NetBackup Flex Scale is a highly optimized pay-as-you-grow scale-out solution for enterprise data protection. It includes automated processes that simplify management of the cluster infrastructure. One such example is for initial configuration, you simply use the intuitive GUI (or APIs if you prefer) that takes the complexity away from configuring a multi-node cluster. The initial configuration takes only a few minutes of your time and then an automated process takes over and manages the entire installation and configuration for you.
When complete, you’ve got a highly available NetBackup scale-out solution that includes a single scalable domain and storage unit, ready to discover your assets and start protecting your data.
A NetBackup Flex Scale cluster requires a minimum of four nodes which come shipped to you with the NetBackup Flex Scale software pre-installed. The configuration can be done in three easy steps:
The nodes come pre-installed with the NetBackup Flex Scale software which includes a hardened operating system and all the necessary drivers and patches. So when you are finished providing the configuration details, an automated process kicks off and completes the entire setup for you, including:
Once the automated configuration is complete you can login to NetBackup where you will see it has been fully configured, including:
From here you are ready to discover your assets and start protecting your workloads.
It’s that easy!
Check out my demo to see for yourself how easy it is to get a NetBackup Flex Scale cluster running.
For more information on NetBackup Flex Scale, check out this white paper or visit the Appliance Solutions page on Veritas.com and watch the recorded NetBackup Flex Scale announcement and technical breakout sessions from the Conquer Every Cloud Virtual Conference.
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