SoftLayer™ Launches EVault™ Bare Metal Restores

August 25, 2009 by · Comments Off on SoftLayer™ Launches EVault™ Bare Metal Restores 

SoftlayerWeb Host ServicesDALLAS — SoftLayer™ today began offering EVault™ Bare Metal Restores (BMR). This advanced disaster recovery capability enables customers to completely restore servers to a bare metal state after an operating system or hardware failure. Servers are restored to the latest system image safely stored in a secure SoftLayer repository.

“Everything we offer is about giving our customers more flexibility, confidence, and control,” said Andrew Maten, SoftLayer Director of IT Systems. “EVault BMR is a powerful, no-nonsense tool for getting systems back up quickly without losing data or functionality.”

EVault BMR is available for Microsoft Windows systems with SoftLayer’s standard EVault offering. For only $20/month it provides a wide range of benefits, including the capability to:
– Restore systems to a select point-in-time
– Restore systems from image or file-based backups
– Restore systems from EVault backups
– Launch recovery transactions to restore data without a bootable system

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