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INNOVATION Data Processing announces support for UPSTREAM Reservoir to now include Intel Solaris.

INNOVATION Data Processing, a market leader in storage management products, has released a new version of UPSTREAM Reservoir expanding operating system platforms for the Reservoir storage server to now include Intel Solaris.

UPSTREAM Reservoir provides automated, centralized storage management and control for fast, reliable complete backup and recovery and archival for all systems, databases and enterprise servers. Business needs differ from organization to organization and with this release of UPSTREAM Reservoir, INNOVATION now offers a choice of platforms used as the host storage backup server; Windows, AIX, Intel Solaris, Sun Solaris, x86 Linux, Linux for pSeries and Linux for zSeries. With this release UPSTREAM Reservoir can meet business needs for organizations using various types of backup and recovery strategies.

UPSTREAM Reservoir supports a wide variety of disk, tape and robotic devices. Backup devices can be a single tape drive, tape library, silo, or disk arrays. In addition, UPSTREAM Reservoir provides the ability to backup to disk or tape, and provides the option for data to be backed up to disk (D2D), staged from disk (D2D2T) and automatically moved to tape. UPSTREAM Reservoir provides very efficient operations with Profile Sets, and the ability for staging for optimum performance and backup flexibility. INNOVATION’s heritage of high performance products continues in that tradition with UPSTREAM Reservoir SAN Express-support for LAN FREE data transfer.

UPSTREAM Reservoir’s system provides world class protection and features with extensive multi-platform support and online database agent support. UPSTREAM Reservoir client support includes agents for x86 Linux, Linux for pSeries, Linux for zSeries, Windows, Novell, AIX, Intel Solaris, Sun Solaris, HP-UX, and Tru64. In addition there is a wide variety of database agents supported that include Oracle, DB2 UDB, Lotus Notes Domino, SQL Server,MS Exchange and, Novell Groupwise.

UPSTREAM Reservoir solution provides enhanced functionality, automation and reliability for open systems storage, while offering low resource and system utilization. UPSTREAM Reservoir provides a centralized solution for managing LAN/UNIX/SAN/NAS distributed data, making it a perfect fit for all types of organizations.

INNOVATION with this release once again demonstrates its superiority in product design and implementation. With a worldwide customer base and over 34 years experience in backup, restore, hierarchical storage management and disaster recovery, Innovation is internationally recognized for Non-disruptive backups and its inventiveness in this market segment. Further information about Innovation, its products and services, can be obtained from the Innovation home page at or e-mail us at