Legato Combines Content Management, Replication - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Software // Enterprise Applications

Legato Combines Content Management, Replication

The integrated products take business-continuity preparedness a step further.

In a case of integration that's better than the sum of its parts, Legato Systems Inc. on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its RepliStor data-replication product.

The most important feature of RepliStor 5.2 and RepliStor for XtenderSolutions (RSX) is the integration with the vendor's ApplicationXtender content-management software.

Replication isn't always effective in urgent situations because IT administrators may be unsure of which documents need to be electronically stored in a safer place. And, while a content-management product could have a company's documents organized by importance, if a flood rushes through the location where those documents are stored, they could easily be lost.

Now that RepliStor and ApplicationXtender interoperate, companies can organize documents automatically and replicate them at chosen intervals to a place outside of a danger zone. The combo could be useful as a way of preventing business disruption caused by foul weather, electrical outages, or human error. "Information that only resided locally is now ready for disaster recovery processes," said George Symons, chief technology officer at Legato.

Steve Duplessie, an analyst with Enterprise Storage Group, describes Legato's approach as "two good things coming together." While replication alone is important, "knowing what to move is even more valuable," he said. RepliStor pricing starts at $2,499 per Windows server.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
More Insights
News
COVID-19: Using Data to Map Infections, Hospital Beds, and More
Jessica Davis, Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps,  3/25/2020
Commentary
Enterprise Guide to Robotic Process Automation
Cathleen Gagne, Managing Editor, InformationWeek,  3/23/2020
Slideshows
How Startup Innovation Can Help Enterprises Face COVID-19
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  3/24/2020
White Papers
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
IT Careers: Tech Drives Constant Change
Advances in information technology and management concepts mean that IT professionals must update their skill sets, even their career goals on an almost yearly basis. In this IT Trend Report, experts share advice on how IT pros can keep up with this every-changing job market. Read it today!
Slideshows
Flash Poll