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Dell DR4100 Advanced Disk Backup and Disaster Recovery Solution

Now available, DR4100, the next- generation
DR Series backup and recovery solution. Learn More

Disk- based backup & recovery with deduplication and compression

Companies of all sizes increasingly struggle with the relentless growth of data they must manage. Essential to the business yet often redundant in nature, data can strain storage and backup processes as administrators strive to ensure data availability and integrity while meeting capacity and backup window constraints.

The Dell™ DR4100 (and the previous model DR4000) deduplication and compression backup appliances can help you to alleviate these growing problems. By removing redundant data from the backup work stream, the DR can help to drastically reduce the storage footprint, enable core backup to remain on disk and online longer, provide faster and more reliable restores, and reduce the complexity around tape management.

Enhanced disaster recovery capability is provided by the DR4100 through inline many-to-one deduplicated replication in which up to thirty-two nodes can be replicated simultaneously to one node. Replication enables better disaster tolerance without the operational costs associated with transporting data offsite on physical tape, and deduplication coupled with replication minimizes the costs and inefficiencies associated with distributed backup environments.

Simple to deploy and manage, the DR Series offers unsurpassed Total Cost of Ownership benefits. The appliance supports a broad range of leading backup software solutions (Symantec® Backup Exec, Symantec Netbackup, CommVault® Simpana®, TSM, EMC Networker, and Veeam). The DR4100 also supports Dell NetVault, vRanger and AppAssure as well as Oracle RMAN, CA ARCserve and HP DataProtector 1. Innovative firmware and an all-inclusive licensing model ensure optimal functionality and the assurance of no hidden costs for desired future features.

Dell DR4100 and DR4000 Solutions

Backup and Recovery

The Dell DR4100 and DR4000 disk-based data protection appliances offer advanced deduplication and compression capabilities to reduce the time and cost associated with backing up and restoring data.

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Deduplication technologies help reduce backup storage requirements and allow jobs to complete within shorter time windows.

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Compression reduces the size of data that is stored and protected which can help reduce complexity and network resource contention while improving backup and recovery times.

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1 See the DR4100 datasheet for a complete list of backup software certifications.

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