Announcing DPX 4.8

Our big news this winter is the new version of Catalogic DPX 4.8 and that we have also addressed the Apache log4j critical vulnerability. First, please note that DPX does not use a log4j version with the remote code execution vulnerability. However, we decided out of an abundance of caution, to remove log4j from all supported versions of DPX to eliminate any future vulnerabilities from this library. For more information, please see How to Remove the log4j Library from DPX.

Now, on to our new DXP 4.8.0 release, which has enhancements for agentless backups for virtual environments, more cloud archiving choices, and immutability for compliance and ransomware protection, as follows:
  • Single file restore for agentless backups
    Users can now restore specific files or directories from VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V agentless backups. VMware agentless backup features were also added for VDI and reliability.
  • vStor appliance and replication enhancements
    Replication management was improved along with the ability to replicate encrypted volumes to the secondary Catalogic vStor appliances.
  • S3 Object Lock support to protect your backups
    S3 Object Lock provides WORM storage (Write-Once-Read-Many), so once data is written, it cannot be modified or deleted, even by an administrator, protecting cloud backups against ransomware. DPX vStor now supports S Object Lock for all cloud storage targets that support it.
  • Backblaze B2 Support with S3 Object Lock
    Backblaze provides low cost cloud object storage with low data egress fees for storing DPX backups. BlackBlaze B2 can be added as a cloud target to store DPX archive and NDMP backup data, including the ability to set S3 Object Lock modes.
  • Amazon S3 Glacier and Glacier Deep Archive support
    Adds the ability to archive data directly to the Amazon S3 Glacier and Glacier Deep Archive storage. You can lower the cloud data protection costs by using these S3 storage tiers for the Amazon S3 targets from DPX vStor.

Ransomware Got You Worried?

We have your back! Our new ransomware detection capabilities scan the data you are backing up and alert you based on suspicious file activity and block-list patterns. Schedule a 1:1 Demo with us to learn more and sign up for our Beta program.

Catalogic DPX Integrates Seamlessly with Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage
Backblaze B2 provides a cloud-based storage target to archive your Block, VMware Agentless, or NDMP backup data, that supports your RPO and RTO compliance requirements. Leveraging Backblaze B2’s fast data access, our joint customers can reduce their storage costs and restore times from hours to minutes. Also, by activating S3 Object Lock, you can relax knowing that your backups are protected from deletion by ransomware attacks.  Contact us to learn more about our exciting partnership with Backblaze.
Need Granular File Restore for Micro Focus OES 2018?
DPX continues to provide industry leading support for Micro Focus OES.  Catalogic 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. The backup and recovery of your Micro Focus OES 2018 infrastructure is fully supported by Catalogic. Contact us if you use Unitrends or SEP and we’ll replace them and you will get more features at a lower price.
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Whether it is ransomware attacks, human error or IT outages, every business needs an affordable and reliable data protection solution to backup and instantly recover data. The new Catalogic DPX 4.8 release extends its support for virtual environments and cloud storage!

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