StarWind Tape Redirector

Value Proposition

StarWind Tape Redirector is a free download tool that eliminates tape interface distance restrictions and allows the connection of virtual machines to physical tape infrastructure. This turns bulky tape infrastructure into a virtualization-aware flexible backup system. StarWind Tape Redirector provides connection to the drives and libraries from anywhere in the world via iSCSI protocol and simplifies the management tape backup in virtualized environment.

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StarWind Tape Redirector allows the use of LAN or WAN to eliminate distance limitation of tape backup hardware

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StarWind Tape Redirector gives VM direct access to tape library

Differentiation

Unlike other solutions typically implemented as an additional feature in hardware backup appliance, StarWind Tape Redirector is 100% software based requiring no dedicated hardware to run on. It provides ultimate flexibility and can be deployed in your existing environment in a matter of minutes.

Benefits

Free of charge

StarWind Tape Redirector is part of StarWind Virtual SAN Free functionality. It is distributed without any hidden payments, additional required licenses or time bombs, no strings attached. Tape Redirector is good for immediate download and use.

Tape Convenience

StarWind Tape Redirector turns bulky tape infrastructure into the virtualization-aware backup system. It allows connection to the drives and libraries from anywhere in the world and makes it easy to manage tape backup in virtualized environment.

Backup Infrastructure Intact

StarWind Tape Redirector preserves the existing logical backup infrastructure when performing P2V migration and building virtualized backup system. It seamlessly integrates into the system and makes physical tape backup more virtualization-aware.

Please fill out the form below to download the product. An installer link together with the license key will be sent to the e-mail address that you’ve specified. You may check the Free vs. Paid document if you are unsure about which StarWind Virtual SAN version you would like to try. Aside from this, there is a totally unrestricted NFS (Not For Sale) version of StarWind VSAN available for certain use cases. StarWind Virtual SAN for Hyper-V release notes are available here.

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