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  • Async, sync and semi-sync remote replicationover inexpensive Internet protocols. Full backup is followed by incremental block updates.
  • Supports IP or FCP replication regardless of host storage protocol

SnapMirror data replication leverages NetApp unified storage to turn disaster recovery into a business accelerator.

Built on NetApp’s unified storage architecture, NetApp® SnapMirror® technology provides fast, efficient data replication and disaster recovery (DR) for your critical data, to get you back to business faster.

Key Points

  • Reduce network bandwidth 70% with built-in compression.
  • Lower management overhead 50% through product simplicity.
  • Improve virtual storage efficiency 90% via deduplication.
  • Leverage the NetApp unified storage architecture.
  • Integrate with products from industry-leading partners.

With NetApp’s flagship data replication product, use a single solution across all NetApp storage arrays and protocols, for any application, in both virtual and traditional environments, and in a variety of configurations. Tune SnapMirror technology to meet recovery point objectives ranging from zero seconds to hours.

Cost-effective SnapMirror capabilities include new network compression technology to reduce bandwidth utilization; accelerated data transfers to lower RPO; and improved storage efficiency in a virtual environment using NetApp deduplication. Integrated with FlexClone® volumes for instantaneous, space-efficient copies, SnapMirror software also lets you use replicated data for DR testing, business intelligence, and development and test—without business interruptions.

Combine SnapMirror with NetApp MultiStore® and Provisioning Manager software to gain application transparency with minimal planned downtime.