NetIQ has announced the general availability of the PlateSpin Forge 700 Series of disaster recovery appliances for protecting both physical and virtual server workloads in the event of a production server outage or disaster. The PlateSpin Forge 700 Series appliances protect 60 percent more workloads and provide higher performance and capacity than the previous generation 500 Series.
Featuring the latest PlateSpin Forge 11 software, the PlateSpin Forge 700 Series appliances support the latest OS and hypervisor versions from Microsoft, VMware, and others, and include support for new UEFI physical servers with GPT hard drives and boot drives larger than 2TB.
All PlateSpin Forge 700 Series appliances include PlateSpin Recon 4 licenses capable of monitoring the CPU, memory, network bandwidth, and disk utilization of up to 100 production server workloads for 30 days.
Armed with this planning and analysis data, IT professionals can balance recovery performance with infrastructure costs, assure their workloads are protected while maintaining their service-level agreements in disaster recovery scenarios most efficiently.
"Unplanned downtime can have disastrous effects on a business. Companies need a disaster recovery solution that minimizes impact to productivity, revenue and their reputation with their customers," said Venkatesh Swaminathan, Country Head, The Attachmate Group India (NetIQ, Novell, SUSE, Attachmate). "The PlateSpin Forge 700 series all-in-one solution dramatically improves a company's ability to protect their business-critical assets while offering rapid recovery - and with a far greater value and lower TCO than other solutions."