When our business Sempre Technologies started we took the opportunity to utilize cloud services for a lot of our business applications.

We still had critical data held locally which required to be protected by daily/hourly backup cycles.

Utilising NetWorker and Data Domain, this gave us very good local backup capabilities. For offsite long-term protection we chose to utilize the new EMC CloudBoost appliance.

CloudBoost is supported with the following providers:

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We clone our savesets encrypted currently to Amazon as the target.



Our dedup rate is improving with more backup cycles, currently sitting at 4.45:1

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Throughput for a particular saveset shown below:


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Multiple clone sessions are supported.

The CloudBoost appliance is currently available as a virtual edition, hardware versions of these appliances will become available soon. You can have local storage configured for caching.

We utilise Zerto for our DR strategy.