HCL - Exagrid with Data Mover

KB ID: 2150
Product: Veeam Backup & Replication
Version: 9.x
Last Modified: 2018-01-11


Product Information:

Product Family: ExaGrid with Veeam Accelerated Data Mover
Status: Veeam Ready - Integrated; Veeam Ready - Repository
Classification Description: Integrated storage where joint development activities between the manufacturer and Veeam have occurred to create advanced backup and restore functionalities. This device can support all Veeam backup and restore features.  


Product Details:

Model number: All EX Series Models
Firmware version: 4.7, 4.8
General product family overview: ExaGrid understands that deduplication is required, but how you implement it changes everything in backup. ExaGrid has a unique landing zone where backups can land straight to disk without any inline processing. Backups are fast and the backup window is short. Deduplication and offsite replication occur in parallel with the backups. Deduplication and replication never impede the backup process as they always are second order priority. ExaGrid calls this “adaptive deduplication.”


Veeam Details:

Veeam Build Number:
Veeam Settings:

  • Repository Type: Deduplicating Storage Appliance
  • Deduplication: ON
  • Compression: Dedupe-friendly
  • Storage Optimization: Local target
  • Per-VM Backup Files: ON
  • Decompress before storing: OFF
  • Align backup file blocks: OFF

More Information

Special Considerations:

Scale-out Backup Repositories supported on ExaGrid EX series appliances starting from Exagrid Software version 5.0

Company Information:

Company name: ExaGrid
Company overview: ExaGrid is a recognized visionary, innovator, and leader in the disk-based backup storage space. ExaGrid takes a unique approach to backup by addressing all the requirements of backup performance, restores performance, backup window length, disaster recovery, and cost up front and over time.

Please be aware that starting from September 2018 downloading updates will require an active contract for the corresponding product.


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