Distributed data center locations
ExaGrid supports up to 16 data centers
ExaGrid supports replication between distributed data centers. ExaGrid supports up to 16 data centers in a group with 15 locations at one hub. ExaGrid supports replication between sites.
Backups can be performed in one or all 16 data centers in a group, 15 locations in one hub. Typically, the hub is the location with the most data, bandwidth, or both. Backups are created at each spoke location and replicated to the hub location for disaster recovery. The hub site replicates its disaster recovery backups to one or more of the spoke locations. All data center locations can be a corporate data center or a rented rack space in a third-party hosting facility.
With ExaGrid, backup jobs can be targeted to any number of NAS shares to group backups. On a single system, a single NAS share can be replicated point by point to one location while all backup data is replicated to the same location.
ExaGrid can replicate over low and high latency hops, allowing replication to occur anywhere in the world.
Replication in multiple locations is extremely bandwidth efficient. On a weekly basis, about 2% of the data changes at the byte level and therefore only 1/50 of the data needs to be transferred. ExaGrid deduplication requires approximately 1/50 of the bandwidth compared to transferring non-duplicated backup data.
Many of ExaGrid's North American locations are located in Europe, Japan, China, Singapore, Thailand and many other countries. Many European customers replicate at locations in North America. Many customers from the Asia-Pacific region replicate at European locations.
All systems are managed regardless of their location via a single user interface with Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox.