Today we are pleased to be releasing a new version of Linux 8.6 BMR Intel and PPC Suite (Intel and PPC – big/little-endian) to production. The suite consists of ABMR (Intel only, not PPC), CBMR, NBMR and TBMR.
Headline enhancements Our latest release includes volumes of new functionality which brings with it a wealth of benefits. Some of the key highlights include: ABMR support for Dell EMC Avamar client/server version up to 18.2.100-134/184.108.40.206 respectively. NBMR support for Dell EMC NetWorker™ client/server version up to 220.127.116.11/18.104.22.168 respectively. All BMR products include an option […]
The Cristie VA is an easy to use central management console which provides a unified user experience for the entire range of our software. As part of our agile methodically, our software is continuously evolving allowing us to provide new versions more frequently.
Our support team are one of the louder departments here at Cristie; but that’s because they are busy helping all of our customers, giving them 1-2-1 support, as well as providing software demos – the team are kept very busy. Therefore, it seems only fitting that our next team focus should give the opportunity to meet one of these friendly members.
Early adopters (EAs) have now been using Protect for a couple of weeks and have been appreciating the simplicity of protecting their virtual machines using Cristie. Deployed and managed through the intuitive GUI of the Cristie Virtual Appliance (VA); a few clicks and your virtual machine or machines are protected. Feedback…
With the news dominated by WannaCry, the malware which disrupted the NHS in the UK; you may not be aware of its similar Linux counterpart SambaCry. But you should. SambaCry is a malware that attacks vulnerabilities in Samba. For those who don’t use Linux, Samba provides…
Ransomware is a type of malware that can be covertly installed on a computer, without the knowledge, or even interaction, of the user. Once held to ransom, a company has three options: restore, the data to a previous point in time, lose the infected data, or pay up. As with all areas of disaster recovery and business continuity, preparation and testing are the key forms of defense.
For some businesses, Christmas means a slowing down of operations; fewer staff, reduced orders, and more time to catch up on the filing. For other organizations Christmas is the busiest time of the year. Either way, there are definitely some precautions you can take to ensure a Grinch-like machine failure doesn’t steal your holiday cheer!
Many recent studies have revealed there is a worrying lack of regular testing of the viability of backups, and there are good reasons for that. Finding time to run tests without disrupting day-to-day usage seems an impossible task, which is why many organisations rely on a ‘fingers-crossed it will work’ strategy. Risky – but frighteningly common.
When support for an IT product is withdrawn, the formal announcement is greeted by many with a cursory glance; the rumour mill let them know months, or even years, ago and they have already executed Plan B. But this still leaves a number of organisations for vendors to peck over, vying for their business. And that’s where the scaremongering comes in.
With 96% of SMB IT professionals fearing that they will be held personally responsible for data and machine recovery problems – it’s no wonder that many are now seeking ‘recovery assurance’. This is more than the latest buzz phrase in the backup and recovery industry – it’s essential for a successful and auditable disaster recovery strategy.
Everybody seems to have a different definition when it comes to the ‘Cloud.’ When combined with ‘computing’ the meaning gets even more complicated. One of the simplest and narrowest descriptions of cloud computing is it being multiple virtual servers available over the internet.
Cristie Software a leading provider of machine mobility and recovery software today announced the launch of a new console to provide full deployment, management, monitoring and reporting services for all CBMR backups.
Cristie Software a leading provider of machine mobility and recovery software today announced the launch of SBMR to the market, a bare machine recovery solution designed to recover directly from Commvault’s Simpana without requiring any additional backup.