Veeam-Ready Backup and Replication Appliance
Software-Defined Hyperconverged Backup Solution | Built-in Cloud Connect Backup to Azure, AWS, & StoneFly Cloud | Petabytes in Storage Capacity
Backup Software Features
- 1-click restore: Self-service Virtual Machine (VM) and file recovery.
- Instant VM recovery: Restore entire VMs in minutes.
- Instant file-level recovery: Recover individual files effortlessly.
- Image-based VM replication with failover and failback.
- Seamlessly replicate to the cloud with Veeam cloud connect.
- Perform bare metal recovery of the primary appliance from a mirror or remote appliance.
StoneFly SCVM™ – Management Software Features
- Support for iSCSI, SNMP Traps, UPS, Nagios, RAID Monitoring, Call Home, and VMware VAAI
- Automated Online Volume / Storage Expansion
- Advanced Report Management, System-Wide Graphical Performance & Utilization Reporting.
- Support for enterprise-grade data services: snapshots, replication, erasure coding, deduplication, and more.
- Support for NFS, CIFS/SMB, iSCSI and optional Fibre Channel protocols.
Backup Appliance – Hardware Features
- Built-in NVMe for Operating System (OS).
- Support for 7200RPM, 10k, and 15k enterprise SAS and 12Gbs flash drives (SSDs).
- Terabytes to Petabytes of highly scalable storage capacity.
- Redundant and modular infrastructure without single point-of-failure.
- Built-in Hardware RAID controller with RAID Cache battery backup.
Veeam Backup and Replication Appliance with Cloud Connect to Microsoft Azure and AWS cloud
LiveSpin™ – Spin up your replicated VMs in seconds – Just one right-click and failover
DR365V is a purpose-built optimized with integrated hyperconverged Enterprise Veeam Backup, Replication and disaster recovery appliance. The integrated high-performance SAN and embedded VMware ESXi or Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor, StoneFly Cloud Connect for Azure, AWS combined with data protection and services make it ideal for today’s challenging environments.
Consolidating secondary storage onto a hyperconverged, web-scale data platform that spans both private and public clouds. Enterprise customers begin by radically streamlining their backup and data protection, then converge file and object services, test/dev instances and analytic functions to provide a global data store.
Includes backup and failover of any physical and virtual server with automated business continuity on premises to any remote data center, private or public cloud.
The StoneFly DR365V provides you with a total backup solution for all of your physical and virtual servers and workstations in a single box. Manage all of your backup operations for your data center or office with a single central management console.
Integrated Flash with RAID 1, 10 for performance enhanced backup.
Flash Cache offers high IOPS for spinning up hundreds VMs in case of failover to the DR appliance.
Tiering manages your data life cycle from Hot – Cold – Deep Archive.
Up to 320 vCPU and 1.5 TB memory per appliance node.
Full hardware RAID Controller.
StoneFly DR365V™ – Enterprise-Grade Backup & Disaster Recovery Appliance
The DR365V™ is an enterprise-level backup appliance capable of supporting high density NFS, CIFS/SMB, and iSCSI workloads and delivering RTPOs of less than 15 minutes.
DR365V is a hyperconverged backup infrastructure that enables users to backup and recover Virtual Machines (VMs) hosted on Hyper-V, VMware, and Citrix (formerly XenServer) hypervisors. Enterprise users can create mirrored volumes on (on-site / offsite) DR365V appliances or create replicas in Azure, AWS, StoneFly private cloud, or any other S3 compatible cloud using built-in cloud connect backup technology.
To support a variety of enterprise backup and recovery requirements, the DR365V can be populated with enterprise SAS or flash drives (SSDs) or combinations of both. The DR365V is avialable in a wide range of form factors from 12 to 36-bay with Terabytes to Petabytes of storage capacity.
The DR365V comes with base configuration of iSCSI and supports Fibre Channel upgrade.
Each DR365V hardware configuration is highly scalable, redundant, modular, and free of single point-of-failure.
Data Loss or Data Corruption? Not a Problem with DR365V Backup & DR Solution
What can you Backup with our Veeam Backup and Replication Appliance?
The DR365V Veeam backup appliance enables users to backup physical Windows and Linux servers, Virtual Machines (VMs), email servers, applications, programs, and mission-critical files and folders such as patient information, insurance information, financial information, etc.
Protect MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, Exchange, SharePoint, SAP Hana and Active Directory with one robust and durable backup solution.
With features like delta-based snapshots, synchronous replication, instant recovery, and granular file recovery, enterprise users can make sure that they maintain access to important data all the time.
The DR365V gives users the full business continuity experience with built-in hardware RAID and software RAID (erasure coding).
Our purpose-built enterprise backup solution makes sure that you never lose anything that’s important to your business.
Enterprise-Grade Backup and Disaster Recovery Features
Create thousands of delta-based snapshots per subsystem and ensure your business never loses data due to a ransomware attack, data corruption, natural disaster or any similar disaster.
Replication: Sync & Async
Configure synchronous or asynchronous replication and replicate to physical on-site and offsite DR365V appliances or directly in public clouds like Azure, AWS, or to StoneFly’s private cloud enhancing business continuity and data availability.
Automated Tiered Backup Architecture
Create tiers with combination of enterprise SAS, SSDs, and object storage tiers and automate data transfers between tiers for simplified data management and added cost effecitiveness.
Multi-Site / Multi-Appliance Replication
Asynchronously replicate one appliance to multiple DR365V mirrors or opt to replicate mission-critical workloads from multiple appliances to one appliance. The DR365V supports replication from One-to-Many and Many-to-One backup appliances.
Compressed Veeam Backups
Reduce the storage space consumed by Veeam backups by using compression. The DR365V enables IT administrators to decide compression rates and ensures no data loss during the compression and decompression process.
Secure misison-critical workloads with advanced AES 256-bit encryption technology that protects data before and after transit. And protect data during transit with SSL/TLS tunneling. Malicious or Unauthorized access? Not a problem.
Built-in Cloud Connect Backup
Create redundant and highly available Veeam backup copies in public clouds like Azure, AWS, and any other S3 compatible cloud or in StoneFly’s private cloud by leveraging built-in cloud connect technology.
Backup I/O Control
DR365V allows you to set the maximum acceptable I/O latency level for production datastores to ensure that backup and replication activities do not impact storage availability to production workloads.
The feature includes a global latency setting and provides setting customization on a
VMware vCloud Backup
DR365V supports vCloud Director enabling vCloud users to protect their workloads in vCloud in our Veeam appliance. This ability to backup workloads includes vApps and VMs running on VMware hypervisor.
Integrated SureBackup™ & SureReplica™
Automatically verify the integrity of backup copies and replication jobs with built-in SureBackup and SureReplica features. These features make sure that your mission-critical data backups are available and recoverable.
Granular & File-level Backups
Instead of backing up entire volumes, select mission-critical files and folders and create Veeam backups on StoneFly DR365V for quciker and cost effective data backups.
Backup up Virtual Machines (VMs) running on Hyper-V, VMware, and Citrix (Formerly XenServer) hypervisors without any backup agents. Agent-less backups save time and simplify the backup process.
Single Centralized Management Console
Manage all your Veeam backups on the DR365V with a unified central management console. With a customizable dashboard and advanced reporting, the console faciltiates backup management, appliance monitoring, and storage space consumption with ease.
Flexible Backup Options
Veeam backup and replication enables users to schedule hourly, daily, weekly, event-based, and automated backup jobs faciltiating a variety of use-cases and enterprise backup requirements.
Automatic Backup Conversion to VMs
DR365V automatically converts each server backup into a VM. In the event of primary system failure, the enterprise can immediately recover by spinning up the VMs directly on the Veeam appliance or on a cloud storage repository; thus reducing time to recovery and ensuring business continuity.
Application-Aware Image-Based Backups
Protect entire volumes, servers, and VMs with image-based backups that leverage application-awareness to support all connected programs so that nothing is left out and everything is backed up and available for recovery when needed.
Instant VM Recovery with Direct Spin Up
Directly spin up VMs on the DR365V Veeam appliance for instant recovery. This feature helps reduce RTOs and RPOs to less than 15 minutes; hence reducing enterprise downtime.
Full VM Recovery
Recover entire VMs by spinning them up directly on the DR365V appliance. The Veeam appliance facilitates recovery on similar and dissimilar hardware and a variety of restore options to faciltiate business continuity and prevent data loss.
Direct Restore to Azure, AWS, & S3 Clouds
Leverage built-in cloud connect backup and Veeam backup and replication software to directly spin up VMs and recover enterprise workloads on cloud storage tiers. Users can directly recover to Azure, AWS, StoneFly private cloud, or any other S3 compatible cloud.
Instant File-level Recovery
In the event of a single file / folder corruption or loss, recover selective files instead of full volumes. Instant file-level recovery greatly reduces the time to recovery, the overall cost of backup, and enhances the overall backup and recovery experience.
Recover 19 Common File-Systems
Configure backup and recovery for 19 common file-systems used by Windows, Linux, BSD, Mac OS, Novell, Solaris, and Unix.
Veeam Explorer for Oracle Databases
Protect mission-critical data running in your Oracle databases with Veeam Explorer for Oracle. The enterprise-grade Veeam backup solution facilitates faster recovery and seamless integration.
Universal Application Item Recovery
U-AIR™ (Universal Application Item Recovery) enables enterprise users to recover individual objects for ANY virtualized application, including PostgreSQL and MySQL databases, by starting up the VM directly from a backup file in an isolated environment.
File Restore Portal
The File Restore Portal enables users to automatically detect VMs and leverage automatic delegation based on administrator group membership. The portal is an easy-to-use web GUI that facilitates 1-click recovery for guest files and mission-critical VMs.
Microsoft Exchange Recovery Portal
The integrated Microsoft Exchange Recovery Portal enables help desk operators to easily recover missing mailbox items to the original mailbox with a single click. Lost an important email? Not a problem!
Multiple Restore Options
DR365V Veeam backup appliance enables users to choose different restore options such as Virtual-to-Physical (V2P), Physical-to-Physical (P2P), Phyiscal-to-Virtual (P2V), and Virtual-to-Virtual (V2V). The backup solution also enables users to restore physical servers to similar or to dissimilar hardware.
Our Veeam backup and replication appliance enables users to configure full self-service for all recovery features in the GUI by delegating recoveries for individual VMs to specific user groups. No need to run to the IT people every time your VM crashes. Recover it yourself, with a single click.
Bare Metal Recovery
Recover entire physical servers to similar or completely dissimilar and brand new hardware by injecting drivers to support the new hardware (Physical-to-Physical Restore).
Backup and Recovery Data Services
Deduplication for Backup Data
Reduce and optimize storage space consumption by leveraging deduplication for backup data. Deduplication removes unnecessary copies of data and replaces them with a hash directing to the original file. This practice effectively reduces backup data footprint and the cost of cloud backup storage and retention.
Multiple Storage Access Options
Access, backup and replicate data directly from iSCSI SAN and NAS storage through hypervisor I/O stack or over Local Area Network (LAN).
Standalone Console - No RDP Sessions Necessary
Install the console separately from the backup server using laptops, or workstations for installation; thus removing the need for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) sessions to the backup server.
Quick VM Migration
Effortlessly migrate VMware VMs between hosts and datastores using VMware vMotion, Storage vMotion, and Veeam’s integrated migration technology.
Leverage storage snapshots to run one or more VMs directly from a backup in an isolated environment with the ability to troubleshoot, test and train on a working copy of the production environment, without impacting business operations.
Guest File System Indexing
DR365V catalogs guest files enabling effortless search of individual files to find and restore a file without knowing the precise file location, or the time when it was deleted.
Back-end Storage for iSCSI SAN & NAS Systems
The Veeam backup appliance is capable of supporting iSCSI, NFS, and CIFS/SMB protocols and can be configured as a back-end storage to offload primary storage systems.
Thin Provisioning for Space Reclamation
Provision resources faster and make the most of your acquired storage resources with built-in thin provisioning. Thin provisioning enables users to reclaim dedicated storage space and repurpose it for a variety of applications.
StoneFly DR365V – Veeam Backup & Replication Appliance Hardware Configurations
The DR365V appliance is a flexible backup solution capable of supporting a variety of enterprise use-cases.
The Veeam appliance is available in the following hardware configurations:
- Single Backup & Replication Appliance (DR365V)
- Dual Node Shared Nothing Backup & Replication Appliance
- High Availability Disaggregated Backup & Replication Appliance (DR365V-HA™)
- Totally Disaggregated Backup & Replication Appliance (DR365V-TD™)
- Scale Out Backup & Replication Appliance
Each DR365V hardware configuration comes with built-in cloud connect to Azure, AWS, StoneFly private cloud, and S3 compatible clouds and is capable of storing Terabytes to Petabytes of backup data.
DR365V – Single Backup & Replication Appliance
The DR365V is a single hardware chassis with integrated Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) controller, RAID controller, and storage drives.
It’s a turn-key, highly scalable, and modular backup solution best fit for mid-tier to enterprise-tier use-cases with storage capacity ranging from Terabytes to Petabytes.
The DR site in a box comes with standard iSCSI configuration with an optional upgrade of Fibre Channel.
HCI Controller: The HCI controller comprises of the management layer (StoneFly SCVM™) and the virtualization layer (hypervisors: Hyper-V, VMware, or Citrix).
RAID Controller: Built-in hardware RAID controller that supports 0, 1, 3, 5, 6, 10, 30, 50, and 60 with RAID Cache Battery Backup.
Storage Drives: The single Veeam appliance supports 7200RPM, 10k, and 15k enterprise SAS and 12Gbs SSDs to a maximum of 256 drives with expansion units.
DR365V – Single Backup & Replication Appliance Hardware Overview
Single Backup & Replication Appliance Scalability
The DR365V is capable of scaling up (increase in storage capacity) and scaling out (increase in performance and storage capacity) without limits.
- To add storage capacity, users can add expansion units capable of supporting 12, 16, 24, 36, 60, 90, and 108 enterprise SAS drives and SSDs.
- To add performance and storage capacity, users can add DR365V appliance nodes available in a variety of form factors ranging from 12 to 36 enterprise SAS and SSDs.
Each appliance node is capable of supporting maximum of 256 drives for Petabytes of storage capacity.
DR365V-HA™ – Disaggregated High Availability Backup & Replication Appliance
The DR365V-HA comprises of disaggregated hardware chassis. Our disaggregated hardware configuration comprises of the following components:
- Dual HCI Controllers (1U or 2U)
- RAID Array (12 to 36-bay)
HCI Controller: The HCI Controllers are available in 1U and 2U chassis. Standard HCI controllers are available with 12Gb SAS ports. Optional upgrades include 16Gb Fibre Channel ports.
The 1U controller, both 12Gb SAS and 16Gb FC, are capable of supporting a maximum of 1776 drives.
The 2U controller, both 12Gb SAS and 16Gb FC< are capable of supporting a maximum of 4440 drives.
RAID Array: The RAID array has built-in dual active/active RAID controller and storage drives.
The redundant RAID controllers ensure that even if one fails, the second one continues to function.
Supported RAID array form factors range from 12-bay to 36-bay chassis.
DR365V-HA Disaggregated High Availability Appliance Architecture
The DR365V-HA is a highly redundant and fault-tolerant hardware configuration. The backup and replication system continues to function even in the event of HCI controller failure, RAID controller failure, power supply failure, or drive failure.
Our DR365V-HA is a truly robust and battle-tested backup solution with no single point-of-failure. If your enterprise IT environment needs a hardware solution that can withstand almost any kind of disaster, then DR365V-HA is the perfect choice for your use-case.
DR365V-HA Disaggregated High Availability Appliance Scalability
The standard configuration of DR365V-HA is capable of storing Terabytes to Petabytes of backup data.
Furthermore, the disaggregated backup system is also capable of scaling out (increase in performance and storage capacity) and scaling up (addition of storage capacity) via the addition of appliance nodes and expansion units respectively.
- To scale out: users can choose to add more appliance nodes. They can add integrated DR365V nodes or the disaggregated DR365V-HA appliance nodes.
- To scale up: users can add expansion units. The DR365V-HA can support expansion units with support for 12, 16, 24, 36, 60, 90, and 108 enterprise SAS drives and SSDs.
As the number of appliance nodes increase within the backup system, the totaly workload volume is aggregated over the available performance capacity.
Each appliance node has integrated processor, CPU, and compute capacity. Therefore, the addition of appliance nodes multiplies the ability to compute along with storage capacity.
The endless ability to scale makes DR365V-HA a good fit for high density high volume enterprise use-cases such as research data, medical record data, data analytics, and many other similar use-cases.
Dual Node Shared Nothing Backup & Replication Appliance
The Dual Node Shared Nothing hardware configuration leverages built-in replication features to setup on-premises or offsite appliance mirrors.
In use cases where redundancy and fault-tolerance are of utmost importance, the Dual Node Shared Nothing plays a fitting role.
The replication feature synchronously (or asynchronously) replicates data written on one backup appliance node to the other node.
In the event of a complete appliance failure, the second appliance continues to operate delivering disruption-free data acessibility and recoverability.
To reduce the digital footprint of replicated data, our backup systems leverage built-in data services such as deduplication, thin provisioning, compression and several others; hence optimizing storage space consumption and controlling the cost of data backup storage and retention.
Dual Node Shared Nothing Appliance Architecture
Dual Node Shared Nothing Appliance Scalability
The Dual Node Shared Nothing backup and replication system faciltiates performance and storage capacity expansion without limits.
- Scale Out to virtually unlimited number of appliance nodes and Petabytes of storage capacity effortlessly.
- Scale Up storage capacity by adding expansion units (EBODs). The Dual Node Shared Nothing hardware can support expansion units ranging from 12-bay to 108-bay with support for enterprise SAS drives and SSDs.
Totally Disaggreated Backup and Replication Appliance
The totally disaggreagated backup and replication hardware configuration offers completely independent chassis to the key components of the backup system.
Our Totally Disaggregated (DR365V-TD) appliances comprise of the following hardware chassis:
- Dual HCI Controllers (1U or 2U)
- Dual Active / Active RAID Controller (1U Chassis)
- EBODs (12 to 108-bay)
The DR365V-TD comes in a standard configuration of 12Gb SAS attached ports with the option to upgrade it to 16Gb Fibre Channel (FC).
HCI Controllers: Comprise of the virtualization layer (hypervisors: VMware, Hyper-V, Citrix) and the management layer (StoneFly SCVM™), and the backup software (Veeam).
RAID Controller: This chassis comprises of two redundant active/active RAID controllers that ensure fault tolerance and continue to function even in the event of a RAID controller failure.
EBOD: The Expandable Bunch of Drives (EBODs) support 7200RPM, 10k, and 15k enterprise SAS drives and 12Gbs SSDs delivering Terabytes to Petabytes of storage capacity for mission-critical enterprise backup data.
Totally Disaggregated Backup & Replication Appliance Architecture
Totally Disaggregated Backup & Replication Appliance Scalability
The Totally Disaggregated hardware configuration is highly redundant and scalable. Users can add more performance, storage capacity, or both by simply adding the relevant hardware component instead of adding a complete appliance.
The DR365V-TD makes scalability convenient, simple, and a lot faster than conventional scalability.
To add more performance, users can add HCI controller chassis. Each HCI controller has independent CPU and processor. The addition of HCI controllers enhances compute capacity and the total workload volume is aggregated over the total number of HCI controllers hence increasing performance by the multiples.
Add Storage Capacity
DR365V-TD hardware configuration is capable of storing Petabytes of backup data.
The 1U HCI controller, both 12Gb SAS and 16Gb FC, is capable of supporting 1776 drives maximum with expansion units.
The 2U HCI controller, both 12Gb SAS and 16Gb FC, is capable of supporting 4440 drives maximum with expansion units.
Add RAID Controllers
RAID controllers enhance drive failure tolerance. Enterprise users can choose to add more RAID controller for additional redundancy and high availability.
The disaggregated hardware chassis make the process of replacement and addition simpler and quicker.
Add Performance & Storage Capacity
Users can choose to add both performance and storage capacity in two ways.
- Addition of totally disaggregated appliance nodes.
- Addition of single DR365V appliance nodes.
Addition of Totally Disaggregated Appliance Nodes
Addition of Single DR365V Appliance Nodes
Scale Out Backup and Replication Appliance
The DR365V scale out configuration starts from 3 integrated backup appliance nodes and can scale out to virtually unlimited number of appliance nodes.
The storage capacity ranges from Terabytes to Petabytes.
Enterprise workload volume is aggregated over the total number of appliance nodes in the system. Therefore, the more appliance nodes you have in your backup system, the faster the system is despite the large data volume.
With built-in cloud connect backup features, the scale out node also facilitates data redundancy. And features like automated tiering enables automated data transfers making data management simpler and efficient.
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Scale Out Backup and Replication Appliance Architecture
Scale Out Backup and Replication Appliance Scalability
The scale out configuration can scale without limits. Fully populated scale out appliances can reach to several Petabytes of storage capacity with the potential to grow even more.
The scale out node facilitates storage capacity and performance expansion in the following ways:
Add Storage Capacity
To increase storage capacity expansion units can be added to the scale out backup and replication system. The DR365V scale out configuration supports 12Gb SAS attached expansion arrays with support for 12, 16, 24, 36, 60, 90, and 108 enterprise SAS drives and SSDs.
Add Performance & Storage Capacity
To add compute and storage capacity, users can choose to add integrated DR365V appliance nodes. Each DR365V appliance node has integrated HCI controller, RAID controller, storage drives, and CPU, processors, motherboard, etc. Adding more appliance nodes to the scale out node enhances storage capacity and performance simultaneously.
Redundant & Modular Backup Hardware
Each DR365V hardware configuration has redundant power supplies. The hyperconverged backup solution ensures fault-tolerance by using hardware RAID controller, and software RAID (Erasure coding) for additional data redundancy and drive failure tolerance.
The modular infrastructure makes it very easy to remove and replace power supplies. The process of adding or removing storage drives is equally easier. And neither process requires any tools at all.
It’s as easy as pulling the drive tray or power supply and then sliding it back in. Done within seconds.
Built-in Veeam Cloud Connect Backup
The DR365V has built-in cloud connect backup with the ability to replicate Virtual Machines (VMs), iSCSI, and NAS volumes directly on Azure, AWS, StoneFly private cloud, and S3 compatible clouds.
Users can choose to setup synchronous replication on private clouds or asynchronous replication to public clouds for additional redundancy, high availability, and instant recovery.
Reduce the time to recovery, enhance business continuity, and offload backup data with the built-in cloud connect backup feature.
Replicate to Offsite Mirror Appliances or the Cloud
DR365V enables users to synchronously replicate to secondary DR365V mirror appliances or asynchronously replicate to offsite or cloud backup tiers.
The Veeam backup and replication appliance enables users to protect iSCSI, NAS, and VMs.
Users can choose to recover by spinning up VMs directly in public or private clouds, or directly on the DR365V backup appliance.
Back up SAP Hana Data on our Veeam-Ready Backup & Replication Appliance
Back up entire SAP Hana server or workstation on the DR365V. The DR365V automatically converts backups to Virtual Machines (VMs) so that they can be instantly spin up and recovered without delay.
SAP Hana data is important and our backup solution makes sure that you regain access to it within 15 minutes of losing the server or workstation. With data services such as delta-based snapshots, replication, and volume encryption to make sure you have multiple ways to recover your data and ensuring business continuity and data availability.
By leveraging our bare-metal restore options, users can recover on similar or dissimilar hardware. The DR365V also facilitates VM spin up on a different hypervisor.
For instant recovery, users can also choose to spin up SAP Hana VMs directly on public clouds such as Azure, AWS, or to StoneFly private cloud or any other S3 compatible cloud.
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