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QNAP and NAKIVO Jointly Provide an All-in-one Backup Solution for VM Backup

Taipei, Taiwan, May 4, 2017 - QNAP® Systems, Inc. has teamed up with NAKIVO®, one of the fastest-growing virtualization and cloud backup software companies, to provide a high-performance yet affordable VM backup solution that is fully integrated with QNAP NAS. This joint solution contains all of the elements for disaster recovery: hardware to run restores, backup data, and backup software. Users can greatly benefit from the 1.9X backup speed boost when NAKIVO is deployed directly on a QNAP NAS, and enjoy a lower price versus other dedicated backup appliances.

NAKIVO Backup & Replicationis a fast, reliable, and affordable VM backup solution that supports agentless, application-aware VMware®, Hyper-V® and AWS® EC2 VM backup and replication. It offers advanced features that increase backup performance, improve reliability and speed up recovery, including global data deduplication and compression for reducing storage space, forever-incremental backups with CBT/RCT, LAN-free data transfer, fast VM and object recovery, backup copy, instant backup verification with screenshots of test-recovered VMs, and more. By installing NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7 directly from QNAP’s QTS App Center, users that require uncompromising VM protection can combine the powerful, secure, and feature-rich QNAP NAS storage with the easy-to-manage and comprehensive feature set of NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

“We are excited to extend our collaboration with QNAP by expanding support for their high-performance and reliable NAS products," said Bruce Talley, CEO of NAKIVO, adding "QNAP has garnered a reputation for creating gold-standard, virtualization-ready business and entry-level enterprise NAS devices. It is a pleasure working with their talented team and innovative products."

“NAKIVO provides excellent functionality and an affordable option for QNAP NAS users to back up VMs with a unified, single system,” said Jack Yang, Associate Vice President of Product Management at QNAP. “To fulfill intensive virtualization applications in modern IT infrastructures, we recommend the dual-controller Enterprise ZFS NAS as High-Availability VM storage, while users can easily leverage the QNAP-based NAKIVO VM backup solution for online backups from the Enterprise ZFS NAS to enjoy a complete virtualization-ready solution.”

NAKIVO also supports backing up VM copies from QNAP NAS to onsite/offsite storage or Amazon Cloud for double protection. Backup Copy jobs have their own schedule and recovery point retention policy to provide an efficient disaster recovery solution.


The NAKIVO app is now available from the QTS App Center.

System requirements
Hardware: x86 processor (Intel and AMD), 2 cores, at least 1 GB RAM
Firmware: QTS 4.3.3 or later (64-bit)
QNAP NAS models: TES-x85 with QTS, TDS-16489U, TS/TVS-x80, TVS-x82, TVS-x73, TS/TVS-x70, TS/TVS-x63, TS/SS-x79, TS-x53, TS-x51


Headquartered in Silicon Valley, NAKIVO Inc. is a privately-held company founded in 2012. NAKIVO develops a fast, reliable, and affordable data protection solution for VMware, Hyper-V, and cloud environments. Over 10,000 companies are using NAKIVO Backup & Replication to protect and recover their data more efficiently and cost effectively, while over 140 hosting, managed, and cloud services providers are using NAKIVO’s software to deliver VM BaaS and DRaaS to their customers. NAKIVO has a global presence with over 1,700 channel partners in 117 countries worldwide. Visit www.nakivo.com to learn more.


About QNAP Systems, Inc.

QNAP Systems, Inc., headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, provides a comprehensive range of cutting-edge Network-attached Storage (NAS) and video surveillance solutions based on the principles of usability, high security, and flexible scalability. QNAP offers quality NAS products for home and business users, providing solutions for storage, backup/snapshot, virtualization, teamwork, multimedia, and more. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than "simple storage", and has created many NAS-based innovations to encourage users to host and develop Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning solutions on their QNAP NAS.

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