EnterpriseDB Partners with Carbonite’s Zmanda to Provide Live Backup of Postgres Plus Advanced Server

Release Date: 
Sep 10, 2013

New Zmanda backup agent connects Postgres Plus Advanced Server to Symantec NetBackup Server

Bedford, MA – September 10, 2013 – EnterpriseDB, the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class PostgreSQL products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, today announced a partnership with Zmanda, a Carbonite company and leading global provider of open source and cloud backup solutions. Through the partnership, Zmanda has created and certified a NetBackup agent for EnterpriseDB’s flagship Postgres Plus Advanced Server.

The backup agent for Postgres Plus Advanced Server seamlessly integrates EnterpriseDB’s Advanced Server database into Symantec’s NetBackup data backup and recovery solution, providing customers with a database backup experience that is consistent and easy to use with their existing systems. Zmanda also offers a NetBackup backup agent for open source PostgreSQL.

“The rising popularity of PostgreSQL and our Postgres Plus family of products and services among larger enterprises is generating more interest among independent software vendors to develop complementary software up and down the enterprise stack,” said Tom Kincaid, vice president, products and engineering, EnterpriseDB. “We’re pleased to be working alongside Zmanda, pairing their leadership in open source backup software with our PostgreSQL expertise to ensure our customers can tap into other market-leading solutions.”

“Combining a powerful open source-based database solution with deep backup expertise, the Zmanda Postgres Agent gives enterprises a powerful and seamless data protection solution for mission-critical databases and applications,” said Chander Kant, President, Zmanda, a Carbonite company. “ The new backup agent for Postgres Plus Advanced Server extends our ability to serve Postgres’ fast-growing market segment and expands our customers’ open source choices.”

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EnterpriseDB, based in Bedford, MA, is the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class PostgreSQL and Oracle database compatibility products and services. Used by thousands of business and government customers globally, EnterpriseDB delivers the industry’s best price-performance in a relational database. Employing some of the most innovative members of the PostgreSQL Community, EnterpriseDB builds upon 25-plus years of development to provide companies a proven, secure and feature-rich alternative to costly traditional databases. EnterpriseDB’s Postgres Plus family of products includes the open source community PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus Advanced Server with Oracle database compatibility, a Database-as-a-Service with its Postgres Plus Cloud Database and enterprise management and monitoring tools. Founded in 2004, EnterpriseDB is backed by Charles River Ventures, Volition Capital (formerly Fidelity Ventures), Valhalla Partners and strategic investors including Red Hat, IBM, NTT and KT. For more information, please visit http://enterprisedb.com.

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