Micro Focus Release Data Protector for Cloud Workloads


Micro Focus has announced the release of the company’s new Data Protector for Cloud Workloads solution,

Rick Carlson, VP of IM&G product management, Micro Focus, said, “As we continue to see the beneficial effects of digital transformation, our customers are increasingly moving workloads to the cloud and utilising cloud-based applications and an array of platforms to meet their operational needs. We are very pleased to add this new product offering to our Data Protector family of products as we believe it now offers one of the most comprehensive backup solutions available in the market. This is a strong demonstration of not only our commitment to customers but also Micro Focus’ investment and confidence in our Data Protector backup and restore software solutions.”

Key capabilities of the Micro Focus Data Protector for Cloud Workloads release include:

  • Microsoft 365 Services data backup support for Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, and Teams.
  • Protection for Cloud workloads in AWS EC2, containerised workload, and management infrastructure including Kubernetes and OpenShift.
  • Protection for storage providers including Ceph RBD, Nutanix, and SUSE Enterprise Storage.
  • Broad support for virtual workload management and hypervisor platforms – KVM, Citrix XEN, Oracle, Nutanix, Red Hat, OpenStack, and more.
  • Protection for virtualised databases and applications including application data and configurations.
  • Integration with Data Protector to provide a single, comprehensive backup destination, and the ability to leverage additional backup management capabilities included in Data Protector
  • Agentless solutions with support for full and incremental application backups.