Nuage for NetBackup FAQ

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What type of encryption is used when data is transmitted and stored?

“The service is configured to utilize 256 bit AES encryption prior to replicating to the cloud.

It was mentioned that this solution can be a viable option to eliminate tape infrastructure. Can you elaborate?

“Yes, we essentially mount the appliance share via iSCSI on your back-up system and configure your back-up software to write to this directory This will in turn send your data to our cloud. The solution is quite simple and straight forward.

Will this solution work for back-up products other than Netbackup or Backup Exec?

“Yes, as long as you can configure your back-up software to write to a local directory. This will allow that directory to appear local, but will, in fact, be in the cloud.”