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Enable Symantec Backup Exec™ to store and retrieve

backup data to Cloud storage using CloudArray™


software

For virtualized and physical server environments


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Overview
 The following presentation provides a functional overview on:

 How Symantec Backup Exec software together with CloudArray work


seamlessly to protect virtualized and physical environments

 This solution provides an economic and highly reliable storage tier for
offsite data backup and replication without the logistics and cost of tape
transport.

 The presentation also provides a 3-year TCO summary on CloudArray


vs. existing backup and replication solutions

 Details for a Free 30-day evaluation of CloudArray software

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Example Environment
 3 physical hosts and 14 virtual machines on VMware ESX servers

 Backup Exec implemented as data protection solution

 Initial Backup Exec backup targets: tape and offsite tape storage

 Enhancement solution for Backup Exec backup target:


 CloudArray software
 Cloud storage providers

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host
LAN

Backup Exec
VM and PS VM and PS Typical backup
Data backup Data restore
solution using
(CIFS)
Backup Exec
Backup target

Tape

D2D
Proxy Server running Offsite Tape
Backup Exec
Backup Storage
Backup Targets
Tape and/or D2D

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN
Challenges with
Ph. Host
backup to tape and
LAN
offsite tape
VM and PS VM and PS management;
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore • Time consuming
(CIFS) • Costly
Backup target
• Not Secure
• Data Integrity issues
Tape • Time to restore

D2D
Proxy Server running Offsite Tape
Backup Exec
Backup Storage
Backup Targets
Tape and/or D2D

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host
LAN
Challenges with D2D
VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore backup;
(CIFS)
• Capital intensive
Backup target • Costly and time
consuming to expand
Tape

D2D
Proxy Server running Offsite Tape
Backup Exec
Backup Storage
Backup Targets
Tape and/or D2D

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup target
Storing backup data for
recovery in the Cloud
offers many benefits,
but how do we
inexpensively connect
Backup Exec to a
Proxy Server running Cloud provider of our
Backup Exec
choice?
Backup Target

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore
… with CloudArray
Backup target software!

CloudArray

Proxy Server running


Backup Exec
Backup Target

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host CloudArray operates


LAN as a virtual appliance

Backup Exec
VM and PS VM and PS It presents iSCSI
Data backup Data restore
volumes to physical
and virtual servers
Backup target
Volumes are block-
CloudArray based and replicate
Virtual
Appliance data to cloud storage
providers
ESX
Proxy Server running It’s local cache allows
Backup Exec fast access to data
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Provision CloudArray
Backup target
volume(s) using local
storage as a cache or
CloudArray a full local copy
Virtual
Appliance

ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec

CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM CloudArray volume(s)
VM disk are mapped to your
files on
choice of Cloud storage
primary storage
Host n service providers with
SAN pricing as low as
Ph. Host $0.15/GB per month
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup target
WAN

CloudArray
Virtual
Appliance

ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
Providers
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n Present CloudArray
volume to Windows
SAN

Ph. Host Proxy Server running


LAN Backup Exec.

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup Target CloudArray Vol mapped


To VCB Proxy Server
WAN

CloudArray
Virtual
Appliance

ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
Providers
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup Target= CloudArray Vol mapped


mapped CloudArray volume To VCB Proxy Server
with NTFS WAN
Proxy
CloudArray
Server Virtual
Appliance
installs
NTFS on
vol. and ESX
Proxy Server running
mounts Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
drive Providers
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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In Backup Exec config window,
create backup-to-disk
Data Center
folder and
point it to CloudArray volume on
VM Proxy Server.
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
SAN

Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup Target= CloudArray Vol mapped


mapped CloudArray volume To VCB Proxy Server
with NTFS WAN

CloudArray
Virtual
Appliance

ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
Providers
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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DataFrom
Center the Backup Exec
window, add VMs and
VM physical hosts to be
VM disk backed
files on up to the
primary storage
Backup Exec database
Host n
by selecting it from the
SAN resources tab
Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

CloudArray Vol mapped


Select destination folder
Backup Target [drive letter:] =
mapped CloudArray volume To VCB Proxy Server in [drive letter:] where
with NTFS WAN backup sources will
CloudArray
reside
Virtual
Appliance
Initiate backup
ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
Providers
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
primary storage
Host n
The backup data set is
written to CloudArray local
SAN
cache
Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup Target [drive letter:] = CloudArray Vol mapped


mapped CloudArray volume To VCB Proxy Server
with NTFS WAN

CloudArray
Virtual
Appliance

ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
Providers
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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Data Center

VM
VM disk files on
The data set is
primary storage
Host n asynchronously
SAN replicated to one or
Ph. Host
more Cloud storage
LAN
providers of your
choice
VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup Target [drive letter:] = CloudArray Vol mapped


mapped CloudArray volume To VCB Proxy Server
with NTFS WAN

CloudArray
Virtual
Appliance

ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
Providers
CloudArray
Encryption,
VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server Compression,
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A restore Data Center
operation from
Backup Exec VM
retrieves data VM disk files on
from CloudArray primary storage
Host n
local cache and
SAN
Cloud storage
provider(s) Ph. Host
LAN

VM and PS VM and PS
Backup Exec Data backup Data restore

Backup Target [drive letter:] = CloudArray Vol mapped


mapped CloudArray volume To VCB Proxy Server
with NTFS WAN

CloudArray
Virtual
Appliance

ESX
Proxy Server running
Backup Exec
Cloud Storage
Providers
CloudArray

VM=virtual
VM=virtual machine,
machine, PS=physical
PS=physical server
server

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CloudArray vs. Existing Backup &
Replication Solutions: 5 TB
Environment
 Analysis based on increment costs 33 yr-TCO
yr-TCO for
for CloudArray
CloudArray vs.
vs. Existing
Existing
Backup
Backup and
and Replication
Replication Solutions
Solutions
 5 TB environment
$300,000 $293,584
 Includes all s/w, h/w, maint, & admin
$250,000

 Backup solutions $200,000

 Existing backup to tape + remote vaulting $150,000


$101,356
 Backup to CloudArray $100,000
 5 months ROI (initial CAP/OP-EX) $53,500
$50,000 $28,500
 $72.8 k savings over 3 yr period
$0
backup replication
 Replication solutions
Existing CloudArray
 Existing off-site replication
 Replication + snapshot to CloudArray
 1 month ROI (initial CAP/OP-Ex)
 $240k savings over 3 yr period

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Feature / Benefits
 Provides secure electronic backup to offsite Cloud
storage providers without changes to Backup Exec

 Choice of Cloud storage providers with rates of $0.15


per GB per month

 No need to save data to tape(s) and ship offsite

 Faster restore from iSCSI volumes

 Local copy of data is available in CloudArray cache


with option of a full local copy for faster access

 Choice of Cloud storage providers to optimize cost


and availability

 Secure: 256-bit AES at rest encryption

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Eval of CloudArray is Available
Now
 Free 30-day product evaluation of CloudArray

 Visit TwinStrata’s Web site to download your evaluation copy of


CloudArray and explore other solutions

 http://www.twinstrata.com

Thank you

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