Commvault to support Red Hat Virtualization 4

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Commvault said its software will support Red Hat’s virtualization platform Virtualization 4.

Through this integration, customers can implement a unified data protection strategy for workloads running on Virtualization 4 for a cloud centric environment.

Red Hat Virtualization 4 is the newest release from Red Hat, a provider of open source solutions. Commvault currently support Virtualization 3.6.

With expanded integration and support for Red Hat Virtualization 4, customers is offered increased flexibility to manage data and workloads across the range of traditional, virtual, and cloud infrastructures.

Through Commvault’s Data Platform, customers cannow better protect data and workloads across the industry’s broadest range of hypervisor coverage, which includes Red Hat Virtualization, VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Xen, and Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV).

In addition, these workloads can be better protected as they move from hypervisors to the public cloud providers such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.

“We are thrilled to be launching Red Hat Virtualization 4 with greater virtual data protection and file level restorability from Commvault,” said Scott Herold, Product Manager, Virtualization Business, Red Hat.

“Through our integration with Commvault, customers can adopt virtual workload protection strategies that give them flexibility and scalability to be more fluid in today’s highly disrupted, fast-paced global business environment.”

Virtualization 4 is available as a standalone offering, as an integrated offering with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and as part of the Red Hat Cloud Suite comprehensive solution.

Commvault support for Red Hat Virtualization 3.6 is already available. Support for version 4 is planned for Q2 FY 17.