DoubleTake Software, acquired and rebranded by Carbonite, publishes a family of products designed to provide small companies a variety of affordable solutions for backing up and recovering business-critical applications such as Exchange, Microsoft SQL, Blackberry, and SharePoint. DoubleTake/Carbonite products work with leading virtual environments including Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware and also support Windows Server clusters to maximize network availability and minimize recovery time in case of a catastrophic failure. DoubleTake/Carbonite replication products have earned Microsoft certification for Windows Server at every level from Standard through Datacenter editions. Progentís disaster recovery planning consultants have extensive experience integrating DoubleTake/Carbonite technology into small business information networks to achieve a high level of fault tolerance and disaster recovery capability at a budget-friendly price.
DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup Software for Continuous Server Backup and On-demand Restoration
DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup features continuous, real-time replication to disk, allowing network users to stay online during replication and restoration and eliminating the network downtime associated with scheduled backups. By copying all data changes as soon as they happen, DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup prevents data loss that can occur with traditional solutions that rely on scheduled backups or periodic snapshots. Because DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup utilizes fast, fault-tolerant disks rather than slow, unreliable tape for storage, replication is transparent to users, restoration is dependable, and recovery time is short.
DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup also lets you perform on-demand recoveries to server hardware that is different from the original server, or between virtual and physical servers, giving you flexibility in designing and repurposing your network hardware. To help meet the requirements of your business continuity plan, DoubleTake/Carbonite Backup allows you to back up to any remote disaster recovery site. This
capability also saves the cost and administrative hassle of backing up branch offices in the field.
DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability Software for Real-time Replication to a Remote Disaster Recovery Site
DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability allows you to configure failover clusters without shared storage or geographic restrictions. This improves the fault-tolerance of your backup/restore solution by reducing the vulnerability of Windows-based clustering to single-point failure and also gives you the convenience of situating your cluster nodes anywhere.
Continuous data replication to a secondary site ensures near zero data loss
DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability offers a wide variety of data compression options that provide a high level of flexibility in deciding how to allocate your network resources for optimal performance. DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability also improves system performance by implementing byte-level asynchronous replication. This reduces the workload on your servers and communications network and ensures that the continuous replication process does not bog down your business applications.
Restoration with DoubleTake/Carbonite Availability minimizes the disruption of your operations and maximizes the protection of your data. You are not required to take business applications offline while restoring data. Any changes that users make between the initiation of a restore and the start of failback are replicated to the source.
How Progent Can Help You Benefit from DoubleTake/Carbonite Software
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified engineers can help you select, install, and maintain a DoubleTake/Carbonite Software solution that meets your business needs and stays within your IT budget. Progent's Business Continuity Planning consultants can show you how DoubleTake/Carbonite Software can be incorporated in a sensible disaster recovery strategy. Progent can train your IT staff how to manage DoubleTake/Carbonite or you can outsource your backup and recovery process to Progent's system administration specialists. Progent's engineers can provide Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V consulting, Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V planning and deployment and VMware vSphere support to assist you in integrating DoubleTake/Carbonite Software with robust IT environments that are affordable and easy to manage. Progent's CISM-certified security management consultants, CISSP-certified cybersecurity experts, CISSP-ISSAP-certified security architecture professionals, and GIAC-certified information assurance consultants can evaluate the security vulnerabilities of your replication and restore solution and can provide recommendations for enhancing all aspects of your network protection.
Other Non-stop Solutions Supported by Progent
Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-certified engineers can assist your company to build a cost-effective, zero-downtime IT architecture that addresses critical issues covering a wide array of networking technologies and processes including:
Disaster Recovery Planning
Progent's business continuity planning engineers can show you how to design a workplace recovery strategy that will allow you to restore network operations in case of an information system catastrophe. Progent can assist you to define a comprehensive disaster recovery strategy that includes scheduled disaster recovery assessments and testing. Progent's Microsoft and Cisco-authorized professionals can also show you how to build an affordable, zero-downtime network architecture that addresses availability issues involving a wide range of network technologies and processes. To find out more, see Disaster Recovery Expertise.
Managed Cloud Backup: ProSight Data Protection Services
ProSight Data Protection Services from Progent provide small and medium-sized organizations an affordable and fully managed service for secure backup/disaster recovery (BDR). Available at a fixed monthly rate, ProSight DPS automates your backup processes and enables rapid restoration of critical data, apps and VMs that have become lost or corrupted due to component failures, software bugs, natural disasters, human error, or malware attacks like ransomware. ProSight DPS can help you back up, recover and restore files, folders, applications, system images, as well as Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware images/. Critical data can be backed up on the cloud, to an on-promises storage device, or mirrored to both. Progent's backup and recovery consultants can provide world-class expertise to set up ProSight Data Protection Services to be compliant with government and industry regulatory requirements like HIPPA, FINRA, PCI and Safe Harbor and, whenever needed, can assist you to restore your business-critical information. Read more about ProSight Data Protection Services Managed Backup and Recovery.
Windows Server 2016 Disaster Recovery
Progent's Windows Server 2016 disaster recovery consultants can assist your organization to plan and deploy a disaster recovery system based on Microsoft's most advanced Failover Clustering tools such as Cluster Operating System Rolling Upgrade for non-disruptive migration to Windows Server 2016, Storage Replica for crash-consistent Recovery Point Objective (RPO), Storage Spaces Direct for enterprise-class network-attached storage using commodity hardware, VM Load Balancing for enhancing the speed and resilience of Failover Clusters while minimizing TCO and management overhead, and Cloud Witness for easy, affordable creation of a failover cluster quorum arbitration point. To learn more, see Microsoft Server 2016 Disaster Recovery Help.
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Failover Clusters
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 brought enterprise-class availability and recoverability to Microsoft's clustering platform. Windows Server 2012 R2 adds to this technology and provides important improvements that offer increased extensibility, better storage uptime for server applications, simpler management, faster automatic failover, and additional flexibility for designing clusters. To find out more, visit Windows Server 2012 R2 Failover Clustering Consulting and Support.
VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) Disaster Recovery Solutions
VMware's Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is a component of VMware vCenter that allows you to define, automate and verify a consistent process for recovering applications and services rapidly after a breakdown. Site Recovery Manager provides centrally managed and automated recovery, application mobility, plus non-disruptive site migration, failback and re-protect. Site Recovery Manager also enables non-intrusive testing for disaster recovery, upgrades and patches and can produce reports to confirm complete service restoration, validate SLAs and demonstrate disaster recovery compliance. Progent can provide the skills of a VCDX certified VMware SRM consultant to assist your organization to plan, deploy, test and administer a disaster recovery solution based on VMware SRM.
NetApp MetroCluster High Availability and Disaster Recovery Technology
NetApp MetroCluster is a high-availability and disaster recovery software suite that combines array-based storage clustering with replication to provide rapid, zero data loss disaster recovery between datacenters located up to 300km apart. Progent offers access to a NetApp MetroCluster expert who can help you to plan, deploy, manage, upgrade, test and repair a disaster recovery system built around NetApp MetroCluster. Progent can help you to choose a topology for your MetroCluster environment that aligns with your technical requirements and IT budget. Progent can ensure you adhere to best practices for configuring your MetroCluster environment by providing guidance with procedures like assigning disk pools and shelf IDs, arranging plexes layout, setting up FlexVol volumes, setting up Data ONTAP configuration replication service, provisioning Cisco and Brocade switches, designing a tiebreaker, setting up a TCP/IP configuration replication network between your storage clusters, and verifying your disaster recovery solution to verify compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
High Availability Load Balancing
Progent provides high availability load balancing consulting covering network load balancing, load balanced applications, LAN/WAN infrastructure routing, and content delivery technology including Cisco Content Engine. High availability load balancing products for which Progent offers consulting expertise include Windows Server 2003 and 2008 Network Load Balancing Manager, Citrix Access Suite and Access Gateway, Cisco CSS, Cisco Content Distribution Manager and Cisco CDN Software, and F5 Networks BIG-IP. To learn more, see Fault Tolerant Load Balancing.
Zero Downtime Internet Data Centers
Progent's Data Center consultants can help you identify high availability data centers that meet the specific needs of your business. High availability collocation sites are particularly appealing to small and mid-size companies due to of their low cost and convenience compared to pursuing a do-it-yourself approach. Attempting to design an in-house data center that offers even a minimum degree of fault tolerance is financially prohibitive for typical small businesses. Progent is ready to help you reap all the advantages of 24x7 Internet data centers by providing a full range of consulting and support services. For more information, go to High-Availability Colocation Solutions.
Failsafe Inter-office Connectivity
Progentís inter-site connectivity engineers can help companies create non-stop multi-site connectivity by means of fully redundant system architectures featuring transparent failover. Progentís Cisco-premier CCIE network engineers can plan and deploy ultra-reliable Inter-office connections supported by non-stop EIGRP routers or fault tolerant OSPF deployment of Cisco routers. Progent can demonstrate how redundant connections and automatic fail-over can provide economical 24x7 interoffice networking. To learn more, visit Fault Tolerant Interoffice Connectivity.
Non-stop Internet Connectivity
Progent's Cisco-authorized network engineers can help you build an affordable, fault tolerant Internet configuration solution that can deliver non-stop Internet access through a broad array of high availability Internet access technologies including high availability BGP, automatic fail-over, and multiple Internet Service Providers. Progent can provide CCIE engineers to help you apply the latest technology for high availability Internet access to implement an economical, completely redundant Internet network with automatic failover and other features to create non-stop Internet access. To read more, visit 24x7 Internet Access Solutions.
Backup and Restore Technology Consulting
Progent offers affordable remote support from consultants skilled in a wide array of utilities and technologies that provide solutions for backing up Windows, Apple Mac, and Linux servers and workstations plus laptops and smartphones. Progent can provide help for all major data protection platforms including Acronis, Backup Exec, BackupAssist, CrashPlan, Double-Take Backup, Mozy, Retrospect, Apple Time Machine, VMware Data Recovery (VDR), and Oracle Solaris FLARs. Progent's consultants can assist your company to implement, upgrade, or maintain backup solutions for a range of architectures such as on-premises, edge to datacenter, cloud-based, or hybrid. For more information, visit Backup and Restore Technology Consulting.
System Center Data Protection Manager Backup and Restore Consulting and Support Services
Progent's certified Microsoft SCDPM engineers can assist you to develop an effective workplace recovery strategy, design a cost-effective high-availability IT architecture, install a Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager-based backup and restore solution, comprehensively test your DPM system, train your IT staff or local consultants how to maintain Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager, or provide extensive IT outsourcing services including off-site housing of SCDPM machines in Progent's world-class data center. To learn more, see System Center Data Protection Manager Consulting and Support Services.
Barracuda Backup Cloud and Offsite Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
Barracuda Backup is a low-cost, subscription-based backup/restore service for small and medium-size organizations. A Barracuda Backup solution can incorporate a purpose-built hardware storage device built by Barracuda or a software-based appliance with similar features but which uses your existing storage infrastructure. Barracuda Backup safeguards critical business data generated locally, at one or multiple remote sites, or in the cloud. For disaster protection, you can replicate data to the Barracuda Cloud, to Amazon Web Services (AWS), or to any site with a physical or virtual Barracuda Backup appliance. Progent is a certified Barracuda partner and Progent's Barracuda Backup consultants offer a wide array of consulting support services to help your business to plan, configure, manage and troubleshoot a BDR solution based on Barracuda technology. For details, go to Barracuda Backup and disaster recovery consulting and management.
Altaro VM Backup Solutions for Backup and Disaster Recovery
Altaro VM Backup software provides small businesses a dependable and affordable platform for backing up and restoring Hyper-V and VMware-based VMs. Altaro VM Backup can be used for local, offsite, multi-site, and cloud-hosted architectures and also enables cost-effective cloud backup to Microsoft Azure storage. Headline capabilities include industry-leading inline deduplication to reduce backup storage requirements, Continuous Data Protection with backup spacing as short as five minutes for minimizing your Recovery Point Objective (RPO), advanced encryption, item-level recovery options for specific files and emails, extensive support for Windows Cluster Shared Volumes (CSV) and VMware vCenter for managing large-scale deployments, and support for Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) to back up online VMs without downtime. Progent is a certified Altaro partner and offers a broad array of services to help you to design, install, optimize and troubleshoot a backup and disaster recovery system powered by Altaro VM Backup software. For details, visit Altaro VM Backup Consulting Services.
CRISC-Certified Network Risk Management
The Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) certification program was initiated by ISACA to verify an IT professional's skills to plan, deploy, and support information system controls to reduce network risk. Progent offers the expertise of a CRISC-certified consultant to help your company to create and execute a workplace continuity plan based on leading practices identified by CRISC and geared to align with your organization's risk appetite, business objectives, and budgetary guidelines. For details, go to CRISC-Certified network risk control experts.
Why Choose Progent for Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Planning?
Because Progent is a Microsoft Partner and provides professional application support for a wide variety of business software programs, Progent is able to assist customers to arrive at complete IT solutions that substantially enhance the business value of your IT network. As a Registered Partner with Cisco, Progent can provide the expertise of premier consultants and specialists with experience in architecting, configuring and supporting networking solutions built on Cisco products. The breadth of Progent's technical experience and Progent's sensitivity to the requirements of small and midsize companies make Progent the perfect resource for building and maintaining a cost-effective, dependable network.
How You Can Access Progent's Consultants for Business Continuity Solutions Help
If you wish to get in touch with Progent about technical support for disaster recovery planning, phone 1-800-993-9400 or see Contact Progent.