NetWorker is an enterprise-class data protection solution. It is software based, distributed via the customer’s various networks and deployed upon the application/print/web servers. NetWorker is highly customizable to meet specific automation, performance and infrastructure needs. NetWorker is the glue that binds EMCs various hardware and software product together into unified solutions. It provides protection for EMC primary storage products (Symmetrix, CLARiiON, Celerra), enterprise scalability for EMC software products (Avamar, RecoverPoint, HomeBase), and the data protection utility for EMC’s backup storage targets (Data Domain,etc).
This release is a significant release and provides the following new features and enhancements.
New Feature Summary
· vStorage APIs for Data Protection
o Integrated with vStorage API for Data Protection (VADP)
o Physical or virtual NetWorker VADP proxy options with either Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2003.
o Option to leverage change block tracking (CBT) feature
o Single Step VM Recovery; Same/different VC server
o File Level Recoveries (FLR) from image backups for Windows
· Windows Disaster Recovery (BMR)
o Wizard driven BMR for Windows 2008, 2008 R2, Windows 7
o Built-into the NetWorker client with recovery via Bootable Image
· Integration & Platform Concurrency
o Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows 7 SP1, RHEL6, AIX 7.1, NetApp OnTAP 8, Celerra 6, VNX/VNXe (in progress)
o Support for Data Domain Systems DDOS v4.9 & v5.0 / DD Boost v2.3.1
o Increased DD Boost devices and sessions for DDOS 5.0
o Support for Data Domain Archiver
· Usability & Supportability Enhancements
o AFTD & NMC UI Enhancements
o Ability to recover from original backups or cloned backups from the UI
o CST Library Update to v2.0
o Support for NetWorker Server on Solaris local zones
o Clone statistics and NMC performance improvements
For full details on fixes and enhancements in this release, please refer to the Release Notes.