SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Zmanda, a leading global provider of open source and cloud backup solutions, announced the latest releases of Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL, which simplify backup management and recovery for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) operating in heterogeneous environments. Zmanda solutions offer high-end features with price and ease-of-use designed with SMBs in mind. With the latest enhancements to these solutions, SMBs can seamlessly back up and manage a wide variety of databases and applications through a centralized backup server to disk, tape or cloud storage. "Increasingly, SMBs today have complex IT environments that can make managing their backups more challenging, and often more complex," said Chander Kant, President of Zmanda, a Carbonite Company. "With the new versions of Amanda Enterprise and Zmanda Recovery Manager, we continue to deliver on our commitment to simplifying backup management for SMBs so our customers can focus on their business, not their backups." "By developing intuitive interfaces, the Zmanda solutions further enable system administrators to easily manage their backups, and they can rely on active monitoring and reporting to give them confidence in the robustness of their infrastructure," continued Kant. Amanda Enterprise Delivers Robust, Scalable Backup Platform Amanda Enterprise is an enterprise-grade, network backup solution based on open source backup and recovery software, Amanda. Built on extensive research and development, combined with active feedback from the thriving open source community, Amanda Enterprise 3.3 is a robust, scalable and feature-rich platform that meets the backup needs of heterogeneous environments, across Linux, Windows, OS X and Solaris-based systems. Amanda Enterprise 3.3 delivers significant architecture and feature updates for businesses to deliver more backup control and management features so they can administer their backups based on their specific needs and preferences. Key enhancements in Amanda Enterprise include:
Advanced backup management
Optimized SQL Server and Exchange Backups
Improved Virtual Tape and Physical Tape Management
Expanded Platform Support
Zmanda Recovery Manager for MySQL Streamlines Management of Multiple Servers ZRM for MySQL – a mission-critical backup solution designed specifically for MySQL databases – provides a comprehensive backup management solution. ZRM for MySQL is particularly useful in environments with multiple MySQL databases and can integrate into any network backup infrastructure. With ZRM, instead of implementing and monitoring a MySQL backup script on each MySQL server, MySQL database administrators can centrally install and monitor backups of MySQL databases across the enterprise. The release of ZRM for MySQL 3.5 brings disk space and network usage optimization and enhanced backup reporting, along with simplified management to help configure backups quickly and intelligently. Additionally, ZRM for MySQL 3.5 now supports backup of MySQL Enterprise Edition, MySQL Community Edition, SkySQL, MariaDB, and MySQL databases running on latest versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu and Windows.