PEBYTE Systems creates the most unique and flexible backup storage systems in the industry.
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Frequently Asked Questions
My current storage works just fine for backup. Why should I use PEBYTE storage?
PEBYTE systems are dedicated backup storage appliances. They are better than ordinary storage as they provide enormous storage savings thanks to data deduplication and compression. This allows reduction of the amount of required space by up to 400 times. At the same time PEBYTE systems are much better performing than any other dedicated backup appliance developed by our competition as they can utilize an additional level of cache that results in speeding up backup and restore operations up to 10x.
What deduplication algorithm do you use?
PEBYTE systems utilize a custom variable block deduplication algorithm that can discover similar blocks in the source data. The size of the written blocks is also variable and dynamically adapted to the type of data being processed. This guarantees the highest level of disk space savings in the industry.
How about data compression to further reduce the required data space? Do you use data compression?
PEBYTE systems uses deduplication AND compression simultaneously to guarantee maximum space savings. Each block of data after being deduplicated is always compressed before being written to the media.
Does All Flash make sense in backup? Why keep backup on expensive SSD drives?
In the recent times nobody was considering All Flash even for primary storage. Today many primary storage applications run on All Flash and more often NVMe storage as an even faster tier. SSD drives become cheaper and cheaper. At the same time most backup software users use or consider running their VMs directly from a backup copy as a requirement to meet demanding SLAs. SSD drives are not only fast in sequential acces but also in random access that easily allows the backed up VMs to run directly from a backup copy similar to production. At the same time the PEBYTE scale of operations allows to offer SSD systems at very competitive pricing levels, sometimes cheaper than competitive systems based on spinning media.
How does a PEBYTE system work with my backup software?
PEBYTE systems are compatible with almost 100% of backup software available on the market. The data transfer protocol being used is optimized based on the specific application requirements. Whenever possible PEBYTE utilizes a native protocol to transfer the data as fast as possible. One example of such integration is native Veeam Data Mover running on PEBYTE appliance that allows the data to be transferred up to 30% faster and more securely than to any other system not as tighly integrated.
How can I get a quotation?
We have sales and support operations in most of geographies, probably in your country as well. The recommended way to contact is to fill our Request a quote questionnaire, providing your location. You will be contacted by your closest sales representative office.
PEBYTE Systems is enterprise secondary data storage company
Its data backup and recovery systems are supplied to more than 8,000 customers throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.