In office environments, accidental deletions and overwrites of files are common mishaps. It's not unusual for IT administrators to receive daily requests to restore single files or documents. In addition, IT administrators are increasingly required to recover individual documents in order to comply with legal or regulatory requests.
This process typically requires involvement from multiple staff members. When end users need to restore a file, they contact the help desk or their SharePoint administrator who must then contact the backup administrator. Oftentimes, the backup administrator must restore the database into a standby SharePoint farm before searching for the individual file, or use third-party tools to locate the file. And sometimes a lengthy game of telephone tag must occur before the correct file version is found. This creates a heavy burden on IT staff.
HP Data Protector Granular Recovery Extension helps you overcome these challenges. It empowers your SharePoint administrators to manage the file-recovery process entirely through the SharePoint administrator user interface. They can now quickly complete end-user requests to restore single documents or folders - without the help of backup administrators.
Improving support for virtualization
Data Protector now offers enhanced support for VMware and Hyper-V environments, through a fully integrated application agent. With this application agent, the user can initiate or schedule a snapshot-based, on-line backup of virtual machines at any time - and it can all be managed through the Data Protector GUI.
Optimizing storage capacity
With HP Data Protector, you can now optimize the storage capacity of your environment in a number of ways. The synthetic and virtual full features of Data Protector are unique in the industry, and offer a seamless way to consolidate a series of incremental backups on to virtually any disk or tape-based media destination quickly and easily. Best of all, this can be accomplished without placing any additional burden on the network, or on the systems themselves.
Lowering total cost of ownership
From licensing and support pricing, to automated agent installation and easy-to-use software, HP Data Protector has always led the industry in delivering an enterprise solution with extremely low cost of ownership. Data Protector advances its leadership in this area even further, through the following enhancements.