The Smart Choice in Data Protection
Rapid, low-impact backup – Instant recovery-in-place – Disk, tape & cloud
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What values do you look for in a backup solution?
How about these:
  • Reliable backup that works
  • Rapid recovery when you need it
  • An open storage model
  • A first-class support team
  • Affordable, easy to understand licensing
If you don’t have these, the rest doesn’t really matter. That’s why we’ve spent over 20 years focused on these core values.

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Robust Backup and Recovery

DPX provides robust backup and recovery capabilities. Our patented block-level protection reduces backup time and impact by 90%, for both physical and virtual servers. Files and applications are easily recovered directly from backup storage. You can have peace of mind that your data is reliably protected as per your Recovery Point Objectives (RPOs) and is there when you need it.

vStor backup repository

The DPX software-defined vStor backup repository lets you build your own backup targets to meet your unique performance and capacity requirements, without having to rely on expensive single-purpose appliances. And it’s all backed by a support team that routinely gets 95% or higher customer satisfaction ratings, along with a NetPromoter score consistently over 80 (compared to a software industry average of about 30).
Catalogic DPX Use Cases
Backup is an insurance policy. It might be used to restore a database table after a fat finger event deletes it. It could be recovering a server captured by ransomware. In the worst case, you might need to recover an entire facility lost to a natural disaster. In all these cases, reliability is paramount.
But backup can also be more than an insurance policy. With instantly accessible backup images, you can leverage backups for many other tasks, such as reporting, dev-test, analytics and more.

Catalogic DPX delivers across a range of use cases

Data Protection

Getting backups done on time and reliably are leading data protection challenges.
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Data Protection

Getting backups done on time and reliably are leading data protection challenges.  With Catalogic’s patented block-level backup technology, you’ll reduce backup times by 90% and almost never have to troubleshoot a backup failure. Finally, you can have peace of mind that your data is reliably protected and will be there when you need it. And the vStor backup repository allows you to build backup targets to your own specifications, to meet your performance and capacity requirements.

Rapid Recovery and DR

Restore systems in the time it takes to boot them using our patented Instant Virtualization technology.
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Rapid Recovery and DR

Nobody likes waiting for a recovery when business operations are down. With DPX, you can restore systems in the time it takes to boot them using our patented Instant Virtualization technology. Snapshots can be mapped to stand in for lost volumes with only two mouse clicks. For targeted recoveries, you can rapidly recover files, Exchange and SharePoint items, SQL database tables and more, without needing to restore an entire database or volume. Catalogic recovery works locally or remotely to support Disaster Recovery scenarios. Data replication allows you to efficiently move data off-site.

Ransomware Protection

DPX block-level backups are stored as immutable snapshots which cannot be manipulated by ransomware.
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Ransomware Protection

Ransomware infestations are growing at a record pace. Unfortunately, many of these viruses slip past anti-virus systems and there’s no guaranteed way to keep them out of your organization. When ransomware strikes, the only recourse is to have a secure backup.

DPX block-level backups are stored as immutable snapshots. That means that unlike backups stored as files, block backups cannot be manipulated by ransomware. With DPX, your backup data is secure.

DPX also allows you to back up your critical systems more frequently, which means you’ll lose less data when you need to recover. DPX provides multiple recovery points so you can spin the clock back to just before the infection happened. Speed of recovery is crucial for getting your organization back to operational status. And DPX can help with the ultimate form of protection from electronic attack: having air-gap security in the form of backup tapes.

Cloud Integration

DPX makes it easy for you to send backup images into the Cloud and to find them easily when you need them
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Cloud Integration

Organizations are increasingly moving to the Cloud for long term backup storage. Catalogic DPX makes it easy for you to send backup images into the Cloud and to find them easily when you need them. Backups can be sent directly into the Amazon Cloud or Microsoft Azure. Or, by using a NetApp® AltaVault® cloud-integrated storage appliance, numerous public and private clouds are accessible.

Tape/Tape Replacement

Many organizations still use tape, thus DPX includes full-fledged support for multiple tape drives and formats.
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Tape or Tape Replacement

Tape is the IT technology that is always going but never gone. Many organizations still rely heavily on tape, which is why DPX includes full-fledged support for multiple tape drives and formats. This isn’t bolted-on bare-bones tape: it’s true, enterprise-class tape management. But if you’re ready to leave tape behind, DPX also offers true disk-to-disk and disk-to-cloud protection that can have you saying goodbye to tape for good.

Remote Office Backup

The vStor data repository can be as simple as a single virtual machine, making it the perfect solution.
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Remote Office Backup

Protecting remote offices has always been a challenge. Legacy backup tools are often too complex. Simplicity matters when on location IT staff may be limited. Bandwidth concerns are also significant. Catalogic DPX shines in both regards. The vStor data repository can be as simple as a single virtual machine, making it the perfect solution for smaller offices. The local vStor provides rapid on-site recovery, while data replication sends copies back to the data center for true DR and data centralization.

NetApp OSSV Replacement

Catalogic DPX offers a seamless, low-risk replacement for OSSV when moving to Clustered Data ONTAP.
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NetApp OSSV Replacement

Customers have relied on NetApp OSSV agents for their data protection needs for years. But OSSV agents don’t support Clustered Data ONTAP targets, and they don’t work on the current versions of Windows or Linux. For NetApp OSSV users, Catalogic DPX offers a seamless, low-risk replacement for OSSV when moving to Clustered Data ONTAP.

NDMP

Catalogic supports NDMP backups to disk, tape and cloud which can be an extremely cost-effective standalone NDMP solution
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NDMP

Catalogic helped pioneer NDMP backups and remains a leader in supporting NDMP for multiple vendor NAS systems, including NetApp NDMP and DellEMC Isilon NDMP. Catalogic supports NDMP backups to disk, tape and cloud. You can deploy DPX as an extremely cost-effective standalone NDMP solution that can save you as much as 80% on your legacy backup software costs.

Micro Focus Data Protection

Catalogic has provided industry leading protection and recovery for Novell products since 1997, pioneering many protection features
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Novell / Micro Focus Data Protection

Catalogic has provided industry leading protection and recovery for Novell products since 1997, pioneering many protection features such as Open Enterprise Server (OES) cluster support and deep GroupWise integration. Unlike many other vendors, we’ve never backed off on our commitment to the Novell family of products, even as they have shifted to Micro Focus.

DPX Resources
What's New in Catalogic DPX 4.6.1
Catalogic DPX Data Sheet
Catalogic DPX: NDMP Backup and Recovery
Additional Features

The vStor Software-Defined Backup Repository


The vStor backup repository is a flexible and scalable software-defined backup target that frees you from expensive backup appliances and vendor lock-in. Built on open source components, vStor can use any block storage without restrictions. It supports both deduplication and compression for efficiency and provides point-to-point replication for DR or remote office support. With vStor, you can build different backup targets to meet your performance needs. For example, a single VM to support a small office, or a high-performance vStor built on all-flash storage for your most critical workloads. There are no additional licensing costs for vStor repositories. vStor can be deployed quickly as a virtual appliance or installed on a physical server to meet performance needs. For more details on vStor, see our solution sheet.

Multi-purpose Backup Images


Catalogic DPX stores backups as usable snapshots. Data can be accessed for recovery purposes, but it can also serve to provide needed data for other use cases, such as reporting, dev-test, analytics and so on.  Snapshot backup images can be mapped to compute nodes with only a few mouse clicks, giving you fast and easy data delivery.

Simple Object Recovery


DPX provides rapid, easy recovery of application data objects. This includes Microsoft Exchange (emails, contacts, tasks, etc.), Microsoft SharePoint (documents, lists, sites, etc.) and Microsoft SQL (individual table items). Easy drag-and-drop recovery uses mapped backup images that take only moments to access, dramatically reducing recovery time. 

Unique NetApp Integration


For NetApp users, DPX offers unique integration with NetApp ONTAP. DPX sends data blocks directly to NetApp storage, eliminating the need for media or device servers. This increases efficiency and reduces network complexity.

Detailed Reporting


The DPX reporting tool, powered by Microsoft BI, provides a variety of reports for the DPX enterprise, including important information about backup types, DPX nodes, storage, status, job details, backup data growth and much more. Reporting is included at no additional cost. For more information on reporting,see our Power BI data sheet

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Case Studies

Catalogic DPX solves VM Backup for Southern Utah University

As the Southern Utah University (SUU) struggled with their data protection system, due to their infrastructure becoming heavily virtualized, Catalogic assisted in building their new system to make VM backup and restore fast and easy, while providing more space in their data center.
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What Clients Say About Us
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Josh Foremaster

Assistant Director of IT Operations, Southern Utah University
"The configuration was simple, the support team quickly helped us through the usual startup glitches, and it works just as we had hoped. Scheduling backups has become a snap, and everything just works. We don’t need to watch over it or restart jobs anymore."

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