EMC is the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technologies, services, and solutions that enable people and organizations to transform the way they create value from their information.
•In 2003 EMC completed the acquisition of VMware, Inc., a rapidly growing, privately held software company specializing in Intel-based virtual computing software.
•In 2006 EMC acquired Avamar Technologies
Optimizing Backup and Recovery for VMware Infrastructure with EMC Avamar
VMware Infrastructure is industry’s most widely developed virtualization solution. Virtual machines deployed in the datacenter must be protected against failure. Extending data protection to virtual machines is thus an important function. In the virtualized environment provided by VMware Infrastructure, there are many ways to improve the convenience and reliability of data protection, each with its particular advantages and challenges.
EMC Avamar is a data-protection solution for virtual infrastructure that uses unique de-duplication technology to back up virtual machines effectively without overly taxing the infrastructure.