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TOLIS Group Announces BRU Server 1.2Apple Mac OS X Data Backup and Restore (December 16, 2005)
Proven BRU Technology Now Combined with the Look, Feel, and Workflow Familiar to Macintosh Users
-- Totally new human interface defined by the Macintosh community
-- Simplified method for backing up client/server computing environments
-- Live database backup for Windows(R) client systems
-- Able to recover from read errors during a restore when other tools abort
TOLIS Group Inc., developer of the ultra-reliable BRU brand of data protection solutions, today announces BRU Server 1.2 for Mac OS X, whose human interface was influenced by the input of hundreds of experienced Macintosh users worldwide.
To support the backup of live databases such as running on Windows client systems, FAM (File Access Manager) technology from VisionWorks Solutions has been incorporated into v1.2. The profile of FAM fits perfectly within the BRU Server environment by delivering ease-of-use, high reliability, low overhead, and cost-effectiveness. TOLIS Group will provide FAM technical support.
BRU Server 1.2 delivers full native backup and restore compatibility with Apple's Xsan, ADIC's StorNext, and other distributed filesystems; providing both backup of all attributes and when used as a disk stage. When writing to the disk stage (D2D), no special tape emulation layer is required.
English and French versions are available, and German, Japanese, Spanish, and Italian versions will follow. All registered BRU Server 1.0 and 1.1 for Mac OS X users will be upgraded to BRU Server 1.2 for Mac OS X at no charge. BRU Server for Mac OS X pricing remains unchanged, and a free 30-day full functionality demo is available at www.tolisgroup.com.
BRU Server 1.2 console platform support of Linux and other UNIX platforms, including Solaris, will soon be available.
About TOLIS Group Inc.
TOLIS' mission is the provision of leading-edge UNIX, Linux and Mac OS X data protection products, to end-users and OEMs, that are effective, reliable, and of excellent value. Our servicemark of "Software You Can Trust" guides every aspect of business: from concept to delivery.
The majority of TOLIS' products are based on its BRU(TM) backup engine; an elegant 280kb software kernel that continues to deliver unsurpassed backup reliability and data recoverability since 1985. Numerous product excellence awards have recognized BRU technology.
TOLIS also administers the Linux Tape Device Certification Program (www.linuxtapecert.org).
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