Veritas Technologies announced that it is expanding its Google Cloud Platform integration with support for Google Cloud Storage Coldline. By combining Information Map, NetBackup and Google Cloud Platform, customers can take advantage of frictionless information governance with complete visibility, insight and greater control of their data.
The number of enterprises using cloud as a backup destination is on the rise and is expected to double by 2018, according to Gartner. As this trend continues, customer choice in cloud storage destinations and the appropriate tiers within those destinations becomes critical to building the right data management and governance strategy. This includes backup and archive to durable, offsite repositories such as Google Cloud Platform. Veritas is advancing enterprise data management through simplified data migration to Google Cloud Platform by automating and optimizing storage lifecycle policies, reducing cost and improving agility.
“Veritas’ collaboration with Google underscores our commitment to managing the world’s information and helping customers gain accessibility and insights from their data,” said Scott Anderson, Senior Vice President of Information Protection Solutions at Veritas. “By extending our support to Google Cloud Storage Coldline, we’re enabling our customers with more cloud storage choices to better balance their service level objectives, compliance requirements and spend for data that is necessary to keep, but rarely accessed.”
Google Cloud Storage Coldline offers customers an ideal cloud destination for the long-term archiving of backup copies and disaster recovery of cold data with no compromise on latency or availability. Veritas also offered day-one support of Google Cloud Storage Nearline for storing backup data that is accessed less frequently (i.e. less than once a month). Google Cloud Storage integrates seamlessly with Veritas NetBackup Appliances, giving customers a complete solution for managing data through its lifecycle. The NetBackup Appliance offers optimized local storage for critical backup data that needs to be readily accessible for quick restore. As the data ages, it can automatically move through different tiers of storage, including cloud. All of this is managed via a single policy and management console. Veritas Information Map further illuminates unstructured data assets across the global storage environment for complete visibility, easy management, and new levels of insight from which smarter decisions can be made.