LONGMONT, Colo., Oct. 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dot Hill Systems Corp. (Nasdaq:HILL), a leading provider of SAN storage solutions, today announced that its AssuredSAN™ 3000 Series storage arrays have been verified on Veeam Backup & Replication™ v6.x. By passing Veeam's extensive hardware testing, Dot Hill's reliable and highly available AssuredSAN 3000 Series arrays are now available for dependable deployment with Veeam. Veeam Backup & Replication provides fast, flexible and reliable recovery of virtualized applications and data for both VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V environments. "Because Veeam Backup & Replication is one of the most commonly implemented backup and data protection solution for virtual infrastructures, it's an important part of many virtualization installations," said Jim Jonez, senior director of marketing, Dot Hill. "The verification of Dot Hill technology with Veeam means that virtualization users can count on the scalable AssuredSAN 3000 Series systems with 99.999 percent reliability for storage and backup of their business-critical data." "We are pleased to have Dot Hill as a new Technology Alliance Partner verified on Veeam Backup & Replication," said Rick Hoffman,Vice President of Worldwide Alliances and Channels at Veeam. "The Dot Hill AssuredSAN 3000 Series and Veeam Backup & Replication provide a powerful hardware/software combination that VMware and Microsoft customers can depend on to reliably manage their data." Designed to assist IT-constrained, midsize organizations facing the demands of data storage and data protection requirements, Dot Hill's AssuredSAN storage solutions support businesses in meeting their IT needs by delivering breakthrough storage performance, efficiency, flexibility and scale. The Dot Hill AssuredSAN 3000 Series is certified with vSphere, vSphere 5 Site Recovery Manager, and vStorage with full support for VAAI primitives. Dot Hill AssuredSAN 3000 Series arrays offer support for 8Gb Fibre Channel storage area networks (SANs), 10Gb iSCSI, as well as other 'state of the art' interface options. In addition, Dot Hill continues to add midrange capability and value to its 3000 Series with options such as AssuredRemote™ data management software for remote replication. Advanced data management such as AssuredCopy™, Dot Hill's volume copy technology, enabling the creation of independent data volume copies for additional data protection, and Dot Hill's AssuredSnap™ snapshot capability for improved data availability and business continuity, allow companies to reduce the burden of meeting modern data retention policies. The AssuredSAN 3000 systems can scale to a total of 288 terabytes of storage with inexpensive JBOD expansion units.