

Arkeia v9.1 goes GA; Features Replication of Deduplicated Backup Sets. version 9.1 offers advances in Arkeia’s Progressive Deduplication™ technology that reduces backup data volumes at twice the rate of fixed-block deduplication technology and at twice the speed of variable-block technology. Backup sets can now be replicated in deduplicated form to both private and public cloud storage.

"Arkeia Taps Channel Chargers for MSP, VAR Sales Strategy" MSPMentor Reports. Arkeia’s North American sales strategy got a facelift today as the backup software provider formalized its relationship with Channel Chargers, a group made up of what Arkeia Software CEO Bill Evans calls “experienced channel veterans”.

The Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority Reduces Storage Costs with WD Arkeia Appliances. “The value of the Arkeia Backup Appliance has been incredible,” concludes Carey. “We evaluated solutions from Avamar and DataDomain, as well as a solution based on Backup Exec. They were more complex and much more expensive. We made the right choice.”

February 2012

ServerWatch Reviews WD Arkeia v9.1 "The WD Arkeia software is among the best I've seen in the past 15 years. Its web interface, command-line interface, extensive supported operating systems list, multiple options for deployment and bare metal recovery are a few of the reasons why ANB is a solid 9 out of 10."

Center for Application of Information Technology Protects their Virtual and Physical Servers with Arkeia. "We are delighted that Arkeia has maintained its sharp focus on data protection software, continuing to regularly improve and expand its offerings."

Arkeia Formalizes Board of Directors. Initial members of the Industry Advisory Board include Larry Kubo, former VP of Marketing of NetApp, Narender Oruganti, founder of Catura Broadband Systems, and Phil Roussey, founder of Bell Microproducts.

Fall, Update, November 2011

New Product Annoucement: WD Arkeia v9.1. WD Arkeia v9.1 delivers major enhancements to Arkeia’s Progressive Deduplication™ and introduces a newly designed dashboard giving access to key backup server information on a single web page.

Fall, October 2011

Virtual Face-off: vStorage vs Hyper-V vs XenServer: Arkeia offers the most up-to-date, specialized backup agents for vStorage, Hyper-V, XenServer and RHEV.

Arkeia's a Gold Sponsor at Fall VMware User Groups. As a Gold Sponsor, Arkeia Software will be presenting at VMware User Group conferences this fall. The breakout session, titled "Protecting Your VMware Data Off-site: Tape vs Cloud," is designed to inform VMware users of their options for storing data off-site and which may work best for their environment.

Backup Appliances for Midsize Business. Plug-and-play hardware appliances allow businesses with limited IT skills to benefit from an integrated backup solution from a single source. To see if an all-in-one Arkeia backup appliance is right for your environment, request a demo unit today.

Summer, Update, September 2011

New, Best-in-Class Arkeia Appliances Announced. The new generation delivers larger internal disk capacity and RAID-6 for more secure local data storage. The fully integrated and optimized WD Arkeia v9 software delivers advanced Progressive Deduplication™, integrated bare-metal disaster recovery, and out-of-the-box support for VMware vSphere virtual environments.

Summer, July 2011

Arkeia Protects Windows Hyper-V with Changed Block Tracking. With Arkeia's Hyper-V agent, recovery is fast and simple. Administrators can boot the bare metal machine from any source: network, CD, or USB drive. Without intervention Arkeia restores data and reboots, leaving the machine running as it was after its last incremental (or any other) backup.

Arkeia Announced Backup Solution Partnership with Red Hat Virtualization Enterprise. At the Red Hat EMEA Partner Summit, Arkeia announced successful certification of WD Arkeia’s solution for the protection of environments deployed on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.

New Customer Success: Bellows Free Academy. Bellows Free Academy chose WD Arkeia to protect both their physical and virtual machines. A supervisory union among a series of school districts in Vermont, Bellows Free Academy required a user-friendly solution to ensure hassle-free backups and enable swift recovery.

Spring, Update, May 2011

Free Linux Backup Now Available on all Linux Platforms. In celebration of it's 15th Anniversary, Arkeia Software is offering a no-cost, perpetual license of WD Arkeia version 9 for small networks. WD Arkeia, Free Edition is fully-featured and is not time-limited. One free, perpetual license is granted per individual (for personal use) or per company (for corporate use) and only web registration is required.

Spring, April 2011

WD Arkeia v9.0 Now Available. Arkeia Software released WD Arkeia Version 9.0 with next-generation Progressive Deduplication™ technology. Other key features in Version 9.0 include two-phase backups for shorter backup windows, agent-side AES-256 encryption for maximum security, and enhancements to the Web user interface for improved ease-of-use.

Arkeia's VMware vStorage Agent Delivers File-Level Restores. Arkeia Software delivered a new version of its VMware vStorage agent featuring the ability to restore a single file or a directory from the backup of a complete Windows or Linux virtual machine performed through VMware vStorage API.

Storage Magazine Names Arkeia Software a Finalist in Storage Awards 2011. WD Arkeia has been selected by Storage Magazine as a finalist in the category "Backup & DR Software Product of the Year - Network Backup."

Winter, February 2011

DCIG Ranks Arkeia 3rd Among 24 Backup Vendors. Analyst firm DCIG has recently released their Virtual Server Backup Software Buyer's Guide, where Arkeia Software received top honors in the "Excellent" category and was named the 3rd best software provider for protecting and backing up virtual servers among 24 backup vendors.

ESX Virtualization Magazine Reviews Arkeia's vStorage Virtual Appliance. By Vladan Seget- "As with the other backup solutions on the market, Arkeia can handle not only VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure, but also Citrix Xen Server, Hyper-V and also RHEV."

National Research Council Canada Standardizes on Arkeia. Arkeia Network Backup replaces CA ArcServ and Symantec BackupExec at the National Research Council Canada Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory.

Fall, Update, December 2010

Arkeia Software Announces vStorage Virtual Appliance. Arkeia Software has delivered the Arkeia vStorage Virtual Appliance which packages the Arkeia vStorage Backup Agent as a virtual appliance. The appliance can be rapidly deployed on any vSphere hypervisor and used to backup other virtual machines on that hypervisor or other vSphere hypervisors.

Fall, October 2010

WD Arkeia v9.0 Announced. Version 9.0 will deliver global deduplication functionality that is source-side, in-line and content-aware. This progressive deduplication will be available on Arkeia’s entire line of software, appliances, and virtual appliances.

New Backup Agent for VMware vSphere 4.1. Arkeia’s agent uses VMware’s vStorage APIs and provides centralized, off-host, LAN-free backups of vSphere virtual machines (VMs). The agent delivers fast backups with vStorage Changed Block Tracking (CBT) and offers auto-discovery, auto-inclusion, and auto-protection of VMs in the backup schedule.

InfoStor Covers Arkeia's Progressive Deduplication "Progressive deduplication is an alternative to the older fixed-block deduplication and the newer, more common variable-block deduplication."

Summer, Update, August 2010

New Firmware for Arkeia v8.2.WD Arkeia v8.2 for Appliances and Virtual Appliance is now available. The firmware supports VMware ESX, ESXi, and all Arkeia appliances.

Summer, July 2010

New vStorage Backup Agent for VMware. Arkeia’s new agent leverages VMware’s vStorage application programming interface (API) to offer comprehensive support for VMware vSphere 4—any combination of vCenter, ESX, and ESXi—as well as VMware Infrastructure 3.

Hosting Company Apparatus Expands Deployment of Arkeia. Apparatus Inc., one of Indiana’s leading information technology consulting and hosted services firms, uses WD Arkeia at its data center in Indianapolis to protect data for hosted services.

Support for RHEL 5.5 without Download WD Arkeia v8.X maintains support of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.5 with Arkeia's existing RHEL 5 packages.

Spring, Update, June 2010

Analyst George Crump Covers Arkeia's Sliding Window Deduplication in Network Computing. "Arkeia makes the case that its sliding window technology offers the speed of fixed-block deduplication, because all the blocks are the same size, with the compression benefits of variable-block because it accommodates file changes due to byte inserts."

Spring, May 2010

New Backup Agents for Microsoft Hyper-V, Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL Server. The release supports both Microsoft's Hyper-V virtual environment and the 2010-editions of Exchange and SharePoint.

New Agents for Novell Platforms. WD Arkeia v8.2 delivers new support for the Novell GroupWise and Novell eDirectory applications and for Novell iFolder.

WD Arkeia v8.1 is Available in the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Repository The free Ubuntu Enterprise Edition is fully featured, not time limited and can be downloaded from the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS partner repository.

Winter, March 2010

Arkeia Announces Version 8.2. WD Arkeia Version 8.2 includes new agents for backup and recovery of VMware and Hyper-V virtual environments and applications including Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL Server, as well as Novell’s, GroupWise, eDirectory and iFolder.

Agence CDG Selects Arkeia Backup Appliances. CDG selected the WD Arkeia 300-Series backup appliance with integrated disk (RAID) and LTO tape drive. CDG is a Mac, Linux and Windows environment.

Solution Spotlight: Backup Solutions for Education. WD Arkeia has been the backup solution chosen by hundreds of educational institutions for more than a decade.

Fall, December 2009

Arkeia Software Acquires Kadena Systems. Arkeia will integrate Kadena's proven next-generation deduplication technology to deliver source-side dedupe in WD Arkeia. Source-side deduplication accelerates backups by reducing network congestion.

The Arkeia Virtual Appliance Free Use Edition. The no-cost virtual appliance provides users with all the necessary components to protect small virtualized environments and can be deployed in both VMware ESX and ESXi virtual environments.

WD Arkeia Enterprise Edition for Ubuntu Users. Arkeia Software is offering a free, enterprise backup solution excusively for Ubuntu users. This solution comes with robust features, is fully licensed and not time limited.

Summer, 2009

Goold Health Systems Accelerates Backups by 5x. Using Arkeia Software to backup their Linux platforms in their corporate datacenter, Goold Health Systems improved their backup performance dramatically and reduced administrative time needed to schedule backups.

New Arkeia Appliance Series 110, 210, 310, 510. New generation of backup appliances integrate disk, tape and backup software making this all-in-one solution easy to deploy and easy to manage.

Arkeia Opens Office in Latin America. Arkeia expands operations in Latin America with a new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Spring, 2009

WD Arkeia Version 8 Now Avaiable. Arkeia becomes the first data protection company to support backup servers deployed as any combination of system software, physical appliances and virtual appliances.

Subscription Licensing. Arkeia Subscription Licensing Option means a company's initial expense is only 40% of the perpetual license investment.

Arkeia Software and FalconStor Team Up to Deliver Backup and Restore of Deduplicated Data. Companies team to deliver fast and flexible backup and restores of deduplicated data sets across deployment modes.

Winter, 2008

Arkeia Delivers Industry's First Virtual Appliance for Backup. Version 8.0 extends Arkeia's product family of physical backup appliances and software applications to address the rapidly-growing demand for virtual backup appliances.

Arkeia Software Announces Support for 100th Linux Platform. With Oracle Enterprise Linux, Arkeia Software reiterates its leadership as the broadest supporter for open source operating systems and applications.

Virtualization. The benefits of deploying a virtual appliance.

Data Protection Deployments. Multiple deployment modes offer greater flexibility.

Tech tip. File system innovations; configurations for complex environments.

Fall, 2008

Arkeia names new CEO. Management changes follow investment to fund expansion into virtualized environments.

Nirvanix joins with Arkeia to offer backup protection across the cloud. Scalable data protection combined with secure globally distributed storage reduces costs by 80-90% and enables data replication on up to three continents.

Remote office backup. Learn how to manage your remote office data.

Tech tip. Tape hardware configuration best practices.

Summer, 2008

Government Computer News.How agencies can build backup systems to meet their unique storage challenges.

Virginia Tech selects EdgeFort appliances as their data protection solution. The appliance allow Virginia Tech Bookstores to backup, restore, and archive critical data across multiple physical locations, with no local IT resource needed.

Arkeia is named as a Storage Awards Finalist. "Backup Software Product of the Year."

Arkeia and Zafara partner to provide a flexible backup and disaster recovery solution for Zafara groupware servers. The solution combines Arkeia MySQL and LDAP modules in order to perform hot backup of Zarafa servers to avoid any service interruption.

Tech tip. Unattended Windows Installation.

Spring, 2008

100 U.S. government customer leverage Arkeia solutions. Arkeia solutions have been deployed throughout government organizations including, the U.S. Army, Drug Association, and NASA.

Arkeia forms financial services business unit. Division is focused on delivering tailored data protection solutions to the financial industry.

Winter, 2007

WD Arkeia version 7. New features including a redesigned GUI, central management, integration with EdgeFort appliances, enhanced VTL, and extended platform support.

Tech tip. Modularity in WD Arkeia.

Fall, 2007

Arkeia Central Management Server. Centralized management technology delivers control and customizability through a Web-based user interface, simplifying the task of managing remote/branch office data environments.

Tech tip. Using Arkeia as an image server. Perform normal backup operations and host updated images of default installations.

Summer, 2007

WD Arkeia takes flight at NASA. Nine major flight and research centers leverage Arkeia solutions to maximize data protection.

300 Series. The EdgeFort 300 Series is completely integrated with Arkeia's award winning network backup software and a complete backup hardware system, including disk and an integrated tape drive.

Spring, 2007

Arkeia strengthens support for VMware. VMware's Web site will feature a virtual appliance running WD Arkeia, an enterprise class backup solution enabling backup to heterogeneous operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, Novell Netware, Mac OS, and BSD).

Tech tip. Using Windows Virtual System State.

Winter, 2006

Storage Networking World in Review. SNW announcements from Arkeia, HP, and WysDM.

Appliances Multiply at SNW. The appliance trend seems to be driven by the rise of the small and mid-sized enterprise (SME) sector as a burgeoning storage market and the desire to simplify branch office computing.

Storage Statistics. Industry analysts estimate that 60 to 80% of corporate data resides outside the data center in remote offices.


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