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Company: NAKIVO

  • Location: United States
  • Industry: Software Development
  • Models: ASUSTOR NAS series

"ASUSTOR NAS series complements NAKIVO Backup & Replication, by saving time and money for the enterprise." – NAKIVO Inc.



Company Background

The winner of a "Best of VMworld 2018" and the Gold Award for Data Protection, NAKIVO is a US corporation dedicated to developing the ultimate VM backup and site recovery solution. With 20 consecutive quarters of double-digit growth, 5-star online community reviews, 97.3% customer satisfaction with support, and more than 10,000 deployments worldwide, NAKIVO delivers an unprecedented level of protection for VMware, Hyper-V, and Amazon EC2 environments. As a unique feature, NAKIVO Backup & Replication runs natively on leading storage systems including ASUSTOR, QNAP, Synology, Western Digital, and NETGEAR to deliver up to 2X performance advantage. The product also offers support for high-end deduplication appliances including Dell/EMC Data Domain and NEC HYDRAstor. Being one of the fastest-growing data protection software vendors in the industry, NAKIVO provides a data protection solution for major companies such as Coca-Cola, Honda, and China Airlines, as well as works with over 3,000 channel partners in 137 countries worldwide.

The Challenge

In order to properly allocate IT resources and reduce equipment costs, companies today have adopted virtualization technology to effectively control IT spending and optimize IT resources. However, according to statistics, servers account for 60% of investment costs while storage accounts for 40%. Therefore, to control the cost of storage systems has become a challenge for asset managers. That is why NAKIVO Inc. decided to partner with ASUSTOR, in order to integrate software and hardware together, by providing customers an ability to create a high-performance VM backup appliance that combines backup software, hardware, and storage in a single device.

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The Solution

In order to provide companies with a complete and affordable data protection backup solutions under limited budgets, NAKIVO R&D team have chosen an ASUSTOR NAS, as the platform of choice to make NAKIVO Backup & Replication compatible with their network. NAKIVO Backup & Replication supports all ASUSTOR NAS devices, allowing enterprises to enjoy affordable and efficient virtual machine backups.

NAKIVO: "ASUSTOR ADM has a simple interface, and users can easily find NAKIVO Backup & Replication app in App Central, which can be installed in just one minute."

After installing an ASUSTOR NAS, users have a high-performance virtual backup solution. In particular, NAKIVO Backup & Replication can automatically use the LAN-Free data transfer mode, which takes advantage of the Hot Add and Direct SAN Access to double the VM backup speed. At the same time, the product also reduces network load by 50%. In addition, deletion and compression operations can be performed for duplicate data to reduce the backup space required for backup, so users can effectively configure the storage space on the ASUSTOR NAS. In case of insufficient storage space, ASUSTOR NAS devices support online capacity expansion, which can replace a large capacity hard disk without shutting down, as well as adding the AS6004U external expansion device.


An ASUSTOR NAS is in line with the needs of today’s companies by providing a simplified UI, Rsync backup, FTP backup, local backup, cloud backup and even more! Most features can also be scheduled by the user, making backup tasks intelligent as well as providing users with peace of mind data storage and backups.

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ASUSTOR NAS Advantages

  • Stable and reliable quality
  • Supports RAID
  • Simple management interface
  • Online capacity expansion
  • Energy efficient
  • Three-year warranty
  • Comprehensive backup solution
  • Supports the AS6004U expansion unit