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NetVault SmartDisk

Fast, Disk-Based Backup and Deduplication

Quest NetVault SmartDisk delivers disk to disk backup and data deduplication that frees up storage space and significantly reduces storage costs. It offers powerful, byte-level, variable-block deduplication and advanced data compression for your NetVault Backup and vRanger backups. 

  • Reduce your backup storage footprint by up to 90%
  • Integrate with your existing hardware – no specialized drives or appliances needed
  • Simplify deployment and management with deduplication that's integrated with your backup software
  • Move older data off site or to less expensive storage (i.e. tape) using NetVault Backup 

NetVault SmartDisk works with both NetVault Backup and vRanger. Request a free trial for your backup solution and experience the power of deduplication yourself:


Powerful data deduplication – Pack up to 12 times more protected data into the same storage area with byte-level, variable block-size deduplication .

Rapid deployment – Integrate NetVault SmartDisk seamlessly with NetVault Backup and vRanger, creating a single solution that is easy to deploy and manage.

Deployment of multiple instances – Distribute network, disk and deduplication resources and improve load balancing and performance.

Shared storage support – Consolidate storage for all of your physical and virtual backups.

Efficient replication Replicate deduplicated data (and catalog) from a primary SmartDisk instance to a secondary SmartDisk target. Since only unique bytes are sent over the wire, replication is super-efficient. In the event of a disaster, you’ll be able to recover data from disk faster and with more reliability.

Fast restores – Minimize downtime with shorter recovery time objectives (RTOs) and enjoy the freedom to focus on other critical tasks.

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Supported platforms

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • Mac OS X

Language Supported:

  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • US English