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CommVault enhances Edge capabilities

New capabilities are designed to allow users to securely share, search and restore files

Jeff Echols, senior director, Product & Solutions Marketing, CommVault says that the popularity of cloud file services and legal pressures on eDiscovery compliance are forcing enterprises to re-think how they access business information.
Jeff Echols, senior director, Product & Solutions Marketing, CommVault says that the popularity of cloud file services and legal pressures on eDiscovery compliance are forcing enterprises to re-think how they access business information.

CommVault have announced new Edge software capabilities that are designed to empower users to securely share, search and restore files across their own mobile, desktop and laptop devices, without requiring IT assistance or third-party services.

Based on the Simpana singular software platform, CommVault Edge is designed to allow IT to automate protection for laptops and desktops and to provide end users with immediate access to their data, regardless of where it is created. With the ability to scale to protect up to 25,000 clients, CommVault Edge technology can meet the needs of even the largest mobile workforces and can be deployed alongside customers' legacy backup environments.

The latest Edge enhancements include file synchronisation between PCs and native file search through a Microsoft Windows Explorer plug-in that is designed to allow organisations to retain control over their data and information while empowering corporate employees to securely share files among their devices.

"The popularity of cloud file services and legal pressures on eDiscovery compliance are forcing enterprises to re-think how they access business information," said Jeff Echols, senior director, Product & Solutions Marketing, CommVault. "Efficient modern data management technologies, such as CommVault Edge, can empower employees to securely share data across the organisation for better collaboration and productivity, while meeting corporate compliance requirements - in effect, transforming IT into people-centric organisations that deliver more value to the business."

The enhanced CommVault Edge solution includes; Edge Sync, Edge Access, Edge Protection and enhanced availability.