CommVault Simpana 9 Service Pack 8

The CommVault Simpana 9 Service Pack 8 enterprise backup software platform offers OnePass and ContentStore, and virtual server backup enhancements.

CommVault Simpana 9 Service Pack 8 grabbed third place in the backup and DR software and services category in Storage magazine's/SearchStorage.com's 2012 Products of the Year competition. Read our best data storage products of 2012 guide to get information on the 14 products chosen by our editors.

Bronze winner Storage 2012 Products of the Year

CommVault Simpana is an enterprise backup software platform that offers automated data protection, replication, archiving and reporting. The company has a reputation for innovation in the backup software space, and CommVault Simpana Version 9 Service Pack 8 (SP8) offers a number of interesting enhancements. One of our judges said Simpana "still seems to be the industry leader in terms of pushing new and traditional backup techniques."

CommVault Simpana 9 SP8

This offering delivered new features such as OnePass, which combines backup, archive and reporting into a single operation; and ContentStore, a deduped backup and archive repository of data stored across disk, tape or cloud. ContentStore tracks blocks, files and objects, and enables intelligent tiering across media types and locations. It's designed to eliminate point products and processes for archiving, data analysis, compliance and e-discovery.

CommVault Simpana 9 SP8 has new virtual server backup enhancements and hardware vendors were added to the IntelliSnap Connect Program, an open API framework for integrating arrays with CommVault's snapshot management software. SP8 also allows users to securely access their own files from anywhere, including support for Apple iOS, Android and BlackBerry mobile devices.

Find out the other winners in the Backup and DR Software and Services category.

Next Steps

How breaking into smaller cloud bundles helped Commvault Simpana software improve performance

This was first published in February 2013

Dig Deeper on Backup and recovery software

PRO+

Content

Find more PRO+ content and other member only offers, here.

3 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchSolidStateStorage

  • Tintri VMstore T5000

    Like all of its VM-aware storage systems, Tintri’s first all-flash array -- the Tintri VMstore T5000 -- allows admins to bypass ...

  • SolidFire SF9605

    The high-capacity SolidFire SF9605 uses SolidFire’s Element OS 8 (Oxygen) to deliver new enterprise features such as synchronous ...

  • HPE 3PAR StoreServ 20850

    HPE 3PAR StoreServ 20850 holds 1,024 solid-state drives (SSDs). Hewlett Packard Enterprise claims it can deliver more than three ...

SearchVirtualStorage

SearchCloudStorage

SearchDisasterRecovery

SearchStorage

SearchITChannel

Close