Profile: CommVault Systems Inc (CVLT.OQ)
1 May 2015
CommVault Systems, Inc. (CommVault), incorporated on April 19, 1996, is a provider of data and information management software applications and related services. The Company develops market and sell data and information management software applications under the Simpana Software brand. The Company develops, markets and sells a suite of software applications and services, primarily in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia, that provides its customers with data protection, including backup and recovery; data migration and archiving; snapshot management and replication of data; integrated source, and target data deduplication; eDiscovery and compliance solutions; self-service access; a secure virtual repository using simpana content Store; enterprise-wide search capabilities; protection, recovery and discovery of data in virtual server and cloud environments; and robust built-in analytics and troubleshooting tools. Company also provides its customers with a range of professional and customer support services.
Simpana software enables its customers to protect and manage their enterprise data throughout its lifecycle, from the mobile worker to the remote office, to the data center, covering the operating systems, relational databases, virtualized environments and applications. Simpana software is built upon an single platform architecture that consists of a policy engine that enables customers to set rules to automate the management of data; a data movement engine that transports data using network communication protocols; a catalog engine that contains a global database describing the nature of all data, such as the users, applications and storage with which it is associated; an index engine that systematically identifies and organizes all data, users and devices accessible to its software modules, and a media management engine that controls, catalogs and moves data to the tier of storage including disk, tape, optical and cloud storage devices.
Simpana Software Modules
Simpana software application modules include backup and recovery, archive, replication, Search & eDiscovery and analytics. The Simpana backup and recovery application module delivers reliable data protection, recovery options and data retention capabilities for both enterprise protection, as well as small- and medium-business protection. The Simpana Archive application is an integrated data archiving solution that optimizes data tiering and improves information governance. With built-in tiered storage and multi-platform support including Microsoft Exchange servers, IBM Lotus systems, and Microsoft SharePoint data. Archiving network attached storage (NAS), e-mail and file system data reclaims space on primary storage. The Simpana replication application module enables enterprises to create replica copies of production data. Its replication hardware snapshot integration provides customers with storage area network (SAN) investment protection and choice, eliminating the backup window and accelerating recovery. The Simpana Search & eDiscovery module leverages a single, intelligent index across both backup and archive data to empower business users to search, classify, select and retrieve all Electronically Stored Information (ESI) retained in the Simpana ContentStore. Its Simpana Content Store is the virtual repository of all Simpana-managed information. Simpana Analyze application module delivers robust, built-in reporting analytics that enables infrastructure cost planning, provide insight into operations and simplify compliance audits. Simpana software provides software with deep operational reporting integrated into both archive and backup operations.
CommVault offers a set of technical services, training and support options. The Company’s customer support services consist of: real-time support, network and hardware expertise, global operations and enhanced support options. It also provides a range of other professional services that include assessment and design services, implementation and post-deployment services and training services. The Company has also developed and maintains a knowledge library of storage systems. CommVault also has established support operations in Reading, the United Kingdom; Sydney, Australia, and Shanghai, China. The Company offers several enhanced customer support services, such as business critical support (BCS), remote operations management service (ROMS) and residency services. The Company also provides Consulting Services, Implementation and Post-deployment Services and Education Services.
The Company competes with EMC, IBM and Symantec Corporation.
CommVault Systems Inc
1 Commvault Way
TINTON FALLS NJ 07724