NetApp has deployed thousands of licenses for SnapManager, SnapVault, and SnapMirror products, yet customers are often faced with adding third-party solutions in order have a centralized catalog for visibility, insight and control of their data. ECX supports NetApp Clustered Data ONTAP, ONTAP 7-­‐mode, CLOUD ONTAP and VMware too.

Maximize NetApp Snapshot, SnapVault, SnapMirror and SnapManager Investments with Catalogic ECX …

… And you don’t have to change or replace a thing!

Users of NetApp Snapshots, SnapVault, SnapMirror and SnapManager products already realize the benefit of these array-based tools in providing fast, efficient data protection. With the proliferation of such tools, the need for a catalog has never been more critical. Catalogic ECX fully complements ONTAP and VMware tools to provide the most comprehensive data management capabilities for NetApp storage.

In less than 15 minutes, ECX can start ingesting all snapshots across your enterprise and even files inside those snapshots - regardless of when they were created. No need to change anything with your existing NetApp systems.  ECX provides a centralized database, which unlocks unprecedented insight into your data and provides additional functionality for data management.  Perform quick file searches across your NetApp enterprise to locate and restore files regardless of which Snap Product was used to create them and regardless of where the file shares are located.  Monitor compliance across your snapshot suite and easily identify relationships between your snapshots using a report  that lists all versions of a file.  Validate compliance of your data protection policies or disaster recovery implementation by tracking the state of your SnapMirror and SnapVault relationships.  Catalogic’s ECX software allows you go see all of you data in your file system and snapshots for quick search and recovery.  Use ECX to gain insight as to how your current data management practices can help you perform faster data access or data reuse as well as increase performance. Finally, automate DR tests, turn traditional test/dev into Dev/Ops and do real-time data analytics.

Product/Solution Features

  • Provides global visibility of the NetApp environment
  • Catalog all popular NetApp protection tools (Snapshot/SnapVault/ SnapMirror/SnapManagers/OSSV/NSB)
  • Find and recover files within minutes through the powerful ECX search engine
  • Create custom reports and analytics that are specific to your business needs

Business Benefits

  • Significantly reduce data protection costs compared to traditional third-party backup solutions
  • Maximize the value of your investments in SnapManager/SnapVault/SnapMirror licenses
  • No need to rip and replace existing data protection solutions
  • Deploy in minutes using a self-contained virtual appliance


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