NEC Adopts BakBone’s Linux Backup Software

NEC Corporationhas added BakBone Software’s NetVault to its Linux backup solution product lineup. NEC plans to sell NetVault as a backup software for NEC’s “Express 5800 Series” IA server products.

“Our adoption of NetVault backup software enables NEC enterprise customers to use our Linux-based system products more reliably. We aim to further expand our market share by using our experience in the market and providing Linux solution consulting and support services to our customers,” said Takayuki Okada, Assistant General Manager, 2nd Computers Software Division, NEC Corporation.

According to BakBone, NetVault includes support of single files greater than 2GB when using a 64-bit Linux 2.4 kernel, RAW Device plugin enabling backup of character devices and block devices, handling of Japanese file names, and support of a variety of Linux distributions such as Red Hat, Turbolinux, Miracle Linux, Caldera, VA Linux, and Vine.

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