Zmanda Cloud Backup

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Zmanda Cloud Backup
Developer(s) Zmanda Inc.
Initial release 2008 (2008)
Operating system Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/08
Platform Windows
Available in English, German, Japanese, Korean, Chinese
Type Online backup service, Online file storage, Backup & Recovery
License Proprietary
Website www.zmanda.com

Zmanda Cloud Backup (ZCB) is an online backup software by open source backup company Zmanda which enables users to back up their data to cloud storage. The software uses the Amazon S3 service from Amazon Web Services[1] or Google Cloud Storage as the cloud storage service but also supports private cloud solutions such as OpenStack Swift or Walrus by Eucalyptus via the open source ZCloud API.[2] As of March 2011, the software runs only on Windows platforms. For non-Windows platforms the company offers the open source Advanced Maryland Automatic Network Disk Archiver with Amazon S3 as the storage location.[3]Zmanda was acquired by BETSOL on Feb 27, 2018.

Features[edit]

ZCB supports Japanese, Chinese, Korean and German languages.[4] In addition to Windows NTFS file system, it supports backup/restore of the following enterprise applications:[5]

Reception[edit]

The product was featured by Microsoft on its website.[6] In August 2010, The Motley Fool reviewed the product and called it a product which make the backups "simple and inexpensive".[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zmanda Case Study: Amazon Web Services Archived May 22, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Aws.amazon.com. Retrieved on 2013-09-04.
  2. ^ Zmanda introduces ZCloud storage cloud API for backup. Wwpi.com (2009-08-17). Retrieved on 2013-09-04.
  3. ^ Zmanda Brings Open Source Backup to the Cloud. EnterpriseStorageForum.com (2009-02-19). Retrieved on 2013-09-04.
  4. ^ Fisher, Sharon. (2010-06-24) Zmanda Targets Cloud Backup Toward Asia And SMBs Archived September 14, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.. Network Computing. Retrieved on 2013-09-04.
  5. ^ http://pinpoint.microsoft.com/en-us/applications/zmanda-cloud-backup-for-windows-4295001766
  6. ^ http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/Case_Study_Detail.aspx?CaseStudyID=4000003479
  7. ^ Don't Get Lost in the Cloud (MSFT, ORCL, SYMC). Fool.com (2013-03-09). Retrieved on 2013-09-04.

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