Fujitsu introduces integrated data protection appliance for the digital world
* Next-generation ETERNUS integrated backup appliance helps organisations protect critical data at the heart of their digital business.
* With full visibility of data across physical, virtual and cloud environments, ETERNUS CS200c S4 Powered by the Commvault Data Platform also becomes key enabler for GDPR compliance.
* Appliance is ideally suited for hyper-converged infrastructures, delivering out-of-the-box backup and dramatically reducing deployment time and risks.
Fujitsu today introduces a powerful data solution for the digital world with the ETERNUS CS200c S41, the next-generation integrated data protection appliance for physical, virtual and cloud-based environments. An all-in-one solution that's ready to run out of the box, the appliance helps businesses of all sizes boost their efficiency, ensure business continuity and growth, and support GDPR compliance while reducing complexity and cost.
The Fujitsu ETERNUS CS200c S4, powered by the Commvault Data Platform, simplifies data protection and management for businesses that operate in the digital world. It is designed to ensure business continuity and is capable of handling amounts of business-critical data. The appliance combines powerful Fujitsu hardware with industry-leading data management software from Commvault2, in a single integrated backup unit that protects data across business applications, virtualised, converged and hyper-converged infrastructures.
Organisations can rely on ETERNUS CS200c S4 to ensure the highest levels of business efficiency and continuity, as well as facilitate compliance with data protection regulations including GDPR, which comes into effect in May 2018. Leveraging the market's leading data protection and management solution from Commvault, the device consolidates critical data protection, compliance and data discovery operations in one unified solution, giving organisations full visibility into all the personal data they store, whether structured or unstructured, whether on-premises or in the cloud.
Olivier Delachapelle, Head of Data Center Category Management at Fujitsu EMEIA, says: "We live in a digital world where data is at the heart of all business operations. The non-stop availability of business-critical data is more important than ever before. We have turbocharged the ETERNUS CS200c S4 so that it is able to help organisations boost business agility in the digital world. The new-generation appliance provides the front line protection for physical and virtual environments and ensures effective management of key data assets. With the power of the Commvault Data Platform, ETERNUS CS200c enables organisations to quickly find, recover and access data - transforming the backup and archiving landscape into a genuine productivity engine and a driver for digital business growth."
With the ETERNUS CS200c S4, Fujitsu helps organisations reduce cost, risk and integration complexity by eliminating the need for multiple point solutions. The appliance is shipped pre-loaded and pre-configured, ensuring straightforward on-site rollout, implementation times of as little as 30 minutes3, and trouble-free operation with the option of backing up to cloud, disk, or tape. It offers deep hypervisor integration for backup and recovery across physical and virtual IT environments, as well as application-consistent snapshot support with near-instant data recovery, both of which guarantee uninterrupted business operation. Built-in encryption and integrated replication ensure businesses remain online and business-critical data is protected against cyber and ransomware attacks at all times.
"We are delighed to build on our successful partnership with Fujitsu by combining the power of Commvault Software on Fujitsu's next-generation data protection appliance, providing customers industry-leading storage hardware and data-protection software in a single, cost efficient package," says Ralph Nimergood, vice president, worldwide channels and alliances, Commvault. "Through this pre-configured solution, customers can accelerate their time to value with an all-in-one integrated solution that simplifies the way they protect files, applications and virtual machines with the scalability, flexibility and high mangeability to grow as business demands evolve."
With a fast return-on-investment and low total cost of ownership, the ETERNUS CS200c S4 is the ideal out-of-the-box choice for businesses of all sizes - including branch offices - looking for a cost efficient backup solution, as well as for a range of scenarios including backing up virtual machines, integrated systems such as the Fujitsu Integrated System PRIMEFLEX, email and file system archiving - and for use in endpoint backup. Organisations can choose from a range of sizes, models and licensing options to suit their business requirements. Administration is simple through a central, unified management console. Repetitive and highly complex tasks are automated, streamlining operations and minimising the risk of manual data loss. In addition, customers benefit from ongoing support and maintenance provided by Fujitsu and partners throughout the appliance's lifecycle.
Pricing and availability
The Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS CS200c S4 integrated backup appliance will be available from 1 December, 2017 in Europe, Middle East, India and Africa. The appliance can be purchased direct from Fujitsu and via distribution partners. Pricing and specifications vary by configuration and country.
Notes to editors
1 The Fujitsu ETERNUS CS200c S4 combines powerful Fujitsu system technology with industry-leading software from Commvault, providing excellent features for business efficiency and continuity. It offers a broad range of models and licensing options. The ETERNUS CS200c S4 delivers native support for clouds and application support for a wide range of Microsoft Windows, Linux/Unix, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Oracle, and SAP applications. Optional enterprise data protection features include hardware snapshot support for storage arrays Including Fujitsu Storage ETERNUS DX and AF storage arrays, snapshot replication, and tape support.
2 Commvault's integrated solutions portfolio - comprised of Commvault Software, the Commvault Data Platform, and Commvault Services - is uniquely positioned to help customers activate their data by accelerating the transformation from legacy data management to a modern data environment to unlock critical business insight and drive new value from customers' technology investments. Commvault Software is an industry-leading product offering in the areas of data protection and recovery, cloud, virtualisation, archive, and file sync and share that addresses evolving market trends, growth areas, and customer use cases. The Commvault Data Platform, is open and standards-based, helping customers better leverage data, improve IT operations, and enabling third party innovation.
3 Implementation times vary, depending on environments.
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