In a promotional deal announced this week, TwinStrata Inc. will offer up its CloudArray enterprise-level virtual storage appliance for free to customers who use Veeam Software Inc.’s Backup & Replication cloud product.
The promotion also includes 30 days of up to 1 TB of free storage on Veeam’s service, according to the companies’ announcement. The Veeam product is built specifically for VMware vSphere to handle backup and recovery of VMs.
TwinStrata said its downloadable appliance has a $2,995 value, and offers data compression, deduplication, disaster recovery options, bandwidth optimization and scheduling, snapshotting and other features.
The TwinStrata appliance can connect with other cloud storage providers, according to the company, which also offers a hardware version of CloudArray.