Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Tech Field Day 7 -- Austin : Roger Lund Day 1 Overview at Dell


We started off the afternoon at Dell, Talking about the Dell Acquisitions and Solutions, then diving into Scalable Storage Systems, and then Equallogic.

Below is my overview.


Some existing information on Dell Acquisitions.





More information on the Dell Scalable File System. Including Dell PowerVault NX3500 Unified Storage Platform, and Dell EqualLogic FS7500 system


More information on the Dell Equallogic San’s.


More information on the PS6010 and PS6510


Also make sure to check out Tech Field Day’s blog post.

Blog post link:

Dell Presents at Tech Field Day 7


Until Next Time!



Roger Lund

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Tech Field Day 7 -- Austin : Day 1 Overview -The Symantec Backup Appliance Overload!


My Thoughts on our Mid Morning visit at Symantec.


My two cents are, these are great for remote sights, and offices. But, I wish we could run these with the same licensing, as below, but within a virtual appliance.


Check out the Tech Field Day video also.


More info.

Symantec Backup Exec 3600 Appliance

Backup Exec 3600 Appliance provides Backup Exec software and optimized hardware integrated into a single affordable backup solution from the industry leader in Backup – Symantec. Easily protect both physical and virtual environments while reducing storage costs and improving backup performance through integrated deduplication. Reduce business downtime with V-Ray technology that recovers data through a single pass backup in second”

Link to appliance http://www.symantec.com/business/backup-exec-3600-appliance

Licenses Included with the Backup Exec 3600 Appliance :

    • •Backup Exec 2010 R3 Server
    • •Agent for Windows Systems (AWS)
    • •Remote Agent for Linux Systems (RALUS)
    • •Remote Agent for Mac Systems (RAMS)
    • •Agent for Microsoft Exchange
    • •Agent for Microsoft Active Directory
    • •Agent for Microsoft SQL
    • •Agent for Microsoft SharePoint
    • •Agent for Oracle (Linux/Windows)
    • •Agent for Lotus Domino
    • •Deduplication Option
    • •Agent for VMware Virtual Infrastructures
    • •Agent for Microsoft Hyper-V”


“NetBackup Appliances

Symantec understands the shifting needs of the data center and offers the NetBackup appliances as an additional option for customers to simplify deployment and maintenance of marketing-leading NetBackup and NetBackup deduplication.

The NetBackup appliances are ideal for customers looking for turnkey solutions for their organization. The appliances enable efficient, storage-optimized data protection for the data center, remote office and virtual environments.

Product Families
Symantec's NetBackup Appliance family consists of two series:
  • NetBackup 5200 series - a single-vendor enterprise backup appliance with deduplication
    • 5200: enterprise backup appliance with 32TB storage
    • 5220: enterprise backup appliance with expandable storage starting at 4TB.
  • NetBackup 5000 series - a scalable deduplication appliance for the enterprise
    • 5000: global deduplication pool scalable from 16TB to 96TB
    • 5020: global deduplication pool scalable from 32TB to 192TB “

Video Demo

Link to appliances http://www.symantec.com/business/theme.jsp?themeid=nbu-appliance





Roger Lund