Il mestiere di realizzare soluzioni di backup a prova di PMI

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Il mestiere di realizzare soluzioni di backup

a prova di PMI

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Who in this room…

• Struggles with centralized backup?

• Has used WinRE for BMDR for Server 08 or R2 based system?

• What if – you could directly control your client BackupAssist install remotely?

• Who wants to slash the time and effort to monitor large number of backup installs?

• Who here uses Apple or Android devices?

• Want to learn how to spot a potential BackupAssist customer?

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Agenda

• Background on BackupAssist

• What iSCSI means to you and your clients

• New: Recovery for Win RE users

• In Development: Remote control for

BackupAssist

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Who BackupAssist appeals to

Shoal Chamber of Commerce

( BA, Exchange) Order:x283

Health Matrix

(BA, Zip) Order:x294

Network Laundry ( BA) Order:x295 Kent Manufacturing ( BA, SQL, VMGR, Rsync) Order: x172 Microprinting ( BA, SQL) Order: x283 Stewart Construction ( BA) Order: x242 Dr. Geddes Clinic ( BA) Order: x321 St Paul School ( BA) Order: x293

Pro Refrigeration Services

( BA, Open File, Zip) Order: x293

The Chapel

E Personnel Services

( BA, SQL) Order: x240

Braemer & Nelson Attorney

( BA, SQL, Exchange) Order: x293

Focus Merchandise Design

( BA, Exchange) Order: x298

SMB Electrical

( BA) Order: x203

Maryland U

( BA) Order: x272

Nutworks Media

( BA, Rsync) Order: x195

Cabrilio Hoist

( BA, SQL) Order: x274

Ledboer Turf & Grass

( BA, Exchange) Order: x282

Machine Fabrik

( BA, Rsync)

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Customer Sweet spot

Between 5 – 99 employees Business runs 1-3 servers

Use Microsoft based products

Not for Profit

Education sector Automotive Legal firms Accountancy Recruitment/HR Light industries Healthcare and Medical

Retail

Outdoor and Travel

Hotels & Motels

Food and Markets Printing services

Security services Government

Construction and Engineering Marketing and Design

Consultancies

Transportation

Financial and Insurance

Telecommunication Timber and Forestry

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What do they want

• Simple solution to common problems

System to get the job done right

Doesn’t create a complicated mess

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Our unique approach

• Use the best existing backup technologies and ideas…

• Optimize them to make sure they do what you need…

• Wrap them in a simple, easy to use system

• License it affordably

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iSCSi

• Network protocol designed for centralized data storage • Easy : Remote diskspace appears as a local drive.  • Powerful: NTFS and VSS support • Fast: Low protocol overheads, block based • Low cost: No specialized hardware required

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iSCSi

• Useful for backups because…

• iSCSI enables imaging backup to centralized network locations!

• So you get all the “local backup” benefits:

• “Incremental” storage for historical backups – lots of history

• Fast “incremental” source scanning if configured

• Plus the benefits of centralized backup

• Centralized management

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iSCSI Support

1. Enter the IP address or  server name and click  “Search” 2. Select your target 3. Enter the path, and  optionally CHAP  Authentication. Then click “Test  connection…”

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With BackupAssist…

• No surprise implementation, with smart data security features.

• Automatic connection to the iSCSI target before the backup, if it’s not already connected.

• The backup volume is hidden, and not exposed as a drive letter unless you want it to be.

• Automatic disconnection after the backup, to avoid accidental or malicious corruption

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• QUESTION: How does Windows Recovery Environment support 

iSCSI Restores?

iSCSI Support

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Introducing RecoverAssist

• Our very own bootable recovery environment for Server 2008 & Server 2008 R2, SBS 2008/2011 and Windows 7/Vista.

• A complete replacement for the Windows Recovery Environment (WinRE)

• Overcomes limitations and bugs in WinRE • Beta version available in November

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Windows Recovery Environment

• It works… some of the time… • It’s a bit cumbersome

• It takes a while to learn how to use it • You have to be very skillful to use it

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Recover Assist

• More reliable • More stable • Easier to use

• You can do things with it that you can’t with WinRE • Easier to use

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Windows RE vs. RecoverAssist

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Windows RE vs. RecoverAssist

BUT I can summarise it in 4 main points. • Create your own bootable recovery media

• Add drivers to your recovery environment (scsi,raid..) • Avoid common BSOD problems after recovery

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Create your own bootable recovery media

• USB Flash drives • SD Cards

• CD/DVD

• ISO Image File

No need to install a Dvd drive in every server anymore!

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So you don’t see this

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Avoid common BSOD problems after recovery:

• Caused by different class of boot disk

• Can fix existing machine

restored with WinRE

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Recover from backup locations not supported by

WinRE

• iSCSI Target

• Container VHD

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Let’s see how easy it is to recovery from iSCSI

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Add drivers to your recovery environment

ƒ Add driver packs from driverpacks.net ƒ Add drivers from manufacturer discs

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How to recover from iSCSI?

Step 1: Click here to recovery from iSCSI

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How to recover from iSCSI?

Step 2: Configure  your network card

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How to recover from iSCSI?

Step 3: Specify IP address or host name of your

iSCSI target, and optional CHAP authentication

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• Centrally control your backup jobs from one location • ETA mid 2011

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1. Resellers are busy!

2. BackupAssist is all about saving time. 3. All of us have web based devices.

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Let’s join the dots…

BackupAssist

saves time

We own 

mobile devices

Resellers

are busy

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Something Convenient – One Report

• Concise summary of all jobs across all

clients

• Drill down by clicking the links

• Any problems are

placed at the top of the report

• Emailed to you

daily, or view in

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Something Cool

• CMC-Xpress

Mobile app for

-iOS - iPhone/iPad -Android devices

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Convenient and Cool

• Centralized Monitoring Console on your phone or

tablet!

• Daily Status Report

• View past reports

• Forward via email

• Search for a report

• Access last 90 days

• Forward via email

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What we covered this morning

1) CMC = slash time and effort to monitor backup jobs 2) iSCSI = Incremental imaging to centralized storage 3) RecoverAssist = powerful and simple BMDR recovery

solution

4) CMC-Xpress = App for iOS/Android devices

5) Remote Control = Simplify the administration of your backup jobs

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Grazie

Steven Chua, Business Development Manager di Cortex I.T.

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