EMC – Server Backup Storage Solutions Partner

EMC Server Backup Storage Solutions PartnerAs an EMC partner, Black Diamond Solutions has certified trained consultants who are conversant with the entire EMC line of backup and recovery solutions.  The EMC product portfolio, which spans several data archiving and recovery solution sets, has been carefully designed to dovetail with existing data storage devices and software.

EMC approaches data storage, backup and recovery differently than most of its competitors.  By consolidating all backup and archive data on a single protection storage platform, EMC eliminates storage silos.  This means increased scalability, up to 27X greater than EMC’s nearest competitor.  The newly enhanced EMC Data Protection Suite is optimized for virtual environments, providing greater visibility and control for protecting enterprise applications.

It’s no wonder Black Diamond Solutions has chosen EMC for many of its clients’ data storage and backup projects.  EMC’s commitment to cloud based, software-defined data center solutions is evident throughout their entire portfolio of solutions.  BDS IT consultants are constantly working with clients’ requirements that include virtual, software-defined specifications to cut costs and increase scalability to unknown demand levels..  EMC provides a unified data protection solution that works with Microsoft, Oracle and VMware applications and environments.

EMC – Avamar Unified Data Protection & Backup Solutions for Business

EMC Archiving data storage products and solutionsFor both physical and virtual environments, EMC has engineered solutions that meet the demands of a data hungry world.  Today, CIO’s struggle with bridging the backup gap between physical and virtual environments and data backup of copy data.  While virtualization, in the form of a private cloud solution, can optimize physical server resources, it also brings with it new challenges for securing and backing up data.

Enter, EMC’s Avamar.  This intelligent unified solution that applies to physical and virtual machines in a way that is perfectly aligned with the explosive data copy issue.  Avamar is fast, scalable deduplication backup software optimized for virtual environments, network-attached storage (NAS), enterprise applications, remote offices, desktops, and laptops.  Avamar minimizes the amount of data transferred making it efficient and highly scalable.  These features are key to maximizing ROI from a Virtual Infrastructure initiative.   BDS consultant are experts and showing all stakeholders how implementing EMC solutions can lower costs and increase efficiency by removing layers of duplication.

AvaMar deduplication backup software  from EMC Avamar Deduplication Backup Software provides:


  • Faster Backup and Recovery.  Avamar employs variable-length deduplication, which significantly reduces backup time by only storing unique daily changes while maintaining daily full backups for immediate, single-step restore.
  • Optimized Bandwidth.  Deduplicated backup sends only changed blocks, reducing network traffic. Leverage existing local area network (LAN) and wide area network (WAN) bandwidth for enterprisewide and remote/branch office backup and recovery.
  • High Reliability.  Avamar Data Store features redundant power and networking, redundant array of independent disks (RAID), and patented redundant array of independent nodes (RAIN) technology to provide uninterrupted data accessibility. Daily data systems checks ensure recoverability whenever needed.
  • Flexible Deployment.  Avamar Data Store scales to 124 TB of deduplicated capacity. For additional performance and scalability, Avamar can be deployed in an integrated solution with EMC Data Domain systems.


EMC Products Simplify Backup, Recovery, Deduplication and Archiving 

In addition to Avamar, EMC also supplies a host of other useful and cost efficient unified data protection management solutions through its Data Protection Suite.

Data Protection Advisor from EMCEMC Data Protection Advisor.   Powerful data protection management software.  Unify and automate monitoring, analysis and reporting across all backup and recovery environments.  Reduce complexity, lower costs, automate processes and increased recovery protection are all benefits of implementing EMC’s Data protection Advisor.

EMC SourceOne Archiving FamilyEMC SourceOne Archiving Family: Advanced archiving software that improves user productivity, providing seamless access to archived email, files, and Microsoft SharePoint content. Proactive information storage management helps with litigation readiness and a centralized archive accelerates high-volume discovery searches and enables secure legal holds.

Networker from EMCEMC NetWorker:  Backup and recovery software that centralizes, automates, and accelerates data backup and recovery across your IT environment. NetWorker delivers record-breaking performance and a wide range of data protection options to safeguard your critical business data.

EMC and BDS – A Trusted Partnership

As EMC has expanded its products and solutions, so too has BDS stepped up training and certification for its consultants and staff.  The explosion of data in today’s business, coupled with the paradigm shift to virtual infrastructure, has many clients wondering how they can keep up, and keep it all backed up.  Black Diamond can assist your IT staff in developing a vision for your IT department that includes EMC products and solutions for eliminating legacy tape backups and moving your entire data architecture forward.

With hundreds of successful client projects, BDS has the experience and the training to set your new vision in motion.

Call a BDS consultant today at 312-273-1830 or contact us here, to find out how your enterprise can simplify and optimize your data backup and recovery processes.



Black Diamond Solutions – Chicago IT Consulting Company

Chicago based IT Consulting company, Black Diamond Solutions provides outsourced IT services and solutions for Small and mid-sized businesses. Since 2004, BDS has excelled at managed IT services, including virtual infrastructures, data storage, back up, disaster recovery, compliance (PCI, HIPAA, SOX), data security and content based technology marketing, Black Diamond has helped hundreds of clients optimize their technology investments while improving productivity and minimizing risk.  BDS has been named to the CRN 2013 List of Tech Elite 250, a distinction that  recognizes “the highest commitment to technical education and top certifications”.

Contact Chicago IT consultants Black Diamond Solutions at 312-273-1830 to learn more about how BDS’s IT consulting services can help your Chicago business contain costs, improve efficiency and decrease your exposure to data security risks.  Click here to Contact Us.