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APTARE StorageConsole Backup Manager Offers CommVault Simpana Customers Centralized View of Multi-Vendor Enterprise IT Environment

Backup Manager Continues to Deliver the Most Heterogeneous Data Protection Management Solution

CAMPBELL, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/30/13 -- Enterprise data center optimization leader APTARE® now supports CommVault Simpana as part of its StorageConsole® Feature Pack Four. APTARE Backup Manager enables CIOs and IT administrators to manage multi-vendor environments and provide solutions for reporting, monitoring, alerting and forecasting. Specifically, CommVault Simpana customers may now access all Backup Manager functions, including (but not limited to):

  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) compliance - are your backup processes meeting compliance requirements for external or internal audiences?
  • Chargeback - backup processes can easily be charged back to the appropriate department based on actual backup resources utilized
  • Forecasting - when will your backup environment run out of space based on current utilization rates?

APTARE CEO Rick Clark said, "The enterprise IT industry uses multiple data protection products to manage their environment -- in many cases because of merger and acquisition activity. APTARE StorageConsole Backup Manager simplifies and centralizes the info from all of these products into one solution. Adding CommVault Simpana to the list of products supported by APTARE is one more way we help organizations standardize operations, mitigate corporate risk and gain visibility into enterprise IT."

APTARE support of CommVault Simpana includes backup and recovery in standard, non-virtualized environments and VMWare environments. For enterprise organizations that use CommVault Simpana as their primary backup solution, APTARE provides Independent 3rd party auditing and multiple CommCell reporting capability benefits.

For enterprise organizations that have backup solutions from multiple vendors through mergers or other processes, APTARE provides a comprehensive solution with support for several backup products, including: CommVault® Simpana®, EMC NetWorker® and Avamar®, HP® Data Protector®, IBM Tivoli®, NetApp SnapVault® and SnapMirror®, Symantec NetBackup™ and Backup Exec™.

Headquartered in Campbell, California, APTARE provides enterprise storage reporting, monitoring and alerting software products that increase the efficiency of enterprise storage environments and reduce storage costs. Over 700 enterprise customers worldwide rely on APTARE solutions for storage and data protection management. The software is sold direct and through Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and Value Added Resellers (VARs). More information is available at, or by following the company on Twitter: @APTARE, or calling +1 408-871-9848 or Sales at 866-927-8273.

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