Canadian backup software vendor Asigra Inc. has revamped its Televaulting software so that backup service providers (BSPs) can host it directly at their facility, without having to deploy backup or recovery agent code computers slated for protection. Instead, the BSP-resident DS-Server interacts with the agentless DS-Client software running on a dedicated machine at the customer site. Televaulting for Backup Service Providers also features utility provisioning, chargeback and accountability functions, allowing for "per usage" billing, the company says. It also generates invoices, or can interface directly with existing billing systems. ZipLip unveils compliance appliance
E-mail archiving provider, ZipLip Inc. announced an all-in-one e-mail archiving appliance. It can capture mail from Exchange and Lotus, includes a search and retrieval tool to access e-mail in seconds and by word, phrase, name, e-mail address, data/time or attachment. Users can export and zip search results, write data to DVDs, CDs or WORM, and also includes a rules engine and lexicons to scan e-mail, the company said. It starts at $14,500 for 30 mailboxes or fewer. Unitrends launches protection appliance
Unitrends announced the DPU 2000-1500, a 2U rackmount, with six removable hard disks providing 1.5 terabytes of storage space. It is bundled with a set of software, including bare metal as well as traditional backup/restore capabilities. The appliance retails for $9,995, and is primarily aimed at small and midsized businesses.