Announcing LiteSpeed for SQL Server 7.0: High Availability Edition

Quest recently announced the availability of the NetVault® LiteSpeed® for SQL Server 7.0 High-Availability Edition, a new product suite that delivers enhanced protection for critical SQL Server databases by combining best-in-class backup and compression with real continuous data protection (CDP) technology. The new bundle pairs NetVault LiteSpeed for SQL Server 7.0, the latest release of Quest’s core SQL Server backup product, with NetVault FastRecover, the company’s patented CDP solution.

With NetVault LiteSpeed for SQL Server High-Availability Edition, LiteSpeed customers can now enhance their SQL Server protection strategy with NetVault FastRecover allowing Microsoft customers to recover databases to any point in time in seconds.


A finalist for the prestigious 2012 Best of Tech Ed Award in the Backup and Recovery category, NetVault FastRecover captures byte-level changes in SQL Server as they occur

Quest’s patented FlashRestore™ technology enables administrators to recover critical databases to any point in time in just seconds following a corruption or data loss

NetVault FastRecover also enables customers to replicate between data centers to protect critical remote offices and branch offices (ROBOs) against site disaster

In addition to SQL Server, NetVault FastRecover also provides backup and FlashRestore capabilities for Oracle, Microsoft Exchange, and Windows file-system data

The newly released NetVault LiteSpeed for SQL Server 7.0 also features a host of enhancements designed to help organizations further speed SQL backups and reduce storage requirements, including:

Support for Microsoft’s new AlwaysOn Availability Group databases

Fast Compression support for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) backups – this provides up to 85% additional backup storage savings

Improved backup templates which simplify management of large SQL Server environments

Enhanced “restore as compressed” functionality, enabling customers to save disk space when restoring to a non-production environment


Please feel to contact me for additional information about this exciting new release of LiteSpeed for SQL Server.


Steve Paravola

LiteSpeed for SQL Server PMM