internetnews.com: VERITAS Automates Disaster Recovery Software
Jan 12, 2004, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"In keeping with its goal to automate data center environments
as part of its utility computing strategy, VERITAS Software Monday
said it has added rapid server recovery capabilities to its
disaster recovery software.
"By automating the multiple, manual-intensive tasks required to
restore a failed system, Bare Metal Restore technology helps
companies bring their computer systems back up quickly in the event
of downtime triggered by a system failure or disaster. The Mountain
View, Calif. company's latest iteration of Bare Metal Restore, 4.7,
automates the server recovery process, eliminating the need for an
IT worker to reinstall operating systems or configure hardware by
"The software has an 'external procedures' feature that allows
administrators to create custom scripts within the data recovery
process to speed the recovery of the database and applications.
This is traditionally a separate step outside the data restoration
process and performed by separate IT staff..."